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Old 03-28-2013, 11:22 PM   #101
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:05 AM   #103
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Looks like fair pricing to me. I just need to know now what all I need for my system. I sent an email, but also included here
Email replied to. You've got several things we'll have to help do some research on, but for the most part everything can be controlled with the SL modules.

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Joe, I don't have a RS so are you going to offer a non RS kit? Also if someone has a set of Eagle Eye headlights will you kit work on it also?
We won't be adding any parts for those, but if you have LEDs and want to control we can help. Might want to check out gen5diy, as Ofer sells brand-new RS headlights that he gets from GM damaged and he pieces them together and repairs the plastic where needed. Might be an option.

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Old 03-29-2013, 10:10 AM   #104
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It looks like most people with already installed LED lighting will need the SL Module. Can you clarify why someone would need/want the HP module other than if you are going the JDP route for the Halo LED replacement? Would this be for LED spotlights and things like that? Thanks
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:21 AM   #105
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It looks like most people with already installed LED lighting will need the SL Module. Can you clarify why someone would need/want the HP module other than if you are going the JDP route for the Halo LED replacement? Would this be for LED spotlights and things like that? Thanks
Correct. I wish that we could get someone to manufacture the spotlights that we had on our car at camaro fest last year. I made them by hand, and there is just too much labor for us to build them at this point.

There is another member on here that built one set for the engine bay, and he's building another for the trunk.

But mostly, just used for RGB halos (not the Oracle ones)
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:28 AM   #106
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:40 AM   #107
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Is the spot light the same as the pod type lighting from AAC?? Not sure if I saw the spot lights you are speaking of from last year show
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:51 PM   #108
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Is the spot light the same as the pod type lighting from AAC?? Not sure if I saw the spot lights you are speaking of from last year show
They are not the pod lights...if you seen my car, you seen the spotlights, or at least the light from them. The two of them were the only things lighting up the engine bay. You can see the light in the main nightowl video on our website. You probably didn't see the lights themselves because they are tiny and extremely bright.
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:51 PM   #109
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I think that SJM Autoprod carries some mini spotlights. I exchanged PM's with him a few months ago, but I must have deleted them. You may want to check with him.
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:53 PM   #110
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I think that SJM Autoprod carries some mini spotlights. I exchanged PM's with him a few months ago, but I must have deleted them. You may want to check with him.
Yeah, I'll work with Tony to see if we can't come up with something.
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:15 PM   #111
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Have you given any thought to connecting in the Technostalgia rapid fire brake lights?
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Old 03-29-2013, 02:57 PM   #112
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Have you given any thought to connecting in the Technostalgia rapid fire brake lights?
Not yet! I don't have a set. I'm sure someone will tie them in somehow. We may look into it if enough people are interested.
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #113
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We won't be adding any parts for those, but if you have LEDs and want to control we can help. Might want to check out gen5diy, as Ofer sells brand-new RS headlights that he gets from GM damaged and he pieces them together and repairs the plastic where needed. Might be an option.


So your controller/module is for RS only? What kind of help can all us non-RS with LEDs or CCFL's get?
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:44 PM   #114
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So your controller/module is for RS only? What kind of help can all us non-RS with LEDs or CCFL's get?
RS only. The kit has a replacement for the LED in the RS headlight. CCFL's won't be controllable. LED controllers is what we do. We are not selling to non-US customers at this time. We are looking into it.
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Old 03-30-2013, 10:39 AM   #115
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Are you going to be selling halo rings for the fog lights as well?
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Old 03-30-2013, 11:03 AM   #116
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Are you going to be selling halo rings for the fog lights as well?
Our plan is to only retail our products for a short time, and then sell through dealers and vendors. We don't have any current plans to make LED products or resell them. We make the controllers to control the LEDs that you can buy from many vendors. Our focus is to make the BEST controller system available for your car. The only time we may resell any products would be if something is not readily available to most people, or we know a lot of people want a product and it is more of a convenience for them to buy it through us.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:27 AM   #117
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I received a PM from a member about information that I'd like to share.

The question had to do with my white turn signal bulbs. These are called switchback LEDs. Here is a DIY on that: DIY Install LED SWITCHBACK TURN SIGNALS White DRL and Amber Blinker in one! For RS

When switching out the bulbs for LEDs, you have to insert power resistors across the line so that the computer doesn't think that a bulb is burned out. Anyway, these do not require a heat sink because the turn signal is never on the whole time. They will not get hot.

The HP modules (as well as the SL modules) include 4 extra auxiliary outputs. We haven't really talked about these before, because I thought that it would confuse some people. Anyway, this is where our DRL harness hooks into. The DRL harness utilizes two of these ports, and then they go into a tiny circuit board that is built into our DRL harness. We can basically do the same thing to power the white LEDs in the switchback bulbs.

On my car, I have it set so that when my car turns on, these white bulbs come on, the driving lights come on, and my halos come on white. That is just how I wanted it. I can change it though so that they don't come on unless I specifically turn them on with the remote or the app. They also produce some nice strobing effects for car shows. It draws a lot of attention even during the daytime shows.

If you are interested in adding a small harness to do this, send me a message.

Thanks everyone that has already ordered. We still have some of the first batch available for sale. If we do run out, we'll get the next batch ordered so that there won't be a long delay.

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Old 04-02-2013, 10:01 AM   #118
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Interesting!! Never have seen the Turn signals all white before. I dont have DRL any longer on my SS, however using pod lights from ACS instead as seen below. They are very bright and pics do not do the brightness justice....Would be cool to incorperate some white turn signals to go along with these. Would be cool for shows. They have basic wiring.



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Old 04-02-2013, 10:13 AM   #119
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Interesting!! Never have seen the Turn signals all white before. I dont have DRL any longer on my SS, however using pod lights from ACS instead as seen below. They are very bright and pics do not do the brightness justice....Would be cool to incorperate some white turn signals to go along with these. Would be cool for shows. They have basic wiring.
Very nice!
Switchbacks would look very good.

I wish that we could make a plug-and-play harness, but only replacement connectors are available and they are over $30 each if I remember right. They would have to be spliced in. There are no mating connectors out there. The DIY referenced shows drilling a hole and inserting a wire into the connector. I'll look into this again.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:42 AM   #120
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Sounds good!!! Keep us updated I will definetly be interested in this as well.
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:28 PM   #121
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I received a PM from a member about information that I'd like to share.

The question had to do with my white turn signal bulbs. These are called switchback LEDs. Here is a DIY on that: DIY Install LED SWITCHBACK TURN SIGNALS White DRL and Amber Blinker in one! For RS

When switching out the bulbs for LEDs, you have to insert power resistors across the line so that the computer doesn't think that a bulb is burned out. Anyway, these do not require a heat sink because the turn signal is never on the whole time. They will not get hot.

The HP modules (as well as the SL modules) include 4 extra auxiliary outputs. We haven't really talked about these before, because I thought that it would confuse some people. Anyway, this is where our DRL harness hooks into. The DRL harness utilizes two of these ports, and then they go into a tiny circuit board that is built into our DRL harness. We can basically do the same thing to power the white LEDs in the switchback bulbs.

On my car, I have it set so that when my car turns on, these white bulbs come on, the driving lights come on, and my halos come on white. That is just how I wanted it. I can change it though so that they don't come on unless I specifically turn them on with the remote or the app. They also produce some nice strobing effects for car shows. It draws a lot of attention even during the daytime shows.

If you are interested in adding a small harness to do this, send me a message.

Thanks everyone that has already ordered. We still have some of the first batch available for sale. If we do run out, we'll get the next batch ordered so that there won't be a long delay.

So an additional harness would be needed to power/control turn signal led bulbs to connect to your drl harness or module? Just to clarify.
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Old 04-02-2013, 03:06 PM   #122
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So an additional harness would be needed to power/control turn signal led bulbs to connect to your drl harness or module? Just to clarify.
The driving light harness is an extra add-on to control the driving lights. To control switchback LEDs we'll need an additional harness, which brings the connections out of the case, into a connector so that the controller can be disconnected and removed, into a small circuit board, and then out to the switchback LEDs. The small circuit board is the same one that we use in our driving light harness. This tiny circuit board is needed since the car's wiring harness switches the positive on and off, and our controller is set up to switch the ground on and off.

I know a diagram would be very helpful. We'll get to this in the next couple of days.

The halo kit harnesses, and final assembly of the controllers into the cases are scheduled to begin on the 9th for our first batch. We're going to see what changes we may need to incorporate before they begin. Final assembly and wiring harnesses for these halo kits is being done by a high quality wiring harness manufacturer right here in the USA.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:56 PM   #123
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can we have you program the controller how we would like it until you get the android app done?
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:39 AM   #124
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can we have you program the controller how we would like it until you get the android app done?
There are too many difficulties with this. Adjusting the whites to match your other lights needs to be done on the car. Also setting up favorite programs is an easy task that normally just needs to be played with. Most of the program types have several different color, timing, and other options. You may even know someone with an iPhone that would let you use theirs.
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:45 PM   #125
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DO you offer a ZL1 specific kit? Since that one has different DRLs?
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