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Old 3rd December 2016, 22:24   #106
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Philips XtremeVision Plus bulbs are available for just Rs. 299 per bulb.

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I am sure this is some software glitch!!! Happy Shopping!!
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@Leoshashi thank you for the amazon link. Just bought 2 of these, no glitch and the price per piece is Rs 299/-. Will give it a try on my swift and see how this works.
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@Leoshashi thank you for the amazon link. Just bought 2 of these, no glitch and the price per piece is Rs 299/-. Will give it a try on my swift and see how this works.
I thought its a glitch because it usually retails for around Rs. 800 per bulb. So 299 is definitely a steal.
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T-BHPians, need your inputs. The auto guy with whom I am in touch is quoting 12,500 INR for Philips H4 Ultinon. Whats your advise? Is it worth putting up such an expensive bulb for my Honda City? What are the other nicer and cheaper alternatives?
Hi there,

Although I haven't seen or experienced the Ultinon LEDs in person, I have been keeping an eye on them through the internet and some international forums like candlepower or hidplanet and to be honest, I don't think they have any performance benefit over the halogens.

If you look at the pictures that people have posted, I actually think that there output is lesser than the halogens and the light output covers lesser of the area ahead. So, for me personally, I would much rather retrofit HIDs and projectors for a little more amount or simply stick with better halogen bulbs like the XV+ or NBU.

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My first pair of H4 xtremevision 55/60W was in Feb 2013 and I paid around Rs 580 for a pair. Now a days the price for a pair has gone upto Rs 1400-1600. Why such a steep price hike even though the awareness and usage has gone significantly up?
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My first pair of H4 xtremevision 55/60W was in Feb 2013 and I paid around Rs 580 for a pair. Now a days the price for a pair has gone upto Rs 1400-1600. Why such a steep price hike even though the awareness and usage has gone significantly up?
Not sure about the price hike, but would also suggest, pls. try Osram Night-breaker, they are far better than xtremevision. Osram night-breaker low/high beam spread and throw is far superior. I've tried both, in my Sx4.
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I replaced my headlamps with Philips Xtreme Vision Plus in Dec 15. Today, the driver side normal beam has conked off. High beam is working fine. I think 1 year and 2 months is too short a life, for what they cost. In terms of time, I doubt if it may have even crossed 700 hours of working. I will need to consider other options now.
I am not too keen to have a relay and 100/90 setup. Still looking at legal 60/55 options.

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I think 1 year and 2 months is too short a life, for what they cost. In terms of time, I doubt if it may have even crossed 700 hours of working.
This is surprising. I've been using these bulbs since 2008 on my Alto and 2012 on my Brio and both pairs lasted for about 4+ years with some long extensive night driving.
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This is surprising. I've been using these bulbs since 2008 on my Alto and 2012 on my Brio and both pairs lasted for about 4+ years with some long extensive night driving.
Looks like I may have got a lemon. But I have been using these high power bulbs for over 8 years now. Started with Philips xtreme power, xtreme vision and now xtreme vision plus. Every time, the bulbs last for max 1.5 to 2 years. Invariably the normal beam will conk off on one side and we would need to replace both bulbs since the existing version will not be available and a newer higher powered version would have come in circulation. Shorter life is one of the cons of these type of bulbs
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I replaced my headlamps with Philips Xtreme Vision Plus in Dec 15. Today, the driver side normal beam has conked off. High beam is working fine. I think 1 year and 2 months is too short a life, for what they cost. In terms of time, I doubt if it may have even crossed 700 hours of working. I will need to consider other options now.
I am not too keen to have a relay and 100/90 setup. Still looking at legal 60/55 options.
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This is surprising. I've been using these bulbs since 2008 on my Alto and 2012 on my Brio and both pairs lasted for about 4+ years with some long extensive night driving.
I am using a pair since late 2012, so far no issues.
One reason to think is how much high/low switches you do during your driving; more high/low switches & faster flashes means lower life.
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