Tags, terms, additional information

Knowledge of the attributes of modern products is absolutely necessary for good advice. Unfortunately, new technology always brings with it a host of new or previously unheard terms.  Confusion is often pre-programmed. To remedy this, we have prepared a small guide containing the most important terms for understanding and using our products. With this, you should be able to advise your customers even better.


Device carrier (RAM Mount)

The device carrier (RAM Mount) is the actual holder of a RAM Mount system. It holds, for example, a laptop, mobile phone or monitor, but also clipboards, holders for protective equipment or simply drinks. …

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The decibel (unit symbol dB) is a derived quasi-unit for loudness. It is not a true unit, but rather an indication that the value given is the decadic logarithm of a ratio. Generally speaking, a 10 dB increase in sound pressure is perceived by a person as approximately twice as loud. …

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Diffusion disc

Diffusion discs are used in various forms of lights for modelling the desired beam pattern. They are transparent and often form the actual front side of the light. They can be combined with lenses and/or parabolic reflectors.

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The abbreviation DOT stands for the US (Department Of Transportation). Products with a DOT mark are approved for road traffic in the US. On the other hand, products for the European market need an ECE road approval.

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DOT test mark

Products that have passed a test according to the rules of the Department of Transportation (DOT) can be marked with the DOT test mark. In contrast to the ECE test mark, no conclusions can be drawn from this marking as to the type of test.

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Double socket arm (RAM Mount)

In a RAM Mount system, a double socket arm sits between the base and the device carrier. This allows flexible adjustment of the mounting angle and distance.

A double socket arm has spherical recesses on both sides that can accommodate the balls of the …

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Dual beam

Worklights with dual beam combine two light groups with different lighting characteristics in one housing. Usually, a combination of a flood beam with a switchable spot beam is used, whereby the flood beam is usually used as the main function and the spot is only switched on when …

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Dual Burn

With conventional headlights, you can often choose between low beam and high beam. As soon as the high beam is switched on, the low beam is switched off. In headlights with dual burn, however, the low beam remains on even when the high beam is activated. The result is significantly better illumination of the road.

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Dynamic cornering light

With this form of cornering lighting, the beam of a headlight is shifted towards the inside of the bend when driving around. This shift is achieved either by mechanically adjusting the headlight optics, i.e. the light source or the reflector, or, in the case of modern LED headlights, by selectively …

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