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Thread: 2" LED Off-Road Light

  1. #11
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    I doubt that you actually see more than 500 lm from those at temperature. They're decent for offroad though.

    I'll be field-testing a pair of JW Speaker TS3000 lights sometime next month if I can figure out a mount for the Power Wagon.
    I really like the new LEDs from Speaker and Trucklite. These are street legal too, not just for ATVs....

    http://www.jwspeaker.com/products/he...-driving-light

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    These solstice pods look like they would be great for aux lighting. Does anyone have experience with their flood lights? I'm a little weary of LED floods but love the low amp draw.

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    Actually it's very easy to get a flood from an LED. Getting a narrow focused beam is a little tougher. Most led out there are 125deg with no optic or reflector. It's very easy to get that down to 40 to 60deg. I use Cree xpg with an optic that makes for a 10mm x 10mm x 7mm foot print and that gets down to about a 24 deg beam. To get a 5 to 10 deg I would need a massive 35mm reflector. Even with a larger XML LED all that is needed for a flood is a 20mm optic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay H View Post
    Actually it's very easy to get a flood from an LED. Getting a narrow focused beam is a little tougher. Most led out there are 125deg with no optic or reflector. It's very easy to get that down to 40 to 60deg. I use Cree xpg with an optic that makes for a 10mm x 10mm x 7mm foot print and that gets down to about a 24 deg beam. To get a 5 to 10 deg I would need a massive 35mm reflector. Even with a larger XML LED all that is needed for a flood is a 20mm optic.
    Thanks for the reply. Good information to know.

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