Diode Dynamics RGBW DRL Boards (2016+ Toyota Tacoma)
- Computer-designed LED Boards for the 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma.
- Huge increase in brightness, even in direct sunlight.
- Direct replacement for factory boards.
- Smartphone control with optional Bluetooth Controller.
- Designed and assembled in the USA.
OEM Style, Multicolor Function. The 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma has white LED DRLs in the headlamps, which provide a modern and distinct look on the road. By replacing the circuit board inside with Diode Dynamics LED circuit boards, you can add full multicolor functionality, to seriously make your ride stand out!
RGBW. This product is not just RGB, it is RGBW! That means there is an extra LED chip that is specifically white in color, right next to the standard red, green, and blue LEDs. By using an RGBW controller, you can activate and control the white chip independently of the colors. This provides a much more uniform, pure, and bright white color than the traditional method of combining all RGB signals, so you can keep a clean, factory white appearance for everyday driving.
OEM-Grade Design. At Diode Dynamics, we work directly from OEM data, and use a 3D scanner, to develop precise replacement boards with identical mounting points and shape. Just remove the original board, and ours will fit directly in place with correct alignment. You’ll also see OEM design features, such as high-intensity automotive emitters, wire connectors, and serial numbers for quality assurance.
Works correctly, with no surprises. In 2014, Diode Dynamics was the first to make replacement multicolor circuit boards. Our goal is to make them work just like the factory system – except for the fact that you can change the color anytime you’d like! That means connecting to the factory DRL and running light signals for proper operation. This isn’t as easy as it sounds – on the Toyota Tacoma, the vehicle’s computer will shut off the parking light after 15-20 minutes if it doesn’t see the power draw it expects. Many of our competitors skip the factory signals, instructing customers to connect power to the battery, and manually turn the LEDs off and on every time they’re used. Not ideal!
To provide an upgrade without disabling the factory functions, our engineers tuned the drivers carefully to pull just the right amount of power from the factory system. Everything works perfectly, with no errors: there’s no need to sacrifice factory function with Diode Dynamics products!
Optional Plug-and-Play Harness. Also available as an option for this kit is our new Plug-and-Play DRL Headlight Harness. This harness allows you to connect to the vehicle headlight harness and by-pass the Dual Input Module. Simply plug this harness inline between the vehicle harness and the headlight harness and then connect it to the controller. No need to tap the DRL and parking wires on the headlight harness!
Optically correct. Unlike strips or halos, replacement boards work in conjunction with factory optics in your headlight. Since the factory setup uses only one white chip, it can be difficult to align the light properly from all four replacement emitters (Red, Green, Blue, and White). To save cost, other brands often use low-cost generic chips, which cannot focus light properly. This creates odd appearances, as some sections are brighter than others, and mixed colors like yellow and purple don’t match. Diode Dynamics uses high-intensity automotive emitters to direct light properly to the factory optic, and all designs are tested a number of times with small adjustments to make sure the setup is optimized. Even a 0.1mm change can make a big difference, and Diode Dynamics products are carefully tuned for maximum performance.
Reliable operation. To drive the high-power LEDs safely, a constant-current, waterproof, inductive driver is included for each set. These drivers were designed to last the life of your vehicle, and have been subjected to advanced transient voltage testing. These tests replicate the electrical wear and tear experienced in automotive environments every time your alternator starts and stops, which is what kills less robust electronics over time. The entire kit is also tested for long-term operation from -40 to 185 degrees F, vibration, and corrosion. All of these tests are completed to SAE/DOT standards, just like the factory components.
Experience. After over a decade in business, Diode Dynamics is the most trusted name in automotive LED lighting. Unlike every other LED distributor, we assemble and engineer products ourselves in the United States, for high quality and fast time-to-market of the newest and brightest LED technologies. We pride ourselves in offering only quality LED products, that will exceed your expectations. Please contact us if you’d like to discuss your lighting project!
- Two (2) sets of LED boards, left and right
- Two (2) waterproof drivers
- One (1) input wire pigtails with T-taps
- Installation guide
An RGBW Controller is required for operation (not included, sold separately).
NOTE: These boards are not compatible with aftermarket (non-factory) headlamps.
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