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Does anyone know how many watts the stock light of the EX500 is using ???

Are high beam and low beam the same power ?

Thx in advance.
 
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^ That sounds right. 60/55.

I just pulled my bulb last night actually, as the high beam burned out on it. Be one of many things i'm fixing/replacing if my new chain kit arrives by this weekend. :)
 

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Excellent !

Thx for the swift reply guys.

That's good news, the lighting kit I'm installing is 20W per light and there is 4 lights total : 2 low and 2 high.

It seems I'll have some spare watts for future use ;D
 

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Dawg said:
Knightslugger said:
20W... but how many Amps?

hmmm....
Just going on basics..

Amps = Watts/Volts

20/12=1.66666667

so about 1.6 amps around...
per bulb... so (20 watts*4) / 12.6 Volts (should really be somewhere in the 13's but meh) = ~6.3A

55 Watts / 12.6 volts = ~4.3A
60 Watts / 12.6 Volts = ~4.8A

So he's really not saving any power...

am i reading this right?

**EDIT**

err.... Wait... 2 on at a time so:

(20 Watts * 2) / 12.6 Volts = ~3.2A

So i guess he is saving a touch of power...
 

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*Frog puts on his teacher's hat*[/color]

Today's lesson is the relation between Volts, Amps and Watts :

Volts * Amps = Watts
or
Watts/Amps = Volts
or
Watts/volts = Amps

Dawg => You get 100%, great work

so I *should* save 15 or 20 watts depending on which beams are in use.

Allright, lesson is over kids, now go and have fun outside :D
 

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One horsepower is 746 watts.
So if you reduce your electric power draw by 37.3 watts you gain 1/20 of a horsepower.
 

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MrSciTrek said:
One horsepower is 746 watts.
So if you reduce your electric power draw by 37.3 watts you gain 1/20 of a horsepower.
yes, the equivalent of 1/20 of an electric horsepower, but that goes toward recharging the battery, not to make the motorcycle go forward :p

If you want to make it faster : paint it all red and slap stickers on it... red Neuspeed are da best !! arf
 
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