What is an 8-PIN bayonet from Aspöck?
Nowadays, lighting can be connected in many different ways. In addition to the commonly used Deutsch connector There is also an 8-PIN bayonet from Aspöck to use. The 8-PIN bayonet is easy to connect and convenient to use. The bayonet is often recognised by its round connection and its price-quality ratio. The price and quality are on average higher than those of other brands. In addition, the bayonet is known for being able to quickly assemble and disassemble a lamp. The cable can only be connected in one way. There is a small recess at the bottom of the round connection that fits exactly into the slot of the connection of the lamp. Once you have tightened the swivel, the lamp is immediately connected and ready for use.
How do you recognise a left and right bayonet?
The 8-PIN bayonet from Aspöck is available in two different versions, a left and a right connection. Both connections have the same color, black. So you can't tell the difference based on the color. The lamp itself shows which connection is required. Although this does not matter with this plug. They can be used for both left and right.
Difference between 5 and 8 pin bayonet
The difference between a 5-PIN's and 8-PIN's bayonet is that a 5-PIN's can only provide standard lighting. An 8-PIN's bayonet can handle more lighting simultaneously. Consider, for example, a small trailer; a 5-PIN's bayonet provides sufficient lighting for this. However, if you also want to use fog lights and reverse lights at the same time, the 5-PIN's will not be suitable. In this case, you will need to connect an 8-PIN's bayonet.