And here comes the new Smart LED DRL for the F430 headlights
after 1.5 year of research and intensive testing. Called Ultimate EV1
, the brightness has been increased by 75%
which is huge considering the small space available in the light tunnel of the headlight. With a total of about 4250 Lumens
, this is extremely bright, and it's not a good idea to look directly in the light at close distance! At daylight, your F430 will never be "overlooked" anymore which is a vast improvement in terms of safety while updating the F430 to a much more modern level.
The other (r)evolution is the way these LED DRL lights are now powered. A total new Smart Power Supply
, controlled by micro-processor running a complex embedded firmware, provides a perfectly stable current to the LED DRL lights. The Smart Power Supply has a build-in EMI filter & EMC immunity to eliminate interferences (complying to EN55015, FCC part 15 class B and EN61000-4-2,3,4,6,8). It can also be connected to the low beam lights and the turn signal lights which will make the LED DRL lights dim automatically. With such a high level of brightness, it became necessary to dim the LED DRL lights when driving at night with the low beam lights turned on. In the same way, it became also important to keep the turn signal lights enough visible by dimming the LED DRL lights automatically. The final modern touch is that all brightness transitions are made with soft fade-in and fade-out effects.
Last but not least, the Smart Power Supply is entirely user configurable with a simple magnet.
The level of brightness can be easily configured for each of the 3 statuses:
- Full brigthness (parking lights on)
- Dimmed brightness with low beams on
- Dimmed brightness with turn signals/direction indicators on
The module offers for each status, 18 configurable levels of brightness starting from OFF and increasing by steps of 6% up to the maximum level of brightness. Ferrari 599 The Ultimate EV1 will be very soon available also for the Ferrari 599
using this same Smart technology and the same Plug&Play principle by simply sliding the specifically shaped LED DRL inside the headlight.