Strobon V2 Navigation Strobe Lights (White)
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We rated the Strobon V1s as the best strobe lights on the market and now they have got even better. V2 Strobons are smaller, lighter and now support 5 different working pattern, including ‘blink’, ‘heartbeat’, ‘rotating beacon’, ‘static’ and of course the legendary ‘strobe’. As with the V1s, if you use more than one Strobon on the same servo channel they will synchronise, meaning all strobes will flash at the same time like a real aircraft strobe system. You can also switch them on and off remotely. The Strobons are available in four colours white, red, green and blue.
Warning, these lights are seriously bright, we wouldn't recommend looking directly at them close-up, they are blinding!
This product is compatible with latest FAA and CAA anti collision lights rules for drones. It's visible from 3 miles away at night.
If you would prefer a zero wiring option, there is now the new Strobon Standalone Strobe LED which is battery powered.
5 different patterns:
2 different working modes:
The device features 2 different working modes, continuous or RC mode.
To set the pattern, all you need is a piece of wire or some tweezer to use to connect the two small pads of the strobon v2 board while it's working (it will not change the pattern when it's OFF). It will stop working when you connect these pins and jump to next pattern when you release the connection. The strobons have a memory, so the slected pattern is remembered even if you disconnect the power.
Please note, they don't come wired. We sell servo wires here.
A polycarbonate lens is now available to mount the Strobon V2 LEDS.
How to light your multirotor: Lighting is obviously a necessity for nighttime flying, however it's also really helpful when flying in daylight. Unlike helicopters, multicopters typically lack defining features to help with orientation; lighting is therefore a great solution. It makes most sense to employ a navigational lighting setup - Red on the Port (left) side, Green on the Starboard (right) side and a white strobe astern. When it comes to selecting your lights there are lots of options: LEDs, HPLEDs (High power LEDs), Stripe lights and Strobes. Regular LEDs are inexpensive and come in an array of colours. While they consume little power, LEDs are best suited to nighttime applications as they are usually too dim to be seen in bright daylight. Alternatively the next generation of LEDS, HPLEDs are much brighter. They can be driven by much greater currents meaning that some can emit over 1000 lumens. At night they can be seen for miles but more importantly they are visible in bright daylight. Since overheating is destructive, HPLEDs must be mounted on a heat sink to allow for heat dissipation. Both regular and HP LEDs are easy to wire up - however note that LEDs will only light up with correct electrical polarity and that they have a maximum current rating which must not be exceeded. To limit the amount of current through an LED a suitable resistor should be used. Strips lights are fun when it comes to night flights and are fantastic for orientation purposes. Some can be powered/controlled with an LED RGB Driver to cycle between different modes and colours. LEDs of all types can be turned into a strobe by using asuitable controller, strobes have the added bonus of low power consumption. The key to all lighting installations is to think about voltage and current requirements, a voltage regulator/UBEC will usually be necessary to help meet this requirements. Finally it is advisable to power lights from a separate battery to your flight battery.
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