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FYRLYT driving lights. Look past the trends & hype. Deal with facts.

LED driving lights? Are they really ideal?

Consider this before buying LED driving lights: the latest technology is not always the best for your safety.


FYRLYT has been sharing factual information with cited references since 2011, prioritising light quality and driving safety. While other brands promote LED driving lights as the newest and best technology, FYRLYT emphasizes the function, fundamentals, and design of their products. The LED chips commonly used in driving lights are not ideal, and can even be counterproductive to driving safety. Brightness alone is not enough; light quality and its effects on human physiology are crucial. FYRLYT provides optimal brightness and superior detail without excessive glare or potential eye damage, maximising driving safety for you and other road users.

Be specific & relevant.

You could be forgiven for assuming all LEDs are the same and being "new" must be best. Yes, there are some very high quality LEDs used in architectural, medical and broadcast lighting but that is not what is typically used in driving lights regardless of brand or price. If you want the facts you must look at the engineering data sheets re spectral power distribution. Even in a specific LED chip this varies re 'bin' models. There is a lot more to consider than just "brightness". You can have have an intensely bright light that actually reduces your driving safety thus being a poor design for purpose.


TYNDALL. The big issue.

The TYNDALL effect, a principle of physics, makes mid to high kelvin rated LED & HID lights problematic in the glaring white of snow. rain or fog. Any brand that promotes 5000K as ideal because it is "like daylight" is misleading you.


Trust the media & marketing?

Brands, including FYRLYT, exist to sell their products. When HID was introduced, there was a race to market the brightest and most powerful lights. However, many of these claims were often dubious and lacked any scientific merit. The arrival of LED has only made matters worse. If you want to know the truth about driving light performance, go back to the basics: the light source. What is the real data? If a light source is fundamentally flawed, it is not ideal for its purpose. You can dress it up with marketing hype, but that doesn't change the facts.

Dark Adaptation.

Short wavelength HEV LED lights are substantially inferior as they compromise your reaction time re dark adaptation and compromise safety. Ask your ophthalmologist. The alternative is FYRLYT's light quality maximising your driving safety.

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