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      10-20-2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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ANGEL EYES: PIAA vs BREX dSLR Comparison Photos

I did a little photo shoot this evening comparing PIAA vs BREX. In person, up close and personal, it was difficult to tell much of a difference between these two brands of LEDs. I think the PIAAs are a little more blue, and the BREX are more white, but the intensity seems about the same.
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nice comparison!
Finally the issue of Piaa and Brex solved!
Thanks for the pic
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Piaa Is Killing Brex In Those Pics!!!
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michael........

i wanted to buy those piaa and 8k xenons......

but you beat me to it.......
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michael........

i wanted to buy those piaa and 8k xenons......

but you beat me to it.......
I felt both bad and elated , and was roflmao very mischievously when I saw you asking ADHD about this, but I had already PM'd Aye by that time. I was going to tease you about this at Long's last BBQ , but you deprived me that.


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Piaa Is Killing Brex In Those Pics!!!
I was surprised when I saw the side-by-side comparison photos vs seeing them in real-life.
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awesome. can you squeeze a pmb guy in there???
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if you squeeze pmb in there, I think the brightness will be same as brex and piaa, but in real life, different story for sure.
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nice .. i tried using my finger to cover up the orange side lights on the screen.. they look even better that way! ... just plain white.. sigh . i wish i can do that to my car ... why ?! why?! .. i wish i live in asia or europe ..
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if you squeeze pmb in there, I think the brightness will be same as brex and piaa, but in real life, different story for sure.
That can be resolve, take a picture with either Brex or PIAA first, then make sure the aperture and shutter speed is the same when taking a pic of the PMB, the outcome will show the difference in light intensity
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Thank for the pics, I actually perfer the brex.
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very nice looking. I'm looking into making a kit that is around 8000K in color temp. I'm ordering parts soon, and time to see if they actually work!

I'll post up some stuff in a few weeks when i get everything.
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hey marc. Sorry for the off topic.
Did you install breyton lip by the chance? I wanna see your lip so bad!
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How do you like the 8000k xenons frogman? I love the color output, just curious about the output on them at night.
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How do you like the 8000k xenons frogman? I love the color output, just curious about the output on them at night.
The power output seems the same as the stock ones. When driving at night, I forget I even changed the bulbs.
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^^ Cool!! Think I'll have to get a set. Thanks for the awesome pics and feedback.
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Piaa Is Killing Brex In Those Pics!!!
Let me quess, you like PIAA huh?

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That can be resolve, take a picture with either Brex or PIAA first, then make sure the aperture and shutter speed is the same when taking a pic of the PMB, the outcome will show the difference in light intensity
we will have a comparison this sat.
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PMB against PIAA and BREX........hahahaha!
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Let me quess, you like PIAA huh?

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Originally Posted by ksfrogman
I did a little photo shoot this evening comparing PIAA vs BREX. In person, up close and personal, it was difficult to tell much of a difference between these two brands of LEDs. I think the PIAAs are a little more blue, and the BREX are more white, but the intensity seems about the same.


It was good to see you again Mike...last night they looked identical in person...kinda bluer for yours...but in the pics you can see...blue vs white...both look great...glad i finally got pics of my car..haha
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we will have a comparison this sat.
I wish I could be in El Monte during the day, but I'll be stuck in Costa Mesa until after 6:00, possibly 6:30pm, then I'd have to swing by my house first. Is Tyler going to be there?
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