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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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An unconventional option for a headlamp is the Bloodhunter HD Headlamp ($33) from Primos Hunting.
The system uses a camera to detect the headlamps of oncoming vehicles or the taillights of cars ahead, and turns off only the light-source block which is illuminating in the specific direction of the other vehicles.
1 for each headlamp of each vehicle in the traffic with the driver of the target vehicle always being the receiver.
Most headlamps with separate battery compartments feature an overhead strap, but not this one, so some shifting can occur unless you've got the single headband brain-crushingly tight.
The new headlamps are controlled by cameras which adjust the lights automatically, but unlike other LED systems they react instantly when traffic is detected, switching off only the part of the light cone which would blind drivers ahead.
The SCA 1 ISOColor Headlamp Alignment System is an easy-to-use and precise method of headlamp alignment featuring new ISOColor technology for accuracy.
The TLA report, "Benefits of Intelligent Headlamp Technologies to Pedestrian Safety at Roundabouts," is available at www.
LED Lenser is partnering with Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity, to supply doctors with the H14R rechargeable headlamps.
Turns out I'd left the headlamp on the engine, and it had fallen into the serpentine belt and flailed about, causing about $600 damage to various components.
SPAIN: Triangles, headlamp converters, reflective jacket, spare bulbs
0 V6 car and 12 other models to replace their defective headlamp assembly.
23 -- Gentex manufacturer of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and camera-based active-safety systems for the automotive industry, commercial fire protection products and dimmable aircraft windows, has announced auto-dimming mirrors with advanced electronic features, including the SmartBeam High-Beam Headlamp Assist system, for the 2011 BMW X3 sports activity vehicle (SAV).