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      04-29-2011, 12:33 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by rye m3 View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is not an LED light source. It is a Xenon or HID light that generates a ton of heat and needs a ballast that also generates heat. The heat sink arrangement they use probably works to diffuse the heat, but this is not the same as an LED solution that would run completely cool. I believe the new BMW OEM halos are LED. The aftermarket should be quick to adopt this. Come on guys, I'm waiting! At less than $100, these will blow out!
AIB's are definitely LED based, this allows the headlamp compartment to remain cooler as HIDs emit an extravagant amount of heat.

Here's an image of the AIB assembly:



The heatsink seems a bit oversized, but is proper to the LEDs being used in order to allow the LED to remain at proper temperature and not dropping in output due to insufficient cooling (as seen in most eBay kits from overseas).

Systems are 100% PnP, no coding or special tools are needed for installation.
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