What`s the Difference between PIAA Si-Tech and Hella Cleantech Wiper Blades?

2019-12-06 13:06:55 by Daniel Charlesworth

Choosing the right wiper blades for your vehicle can mean the difference between a smudgy windshield and clear visibility. No matter how bright your headlamps are, if you’ve got inferior wiper blades, you’re compromising your safety. With so many wiper blades to pick from, it’s hard to know which are the best. In this article, we’ll compare two options—the PIAA Si-Tech and Hella Cleantech wiper blades—and help you choose the blades that fit your needs.

What`s The Difference Between OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation) & Philips RacingVision?

2018-08-30 15:01:51 by Emma Samardzija


With the recent release of the highly anticipated OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation), we at PowerBulbs thought it a good time to refresh our memories of the competition: the Philips RacingVision. And what better way than to pit these brilliant bulbs together in a Battle of the Bulbs!

With that in mind, let’s start by taking a brief look at what each bulb has to offer:
 

  OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation) Philips RacingVision
Extra brightness Up to 150% Up to 150%
Light on the road Up to 150m  - 
Road legal Yes Yes


As the table above shows, the competition is too tight to call just yet, with both bulb ranges offering similarly impressive improvements to light output. On, then, to a more in-depth analysis of each bulb range’s features.
 

A History Of GE Automotive Lighting

2018-08-21 15:47:47 by Emma Samardzija


Within technology-driven industries the world over, the historical significance of GE is simply beyond comparison. GE boasts over a century’s experience as a world-leading technological innovator, and its automotive lighting range exemplifies their engineering prowess and investment in providing their customers with highly sophisticated, high-quality products.

Few companies in any field are as prolific and prestigious as GE. Given the global scale of GE’s success, it is hard to believe the humble origins of the company’s remarkable journey: it all started with the inventor of the light bulb, Thomas Edison.

Introducing OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation)

2018-08-08 14:11:28 by Emma Samardzija


Finally, one of the most hotly anticipated halogen ranges in recent years has arrived. Say hello to the new and improved range of OSRAM Night Breaker Laser headlight bulbs: the OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation).

Given the years of praise and plaudits awarded to the original Night Breaker Laser range, it’s fair to say that this release is something to get truly excited about. But does the range live up to its hype? Does it live up to OSRAM’s bold claim as being their ‘most powerful’ halogen range ever offered?

In short: yes. Keep reading to find out more about the OSRAM Night Breaker Laser (Next Generation) and the range's many benefits…
 

Which Lights Should I Use When Driving At Night?

2018-05-30 12:32:24 by Emma Samardzija


Everyone knows that a vehicle's headlights should generally be turned on when driving at night. But fewer people are sure which lights to use in which situation, and which bulbs are best-suited to the job. Don't worry - PB is here to guide you through the details.

2018-05-16 13:30:50 by Emma Samardzija


With the recent break-out success of GT’s new Ultra 120 range, we at PowerBulbs thought it time to reassess the pros and cons of our best Maximum Performance halogen bulbs. Alongside the new GT Ultra 120, we chose to compare one of our bestsellers, the OSRAM Night Breaker Unlimited. Let’s see how these fabulous ranges fare when pitted against each other.

To start, we have gathered the basic information for each range and compiled it into a table. This is helpful in giving a general outline of what each range has to offer:

  GT Ultra 120 OSRAM Night Breaker Unlimited
Light on the road Up to 120% more than standard Up to 110% extra than standard
Road legal Yes Yes
Colour temperature Up to 3800K Up to 3600K

 

What`s The Difference Between GE Megalight Ultra +130 & Philips X-treme Vision +130?

2018-04-16 15:02:12 by Emma Samardzija


For drivers wanting to increase the light output of their vehicle’s halogen lighting, there is an increasing amount of excellent choices. So many, in fact, that it’s sometimes tricky to know which range to choose. Let’s take the terrific new Megalight Ultra +130 range from GE as a case in point, and compare this new range with a popular classic: the Philips X-treme Vision +130.

Introducing GT Ultra 120

2018-04-02 09:08:44 by Emma Samardzija


Say hello to the GT Ultra 120 range! If you're looking to spend a little less while still experiencing the great benefits of a Maximum Performance bulb, you're in for a treat. With an extra 120% more light on the road than standard, plus a colour temperature of 3800K, you'll discover the perfect blend of style and safety with GT Ultra 120.

Headlight Colours - What Colours Are Available And Which Are Legal?

2018-01-24 11:43:50 by Emma Samardzija


Headlights are one of the first things that people notice when they look at your car. Naturally, many drivers want to personalise their headlights. One way to achieve a unique look is with different coloured headlights. But, when it comes to bulbs, not all colours are legal (or available).

Keep reading to find out which headlight colours are legal and non-road legal in the UK, US, EU and Australia.
 

How To Check Your Lights And Bulbs

2018-01-09 16:14:19 by Emma Samardzija


Driving with a light out is a sure-fire way to get a fine. All vehicles are required to have certain lights, including headlights, tail lights, indicator lights and number plate bulbs. These lights ensure that your vehicle is safe to operate. When they aren't working properly, you risk being unable to see the road and other drivers can't see you.

In this article, we'll show you how to check the lights and bulbs on your vehicle, which will help to keep you safe during those night time drives.
 

How To Install Sidelights

2018-01-04 12:40:13 by Emma Samardzija


Sidelights, known in the US and Canada as parking lights, are a great safety feature. They allow you to see better at night or in the daytime when you don't need headlights on. They also make your car more visible to others. Installing sidelights or replacing your bulbs is a simple process, and doing it yourself can save you a trip to the mechanic.

Keep in mind that every vehicle is built a little differently. There's no one simple set of directions for all cars. However, the process for installing sidelights can be similar for many vehicles.

What`s The Difference Between OSRAM Xenarc Cool Blue Boost And Philips Xenon WhiteVision gen2?

2018-01-05 11:31:06 by Emma Samardzija


You may already be familiar with the Philips Xenon WhiteVision gen2 range. Have you heard about the newest bulb on the block - the OSRAM Xenarc Cool Blue Boost? Both offer great styling benefits, but which is best? Find out below in our Battle Of The Bulbs!

Types Of Car Light Bulbs Available On The Market

2019-04-01 10:01:33 by Emma Samardzija


When it comes to car bulbs, there are tons of options on the market. In fact, there are so many choices, it can get a little confusing. In this article, we'll review the types of car lights bulbs and the benefits of each.
 

Halogen vs. HID vs. LED bulbs

The first decision to make when shopping for car bulbs is what kind of power source you want. There are three main types of bulb - halogenxenon HID, and LED.