Intelligent lighting in road car headlamps has been around for a few years now, dramatically improving night driving on the public road, but a world first by Lazer Lamps is an Intelligent Low Beam Assist auxiliary lamp allowing full high power lighting of the road ahead, but not affecting oncoming vehicles!!
Utilising patent-pending technology, the Linear-18 Elite with Intelligent Low Beam Assist redefines the performance and functionality of auxiliary LED driving lights. A combination of the latest high-efficiency LEDs delivers a finely-tuned beam pattern, optimised for road use, that is simply unrivaled considering the lamp's slimline proportions. Additionally, through the adoption of 2 photoelectric sensors embedded within the driving light, when the high beam light is turned off the lamp enters a Low Beam Assist mode, which maintains additional levels of illumination in zones where there is confirmed no oncoming vehicles or obstacles.
Incorporating an arrangement of 48 LEDs, each lamp produces an incredible 18,000 raw lumen, nearly 50% more than the equivalent product without Intelligent Low Beam Assist function. The superior light output on the one hand delivers exceptional distance illumination with 1 lux at 522m, and on the other an incredible 64 degrees of left/right spread for our safest and most relaxing night drive experience. With the Intelligent Low Beam Assist mode activated, the high-intensity LEDs (delivering the distance illumination) are deactivated when the standard high beams are turned off. Superior levels of visibility at the side of the road in the short/mid-range are maintained as the lamp monitors the progress of oncoming traffic. At the appropriate point, additional illumination at either side of the road is deactivated to avoid disturbance to oncoming vehicles. Once the vehicle has passed, the lamp automatically returns to Low Beam Assist mode, (assuming no additional vehicles or obstacles are subsequently detected ahead), or returns to operating as a high beam driving light if activated (either manually or if part of any vehicle’s auto-headlights function).
Each sensor within the lamp monitors road conditions over 30x per second, for performance and functionality which feels safe and reliable. Continuous recalibration of these sensors ensures that the lamp responds to changing environmental conditions while in use; be that changing weather conditions, or the lamp getting obstructed by dirt, dust, snow, etc. In Low Beam Assist mode, the lamp also responds to other light-emitting objects ahead of the driver including medium/large road signs, street lighting, and other reflective obstacles. A carefully selected delay on the reactivation of the Low Beam Assist mode prevents any potentially distracting ‘flashing’ on/off of the additional lighting at the sides of the road, while the addition of a secondary switch, on the supplied wiring kit, allows for the Low Beam Assist function to be temporarily disabled if specific circumstances demand.
The lamp is ECE certified to Regulation 112 as a high beam driving light, and through dual-output E-Boost technology, the light output can be increased above ECE Reg112 limits when off-road, or where specific country-law allows. Low Beam Assist is a new, patent-pending technology, as such, there are no laws prescribing its use. The aforementioned secondary switch allows the deactivation of the function where the laws of the country specifically don’t allow its use.
Like all Lazer products, the Linear-18 Elite with Low Beam Assist has been designed and manufactured in the UK to exacting standards, both in terms of performance, reliability, and appearance. Boasting a contemporary design, with refined highlights, this is a product that stands out and impresses on any vehicle, at any time of day or night. Backed up by our comprehensive 5-year warranty, and Lifetime Lens Guarantee, this is a product you can have confidence will last for years in even the harshest environments.
The real-world video below shows exactly how brilliant the Lazer Linear-18 Elite i-LBA is, in a night-time driving scenario with oncoming traffic.