D4R Replacement Light Bulbs

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After extensively researching a number of different independent tests, we have chosen the D4R lamps based on the brightness, durability and lifespan.

Philips D4R Standard Authentic Xenon
Photo Philips D4R Standard Authentic Xenon

Product specifications (main)

Size D4R
Type Xenon
Wattage 35W
Voltage 42V
Color Temperature 4200K
Manufacturer Part Number B00480J4J6

Product specifications (additional)

Light output 3500 Lm
Weight 1.6 Oz
Bulb Length 2.1 In

Price

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Product Specifications (main)

Size

D4R

Type

Xenon

Wattage

35W

Voltage

42V

Color Temperature

4200K

Manufacturer Part Number

B00480J4J6

Product Specifications (additional)

Light output

3500 Lm

Weight

1.6 Oz

Bulb length

2.1 In

Price


What Are The Main Characteristics Of This Bulb?

This is a gas discharge bulb that doesn`t use Mercury. Many gas lamps and light fixtures can be retrofitted to use this type of bulb without any difficulty. The D4R bulb has a long life, estimated at 20,000 hours on average. This is due to the fact that there is no filament to burn out and no Mercury to evaporate.

The base of this lamp is P32d-6 which is a four-pin, side-prong base. The bulb measures approximately 2 5/16 inches wide and 4 1/2 inches long. It would be a perfect solution for those drivers who need to replace their headlight bulbs frequently. The nominal power is 42 V / 35 W and it has a color temperature of 4300K. The light output starts at 2800 lumens, depending on the technology used. Overall, with such characteristics, you can easily see why this type of bulb is becoming more and more popular.

It is used for reflector systems and is available in different models, each with its own voltage and wattage.

Why Should You Use D4R?

There are both advantages and disadvantages of this type of bulb. The main advantage is the long life of the bulb. As we mentioned before, it can last up to 20,000 hours. This is much longer than a typical halogen headlight bulb which only lasts for 1,500 hours.

Another big advantage is that there is no Mercury used in this type of bulb. This means that it is safer for both you and the environment. Moreover, it is a more efficient type of bulb and it doesn`t require as much energy to operate.

The main disadvantage of this type of bulb is the price. They are more expensive than halogen bulbs, but they will last much longer. If you are looking for a long-lasting headlight bulb, then the D4R is a good option. Also, when speaking of the disadvantages, we should mention that this type of bulb is not as bright as HID bulbs.

If you are looking for a long-lasting and efficient headlight bulb, then the D4R is a good option for you. Although it is more expensive than a halogen bulb, it will last much longer. Up to 20,000 hours on average! Moreover, it doesn`t use Mercury, making it safer for you and the environment. The only downside is that it is not as bright as HID bulbs. Nevertheless, with its many advantages, the D4R bulb is becoming more and more popular every day.

What Is The Difference Between D2R and D4R Bulb?

Although they may look the same, D2 and D4 bulbs have some significant differences. First, is the voltage required to operate them: D2 bulbs need 85V while only 42V is necessary for D4s. Secondly, as newer more environmentally friendly versions of D2 bulbs; all mercury has been removed from D4S.

Moreover, the average lifespan of a D4R bulb is almost 5 times longer than a D2R: 20,000 hours for the former and only 4,000 hours for the latter. In case you`re wondering, that`s about 867 days of constant use! Finally, lumen output varies between the two types of bulbs: D2R produce 2,700 lumens while D4R boast 3,200.

All things considered, it`s pretty clear which type of bulb is superior. So, if you have the chance to choose between a D2R and a D4R, go for the latter! You won`t regret it.

Is D4R Hard To Install?

The installment process for reflector systems is usually pretty straightforward. However, we recommend that you consult your car`s user manual before attempting to do it yourself.

The steps are quite easy. First, take the old bulb out and then insert the new one in its place. Make sure that it is locked in securely. Finally, connect the wires and you`re done! In case you need a professional to help you out, don`t hesitate to take it to a mechanic. They will be able to install the bulb quickly and efficiently.

To sum up, the D4R bulb is a great option if you are looking for a long-lasting and efficient headlight bulb. Although it is more expensive than a halogen bulb, it will last much longer. Up to 20,000 hours on average! Moreover, it doesn`t use Mercury, making it safer for you and the environment. The only downside is that it is not as bright as HID bulbs. Nevertheless, with its many advantages, the D4R bulb is becoming more and more popular every day.

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