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Old 06-18-2011, 04:40 PM
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Thumbs up HID lighting quality?

what is the best HID light spectrum? I've seen 5k-12k for sale and not sure which is best. some friends have suggested that 6k is the best, but what do you think?
Old 06-18-2011, 04:43 PM
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35W 4300K has the most visible light output.
Old 06-18-2011, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by f4i guy82 View Post
what is the best HID light spectrum?
It depends on whether you want pure white or annoying blue/purple.

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Old 06-19-2011, 12:38 PM
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that chart you posted is a lot better then some of the others I have seen. thanks.
Old 06-19-2011, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by F34Me? View Post
35W 4300K has the most visible light output.
My 35W 4300K is much brighter than my neighbor's 5000K.
Old 07-12-2011, 12:11 AM
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4300K will ALWAYS output more light than the other comparable wattage bulb temps. All the other "temps" use a filter to adjust the light output (block/filter wavelengths) and get the desired color. Not to mention the higher up the spectrum, the harder it is on your night vision as blue light kills night vision and blinds other drivers.

Old 09-03-2011, 10:59 AM
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mine are 10000k but are really blue, check what is legal, over here 6000k is the legal limit. people mistake me for police :P
Old 09-23-2011, 09:28 AM
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This is the 35W 6000K kit from DDM tuning.

I LOVE the color and light output. A lot closer to pure white than that chart depicts. Only has a very small tinge of blue. They are so stinkin bright, I can't even imagine a 55w kit.

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Old 09-23-2011, 11:35 PM
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I really like my 6k it really reflects all the little creatures and signs. Very bright compared to stock
Old 09-24-2011, 04:48 AM
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Hi guys what brand hid is best and where can I get them from in Australia thanks

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