What is ISO 13207
ISO 13207 has been specially developed for truck lighting. But what does it mean exactly and can this piece of electronics be connected easily? We will explain it to you.
When the lighting in a truck A message is sent to the cabin. The truck driver will see a message on his display that a light bulb no longer works. This is recognised by the high resistance of a light bulb. When this resistance is no longer reduced, the system recognises this. A message is then sent to the cabin that the lights are not working. LED lights hardly lose any resistance compared to incandescent lights. LED lamps reduce resistance so little that even the electronics in the truck do not recognise the lamp. As a result, drivers receive error messages that the lights in their trucks are not working.
The solution to this problem is ISO 13207. This piece of electronics specifies the precisely timed pulse for a low-power LED lamp, which temporarily mimics the power consumption of an incandescent lamp. In short, the electronics ensure that the LED lamps are recognised, so that no error message is generated when the lights are working.
Linking ISO 13207 to your truck
If you receive error messages about the lighting in your truck and want to solve this with ISO 13207, this will be fairly easy. This is because you do not need to have complicated electronic systems installed. Some LED lights are in fact standard equipped with ISO 13207. You will therefore first have to find lighting that is equipped with this and secondly you will have to connect it to your truck.
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