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whellen light bar......whats the diffrence other than price

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by ACA L&L, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. ACA L&L

    ACA L&L Senior Member
    Messages: 362


    at the link above there are 2 responder lights with 2 diffrent prices, can anyone tell me the diffrence between the two light bars. Other than the price diffrence i can seem to find a diffrence. i need to order one and the the cheaper one appears to be the same as the other higher priced one. anyone see the diffrence?:sleeping:
  2. ultimate plow

    ultimate plow PlowSite.com Addict
    from N. IL
    Messages: 1,761

    The diffrence is the internal lights themselves. Ones uses the CON3 LED lightheads the other uses linear6 LEDs. Get the linear6 version much brighter.
  3. ACA L&L

    ACA L&L Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    Thank you sir, i have been reviewing light bars fro seems like forever and i was getting confused to say the least.........................................Go Bears!!I miss chicago....
  4. benjaminlawns

    benjaminlawns Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    I looked around for a while too. I ended up getting the Whelen Responder Mini. The housing is much more solid than the sho-me or soundoff minis. It was a bit more expensive but not by much.
  5. xza888

    xza888 Banned
    from Canada
    Messages: 10

    On YouTube, some LEO compared the two units (CON3 VS LIN6)...

    He said that the LIN6 is slightly brighter and has a better 360 coverage, but for snowplow, he recommends the CON3 because it is cheaper ($70).