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I like the LED rings around the headlight, but I wonder will they only be functional/noticeable when the bike is not turned on? I would assume that you will only be able to really see them when the bike is in the accessory position before you fire it up since I believe it's a law that the headlight must be on whenever the bike is running. Although it looks cool, I doubt it will be all that noticeable in actual operation which is sort of a bummer. I'm sure someone will come up with some sort of hack that allows you to kill the headlight and keep the rings on, though I'm a big fan of having lights on all the time and usually brights on during the day.

 

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I can't say for sure but there are a number of publicity shots that show the LED ring on without the headlight. Take a look at these.





 

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Yes Zeus, but that still does not answer the question of whether the LED's will light up in the Accessory position or the ON position.

IMO, the rings are a day time runner, while the central would be your headlamp proper...
 

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^ Ya but in those pictures the bike is stationary. I haven't seen any pictures where the bike is actually moving and the headlight isn't on but the rings are which makes me think those promo shots are with the bike off and the key in the accessory position..
 

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^ Ya but in those pictures the bike is stationary. I haven't seen any pictures where the bike is actually moving and the headlight isn't on but the rings are which makes me think those promo shots are with the bike off and the key in the accessory position..
These should help mate...




 

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So it looks like the ring stays on and then the headlight comes on when the bike is actually started. I'm sure it's a legal/safety thing, but it would be cool for kicks and photos to just have the ring on with the motor running.
 

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I would of presumed the Halo was your DRL and the headlamp swaps on when you actually want a headlamp...

Will be looking for all you enterprising madmen to publish a DIY for all your friends at ducatiscramblerforum ;):D:D
 

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the on/off headlight switch is available, as well as the h/l one (that is anorher one) therefore led circle I m almost sure is the dlr an just switch off once head lamp is on.


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Headlights on at all times are a legal requirement in Europe and have been for a few years now. Ducati stopped fitting headlight on/off switches around 2004/5.
 

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no.....

because DRL can works instead of the headlamp switched on during daytime....

I've a BMW RT 1200, the one with the two led circles and they stay ON despite the HeadLamp
 

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here you can find, on top of the grey button, the switch for headlight on/off, this is the same used on previous models (before led lights were introduced) with "on board computers navigation functions". now this switch will on/off the head light so to use the LED DRL during daytime.

the H/L switch, is the small lever, and it works on 2 axis. pushing to the handlebar will "flash", moving to the bottom will switch High/Low
 

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Daytime running light I assume.
 

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"Daytime running light I assume."


Aaaah.., ok, thanks.


In Germany you can drive only with the DRL.
If you switch on the normal headlight, the DRL must turns off automatically.


I'm not sure if it applies to the whole of europe.
 

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no.....

because DRL can works instead of the headlamp switched on during daytime....

I've a BMW RT 1200, the one with the two led circles and they stay ON despite the HeadLamp
Yes, you are right. The requirement is for DRLs but most manufacturers just opted to have the headlight on all the time. Cheaper than designing a DRL for existing models guess.
 

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here you can find, on top of the grey button, the switch for headlight on/off, this is the same used on previous models (before led lights were introduced) with "on board computers navigation functions". now this switch will on/off the head light so to use the LED DRL during daytime.

the H/L switch, is the small lever, and it works on 2 axis. pushing to the handlebar will "flash", moving to the bottom will switch High/Low
The switch gear appears to be the same as that on my MTS1200. You're telling me that the button above the central indicator/set button is changed to a headlight on/off switch on the scrambler?
 
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