What does H1 mean in headlights?

high-beam light
The H1 is used for the high-beam light, whereas the H7 is used for the low-beam light. The H1 and H7 are both single-beam lights and use a single filament to create a fixed beam.

Is H1 an HID bulb?

H1 bulb is a single beam bulb, mostly used for the fog lights (1999-2005 Saab 9-5) and can be installed to the low and high beams (1999-2005 Volkswagen Beetle). Choose Kensun H1 LED or HID Conversion kit. You get up to 3 times brighter lights with an installed HID kit rather than with OEM halogen bulbs.

What bulb is H1?

halogen lamp
The H1 is a halogen lamp designed for use in automotive headlamps and fog and driving lamps. It has also been widely applied in emergency vehicle lights.

What is H1 high-beam?

H1 bulb is a high-beam light that illuminates the surroundings over a long-range. It is a single beam light with one filament. One filament means that you must buy four bulbs when replacing your headlights, a high and low beam for either side.

Can I use H1 instead of H7?

Even though these bulbs are in the same category, they’re not interchangeable. Whilst an H1 and a H7 bulb may look the same in terms of light output, an H7 bulb won’t fit into a socket for an H1 bulb. This means that you must stick to the bulb fitting that your vehicle uses.

Are H1 bulbs bright?

Bright enough for any terrain you want to explore, these bulbs have an output of up to 5,000 lumens in a single bulb and can save 90% of energy compared to halogen lighting.

How long do Morimoto headlights last?

Yes, I keep rebuying them because they are the best, And Morimoto continue to improve the lights; this latest set is an improvement over the set I bought in August 2015 ; they lasted 1 year 2 months. Aftermarket HID fail, especially the bright 55 watt ones.

What is the difference between H1 and H4 bulbs?

H1 is used internally, usually in a four headlight set up, while H4 is outside. Another noticeable difference is in its filament. The H1 light has a single bulb with a power consumption of 55 watts at 12 volts. On the other hand, the H4 has two bulbs with a high and low beam of 90 watts.