SEMA 2013: LED headlights update older cars
In the special Equipment Market Association, LEDs or LED headlights are all the rage (SEMA)
At the auto show in Las Vegas this year, several major manufacturers launched products to transform old cars with the latest headlights.
It is becoming more and more common in new cars, and head lamp manufacturers emit led for their brighter light and longer life, which is said to last up to 10 years or more.
The downside is that the led is not cheap and it is easy to increase the cost of a new car. (
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GE, Philips and Sylvania have all shown new seals-
The beam of SEMA replaces the LED headlights.
Due to the disappearance of the sealing beams of most new models, everyone aimed at the owners of the old models and the collection cars
The car model a few years ago.
All three manufacturers provide standard 7-inch units;
GE and Philips also do 5x7-
Rectangular style in inches.
GE claims that their Nighthawk LED lights are expected to have a life expectancy of 15,000 hours, while Philips just said that their LED headlights are expected to be 50 times longer than traditional halogen lights.
In addition to the headlights, Sylvania\'s Zevo series includes interior and exterior LED key lighting kits, daytime running lights and fog lights.
The internal base kit starts at $35.
But if you want to look for a set of LED headlights from any of these three manufacturers, it is expected that a pair will pay $500.
The new LED products are now in the store and are expected to be sold a lot in early 2014.
Our tests on new models with LED lights show that they do come on better than halogen lamps, but they don\'t necessarily help you see more in the future. —
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