Have you ever seen ANY car without headlamps? This essential safety car accessory has been around since the late 1800s when the first cars were produced. In those days, acetylene gas lamps were used due to their popularity as a flame resistant to wind and rain.
These days, having the right headlights is crucial especially if you need to drive in the dark. Your headlights should last you as long as the car and should be able to illuminate the road in front of you to a respectable level. At the same time, these lights shouldn’t blind oncoming traffic.
Many a time, car owners are in a quandary when it comes to replacing the headlights for their older cars. These days, you could choose from old but cheaper Halogen headlights and new-age and brighter LED headlights. Let’s compare these and see why buying LED lights from Autosky is better.
All you need to know about Halogen headlight bulbs
These are the most common headlights you can find in cars. They are cheap and easy to use. Though most latest cars do not have halogen headlights, they are still preferred for older vehicles. The main disadvantage of these lights is their high energy usage. Though the yellow light radiated is soft, prolonged usage can make these headlights warm.
All you need to know about LED headlight bulbs
Automakers have made the shift from Halogen headlight bulbs to LED headlight bulbs. These bulbs are brighter than halogens and last almost 20 times more than halogen bulbs. These bulbs are also greatly energy-efficient, resulting in lesser wastage in the form of heat. LED headlights come in various types, there is no one-size-fits-all system as it was with Halogen lights.
Many carmakers design their LED headlights in such a way that it merges with the overall design of the car. For this, they use a combination of LED headlight types. This also means repairing such headlights could require professional help. But being long-lasting, these lights do not need much maintenance anyway.
How to shift from halogen headlight bulbs to LED headlight bulbs?
With Autosky’s 9003 Headlight Bulb, you can replace your existing halogen bulb with this high-performing headlight bulb. These bulbs have a superior-focused beam which gives you great lumination while making sure oncoming traffic does not face the beam’s glare.
Depending on your car model, you could also choose the 9005 HB3 Headlight Bulb set from Autosky. We’ve made sure you could use these lights in almost any car by just connecting the bulb and installing it easily as per the video shown on the product page.