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Premium Can-Bus HID Conversion Kits


Diode Dynamics is pleased to announce the new Premium Diode Dynamics HID Conversion Kit. This kit has been carefully designed from the ground up to be the highest-quality HID kit available on the market, without exception.

Ballast: The ballasts are the most important component of an HID kit, as they provide the power. After years of providing midrange and high-quality ballasts for vehicles of all makes and models, Diode Dynamics learned what was important in making a good ballast, and applied it when designing these.

Controller Chip. Most digital (DSP) ballasts on the market still use generic chips, which are cheap, and work pretty well. However, when you need maximum quality, you need a new computer chip designed for one purpose. This is known as an Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC). These ballasts use brand new DSP ASIC chips for maximum efficiency and brightness, fast warmup time, and extremely stable operation.

CAN-BUS. Some vehicles have systems which sense the power consumption. Since HIDs use less power than factory halogen bulbs, this can cause issues. You can resolve this by adding capacitors, known as warning cancellers, or some ballasts come with them built-in. However, sometimes that's still not enough to trick the vehicle! To fix it, this ballast has not one, but two CAN-BUS modules, which provide capacitance and resistance to the circuit to defeat even the most troublesome modern CANBUS systems. Even if your vehicle does not use a CAN-BUS system, these modules will provide extra power smoothing for reliable operation. Simply put, this ballast will work on any vehicle, the first time you plug it in. With this kit, you don't need to worry about capacitors, warning cancellers, or resistors.

Igniter and Startup. You may have heard of ignition issues with other ballasts, caused by an igniter that is too small to withstand cold temperatures. No reason to worry with these ballasts- the oversized 24kV external igniter means that you will never have an ignition issue, even in the coldest temperatures. Additionally, the ASIC chip in these ballasts means that you only need 4 amps at nominal voltage to start up. These ballasts consume less power than any other on the market, meaning 100% reliable and fast startups, every time.

Shielding. Ever noticed a little black plastic thing clipped onto your laptop charger cord? That's a ferrite bead, which is used to suppress high-frequency signals, which can create radio interference. All ballasts generate these signals, and most just have protection in the ballast. We've also included ferrite beads on the wire, to suppress them.

LED Indicator. Convenience is key, especially during installation. To make things easy, we've added an indicator LED on the input wire, so you know that the ballast is getting power.

Case. These ballasts are the smallest you will find, about the size of a pack of playing cards. The case is fully potted, or filled with epoxy, which makes them fully waterproof and shockproof. Most ballasts on the market are filled to some degree, but these are completely filled to the top, sparing no expense to ensure longevity.


Bulbs:
The bulbs included with Diode Dynamics kits are CNLight bulbs. CNLight is the top manufacturer of aftermarket bulbs in the world, providing the best quality available. You might see other high-quality kits on the market which also use CNLight bulbs. They provide superior life, brightness, and color attenuation when compared to generic HID bulbs, like those found in most cheaper kits on the market. The one-piece base design prevents any issues with separation over time, making the entire bulb extremely reliable.

The CNLight bulb temperatures are rated accurately in Kelvin temperature at 35W, and have an industry-standard 3000 hours of estimated bulb life, which should outlast your vehicle. Please be aware that most HID bulbs are rated inaccurately from other manufacturers. 8000K is not dark blue, and 6000K is not pure white! We provide accurately-measured colors. 3000K is our lowest temperature, and has a pure yellow output, which is great for use in fog lights. 4300K is a pure white output, as seen on many factory HIDs. It will not have any blue tint to its color, and might appear slightly warm. 6000K is our most popular color, which produces an ice white color. It has a very slight hint of blue, and matches best with most LEDs. 8000K is our highest temperature, which produces an ice blue color. This is not a strong blue color though- it is still primarily white, meaning there will be no decrease in light output.


Relay:
Your Premium CAN-BUS HID Kit includes a brand new Heavy-Duty HID Relay, to power your HIDs directly from the battery, instead of the factory wiring. This relay has been designed from scratch, and utilizes a fully-sealed, waterproof relay, with flyback diode, and even has a built-in capacitor for input power smoothing. All wires are sleeved with braided techflex for an attractive appearance and extra protection. The input wires are each a meter long, and the output wires are one meter and two meters, which means the wiring will be long enough for even the biggest vehicles. The single-ground design makes installation easy. This relay was designed with reliability, convenience, and long-life in mind.


Warranty: Our warranty is through Diode Dynamics, LLC, so you can be assured that you will get fast and friendly service should you have any problems. There is a full-replacement 1-year warranty on all HID Kit components, including HID Bulbs, Ballasts and Relay.

Shipment: We carry our own inventory, so no waiting for them to be shipped from overseas, or waiting on big, unreliable suppliers to ship them. They ship right from our own inventory, in St. Louis, Missouri, usually the same day you order.
Kit comes with:

  • One pair HID bulbs in your choice of bulb size and color
  • Two 35w super-slim ballasts
  • Mounting hardware for ballasts
  • Limited Lifetime warranty on electronics (ballasts and wiring)
  • Full one-year warranty on all components
  • Free Diode Dynamics decal
  • Diode Dynamics 30-day satisfaction guarantee
  • Heavy-duty HID Relay Harness to protect your factory electronics.

Click below for more information or to order:

2001-2007 HID LOW BEAM CONVERSION KIT

2008-2013 HID LOW BEAM CONVERSION KIT
2001-2005 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2006-2007 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2008-2010 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2011-2013 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT















Click below for more information or to order:


2001-2007 HID LOW BEAM CONVERSION KIT

2008-2013 HID LOW BEAM CONVERSION KIT
2001-2005 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2006-2007 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2008-2010 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT
2011-2013 HID FOG LIGHT CONVERSION KIT



If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to post, PM, email [email protected] or call: (314) 205-3033

*PM us for the free-shipping code* (U.S. forum members only)

Thanks for looking!
Nick C.
Diode Dynamics
 

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Hey I am in there a few times! My cutoff is still the same and the lights are still looking good. I still think the 4300k kit I have is more white than some other 4300 kits, look almost 5k. Doesn't matter, would rather white than yellow or blue.

Diode was great with customer support as well. Helped me figure out the problem was with my relay and not ballast/bulb by sending me a new ballast and bulb to test the issue. Great customer service and fast shipping. When I upgrade my wife's Sorento, I will be buying from them again.
 

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Sorry, we do not offer any 55w components due to the higher power draw and temperature inherent to 55w kits. Most 55w kits on the market output only 35-40 watts anyway, it's all about ballast efficiency, not input power draw.

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That's too bad. When I had my 09 R1 and put on 35w HID's I thought it could use more and put on the 55w and what a huge difference in the output. So I only had that to compare. I can't imagine that 5w according to you put that much more out.

Oh well, I like your kits and would order one anyways, at least here soon as I am in the market. Just enjoyed the BRIGHT 55w I had on my bike.
 

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Hi. Do you have a relay for H11b? I need one for the sportage. Please let me know:)
 

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Can I walk in an purchase? I'm from Alton.


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Sure can, Our store front is located at 12164 Lackland Rd. St Louis, MO 63146. Our store ours are weekdays 9-6 and weekends 10-4.

-Garrick

Hi. Do you have a relay for H11b? I need one for the sportage. Please let me know:)
Yes! Our universal HID relay will fit the H11b quite nicely.
http://www.diodedynamics.com/store/index.php/hid-relay-harness.html

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Your original post states either the Precision or Hylux ballast but when I attempt to order it states its $60 more for the Hylux. Is there a code to enter?
 

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I'm not sure what you mean... you can choose the standard Precision ballast, or the premium Hylux ballast is an additional $60.

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[h=2]HID Conversion Kits! Just $89: FAST same-day shipping, HASSLE-FREE warranty![/h]Kit comes with:
  • One pair HID bulbs in your choice of bulb size and color
  • Two 35w super-slim ballasts (Precision or HYLUX)
  • Mounting hardware for ballasts
  • Limited Lifetime warranty on electronics (ballasts and wiring)
  • Full one-year warranty on all components
  • Free Diode Dynamics decal
  • Diode Dynamics 30-day satisfaction guarantee
  • HID Relay Harness (Optional, $10) to protect your factory electronics.
For $89 your posts says Precision or HYLUX....kind of misleading
 

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That is just a list of the components included. The HYLUX ballast is an option. The price in the title accurately reflects the base price of the product.

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That's too bad. When I had my 09 R1 and put on 35w HID's I thought it could use more and put on the 55w and what a huge difference in the output. So I only had that to compare. I can't imagine that 5w according to you put that much more out.

Oh well, I like your kits and would order one anyways, at least here soon as I am in the market. Just enjoyed the BRIGHT 55w I had on my bike.
i agree with you; yesterday I upgraded mine from 55W to 100W. Huge defference in light brightness and power but had only one issue that the relay started making a contious buzzing sound. still did not figure out why!!!
 

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i agree with you; yesterday I upgraded mine from 55W to 100W. Huge defference in light brightness and power but had only one issue that the relay started making a contious buzzing sound. still did not figure out why!!!
Be careful with those High wattage kits. I have seen my fair share of melted headlights from the 55w kits. Just a couple weeks ago, I had a customer come in telling me His Dodge Challenger headlights were ruined from a 55w kit. Plus if you search, there have been reports of 55w kits damaging the ECU. Its honestly not worth it. you are better off with the 35w kit.

-Garrick
 
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