Filled with features, Intensity Solis driving lights are available in a Spot or Flood beam which come with interchangeable red and black die-cast side bezels. New to the Intensity range is the Solis’ 5-stage dimmability function, while the introduction of a highly tuned single-piece reflector and 165 watts of OSRAM LED performance bring it to the top of the class in light output.
Not just a remarkable performer, Intensity Solis driving lights represent a value proposition that is worth considering if you’re looking to add some additional driving lights to your vehicle.
The Intensity Solis range is available in dedicated spot and dedicated flood variations which connect to a centralised dimming controller in the wiring loom.
(shown with black bezels)
(shown with black bezels)
How you set up your driving lights should reflect the type of driving and terrain you are driving in.
In areas of wide open land and fast roads such as Outback Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory, a set-up of two spot lights will give you the best throw of light reaching as far down those long straight roads as possible.
For drivers who are predominantly in heavy bush with lots of winding roads such as the Victorian High Country, a set-up of two flood lights will fill the foreground, giving you great visibility to the side of the roads where roos like to hide and throught he next close corner.
For most drivers, however, the combination of one spot (driver’s side) and one flood provides the best of both worlds. The single spot throws a strong direct beam down the road over 1km, while the flood beam fills the foreground and roadside what is often considered the optimal driving light pattern and output.
|Input||10 – 30V||10 – 30V|
|Power||165 W||165 W|
|Current Draw||12.4A @ 13.2V||12.4A @ 13.2V|
|Output – Raw||18,178 lumens||18,178 lumens|
|Output – Effective||9,546 lumens||8,333 lumens|
|1 Lux Reading||1,032m||729m|
|Spread||6 degrees||11 degrees|
|Input Cable Length||450mm||450mm|
|Operating Temperature (°C)||-40°C to +65°C||-40°C to +65°C|
|Operating Temperature (°F)||-40°F to -149°F||-40°F to -149°F|
|Colour Temperature||5,700 Kelvin||5,700 Kelvin|
|Weight||3.3kg (7.27lbs)||3.3kg (7.27lbs)|
|Connector||4-pin AT – waterproof plug||4-pin AT – waterproof plug|
|Dimensions (mm)||225mm (w) x 220mm (h) x 120mm (d)||225mm (w) x 220mm (h) x 120mm (d)|
|Dimensions (inches)||8.9″ (w) x 8.7″ (h) x 4.7″ (d)||8.9″ (w) x 8.7″ (h) x 4.7″ (d)|
|Warranty||3 Years||3 Years|
The combination of 6x 10 watt and 30x 4 watt performance OSRAM LEDs with a highly tuned reflector design has brought the Intensity Solis to the top of the class in light output.
Measured as a pair of spot beams, the Solis boasts 1 lux @ 1462 metres. Individually, a single flood beam will achieve 1 lux @ 729 metres while one spot beam has an impressive 1032 metres throw.
Lights this bright need some level of containment, which is why Intensity Solis lights are sold standard with a 5-stage dimmability switch.
While the Solis’ light output figures are impressive, what the light really offers the driver is so much greater!
The ultimate goal when designing a driving light is to get two light patterns, one spot and one flood, that offer light where you actually need it. To be most effective, a driving light needs to light the areas of the road and surrounds that match the terrain and driving style. Your driving lights need to be effective either as a matching pair (of spots or floods) or as a combination (one spot and one flood). Creating a light pattern that shines the furthest doesn’t always mean the light is useable – let alone optimal.
The squat shape of the new light better suits bull bar pan mounting and helps with lowering the centre of gravity of the lights, making them more stable with less oscillation and vibrating which puts less stress on light and bull bar mounting components (including tabs where applicable).
The Solis light is mounted in an all black, vertical-pivoting adjustable, cast aluminium cradle.
Whether you prefer complete black-out, amber or clear – there’s a range of cover colours to choose from to protect your Intensity Solis lights!
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