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headlamp

1. Lighting device fitted to a vehicle and used to provide illumination on the road. 2. A lamp strapped to the forehead of a surgeon or miner, enabling light to be directed where required leaving both hands free.
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On the Kekekabic Trail, I hiked mainly with the headlamp set on its medium-brightness mode.
either fixed or free) does not significantly impact perceptions of discomfort glare in the context of oncoming headlamps (Bullough et al.
Xenon headlamps use gas discharge technology that produces a light that is very close to that of daylight and greatly improves the driver's vision of the road ahead.
The headlamps of all test vehicles were checked for proper alignment prior to the trials.
Because FHWA wants to make sure motorists can recognize traffic signs by their color as well as by their shape and legend, the lab investigated the effect of these new metal-halide headlamps on the colors of existing traffic signs and road markings.
Regarding this headlamp project, Steve Kelly, senior sales engineer at UPS relates, "With our rapid prototyping capabilities, we're geared for fast turnarounds, with 2- to 3-week concept-to-deliver schedules being the norm.
LAS VEGAS -- Campers, hikers, climbers and others who need to light up the night can do it brightly, efficiently and hands-free with the LED-based Princeton Tec Remix headlamp, thanks in part to LUXEON[R] Rebel LED technology and LED supply chain services from Future Lighting Solutions.
There is a system that allows the main-beam headlamps to be kept on permanently without dazzling oncoming traffic by cleverly masking out vehicles in their cone of light.
That said, few LED headlamps are bright enough for blood trailing.
The model features sharper design cues, extra skirts and decals, a restyled radiator grille, new projector headlamps, a redesigned headlamp cluster in black casting, fog lamps surrounded by the daytime running lights, a new tail lamp cluster and a new set of alloy wheels.
Despite the price of LED chip declines, LED headlamps are still more expensive than halogen lamps.
Twin headlamps close-up can sometimes be perceived as car headlamps - never rely on the expectation that you will be easily seen.