What is brighter 35W or 55w HID?

What is brighter 35W or 55w HID?

You will get about a 50% brightness increase by going from a 35-watt ballast to a 55-watt ballast. So the 8,000K HID bulb will go from 1,000 maximum lux to 1,500 maximum lux at 25 feet, but the color will shift to a 6,000K color.

How bright is 55w?

This is over double the brightness of a factory halogen bulb, and plenty of light for night-time driving. Since there is diminishing returns to additional power, a true 55W kit will only output around 4000 lumens, which is only a 25% increase, and might actually be too bright for comfortable nighttime driving!

Are 35W and 55w HID bulbs the same?

All parts of the HID kit should be of the same wattage. It means that 35W ballasts should be used with the 35W bulbs and 55w ballasts with 55w bulbs.

Can I replace h7 55W with 100W?

Expert Reply: Generally speaking no, a 55 watt bulb can not be replaced with a 100 watt bulb as the wattage is almost double and could cause serious damage to the vehicle’s electrical circuit.

Can you replace 55W bulbs with 60w?

When it comes to replacing old incandescent bulbs with LEDs, a common question that customers ask is: “Can I use an LED bulb that has a higher wattage equivalent than my fixture allows?” The simple answer is yes, as long as the LED bulb uses less wattage than your fixture.

Can you use a 55w ballast with a 35w bulb?

You can use 55w ballasts with standard 35w bulbs, but the life of the bulb will be shortened a bit, and their color will Wash Out a bit. Again, OEM applications use 35w ballasts, and when coupled with a high performance projector, you’ll really be putting plenty of light on the road even going that route.

Can I replace 35w with 55W bulbs?

The vast majority of wiring systems should be able to cope with uprating 35/35w bulbs to 55/60w bulbs without any problem. However if your bike has plastic headlamp shells the higher wattage bulbs will melt the shell.