Stage Series 3" SAE/DOT White Max LED Pod (pair)

113 in stock
$500.00
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Features

  • Modern TIR optics provide highest intensity on the market
  • Backlight accent feature, available in white, amber, red, and blue
  • Available in SAE Driving, SAE Fog, Flood, Combo, or Spot beam patterns
  • Durable powdercoated aluminum construction
  • Integrated Deutsch-style connector
  • Engineered and Assembled in USA

Overview

Introducing the SS3 3” Max LED Pod! The first of its kind, the SS3 Max utilizes the newest LED chip technology to deliver higher output intensity than any other 3” light on the market.

Focused. Traditional optics like reflectors or simple lenses lose light internally and to glare, so not all of the light shines on target. Instead, the custom-engineered TIR optic in the SS3 collects all of the light from the LED, and directs it only where you need it, drastically reducing glare and improving total efficiency. Click here to learn more: Total Internal Reflection (TIR) Optics | Stage Series Video.

From there, while other options on the market lose as much as 10% of the light output shining through an outer lens, the custom-molded TIR optic in the SS3 serves as both the optic and main lens for greater efficiency and light output (patent pending). Thanks to this innovative feature, when coupled with the brand new Osram HX Boost 20-watt LEDs, the total output intensity of the SS3 Max is greater than any other LED pod on the market today, with a maximum of 251,000 candela, shining light over a kilometer away!

Functional Patterns. All Stage Series beam pattern options were designed with optical simulation modeling, to shape the output in a highly-functional beam pattern. No matter what your auxiliary lighting needs are, there is a Stage Series optic for you! Click here to learn more: Beam Pattern Overview Video.

Driving is great for general illumination. Rather than a traditional "spot" pattern, the Stage Series Driving pattern shines in an 18x8 degree spread, providing just enough width to fully illuminate the road ahead at high speeds. Normally, our Driving optic is available as a compliant SAE Driving pattern, but due to its extreme intensity, the SS3 Max exceeds the SAE output requirements. It’s still a great option for off-road use at high speed, such as stage rally racing.

SAE Fog provides an extremely wide field of view, with high-intensity output over an entire 80-degree spread. It serves as a great upgrade for any factory foglamp, and will fully illuminate the area in front of your vehicle. The SS3 Max shines with higher intensity than any other fog lamp on the market - by far. Choose your output color of cool white or yellow, which is often said to help cut through inclement weather.

Flood pattern was designed to provide uniform, even illumination with a full 60x60 degree spread of light. Unlike generic "flood" lights that are simply a heavily diffused spotlight, our flood pattern uses pillow optics on the outer lens surface, to provide a true optically designed spread, for even illumination throughout. It is perfect to use as a backup light, for lighting up anything at low speeds, or for trailers and worksites.

Combo pattern combines both the Driving and Flood optics. It shines light downrange in a focused, rectangular 65x25 degree pattern. The combo lens features a flood optic on one side and a driving optic on the other.

Spot is an unmodified pattern, shining light directly from the TIR optic. The result is a highly focused 6-degree beam of light, perfect for directing light far into the distance. With an incredible output of 251,000 candela, the SS3 Max is capable of illuminating objects over a kilometer in the distance - throwing light further than any other 3-inch pod light ever made.

SS3 Beam Patterns

Not just off road. Even with the SS3 Max’s extreme output, the Fog pattern meets the SAE J583 standard as a Foglamp, for legal on-road use. For states that require them, we also offer snap-on covers for your SS3 Pod. These covers are available in a variety of colors and keep your SS3 Pod clean and protected from dirt, dust, or whatever else the road throws your way! Please check your local laws and regulations for aiming, installation, and applicability.

White or Yellow. All Stage Series LED pods are available in a cool white or selective yellow color. The white is a 6000K color temperature, which is a true cool white output, and matches most factory LED lighting. The selective yellow is a 3000K color temperature, great for high contrast in poor weather or a distinctive look on the road. The SS3 Stage Series 3" Yellow LED Pod can be found here. We also offer replacement lenses that allow you to change the color or optic of your SS3 Pods.

Sport, Pro, or Max. Stage Series LED pods are available at three different power levels. All options use high-intensity LED emitters, and TIR optics for unmatched focus and overall output. The Sport model uses high-intensity LEDs and is the best bang for the buck you’ll find. The Pro model steps things up in a big way, with double the total power. Finally, the Max model is designed with cutting-edge automotive emitters, for both high power and extreme intensity. This brand new technology comes at a cost, but if you’re looking for the absolute best in lighting performance, the SS3 Max is the answer. Click the Specifications tab to see more information or click here.

Backlight Functionality. The Stage Series 3" LED Pod is now available with a distinctive backlight, in your choice of white, amber, red, and blue. The SS3's backlight fully illuminates the TIR optic, providing a more unique and modern look than the small indicator LEDs found in other products.

Simple connections. All SS3 LED pods feature a custom-molded DT type Deutsch-style connector on the back, and come with a 6-inch pigtail with bare leads. For installation, you can wire yourself, use an off-the-shelf Deutsch DT sized wire harness, or select an optional Diode Dynamics wire harness. Our Light Duty Dual Output Harness can be used to power up to two SS3 pods. If you are looking to power more than two SS3 pods, we recommend using our Heavy Duty Dual Output Harness along with a Deutsch DT Splitter.

Proven Reliability. Stage Series LED lighting has been extensively tested for long-term operation from -40 to 185 degrees F, along with vibration, moisture intrusion, and corrosion testing. All of these tests are completed to SAE standards, just like factory components. They've also been put to the test on-road by racers and enthusiasts alike.

Experience. After over a decade in business, Diode Dynamics is one of the most trusted names in automotive LED lighting. We directly assemble and engineer our own products in the United States, allowing for higher quality and performance, with the newest and brightest LED technology. No matter what you're driving, we pride ourselves in offering only the best possible LED solutions. Please contact us if you'd like to discuss your lighting project!

What's Included

In the Box:
  • Two (2) SS3 3” LED Pods
  • Two (2) Deutsch-style wire pigtails
  • Two (2) Mounting brackets and hardware
Quantity: Two (2)
Warranty: 8 year warranty
Return Policy: 30-day Return with no restocking fee
100% Satisfaction Guarantee


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Specifications

Lens Color/Optics

Peak Beam Intensity
(candela)

Illuminance
(lux @ 10m)
Measured Output
(lumens)
Raw Output
(lumens)
Output Color
Driving Sport 54,700 cd 547 lux 1,520 lm 2,262 lm 6000K White
Driving Pro 66,500 cd 665 lux 3,000 lm 5,796 lm 6000K White
Driving Max 98,000 cd 980 lux 3,500 lm 7,920 lm 6000K White
Flood Sport 1,750 cd 18 lux 1,520 lm 2,262 lm 6000K White
Flood Pro 3,100 cd 31 lux 3,000 lm 5,796 lm 6000K White
Flood Max 2,600 cd 26 lux 3,500 lm 7,920 lm 6000K White
Fog Sport 10,600 cd 106 lux 1,520 lm 2,262 lm 6000K White
Fog Pro 11,900 cd 119 lux 3,000 lm 5,796 lm 6000K White
Fog Max 18,000 cd 180 lux 3,500 lm 7,920 lm 6000K White
Spot Sport 151,000 cd 1,510 lux 1,520 lm 2,262 lm 6000K White
Spot Pro 131,500 cd 1,315 lux 3,000 lm 5,796 lm 6000K White
Spot Max 251,000 cd 2,510 lux 3,500 lm 7,920 lm 6000K White
Combo Sport 31,500 cd 315 lux 1,520 lm 2,262 lm 6000K White
Combo Pro 35,100 cd 351 lux 3,000 lm 5,796 lm 6000K White
Combo Max 46,000 cd 460 lux 3,500 lm 7,920 lm 6000K White

Datasheet(s) (click to download): SS3 Max White Standard
Color Temp (CCT): 6000K
Power (watts): 38.5
Operating Voltage: 9-16V
Current (amps @ 12.8V): 3
Polarity: Polarity Specific
Operating Temperature: -40C to 85C (-40F to 185F)
LED Emitter: Osram Boost HX
Connector(s): Deutsch DT Input
Materials: Polycarbonate Lens, Aluminum Casting, Rubber Gasket
Cooling: Passive, Pin-Fin heatsink
Intrusion Ratings: IP69K Waterproof, High Pressure

What's Included

In the Box:
  • Two (2) SS3 3” LED Pods
  • Two (2) Deutsch-style wire pigtails
  • Two (2) Mounting brackets and hardware
Quantity: Two (2)
Warranty: 8 year warranty
Return Policy: 30-day Return with no restocking fee
100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Installation

Installation Time: 30-60 minutes

Tools Needed: Basic Toolset

Installation Guide: Click to download

Wiring Instructions: Click here

Warranty

8 Year Limited Warranty
In addition to our standard 3 Year replacement warranty, this product carries an additional 5 years of protection against manufacturing defect, for a total of 8 years of warranty coverage. Click here to learn more.

Shipping

Domestic (U.S.) Shipping

All domestic (U.S.) orders ship with your choice of UPS or USPS, and all orders placed before 12 PM CST will ship the same day, if all items are in stock. Shipping costs are calculated at checkout, based on order size. Delivery usually takes just 3-5 days.

You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns. 

Have a question about your shipment? Just like any other question you might have, simply send us an email and our trained lighting and shipping experts will reply, usually the same day. Or, give us a call during normal business hours.

 

International Shipping

We ship to almost everywhere in the world using USPS shipping services, along with your country's postal service. Rates are calculated at checkout to ensure fair pricing. We normally offer standard mail, Priority International, and EMS Express. Please note that the shipping time can vary widely, based on your countries mail service and border policies.

Shipments are marked with the value of your purchase price. International customers are responsible for any tariffs or customs fees that may be associated with their shipment. Please check your country's laws and regulations before your purchase.

Puerto Rico: As we use standard USPS, PR is considered a US territory for mailing purposes, and can be selected as such at checkout. Shipping will be domestic U.S. rates.

Canada: We ship to Canada every day! Most small orders will cost around $10 via standard mail. We also offer Priority and Express EMS. To see exact shipping rates, please view your options at checkout. We also offer UPS service to Canada.

Europe, Asia, and AustraliaWe ship to all other countries using standard mail. You can check the shipping cost at checkout, as it will be calculated based on your cart. We offer standard mail, Priority, and EMS Express.

 

Customs Fees for International Shipping

Shipments are marked with the value of your purchase price. International customers are responsible for any tariffs or customs fees that may be associated with their shipment. Please check your country's laws and regulations before your purchase.

As we use only standard mail, our customers normally do not incur any type of import fees, customs fees, or tariffs for smaller shipments. However, this cannot be guaranteed, and any fees are the responsibility of the buyer. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

The following part numbers are included with this listing:

SKU Price Name Weight Driver Components
DD6894P $540 SS3 Max WBL White Driving Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6894PNB SS3 Max WBL White Driving Standard - No Brackets (pair), DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair)
DD6895P $540 SS3 Max ABL White Driving Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6895PNB SS3 Max ABL White Driving Standard - No Brackets (pair), DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair)
DD6896P $540 SS3 Max WBL White SAE Fog Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6896PNB SS3 Max WBL White SAE Fog Standard - No Brackets (pair), DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair)
DD6897P $540 SS3 Max ABL White SAE Fog Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6897PNB SS3 Max ABL White SAE Fog Standard - No Brackets (pair), DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair)
DD6898P $540 SS3 Max WBL White Flood Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6898PNB SS3 Max WBL White Flood Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6899P $540 SS3 Max ABL White Flood Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6899PNB SS3 Max ABL White Flood Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6900P $540 SS3 Max RBL White Flood Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6900PNB SS3 Max RBL White Flood Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6901P $540 SS3 Max BBL White Flood Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6901PNB SS3 Max BBL White Flood Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6902P $540 SS3 Max WBL White Spot Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6902PNB SS3 Max WBL White Spot Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6903P $540 SS3 Max ABL White Spot Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6903PNB SS3 Max ABL White Spot Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6904P $540 SS3 Max RBL White Spot Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6904PNB SS3 Max RBL White Spot Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6905P $540 SS3 Max BBL White Spot Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6905PNB SS3 Max BBL White Spot Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6906P $540 SS3 Max WBL White Combo Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6906PNB SS3 Max WBL White Combo Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6907P $540 SS3 Max ABL White Combo Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6907PNB SS3 Max ABL White Combo Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6908P $540 SS3 Max RBL White Combo Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6908PNB SS3 Max RBL White Combo Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6909P $540 SS3 Max BBL White Combo Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD7188P SS3 Backlit Universal Bracket Kit (pair), DD6909PNB SS3 Max BBL White Combo Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6487P $500 SS3 LED Pod Max White Driving Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6260P Worklight SS3 Universal Bracket Kit, DD6505P SS3 LED Pod Max White Driving Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6488P $500 SS3 LED Pod Max White Flood Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6260P Worklight SS3 Universal Bracket Kit, DD6506P SS3 LED Pod Max White Flood Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6489P $500 SS3 LED Pod Max White SAE Fog Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6260P Worklight SS3 Universal Bracket Kit, DD6507P SS3 LED Pod Max White SAE Fog Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6490P $500 SS3 LED Pod Max White Spot Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6260P Worklight SS3 Universal Bracket Kit, DD6508P SS3 LED Pod Max White Spot Standard - No Brackets (pair)
DD6491P $500 SS3 LED Pod Max White Combo Standard (pair) 4 lbs DD6260P Worklight SS3 Universal Bracket Kit, DD6509P SS3 LED Pod Max White Combo Standard - No Brackets (pair)

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