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Old 02-15-2008, 01:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
Ryland
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I might just go with those 800 lumen LEDs then for my citicar if I can get a converter box that will drop the voltage down from the cars 48v battery, and I would be really worried about how bright they are with a 40mph top speed and the car being mostly used in town, and there are street lights most places.
the real draw back is that unlike an incondecent bulb that radiates heat with it's light, the LED produces most of it's heat inside the chip, so a heat sink really is needed, altho this could be a good place for a heat pipe, and i planed out well that heat could be used for things like defrosting your windows!
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