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While more and more vehicles are being fitted at the factory with brighter, highly efficient LED bulbs, many new vehicles and most of the cars and trucks plying the roads today are still equipped with incandescent bulbs. Inside an incandescent bulb an electrical current is applied to heat a filament until it glows. These bulbs are highly inefficient because much of the energy applied is wasted in heat production, and this heat can also crack, distort, and discolor lamp lenses over time. Even when brand new incandescent bulbs are not as bright as LEDs and they get progressively dimmer with age as deposits from the filament collect on the inner surface of the bulb, reducing light output. Because the filament is used up as the bulb operates, the average incandescent bulb has an expected lifespan of only about 2000 hours, but because the filament is fragile it can fail suddenly if exposed to excessive vibration.
In contrast an LED (Light Emitting Diode) bulb is a solid state device, a semiconductor that emits light when current is applied. LEDs are far more efficient, developing much more light per watts supplied and run much cooler. They typically last 50,000 hours or more and display no significant decrease in illumination over their lifespan. You’ll most likely never have to replace them, or be unexpectedly pulled over by law enforcement for a burned out tail light. And because they have no delicate filaments, they’re insensitive to vibration, making them impervious to shocks during off-road excursions and trips over pothole-strewn city streets. LEDs can easily be made to emit different colors and they also have another advantage that makes them particularly appropriate for brake lights – they light up 0.2 seconds faster than incandescent bulbs. That may not sound like much, but when you consider that at 60 mph a car travels 88 ft. in one second, that time can give the driver behind almost 20 ft. of additional stopping distance – extra road that can be the difference between braking in time and an unfortunate collision.
Armed with this knowledge we think it’s pretty obvious which kind of bulb you’ll want for your car or truck. Lumen Standard Series Replacement Bulbs provide LED performance and durability at an affordable price. Lumen Plazma Series Replacement LED Bulbs use Plasma LED technology to create the brightest light available, and Lumen NB Series Replacement LED Bulbs excel in all essential aspects – performance, ease of fitment, and durability. Each series has LED bulbs in sizes for all popular interior light applications including festoon and bayonet styles, which provide vivid, bright light that will make everything in your cabin more visible. And whether they’re for tail lights, turn signals, side marker lights or any other exterior lights, Lumen has LED bulbs for the application, including single and double contact bulbs and H series bulbs, and all have the brightness to make your vehicle more visible to other drivers, and make your intentions known when you’re braking and turning.
All Lumen Replacement LED bulbs are designed to connect to the same socket or electrical connector and fit in the same light housing as your original incandescent bulbs, for plug and play installation. But practicality aside, these bulbs can also provide an appearance upgrade for your car or truck. Along with being brighter, the light produced by LEDs is cleaner and more attractive, plus they’re available in a range of popular colors. Use them to create a unique and pleasant atmosphere in the cabin and make your vehicle stand out anywhere.