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The FluxBeam Series: Which LED Kit is Right for Me?

Posted by Vivian C. on

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve already decided you want to upgrade your halogen headlights to something brighter and more aesthetically pleasing. (If you have, feel free to skip this intro.) But in case you haven’t made up your mind just yet, let’s start by hitting all the points on LED headlights’ superiority. Simply put, quality LED headlights will give you more luminosity and have a longer lifespan. 

When properly installed, a good pair of LED headlights will last you up to 7 years due to its extreme energy efficiency, saving you the hassle of frequent bulb replacements. (In fact, if you took away all other headlight components, the actual LEDs themselves can last up to 50,000 hours – read more about LED headlight bulb lifespan  here!) 

Though stock halogen headlights vary in luminosity, strong LEDs can be up to 5 times brighter, making driving at night safer and less straining on your eyes. Last but not least, LED headlights simply look sexy - with their modern “crystal” appearance and often multiple eye-catching color options to choose from, LED headlights are the ultimate visual upgrade for your vehicle.

Now that we’ve given an overall LED headlight review, the next step is figuring out what your best LED headlight conversion kit is. Straight from the makers of FluxBeam, here is the breakdown of each kit in the top-selling FluxBeam series at  OPT-7...

Budget LED Headlights

1. FluxBeam CORE LED Headlight -  $59.99

Recently released on OPT-7.com in early 2018, FluxBeam CORE is the newest addition to the FluxBeam series. 

The perfect entry-level kit – affordable without skimping on design – CORE covers a wide range of automotive enthusiasts, from casual tinkerers to smart aftermarket shoppers looking for a quality LED kit on a budget. 

Armed with a lightweight 10,000 RPM TurboCool fan and delivering 2988 lumens per bulb in a clean 6000K Cool White, CORE is a great choice for the driver simply looking to swap out his/her halogens with brighter, cooler-toned headlights. 

CORE is backed by a 1-year warranty.

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2. FluxBeam LED Headlight - $99.99

There’s nothing quite like the original. As the first headlight in the FluxBeam series – and its namesake – this fan favorite has laid the design standard for CORE and FluxBeam X. 

FluxBeam is a classic, proven model that has remained strong in the ever-evolving automotive scene for the past 3 years and is about 550 lumens brighter than the CORE with a total of 3538 lumens. 

FluxBeam is currently available in 6000K Cool White and comes with a 2-year warranty.

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3. FluxBeam X LED Headlight  -  $109.99

The brightest headlights in the FluxBeam series, the premium FluxBeam X model delivers 4209 lumens per bulb and is armed with an ultra-cooling 10,000 RPM TurboCool fan redesigned with the highest quality cold-pressed aluminum. 

With improved airflow, maximum LED brilliance, and the signature FluxBeam look, FluxBeam X is for drivers who want the best of the best for their ride. 

FluxBeam X is currently available in 6000K Cool White and comes with a 2-year warranty.

4. Halogen Light Bulbs  ~$30.00

With the best LED bulbs for cars easily available  here, why would you ever consider halogens light bulbs?  We really don’t know, but in case you’re curious about how halogen light bulbs compare to LED auto headlights, here’s your facts: You can get between 800 – 1500 lumens per bulb with halogens and expect a lifespan of 1000 hours.

With OPT7’s winning trio of LED auto headlights to choose from, you can’t go wrong. Got more questions regarding the FluxBeam series or LED upgrades in general? Ask our experts by emailing fluxbeam@opt-7.com.

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