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#1 Customer Service & Quality, HID Xenon Headlight Replacement Bulbs
Easy and Simple installation. Usually takes less than 20 minutes! "Plug-and-Play" in most vehicles. Some vehicles may need professional installation. The manufacturer provides free full technical support with hundreds of thousands of satisfied users. The Kensun friendly and experienced team is happy to help you with any questions or issues with the installation.
Includes: pair of H11 super-bright performance hid xenon bulbs
We specialize in auto parts and universal car accessories. Upgrade your oem stock halogen or LED low beam, high beam, fog light, interior lights and all off road driving lamps. Our HID xenon headlight conversion kit and replacement bulbs are available in cool neon colors including white, blue, bright yellow, purple and pink. Available in all sizes. Confirm your bulb size at Osram Sylvania or Phillips websites or with the seller of your aftermarket projector headlight housing assemblies.
Fits size H11B
SDX HID Xenon Headlight Replacement Bulbs
HID lights have a glass chamber of gas, replacing the filament of traditional halogen bulbs. The gas is ignited by a 23,000v charge and stays illuminated by a constant 12v source provided by a ballast which is connected directly to your battery.
Remarkably, HID lights are able to provide greater light output with much less power consumption. Studies show that a 35w HID lamp produces 3 times as much light than a 55w halogen bulb. Also, a halogen bulb uses a continuous power draw of 10-15 amps, while the HID system uses 20 amps for ignition, but then drops to a mere 3 amps during operation (i.e. up to 80% less power during use!).
In addition, the HID headlamp provides longer service life. With no filament to vibrate and fatigue, under normal conditions HID bulbs last roughly 10 times longer than halogen bulbs.
What is HID Color Temperature?
Color temperature is a characteristic of light that is sometimes mistaken as brightness, when it is more closely related to "cool" and "warm" tones of light. Color temperature is a measure in Degrees Kelvin of the hue of a light source, in this case the HID bulb. (The term color temperature actually refers to the color associated with the amount of heat needed to produce that color from an ideal black body.)
It is hard to describe HID colors accurately since many variables such as voltage, type of ballast and the environment can affect color output. Also, color perception is subjective. That said, here is a rough guide to Color Temperatures for HID bulbs:
3000K = Yellow
4300K = Bright white yellow tinge
5000K = Pure white
6000K = Bright white (some detect slight blue)
8000K = White with blue tinge
10000K = Light blue
12000K = Blue
15000K = Darker Blue (may appear violet)
20000K = Blue indigo
30000K = Indigo
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought a set of these for my fogs in 5K to match my 5K headlights. The bulbs are purple, like 12K. Not really what I expected unless the bulbs were mislabeled from the factory and are actually 12k. I bought a set of these in 6K for another car and the color temp on those were spot on. These are good bulbs, I think I may have just gotten the wrong product for what I ordered.
UPDATE - Kensun customer service has made an attempt to correct this issue by sending me a set of bulbs from a newer batch. I installed the replacement bulbs and while one bulb is finally spot on at 5K, the other bulb still exhibits a very noticeable purple hue. I swapped ballasts to rule out the possibility of a bad ballast, but the issue still remains. I have informed the vendor of the issue and am awaiting further advice.
UPDATE 1/2/2014 - Jack from Kensun is continuing to work with getting me a matching pair of bulbs. Customer service has been a 5 star experience as the vendor is...
One side of my original bulb went bad due to a loose soldering where the wire connected to the bulb itself. I called SDX and explained my problem to them and mentioned their 2 year warranty. the guy on the phone was able to help me out easily and quickly made an order for replacement bulbs. They came exactly as planned and were packaged well. Nothing special to point out, The bulbs were easy to install!. I like how they fitted very tightly in to the housing. That ensured no moisture find its way in. The color was spot on exactly the same color as the old bulbs. I could say this because I only had to replace one side and too be honest the new bulb was actually brighter than the old bulb. Hopefully other customers find the same perk as i did.
I can say that these in fact are 5000k, unlike another seller (SuperDuperLED) that put white-out on the box to sell 6000ks as "5000ks"
Not much to say, they are working, they are bright, and they look good. Initially there was a difference in color, however after getting them though their break-in period they seem to be better now. First startup one of them was orange and still is upon startup... in my experience this is an early indication of a bulb that is likely to fail. For the price though it's not worth getting them swapped out. Perhaps they will be just fine anyway. I will probably order another set as backups in case the worst should happen. It's usually not a bad idea to have a second bulb handy in the car should you be on a long road trip.
They work, they're cheap, and it's the color I wanted. Can't complain. I'm Happy.
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