The information provided on this website is intended for use by suitably qualified personnel only. 2.Turn on the high beam by pushing the lever away from you. It's a very clever bit of kit and is claimed to make nocturnal driving less stressful. Further information can be found in our Data Protection Policy. The new setting is then stored as the normal position. In the case of the vertical cut-off line, correct adjustment is absolutely essential as otherwise other road users may be exposed to extreme glare. Description of the Light Assist (High Beam Assist): Light Assist provides comfort and safety on the road by means of automatic main beam control. Before carrying out the high beam assist adjustment, the vehicle should be prepared in accordance with the statutory regulations (correct tire pressure and loading, etc.) In the Telluride, I have just kind of created a habit of turning on the high beams into my routine to make sure they will activate when expected. Reflector or projector-type system The way in which light is emitted or focused also has an effect on the cut-off line. High Beam Assist. A camera detects oncoming traffic and traffic in front, and individual LEDs are then switched off or dimmed within fractions of a second to exclude these vehicles from the field of high beam light distribution. A notification will be sent to the e-mail address you have provided. The system is only checked in the event of complaints by customers. It was nice because you never had to think about it. With several manufacturers, the glare-free high beam is adjusted together with the low beam. The "blue edge" refers to the light component in the area of the cut-off line which frequently has a bluish white light colour. How does high-beam assist work? Our cookies do not contain any personal information. A diagnostic tester is also required to check or adjust the light distribution of this headlamp system. 1 Light source, 2 Bulb shield, 3 Focusing lens. As a further development of the AFS system with static light distribution, this system is combined with a camera and suitable image processing. If you frequently drive down poorly lit country roads at nighttime, then it could be a valuable piece of kit, removing the need to manually activate and deactivate full beam. Please try again later. A range of cars including the Seat Leon, Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo. This page explains how the new lighting assistance systems work and the key aspects to bear in mind when testing and adjusting them. If you would like to unsubscribe from the newsletter, please click here. It's a very clever bit of kit and is claimed to make nocturnal driving less stressful. VCDS User. As soon as no vehicle is in the driver’s field of vision any longer, the system reverts to full high beam lighting. The area directly in front of the vehicle is permanently illuminated by a light distribution which is similar to the low beam. You are viewing the Parkers beta preview. It was nice because you never had to think about it. With this headlamp system, 25 individual LEDs perform the task of distributing the high beam. Your email is safe and will only be used for our newsletters. The blue edge of a reflector-type system is normally not as pronounced as that of a projector-type system. One example of this is the scenario where several oncoming vehicles are driving one behind the other. Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141 High Beam Assist is an innovative feature from Subaru that help you use your high means as often as possible for maximum visibility, without blinding any oncoming traffic. The adjustment can only be made correctly if the light distribution is interpreted correctly. 2. Important safety information The following technical information and practical tips have been compiled by HELLA in order to provide professional support to vehicle workshops in their day-to-day work. Alternatively you can use the drop-down menu to select other relevant spare parts in the respective category. If it deviates from this position (Figure 2), the correction value (distance from the zero line) must be transferred to the relevant control unit via a diagnostic tester. H Bauer Publishing are authorised and regulated for credit broking by the FCA (Ref No. This light-specific phenomenon is a frequently recurring theme which is dealt with in various reports. Compact knowledge: From basic knowledge to diagnostic tips for professionals – these pages provide you with HELLA expertise for your day-to-day work. This affects the light colour. In such a situation, the intensity of the light cone can be varied at the side or focused on the middle of the road by controlling the LEDs in different ways. It works by automatically dimming your high beams when it senses oncoming traffic approaching, the reactivates them when the other vehicle passes by. However, this light function is only used rarely so as not to dazzle oncoming road users or vehicles in front. Camera-based high-beam assistants solve this problem. There are very different variants of maintenance work for high beams with integrated assistance systems. Automatic high beams usually operate via a camera-style sensor mounted on the front-facing section of the interior mirror. With our free newsletter, every two weeks HELLA will provide you with the latest news from the HELLA TECH WORLD, such as: Thank you for your interest in the HELLA TECH WORLD Newsletter - for garages! Headlamps also exist in which adjusting screws for adjustment of the high beam distribution are no longer available. The High Beam Assist is a system that automatically adjusts the headlamp range (switches between high beam and low beam) according to the brightness of other vehicles and road conditions. Consequently the driver’s visibility at night improves dramatically while, at the same time, the risk of subjecting oncoming traffic to glare is eliminated. The evaluation is carried out based on the position of the light distribution. Using the camera data and intelligent headlamp control, the light distribution adjusts automatically to the traffic situation so that the high beam distribution remains available to the driver, thus significantly increasing the visual range compared to the normal low beam. and the manufacturer's instructions. This can be achieved using a diagnostic tester. With other manufacturers, checking/adjustment is mandatory. It detects light sources – the headlights of oncoming vehicles, tail lights of other road users and the reflections of municipality limit signs, for instance – and automatically switches between high beam and low beam lighting. Moderator. The SEG IV series by Hella Gutmann Solutions is equipped with this kind of aiming screen. This provides for better visibility and a more relaxed driving experience. Push the headlight lever forward. While these are "shielded", the high beam continues to illuminate all the areas between the vehicles and to the left and right of them at full power. The adjustment of the possible headlamp range is based on controlling the dazzle levels for other road users. The conventional low beam represents a compromise. Above 60 km/h and in complete darkness, Light Assist automatically switches on the main-beam headlights. When the High Beam Assist detects the headlights of oncoming traffic, the high beams are switched off. The High Beam Assist indicator will illuminate. It is therefore always extremely important for the person(s) performing the adjustment to have the necessary expertise. Lens material of projection module The light refraction or diffusion varies depending on the material of the focusing lens, which can be glass, polymethylmethacrylate, or polycarbonate, for example. 26 Posts . To enable High Beam Assist, turn the headlight switch to the AUTO position. Under no circumstance will your data be given to a third party. New ultra-modern headlamp systems are adjusted in conjunction with the relevant control unit using diagnostic units. Several important points must be observed when checking and adjusting the light distribution of modern headlamps. 3.The High Beam Assist will turn on when vehicle speed is above 25mph (40kph). For this, all you have to do is enter your e-mail address. The characteristic and intensity of the edge depends on several factors. High-beam assist recognises oncoming vehicles at night, switching headlights between main and dipped beam automatically. Discussion Starter • #1 • Nov 1, 2017. With several manufacturers, the glare-free high beam is adjusted together with the low beam. Thread starter Deaky; Start date 16 Dec 2019; Deaky On yer bike. T6 Legend. By clicking “I accept”, you agree to allow cookies to be placed.