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I found a China company ( Baixin Electrical Appliance Factory) and the ebay vendor that sells an the adjustable HID kit. The company is a large manufactor that makes electrical items and allows vendors to relable them. Probably an ok product.

But I question the LUX ratings? 35000LUX or abouts is what normal HID lighting is. How do they double that without using extra watts ie heat?

Picutures of the testing eBay Motors: 55W DIMMER HID XENON CONVERSION KIT 9004 9005 9006 9007 (item 260373033294 end time Apr-05-09 14:02:45 PDT)

1.gear 1:for urban roads with bright lights;(35800 LUX)
2.gear 2:for suburb roads with lights;(46700 LUX)
3.gear 3:for roads without lights;(55500 LUX)
4.gear 4:for highways without lights;(64300 LUX)
5.gear 5:for autocross and rainy&foggy days. (72000 LUX)


Main Technical Parameter (specs from the ebay vendor)
Input Voltage : Dc 8-18v
Starting up Instant Voltage : AC 23000V
Steady Power : 25-55W I see this range which would explain the adjustable levels.
Ambient Temperature : -40C- +105C
Useful Life > 3000 Hours


Specs from the manufactor
Input Voltage R Ange: 8V-18VDC
Operating Voltage: 13.2VDC Typical
Input Current: <4.5A Dc(13.2VDC In)
Output Power: 35W+- Constant Power
Output Frequency: 380Hz-400Hz
Output Voltage: 70V-180V AC True RMS Square Wave
Operating Temperature: -40℃~+105℃
Storage Temperature: -40℃~+105℃
Efficiency: >83% With Input 13.2v DC Condition


Sure don't need 55watts low HID beams. That would probably be too much heat on the lenses. 25w-45watts adjustable would be great.
 

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think I've found out more about this. Looks like its a 55watt system with 55watt bulbs. You can lower it down from 55watts to 25watts. Think I'll just stick with the more cost effective normal PnP HID kits. No need to risk the extra heat when I can just flip on the high beams and use the better high beam light pattern.

 

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There's no such thing as a higher wattage HID bulb. All kits use a 28w bulb which gets boosted at the source and becomes 35w, 55w or 75w. That's why their lifespan is short.
As far as being adjustable, it's just a controller adjusting the resistor to increase or block current. They, however, draw more amperage, and are not relatively stable but jump around.
 

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There's no such thing as a higher wattage HID bulb. All kits use a 28w bulb which gets boosted at the source and becomes 35w, 55w or 75w. That's why their lifespan is short.
As far as being adjustable, it's just a controller adjusting the resistor to increase or block current. They, however, draw more amperage, and are not relatively stable but jump around.
Thanks for the info on the bulbs.

I figured it was just a resistor that lowered the power. So they would still suck up some electric. I'll pass.
 
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