The Lightforce Blog





The New Striker LED with DIY Installation Kit is here!

30 April 2018

Lightforce is thrilled to launch their latest offering to the driving light market - the new Striker LED with DIY Installation Kit. Priced at only $599 RRP per pair with an easy to install plug-and-play harness, our compact Australian-made Striker LEDs are the affordable choice for those who demand Lightforce quality. With a range of great features that set them apart from the competition...


How Lightforce Solves Radio Interference from LED Driving Lights

25 February 2018

You may have noticed that the Lightforce Venom LED and Genesis LED as the new Striker LEDS boast a “CISPR25” rating and “reduced radio interference” and wondered what that means for you. LED lamps on your vehicle run the risk of causing EMI (Electro-magnetic interference). This is a particularly important safety concern when working in mining or emergency services...


Why One Lux at Five Hundred Metres is Relevant

20 November 2017

A popular measure of driving lights, “one lux at a distance” refers to how far the light from your driving lights will reach, with 1 lux being generally accepted as enough light to read a newspaper by. Easy to understand and reliable, one lux at a distance has become the benchmark on which we measure new products.


Lesson Two: Colour temperature and CRI

11 September 2017

So what is colour temperature? Light colour temperature is represented in the unit of absolute temperature, Kelvin. To put these numbers into perspective, around our homes we typically choose lights with colour temperatures of 2700K (warm incandescent), 3000K (warm white halogen) and 3500K (household fluorescent). 


Driving Light Technology: Lesson One

05 September 2017

How do you choose the best lights for your 4WD? There’s a lot of misleading information out there! We get it, you aren’t that into the specs and just want a good light for your 4x4. You’ve heard Lightforce are the best, but then you noticed we are talking “lux” when others are talking “lumens”, and the “lumens” number is higher… so what do you do? Lux and lumens are important, but one BIG mistake people make is thinking that the brightness has something to do with watts. It doesn’t.