M STATE OF THE MARKET REPORT: LED Headlamps (2007)

by Rick Dreher

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Article Summary:

Has it really been over three years?

When last we summarized LED headlamps the market was just hitting its stride, with several companies releasing mass-produced, affordable lights in a variety of configurations with an array of capabilities. While the groundwork for the future had been laid, what remained was the ugly truth about most of these early efforts: LEDs weren't yet ready to replace high-performance incandescent lights for very demanding conditions, high-power incandescent's great weight and fleeting battery life notwithstanding.

No more.

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