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Visit Heise LED Lighting Systems® with Metra Electronics at CES from January 7-10, 2020 at booth 5211 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center to see these new lights on display.

Additional information will be available at HeiseLED.com and in the 2020 New Product Guide, available on January 7, 2020.

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 31, 2019 – Heise by Metra Electronics® is bringing new auxiliary lights and replacement bulbs to CES. These new LED lights have a significantly brighter output and longer bulb life than traditional filament bulbs. For easy installation, the lights have an integrated CANBUS system that prevents a “bulb out” warning or hyper flashing when replaced in vehicles with a smart monitoring system. The bulbs will be available as a two-pack in white or amber LEDs for a variety of sizes that will fit fog, running, reverse, brake, turn signal and license plate lights. The replacement bulbs may also fit some interior light applications and produce truer color temperatures than filament bulbs. Additionally, a two-pack of 5.5” and 6.7” self-adhesive white LED auxiliary lights will also be joining Heise’s product line.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, FL - May 2017 – Metra’s popular aftermarket lighting accessories brand, Heise, has upgraded their replacement headlight kit product line to include many improved features. This product line is designed to replace weaker factory headlights with brighter, low current consuming LED bulbs.

Heise offers 20 different models to meet the demands of the most popular vehicle headlight sizes. New improvements to these high quality headlight kits make them brighter and even easier to install, in addition to offering more benefits to the installer and consumer. The new LED headlight kits now offer even brighter light bulbs, increasing from 22 watts per bulb to 25 watts, and increasing the lumens from 4400 to 6000. The chipset has also been upgraded to use the 2nd Generation Phillips ZES chipset.

Product improvements benefiting the installer include a new, more compact radial heatsink that requires less depth of space, making it easier to install in tight spots. External components that previously required the installer to find a place to put a “ballast” have also been redesigned. That “ballast” that housed the voltage and current monitoring circuits are now inside the compact radial heatsink housing and protected from the elements. This new design change makes installation cleaner and easier.

Also included in the new improvements is the ability to change the standard 6500K light bulb color to 3000K or 8000K with included films. This feature is available on sixteen headlight kit models, and allows installers and distributors to offer three different color choices in one kit for their customer, while carrying fewer product SKUs in their inventory. Fourteen of the new models also offer the ability to rotate the bulb to adjust the beam pattern for the vehicle. Additionally, sixteen of the new models now offer a IP67 rating that makes them even more water resistant, with the other four models having a water resistant rating of IP65.

To learn more about the changes between the previous and new product line, download our product comparison flyer at: http://metraonline.com/files/products/LED_HEADLIGHT_COMPARISON.pdf

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 31, 2019 – Heise by Metra Electronics® is excited to announce a new series of lightbars that will be unveiled at CES 2020. The new Super Slimline Series of single-row LED lighbars offers a clean, sleek look, engineered with an optic design and a new chipset that offers a brighter, higher output of light for its size. This modern slimline style doesn't sacrifice its durability or IP67 rating, as it features Heise's proprietary torture-tested heavy-duty construction with a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens and integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics. This lightbar has a military breather port that allows any internal moisture caused by extreme heat and rapid cooling to escape while preventing any external moisture from entering the housing.

The new sleek design produces less wind noise and comes with dual mounting options, one for a side mount and one for a rear rail mount. A hybrid beam pattern features a combination of a 90-degree flood beam and an 8-degree spot beam for an intense spotlight in the center flanked by a widebeam driving light for a larger area of illumination. These new lightbars will be available soon in 5.5”, 9”, 20.50”, 32”, 39.5” and 51” lengths.

HE-SL Series Product Specifications:

  • Length: 5.5” (HE-SS550), 9” (HE-SS9), 20.50” (HE-SS2050), 32” (HE-SS32), 39.5” (HE-SS3950) and 51” (HE-SS51)
  • Wattage: 9W, 18W, 45W, 72W, 90W and 117W
  • Raw Lumens: 810 lm, 1620 lm, 4050 lm, 6480 lm, 8100 lm and 10530 lm
  • Current Consumption @ 13.8V: 0.55A, 1.08A, 2.80A, 4.55A, 5.78A and 7.60A
  • IP Rating: IP67

Visit Metra Electronics at CES from January 7-10, 2020 at booth 5211 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center to see these new lights on display. Additional information will be available at HeiseLED.com and in the 2020 New Product Guide, available on January 7, 2020.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. –  December 19, 2018 – Heise LED Lighting® by Metra Electronics®  announces more additions to its product line with three new safety lights for commercial vehicles, a new Jeep JL headlight replacement adapter and a new Daytime Running Light (DRL) Series of lightbar products.

Coming to CES will be three new bi-colored safety marker lights with amber and white LEDs that can be synced with multiple units of the same model. These new alert lights are part of the Heise Municipality Series and have sixteen self-controlled patterns with memory. The lights work with both 12 and 24 volt DC input. “As more installers expand their business to encompass fleet vehicles or other commercial heavy equipment, Heise can continue to be their trusted high-performance LED lighting supplier,” says Jon Osborne, Director of Product Development for Heise. The amber and white marker lights are available in an 18-watt option (HE-MUMRK-6WA) or 9-watt option (HE-MULTE-6WA), in addition to 6-watt grille marker lights (HE-MUGRL-6WA).

Heise has also announced a new replacement adapter to fit 7” LED headlights into the new 2018-up* Jeep Wrangler JL model. The HE-JLB7 includes factory to H4 wiring adapters and can also be seen in the new Metra Jeep Catalog.

The new DRL Series is in stock now and will make its debut at CES. The DRL lightbars have an integrated daytime running light in the center along the entire length of the bar, with a clean white light that provides additional visibility. These dual-row straight LED lightbars are available in 8”, 14”, 22”, 30”, 40” and 50” sizes.

Heise’s new lights and accessories will be on display with Metra Electronics at CES booth 5211 in the North Hall from January 8-11, 2019 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Examples of the new lights installed on vehicles will be posted to the Heise Facebook and Instagram pages. Visit HeiseLED.com for additional product specifications, available on the website and in the new Metra New Product Guide and Jeep Accessories Catalog, both to be released on January 8, 2019.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Available in Flood or Spot Beams, with Additional Options for Marine Cube Lights and Green LED Hunting Lights

Holly Hill, FL - October 2017 – New high output cube lights from Heise LED Lighting Systems®, a brand by Metra Electronics, will debut at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas from October 31 - November 3. Options will be available for flood or spot beam cube lights in different sizes and housing colors, and a two-pack option that includes a dual light wiring harness. Green hunting cube lights, undetectable by most hogs and wildlife, will also be showcased.

The new, three inch, high output cube lights are available with four or six OSRAM LEDs with three watts each, for a total of twelve or eighteen watts. These lights are brighter than ever, with 960 raw lumens in the four LED cube light models and 1,440 raw lumens in the six LED cube light models. The end caps are interchangeable for custom color accents and the durable die-cast aluminum housing is dark gray. Heise LED Lighting Systems® is known for durable, torture tested lights with a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens. These waterproof, high output cube lights use this same sturdy construction and are IP68 rated, with integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics and stainless 316 hardware. A four LED (HE-MHCL2) or six LED (HE-MHCL3) option with a 90 degree flood beam and white housing is available for marine use.

For hunting, green LED cube light options are available in a 90 degree flood beam (HE-HCL2G) or 8 degree spot beam (HE-HCL2SG). The green LED wavelength is 513 to 534 nm, and is undetectable by most hogs and wildlife. This makes the lights ideal for hunting vehicles, ATVs and side-by-sides.

All of Heise’s new products will be at Metra’s main booth #11639 in the North Hall. Heise’s off-road, powersports and truck accessories will be on display at booth #35227 in the South Hall. Marine grade lighting products will also be showcased the same week at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, at booth #4191 inside the Sailfish Pavilion at the Broward County Convention Center.  Visit HeiseLED.com to download the latest Heise catalog, which will be released on 10/31/17.

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 19, 2018 – Heise LED Lighting® by Metra Electronics®  announces a new replacement adapter that will allow 7” LED headlights to fit into the new 2018-up* Jeep JL model. The HE-JLB7 includes factory to H4 wiring adapters and is one of three new products Heise has released for this new model.

At the 2018 SEMA Show, Heise debuted a pillar lightbar bracket designed for a 50” straight lightbar with unique anti-sway stabilization hardware. The HE-JAPB also includes two mounting areas for cubes or working lights. This bracket allows the new Jeep Wrangler JL to be outfitted with existing Heise lightbars, cube lights and work lights. The HE-JLPMB post mount bracket was also introduced for the JL at SEMA, offering six different mounting locations fitting cube, work or driving lights. For a fully synced lighting upgrade with RGB lights that can all be controlled from the Heise smartphone app, Heise has 7” round Jeep replacement LED headlights with an RGB halo, matching RGB fog lights, Infinite Series lightbars, cubes and RGB accent light kits. The replacement Jeep headlights and fog lights are also available in several white single color options.  Heise’s existing Jeep headlights and fog lights will fit the new JL with use of the HE-JLB7 and HE-JWFLAH adapters.

The new Jeep lighting accessories will be on display with Metra Electronics at CES booth 5211 in the North Hall from January 8-11, 2019 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. *Visit HeiseLED.com for additional product specifications and up-to-date vehicle-specific applications. The HE-JLB7 will be on the Heise website and in the new Metra Jeep Accessories Catalog, released on January 8, 2019. 

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Holly Hill, Fla. –  December 19, 2018 – Heise LED Lighting® by Metra Electronics®  announces a new series of lightbars with daytime running lights. The DRL Series is available now in 8”, 14”, 22”, 30”, 40” and 50” dual-row straight LED lightbars. They have an integrated daytime running light in the center along the entire length of the bar, with a clean white light that provides additional visibility.

The daytime running lights can be lit without the off-road lights being on and are powered by 6V to 24V circuits, using new 3-wire DT3 and ATP3 plugs and pigtails. The DRL Series is rated IP67 with a military grade metal breather port that allows moisture to escape. They are built to last, featuring Heise’s proprietary torture-tested heavy-duty construction with a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens, backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

The new DRL Series will be on display with Metra Electronics at CES booth 5211 in the North Hall from January 8-11, 2019 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visit HeiseLED.com for additional product specifications and ordering information.

DRL Series Product Specifications:

●      Color Temperature: 6000K

●      Beam Pattern: Combo flood (90 degree) / spot (8 degree)

●      Membrane: Military grade metal breather port

●      Housing Material: Powder coated aluminum

●      Housing Color: Black

●      Lens Material: Polycarbonate

●      Mounting Brackets: Die-cast aluminum

●      Electronics: Integrated-epoxy encapsulated

●      Hardware: Stainless 316

●      Operating Temperature: -40 degrees C to +60 degrees C

●      IP Rating: IP67

●      Protections: Reverse polarity

8" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL8
(12) 3-watt white LEDs

14" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL14
(24) 3-watt white LEDs

22" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL22
(40) 3-watt white LEDs

30" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL30
(60) 3-watt white LEDs

40" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL40
(80) 3-watt white LEDs

50" Dual-Row Lightbar: HE-DRL50
(96) 3-watt white LEDs

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

A Heated Lightbar, Edgeless Slimline, Side Light and High Output Series Joins the Expanding Product Line

Holly Hill, Fla. –  October 15, 2019 – Heise LED Lighting® by Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket 12volt installation solutions, will introduce four new styles of automotive LED lightbars at the 2019 SEMA Show. To fit more bumpers, tight spaces and hidden applications in vehicles, Heise is unveiling a new 20-inch single-row Edgeless Slimline Lightbar with a clean, modern look, free of screws in the front view. A 22-inch Dual-Row Heated Lightbar with 40 high-output LEDs will also join the brand’s lightbar lineup, designed with a heating element to automatically melt the frost on snowy days. Additionally, Heise will have a new High Output Dual-Row Side Light Series and a High Output Dual-Row Lightbar Series in multiple lengths that offer even brighter off-road lighting solutions with more illumination.

20-Inch Edgeless Slimline Lightbar

Heise offers a clean, seamless look that blends with any vehicle with their new Edgeless Slimline Lightbar, available in a 20-inch size to fit many aftermarket bumper installations. The Edgeless Slimline lightbar offers an 8-degree spot beam pattern that is more focused than previous models with a higher 5,309 lumen output. A modern streamlined appearance is void of the traditional look of screws on the front of the lightbar. This style doesn’t sacrifice its durability or IP rating, as it features Heise’s proprietary torture-tested heavy-duty construction with a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens and integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics. It is rated IP67 with a military breather port that allows moisture to escape.

HE-TSL20 Product Specifications:

• Length: 20”

• Wattage: 64W

• Raw Lumens: 5309 lm

• Current Consumption @ 13.8V: 5.33A

22-Inch High Output Dual-Row Heated Lightbar

Fight the frost with Heise’s new 22-inch high-output heated lightbar. The heating element will activate below 41°F to assist with defrosting and de-icing of the lightbar and will automatically shut off when the temperature reaches 41°F or higher. This lightbar is torture-tested and IP67 rated to withstand the worst environments and has 120 watts with 10,800 lumens of light. It is designed with integrated advanced thermal management and a military breather port that allows moisture to escape and prevents fogging while defrosting the surface of the light for added visibility during snow season. This powerful lightbar is constructed with integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics, a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens and die-cast aluminum housing. The hybrid 90-degree flood beam pattern offers a wide angle of illumination while the 8-degree spot beam provides intense light in the center flanked by the wide beam for extra coverage.

HE-HDRH22 Product Specifications:

• Length: 22”

• Wattage: 120W

• Raw Lumens: 10,800 lm

• Current Consumption @ 13.8V: 8.27A

High Output Dual-Row with Side Light Series

New Dual-Row Lightbars with Side Lights are designed to provide even more coverage to illuminate the road ahead and all around the vehicle. This new series is available in three different lengths and features a set of diffused LED end caps on both sides of the bar that produce a 240-degree field of light. A high output of illumination ensures that one lightbar will provide more than enough coverage for dark nights. This series is constructed with Heise’s signature torture-tested design, a military breather port and is rated IP67 to withstand the worst environments.

HE-HDRS Series Products Specifications:

• Lengths: 9.2”, 15.2” and 23.2” (HE-HDRS8, HE-HDRS14, HE-HDRS22)

• Wattage: 48W, 84W and 132W

• Raw Lumens: 4,760 lm, 8,000 lm and 12,300 lm

• Current Consumption @ 13.8V: 3.58A, 5.58A and 9.58A

High Output Dual-Row Lightbar Series

Heise is going brighter than ever with an even higher output lightbar series that produces more lumens than their existing dual-row series. These powerful lightbars are engineered with integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics, a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens, a military breather port and die-cast aluminum housing. They have been torture-tested and are IP67 rated to withstand the worst environments and are available in lengths from 8 to 50 inches. The hybrid 90-degree flood beam pattern offers a wide angle of illumination while the 8-degree spot beam provides intense light in the center flanked by the wide beam for extra coverage.

HE-HDR Series Products Specifications:

• Length: 8”, 14”, 22”, 32”, 42” and 50” (HE-HDR8, HE-HDR14, HE-HDR22, HE-HDR32, HE-HDR42, HE-HDR50)

• Wattage: 36W, 72W, 120W, 180W, 240W and 288W

• Raw Lumens: 3,240 lm, 6,480 lm, 10,800 lm, 16,200 lm, 21,600 lm and 25,920 lm

• Current Consumption @ 13.8V: 2.26A, 4.5A, 4.52A, 4.52A, 16.5A, 8.8A and 18.1A

Metra Electronics will showcase these new products at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas from November 5th - 8th at booth 37017 in the South Hall Upper Level with their off-road, truck and powersports products. They will also be at Metra’s main booth 11639 in the North Hall. Visit HeiseLED.com for additional product information and to see the new full-line catalog, available on opening day of the SEMA Show.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp® and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 27, 2019 – The Municipality Lighting Series from Heise® by Metra Electronics® will introduce a wide range of new automotive lighting solutions for government and commercial heavy equipment vehicles at CES. These 12 and 24 volt solutions are designed for larger fleets such as garbage trucks, snowplows, tow trucks, emergency vehicles, construction trucks and more. “Many 12volt installers are expanding services to include upfitting commercial fleets and Heise’s new Municipality Series provides them with a reliable source for long-lasting and durable safety LED lighting products,” says Jason Anderson, VP of Product Development at Metra Electronics. These new lights and accessories will be available soon and on display at CES booth 5211 with Metra Electronics.

Interior Flashing Lightbars

Heise’s two new interior lightbars mount inside of a commercial vehicle and have a combination of white and amber LEDs with 16 different alternative flash patterns. Each lightbar comes complete with brackets, hardware and a 10-foot cable. The HE-MULB-WA is a 38.2” rear window lightbar with 32 LEDs designed for higher voltage applications that work with both 12 and 24 volt systems. The HE-MUWL-WA is a 9.84” windshield lightbar that has 8 LEDs and works with a 12volt system.

LED Work Light Camera

Lighting up a work area is essential for efficiency and safety on or off the road and being able to record the lit area helps protect drivers and companies against liability issues. Heise’s new HE-WLCAM is a 60-degree flood beam work light with a built-in camera that can record at 700 TVL resolution. Rated IP69, this durable work light camera also features infrared LED lights for night time recording, 1,154 lumens of illumination and a 140-degree field of view. This product is in stock now and shipping.

LED Marker Lights in New Colors

New marker lights in red and blue emergency colors add to Heise’s existing line of vehicle safety lighting along with new hidden strobe marker lights in a 1-inch size. These universal lights are designed for higher voltage applications, working with both 12 and 24 volt systems. With aluminum housing and a polycarbonate lens, Heise’s municipality marker lights are durable and built to withstand all weather conditions, year after year. Available in multiple styles and colors:

One-Inch Hidden Strobe LED Marker Lights

Featuring (9) 3-watt LEDs with 10 alternative flash patterns

HE-MUHSR-W: White Strobe

HE-MUHSR-A: Amber Strobe

HE-MUHSR-B: Blue Strobe

HE-MUHSR-R: Red Strobe

3.8” Single Color Marker Lights

Featuring (4) 3-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MUMRK-4B: Blue Marker

HE-MUMRK-4R: Red Marker

4.9” Single Color Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 3-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MUMRK-6B: Blue Marker

HE-MUMRK-6R: Red Marker

4.4” Single Color Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 1.5-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MULTE-6B: Blue Marker

HE-MULTE-6R: Red Marker

4.6” Single Color Light Head

Featuring (4) 3-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MULH-4B: Blue Marker

HE-MULH-4R: Red Marker

4.1” Single Color Grille Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 1-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MUGRL-6B: Blue Grille Marker

HE-MUGRL-6R: Red Grille Marker

4.9” Bi-Color Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 1-watt LEDs with 19 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MUMRK-6BA: ½ Blue ½ Amber Markers

HE-MUMRK-6BR: ½ Blue ½ Red Markers

4.4” Bi-Color Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 1-watt LEDs with 19 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MULTE-6BA: ½ Blue ½ Amber Markers

HE-MULTE-6BR: ½ Blue ½ Red Markers

4.1” Bi-Color Marker Lights

Featuring (6) 1-watt LEDs with 16 self-controlled patterns with memory

HE-MUGRL-6BA: ½ Blue ½ Amber Markers

HE-MUGRL-6B: ½ Blue ½ Red Markers

Installation Light Accessories

Heise’s Municipality Series also includes essential installation accessories, ranging from switch panels to tubing, heat shrink accessories and more, for convenient ordering to complete any project. Heise’s latest additions include new wire loom install tools; the SLT-08 for 0.25” to 0.4375” tubes and the SLT-15 for 0.5” to 0.125” tubes. Heise has also added new heat shrink with solder accessories in blue, red, white and yellow.

Metra Electronics will have the new Heise Municipality products on display at the CES Show in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2020 at booth 5211 in the North Hall. A new catalog for Heise Municipality products will also be available on opening day of the show at HeiseLED.com.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 21, 2021 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® is now shipping its next generation of Blackout Series lightbars, driving and cube lights, featuring refined frames, cleaner lines, and upgraded optics. The optics have changed from a direct placement to an indirect placement, allowing more control of the location and pattern of the beam. This allows the lights to be tailored to the vehicle, its entire lighting system, and for the driver’s lighting coverage needs. Heise is also shipping its new heavy-duty Edgeless Series of work and driving lights that combine form and function for a sleek appearance that doesn’t compromise performance. Just in time for winter, a heated work LED light has also joined Heise’s new product lineup, and adding to the existing Infinite Series line of RGB backlit lights is a new 5-inch flush mount cube. These new lights were introduced at the 2021 SEMA Show and are now shipping.

Blackout Series Lightbars

A new and improved design and upgraded optics make the latest generation of Heise’s Blackout Series a versatile lighting solution. Function meets style with refined frames and cleaner lines for a sleek yet minimalistic look. The hybrid 90-degree flood and 8-degree spot beam pattern combination delivers intense spotlights in the center flanked by widebeam lights on each side. Available as a dual-row lightbar in 8, 14, 20, 22, 32, 42, and 50-inch lengths, or as a single-row slimline lightbar in 9.5, 20.5, 31.5, 39.5, and 50.5-inch lengths.

Blackout Series Driving Lights and Cubes (Standard and Flush Mount)

Heise’s Blackout Series driving lights and high output cube LED lights are small but powerful for better coverage at night. These lights also have the next-generation improved Blackout Series design with upgraded optics for more control of the location and pattern of the beam. Two IP67 rated options for driving lights feature an intense 15-degree spot beam pattern and 6 LEDs, available in a standard or flush mount option. The IP67 rated cube lights are available in various spot or flood beam patterns, sold as a set, and include the HE-DLWH1 dual light wiring harness for installation. Flush mount options are also available and sold individually without a harness.

Edgeless Series Work and Driving Lights

The new Edgeless Series features lights with a clean, edgeless frame with no screws on the front face for a sleek appearance that doesn’t compromise performance. This new series features four new spot beam pattern lights in 7 or 9-inch round options, the HE-EL3 and HE-EL4, a 4-inch driving light option, the HE-EL2, and a 5-inch work light, the HE-WL5. The new Edgeless Series also features a rectangular work area light with a flood beam pattern, the HE-WLAF.

Heated Work Light

Designed for winter, the heated feature in Heise’s new HE-WL4H light helps to melt the frost and prevent snow from covering the light and reducing visibility. This heavy-duty work flood light is designed for off-road, rugged, and dark night conditions to illuminate the path for a better drive. This 4.3-inch light is sold individually and has a 75-degree flood beam pattern with 9600 raw lumens.

Infinite Series Flush Mount RGB Cube Light

Heise’s popular RGB backlit LED lights, the Infinite Series, now has a flush mount cube light option for the perfect fit inside the bumper. Light colors can be changed with the swipe of a finger, with pure white light and 16 million selectable colors as a backlight, controlled by a smartphone app. The HE-FMICL2 cube light requires Metra’s RGB-CB1 controller, which is sold separately and required for RGB operation. This light is compatible with the entire Heise Infinite Series and can be synced with other Heise or Metra RGB lights that use the same RGB-CB1 controller.

All of Heise’s new lights are now shipping and more information and specifications can be seen at HeiseLED.com. Heise LED lights are sold for off-road use only. These products should not be used on public roads.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV™. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – January 25, 2022 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® is now shipping three new sets of LED wheel lights, available in 14-inch, 15.5-inch, and 17-inch sizes, for RGB, RGBW, and RGB chasing light options. These wheel rings have sturdy metal frames that are constructed from anodized aluminum and lined on two sides with IP68 rated LEDs to produce a brighter glow. The light ring sets include stainless steel hardware, harnesses, and have water-resistant connectors for a long-lasting installation. The lights mount to the OE disc brake shield and have thread locking adhesive included for a worry-free install.

RGB Wheel Lights

Heise’s RGB wheel lights show a single color at a time, with 16 million different options to choose from using the Metra RGB app. These lights require the RGB-CB1 controller, which is sold separately and allows it to work with other Heise RGB lights on the same control box (see the website for compatible lights).

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RGBW Wheel Lights

Heise’s RGBW lights have all of the same features as their RGB lights, plus the ability to choose a pure white LED light. These lights require the RGBW-CB1 controller, which is sold separately and allows it to work with other Heise RGBW lights on the same control box (see the website for compatible lights).

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RGB Chasing Wheel Lights

For drivers who want to show multiple colors at the same time, Heise’s RGB chasing lights offer more than 170 pre-programmed modes for patterns with 16 million different RGB colors. 12volt triggers are available for the turn signal and brake. It includes the RGB controller with two wireless control options; an included remote control or using a free app for a smartphone or tablet. This light set’s controller is not compatible with other Heise RGB lights.

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Heise has a detailed installation video at https://youtu.be/A5PelNFUcQw with step-by-step instructions online. Installers should measure and confirm the proper wheel size using the instructions. Vehicles that have a wheel base over 144 inches will need extension cables. (Visit HeiseLED.com for details). A special training session covering these new products will also be hosted at KnowledgeFest at the South Point Convention Center from February 18th to 20th.

At Metra, 12volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV™. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – March 30, 2022 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® has added to their RGB Chasing LED product lineup. Now shipping is an RGB Chasing LED Underglow Lighting Kit with Pro Controller, 4 RGB Chasing LED Rock Light Kit with Pro Controller (12W), 8 RGB Chasing LED Rock Light Kit with Pro Controller (24W), and a Pro Controller that can now be purchased separately. These products are designed to provide dramatic, colorful lighting with minimal installation time.

Chasing LED Underglow Lighting Kit with Pro Controller

The HE-CHASE-UNDGKT is a new vehicle lighting package that includes everything an installer needs to add brilliant underglow lighting to a vehicle. The kit includes six sealed LED tubes, mounting hardware, and Pro Controller. The RGB Chasing tube layout was designed to separate the left and right sides of a vehicle. When a lighting pattern is selected within the app, that pattern will be displayed on either side of the vehicle with the same timing. Works with the free PRO RGB App for Android™ or iOS®. The included Pro Controller provides 12volt triggers for the option to turn lights red when vehicle is braking and amber for turn signal indication.

HE-CHASE-UNDGKT Product Specifications:

  • 6 sealed LED tubes: (4) 18" & (2) 48"
  • Chasing RGB color LEDs with 170+ moving patterns
  • Dedicated brake trigger wire built into the controller
  • Two independent zones for left and right turn signal functions
  • Includes remote control, mounting hardware, & extension cables
  • Chasing RGB products are not compatible with other RGB or RGBW products

Chasing LED Rock Light Kits with Pro Controllers

For drivers who want to show multiple colors at the same time, Heise’s new LED Rock Light Kits offer more than 170 pre-programmed modes for patterns with 16 million different colors. 12volt triggers are available for the turn signal and brake. Each kit includes the Pro Controller featured below with two wireless control options; an included remote control or using the free PRO RGB app for a smartphone or tablet. These controllers are not compatible with other Heise RGB lights.         

HE-CHASE-4KT: 4 Chasing LED Rock Light Kit with Pro Controller (12W)

HE-CHASE-8KT: 8 Chasing LED Rock Light Kit with Pro Controller (24W)

Rock Light Product Specifications:

  • LED output angle: 150°
  • Lens: Polycarbonate
  • IP rating: IP67
  • Material: Die-cast aluminum alloy housing
  • Color: Black
  • Cable length 9.8ft (3m)
  • Chasing RGB products are not compatible with other RGB or RGBW products

Pro Controller

The HE-CHASE-CB Pro Controller is specifically designed for use with Heise Chasing RGB products, and is now available to purchase separately as a standalone item. It has two wireless control options; an included remote control or using a free PRO RGB downloadable app for a smartphone or tablet. A customer can easily group multiple controllers together through the app, and every controller has left and right zones for independent turn signal control wires and a dedicated brake light trigger wire.

HE-CHASE-CB Product Specifications:

  • Addressable LED controller
  • 170+ color changing patterns
  • Dedicated brake trigger wire built into the controller
  • Two independent zones for left and right turn signal functions
  • DIY pattern function
  • Music sync function
  • App controlled (Pro RGB app)
  • RF card remote included
  • Chasing RGB products are not compatible with other RGB or RGBW products

These products are in stock and shipping now. Visit MetraOnline.com for more information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV™. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – July 18, 2022 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® has added to their RGB Chasing LED product lineup. Now shipping is a Chasing Halo LED 7" Headlights and 4" Fog Lights Kit with Pro Controller and a Chasing Blade Halo RGB LED 7" Projector Headlights and 4" Fog Lights Kit with Pro Controller. These new lighting products fit Jeep® Wrangler JK & JL models 2007-Up* and Jeep® Gladiator JT models 2020-Up*, and are designed to provide dramatic, colorful lighting with minimal installation time.

The JP-707RGBKT and JP-708RGBKT include everything an installer needs to upgrade to chasing halo RGB LED headlights and fog lights. Each package includes a pair of 7" chasing RGB LED headlights, a pair of 4" chasing LED fog lights, and a Pro Controller. There are two different types of headlights offered in these new kits to fit the luminosity and style preferences of the consumer. Durable polycarbonate lens covers make these lights an ideal solution for adventurous Jeep® owners. Additionally, these lighting sets work with other Heise Chasing RGB lighting products, allowing an entire system to use the same app and remote.

JP-707RGBKT Chasing Halo LED 7" Headlight Features:

  • Pair of 7" headlights
  • 50 watts each
  • Lumens: 4200lm (high beam), 3200lm (low beam)
  • Color temperature: 6500K
  • Material: Die-cast aluminum alloy housing
  • Lens: Polycarbonate
  • IP rating: IP68
  • Operating voltage: 10-32V
  • Canbus decoders included

JP-708RGBKT Chasing Blade Halo RGB LED 7" Projector Headlights Features:

  • Pair of 7" projector headlights
  • 55 watts each
  • Lumens: 8000lm (high beam), 6000lm (low beam)
  • Color temperature: 6500K
  • Material: Die-cast aluminum alloy housing
  • Lens: Polycarbonate
  • IP rating: IP68
  • Operating voltage: 10-32V
  • Canbus decoders included

Fog Light Features:

  • Pair of 4" LED fog lights
  • 30 watts each
  • Lumens: 3600lm
  • Color temperature: 6500K
  • Material: Die-cast aluminum alloy housing
  • Lens: Polycarbonate
  • IP rating: IP68

Each of these kits includes Heise’s HE-CHASE-CB Pro Controller, specifically designed for use with Heise Chasing RGB products. It has two wireless control options; an included remote control or the free Pro RGB downloadable app for a smartphone or tablet, allowing users to change colors, sync to music, and more. A customer can easily group multiple controllers together through the app to add more chasing products.

Pro Controller Features:

  • Addressable LED controller
  • 170+ color-changing patterns
  • Two independent zones for left and right turn signal functions
  • DIY pattern function
  • Music sync function
  • App controlled (Pro RGB app)
  • RF card remote included

These products are in stock and shipping now. RGB lights are for off-road use only, and not for use on public roads. Chasing RGB products are incompatible with other RGB or RGBW products and require a separate controller. *Some Jeep® models may require additional brackets that are not included. Visit MetraOnline.com for more information and for up-to-date vehicle-specific applications.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. As a result, we make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as "The Installer’s Choice" ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine®, and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – November 5, 2021 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® is now shipping four new LED bulbs designed and optimized specifically for projector housings, but with the benefit of an instantaneous full lumen start-up, efficient LED output, and longer lifespan. The Heise HE-9005X fits 9005 housings, the HE-9006X fits 9006 housings, the HE-H7X fits H7 housings, and the HE-H11X fits H11 housings. These solutions are on display now at the 2021 SEMA Show with Metra Electronics.

The high-performance LED bulbs feature a built-in EMI filter to avoid any potential radio reception interference. A slimmer side cable connection and tool-less rotatable collar allow for an easier installation and fast beam pattern adjustment. To increase their lifespan, the bulbs are built with all-metal construction, utilize an intelligent temperature system with a copper vacuum liquid heat pipe, and have a dual ball bearing fan. One set of 80-watt bulbs features 10,000 lumens and the bulbs are optimized so that more of the LED’s raw output is converted into usable light that the driver can actually see.

“While the LED output is an important specification when it comes to comparing bulbs, there is more to the story when it comes to projector housing optics. Brighter isn’t always brighter. Most LED bulbs are double-sided to simulate the output of a traditional halogen bulb. However, when they are installed into a projector housing, much of the light produced by the bulb can be trapped inside by the baffle, reducing the actual visible light. This can be a big difference just by using the wrong bulbs. When you’re driving at night, dimmer lights can impact your ability to stop in time to avoid a collision,” says Jason Anderson, VP of Product Research and Development at Metra Electronics. “Projector headlights are a very sophisticated optical device. Just like a telescope, every component has to be aligned perfectly to make the magic happen. Heise has engineered this series to do just that,” adds Anderson.

Heise’s new LED projector bulbs are now shipping and on display at Metra’s main SEMA Show booth #12141 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. A video showcasing the new bulbs can be seen at https://youtu.be/SVax2L4-LsQ and additional information and specifications are available at HeiseLED.com.

Heise Projector LED Bulb Specifications:

  • LED bulbs optimized specifically for projector housings
  • Instantaneous full lumen start-up
  • 10,000 lumens rating per set
  • 9-32V DC
  • 80 watts per set
  • Built-in EMI filter so it will not affect the vehicle’s radio reception
  • Side-cable connection for slimmer installation
  • Tool-less rotatable collar for beam pattern adjustment
  • Built with all-metal construction
  • Intelligent temperature system
  • Copper vacuum liquid heat pipe
  • Dual ball bearing fan
  • Off-road use only—not for use on public roads*
  • 3-year warranty

*WARNING: THIS LIGHTING PRODUCT IS SOLD FOR OFF-ROAD USE ONLY. This product should not be used on the road. Owners should keep the original factory bulbs so that they can replace them for use on public roads. Keep the box that the new bulbs came in to store the bulbs and be sure to handle them with care when removing and re-installing.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV™. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – April 18, 2022 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics® has added to their RGB and RGBW LED product lineup. Now shipping is a universal RGBW LED Underglow Lighting Kit, RGBW Bulk Wire, and RGB Bulk Wire. These products are designed to be compatible with other Heise® RGB and RGBW products. They offer colorful, durable RGB and RGBW lighting solutions with less installation time and labor.

Universal RGBW LED Underglow Lighting Kit

The RGBW1-UNDGLED is a new vehicle lighting package for installers who want to add brilliant underglow lighting to a vehicle. The kit includes four sealed LED tubes, mounting hardware, and extension cables. This kit is rated IP67 and designed for both on and off-road vehicles. When set up with the Heise® RGBW-CB1 controller (sold separately), users can choose from a true white color PLUS 16 million different color options using the Metra RGBW smartphone app with pre-programmed lighting transitions, flash patterns, and more. A dual connection to the controller assures maximum current and even illumination. The RGBW-CB1 controller is sold separately and required for operation, and can be synced with additional compatible Heise® RGB and RGBW lighting products.

RGBW1-UNDGLED Product Specifications:

  • Includes (2) 48” and (2) 36” LED tubes
  • Dual connection to controller for maximum current and even illumination
  • Mounting hardware and extension cables included
  • Requires RGBW-CB1 controller (sold separately) that works with Metra® RGBW smartphone app
  • RGB LEDs plus true white LED color
  • IP rating: IP67
  • Not for use on public roads
  • 1 year limited warranty

RGBW Bulk Wire

The RGBW-250SPL Bulk Wire from Heise® is designed specifically for use with our Heise® RGBW lighting products. This wire features water-resistant black over-mold to protect the individual cables.This 5-in-1 OE style is easier to run and has better aesthetics than other wiring options. Red, green, blue, black and white wires are concealed within the over-mold to make this a 5-conductor wire. This bulk wire comes in a convenient 250 foot spool.

RGBW-250SPL Product Specifications:

  • Length: 250 feet
  • Gauge: 22 Gauge
  • Wire colors: R/G/B/BL/W
  • Water-resistant black over-mold
  • Works exclusively with Heise® RGBW lighting products
  • 1 year limited warranty

RGB Bulk Wire

The RGB-250SPL Bulk Wire from Heise® is designed specifically for use with our Heise® RGB lighting products. This wire features water-resistant black over-mold to protect the individual cables. This 4-in-1 OE style is easier to run and has better aesthetics than other wiring options. Red, green, blue and black wires are concealed within the over-mold to make this a 4-conductor wire. This bulk wire comes in a convenient 250 foot spool.

RGB-250SPL Product Specifications:

  • Length: 250 feet
  • Gauge: 22 Gauge
  • Wire colors: R/G/B/BL
  • Water-resistant black over-mold
  • Works exclusively with Heise® RGB lighting products
  • 1 year limited warranty

These products are in stock and shipping now. Visit MetraOnline.com for more information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium AV and surveillance products from MetraAV™. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, FL – July 17, 2019 – Metra Electronics® is excited to be hosting six training sessions at the 2019 KnowledgeFest™ event in Dallas, Texas, for mobile electronics installers. As a Diamond Ultra sponsor, Metra is proud to support the industry by providing in-depth training sessions for installers which will outline upgraded vehicle safety systems, selling and installing lighting solutions, simplified installs with sound processors and the future of vehicle integration. Metra will also have product giveaways at each session for attendees. Installer Institute® will also be at the show, promoting their mobile electronics training programs and continuing education courses for existing installation professionals.

Both of the iBEAM training sessions, “Upgrading Vehicle Safety Systems with iBEAM,” will assist installers in identifying the essential selling points of safety and convenience, and will be held on Saturday, August 10th at 4:45 pm and Sunday, August 11th at 3:30 pm. Installing aftermarket cameras and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems in both consumer and commercial vehicles has become a significant revenue source for mobile electronics shops. Attendees will learn about iBEAM’s latest vehicle cameras, dashboard cameras with DVRs, replacement rearview mirrors, vehicle-specific solutions and commercial safety line. They’ll also learn about the hot-button selling points and features that consumers and fleet owners are asking for, plus installation tips for a better understanding of what is involved in an upgrade. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from iBEAM.

Heise will also be hosting two training sessions, “Selling and Installing Heise LED Lighting Solutions,” on Friday, August 9th at 1:45 pm and Sunday, August 11th at 4:45 pm. The recent popularity in aftermarket LED lighting presents a valuable opportunity for installers to go beyond car audio services, giving consumers a way to customize their ride and increase visibility in the dark. However, not all LED lights on the market are the same. This session will allow installers to learn about Heise’s unique features and selling points that have set this brand apart from the rest. This training will cover the new DRL lightbars, replacement LED headlights, RGB backlit lightbars, RGB accent lights and the new Municipality Series of safety lights for commercial equipment and fleet vehicles. Attendees will also have the chance to win product giveaways from Heise.

Axxess will be hosting two different training sessions. The first session, “Simplify your Installs with Axxess Digital Sound Processors,” will cover the entire Axxess AX-DSP product line and how these solutions can increase sales in the showroom and decrease time in the bay. The session will be hosted on Friday, August 9th at 3:00 pm. This session will show installers that upgrading a sound system doesn’t have to be complicated. This training will also go over and explain how to use the different types of applications offered within the AX-DSP line, including CAN-based systems, new A2B systems, MOST25, and MOST50 vehicle technology. As vehicle technology becomes more and more complex, installers can look for Metra’s patented DSP products to help simplify installation and provide affordable audio solutions for their customers.

The second Axxess training session on Saturday, August 10th at 6:00 pm, “The Future of Vehicles Integration with New Axxess Products,” explains that integration is the future of the aftermarket 12 volt industry - and it’s only getting more complex. With the reduction in OE radio chassis sizes, the rising popularity of tablet-style screens, and many of the personalization features controlled through the OE radio, it is difficult for shops to offer simple aftermarket solutions. Attendees will learn about new products from Axxess that have been engineered specifically to address the complexity of today’s integrated vehicle technology systems and retain key convenience and safety features when upgrading a radio. For consumers who want to keep their radio but add safety, navigation, smart device mirroring, or simply override the annoying STOP/START engine feature, installers can learn about these new products from Axxess that will make their customer’s ride much more enjoyable. Attendees will have the chance to win product giveaways from Axxess.

Metra’s customers can register for KnowledgeFest at no cost using Metra’s VIP code, available by request from their sales representative. Once registered for the event, attendees will also need to register online at KnowledgeFest.org for each training session they will attend. Metra will be at booth #601 from August 9-11, 2019 at the Dallas Convention Center. Additional information about the show, produced by the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA), is available at KnowledgeFest.org

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp™ and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Holly Hill, Fla. – October 9, 2019 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is introducing Heise® High Performance Trailer Lights and Accessories under their existing Heise LED Lighting Systems® brand. Aftermarket trailer customization presents a growing opportunity for installers due to the growing number of non-commercial drivers purchasing trailers to haul their ATVs, UTVs, boats and other cargo, in addition to commercial drivers looking to upgrade their fleet vehicles. Metra is meeting this demand with a new product line that includes products ranging from universal trailer LED marker lights, clearance lights and lightbar brackets to work lights, lighting connection accessories and more. iBEAM® commercial-grade safety products designed for large vehicles are also available in this lineup and new hardware from The Install Bay® offers a convenient “one-stop-shop” for installation professionals to order everything they need from one place. New products will be on display with Metra Electronics at the 2019 SEMA Show and in a new trailer catalog, available at MetraOnline.com on the opening day of the show.

Heise Rear Trailer LEDs Lights

To illuminate the rear of the trailer, Heise has 6-inch oval trailer lights with 14 LEDs, with and without rubber grommets that are sonically sealed and weather resistant. The 6-inch oval trailer lights with the rubber grommets are available in red (HE-TR6001), amber (HE-TR6002) or white (HE-TR6003) LED colors respectively for vehicle braking/turning/taillight, turning or backup functions. The 6-inch oval trailer lights without the rubber grommets also come in red (HE-TR6005), amber (HE-TR6006) or white (HE-TR6007) LED colors respectively for vehicle braking/turning/taillight, turning or backup functions. For oval trailer lights that include LED stop/turn/taillight and backup lights, Heise offers the HE-TR6004. This 6-inch oval backup light, without grommets, has 10 red LEDs for the stop/turn/taillight functions that surround 4 white backup light LEDs and are sonically sealed and weather resistant.

To add more options for the rear of the trailer, Heise offers 4-inch round trailer lights with 14 LEDs with and without rubber grommets that are sonically sealed and weather resistant. These 4-inch round trailer lights with the rubber grommets are available in red (HE-TR4001), amber (HE-TR4002) or white (HE-TR4003) LED colors respectively for vehicle braking/turning/taillight, turning or backup functions. The 4-inch round trailer lights without the rubber grommets also come in red (HE-TR4005), amber (HE-TR4006) or white (HE-TR4007) LED colors.  For round trailer lights that include LED stop/turn/tail and backup lights, Heise offers the HE-TR4004. This 4-inch round backup light, without grommets, has 10 red LEDs for the stop/turn/taillight functions that surround 4 white backup light LEDs and are sonically sealed and weather resistant.

For more visible braking, turning and backup lights, Heise’s new HE-TR1501 thinline light LED bar is only 1-inch tall but features 13 bright LEDs. With 10 red LEDs for the stop/turn and taillight functions that surround 3 white backup light LEDs, this lightbar cannot be missed on the road.

Heise Marker Lights

Heise’s new rectangle marker lights with reflectors function as both a clearance light and a side marker light when properly mounted. In red (HE-TRRF01) and amber (HE-TRRF02), these lights have the 2 LEDs and reflectors combined in one.

Heise’s marker clearance lights also come in 2.5-inch round marker lights with 9 LEDs, with and without rubber grommets. The 2.5-inch round marker lights with the rubber grommets are available in red (HE-TR2501), amber (HE-TR2502) or white (HE-TR2503) LED colors. The 2.5-inch round marker lights without rubber grommets are also available in red (HE-TR2504), amber (HE-TR2505) or white (HE-TR2506) LED colors.

In addition to the 2.5-inch round marker clearance lights, they also come in 2-inch and .75-inch sizes. The 2-inch round marker clearance lights are available with 6 LEDs in red (HE-TR2001), amber (HE-TR2002) or white (HE-TR2003) LED colors. The .75-inch round marker clearance lights come with 3 LEDs in red (HE-TR7501), amber (HE-TR7502) or white (HE-TR7503) LED colors.

Heise Work Lights

Heise’s existing lineup of work lights are idea for trailers and commercial heavy equipment vehicles. They come in black die-cast aluminum housing in 4.75-inch diagonal, 3.625 by 2-inch and 3.625 by 1.75-inch sizes. Each working light is rated IP67 with stainless 316 hardware and integrated-epoxy encapsulated electronics.

Vehicle Safety and Connection Accessories from iBEAM

Reducing blindspots in large trailers or commercial vehicles is a growing priority for drivers. iBEAM has several commercial wireless monitors and cameras designed for larger vehicles where running wires isn't possible or easy. iBEAM also has several heavy-duty cameras with night vision designed specifically for larger commercial vehicles. These existing solutions are included in the new trailer line and new camera connection accessories will be introduced at SEMA.

To allow drivers to quickly power, connect and disconnect the cameras when hooking or unhooking from trailers and other electrical devices, Metra is featuring a new quick disconnect cable and pair of brackets from iBEAM. The new TE-TCEX-1 is a quick disconnect cable with water-resistant seals that has 32 feet of cable to run through the truck to the monitor with a maximum of 10 additional feet of extendable coil at the hitch. The new TE-TRBRKT is a pair of trailer quick disconnect brackets. They are made of heavy-duty metal and have an open slot on the mounting bracket for the disconnects that makes running the cable much easier. These products work together to make connecting and disconnecting the camera from the trailer easier and safer for everyone involved.

Trailer Wiring and Installation Accessories from The Install Bay

New trailer wiring will include a variety of options for installers to provide everything needed for integrating electrical aftermarket parts. New products include, all copper hook-up wire, trailer connectors (with copper internals), all copper trailer wiring plugs (for basic hook-up of the 3 lighting functions), all copper trailer harness (for custom harness applications), all copper trailer wire (for RVs, boats and utility trailers), copper and all copper jacketed primary wire (for auto/truck/construction and light marine), and finally bulk trailer wire colors (for electrical usage in fleet vehicles).

Additional accessories range from connectors, terminals, cables and tubing, to hardware kits and tools. Two featured must-need accessories are the Brake Light Flasher (IBBLF) for use with non-LED third brake lights and the Strobe Flash Controller (IBLEDBLF) for use with LED third brake lights to flash the third brake light for extra visibility. With a wide range of installation accessories from Metra’s 12volt brands, Metra’s new line of trailer accessories is a one-stop-shop for lighting, safety and aftermarket installation projects. 

Metra Electronics will showcase these new products at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas from November 5th - 8th at booth 37017 in the South Hall Upper Level with their off-road, truck and powersports products. They will also be at Metra’s main booth 11639 in the North Hall.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp® and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – February 16, 2021 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is now shipping new Pro Series LED replacement headlight bulbs from Heise LED Lighting Systems®. The Pro Series features five different bulbs that cover every application of HID currently available on the market, plus seventeen single-beam and four dual-beam lightbulb sizes. Matched with a brand new extreme LED chipset, these bulbs not only outlast but will outperform HID bulbs.

Heise has meticulously designed the bulbs to optimize the LED position in order to maximize the headlight housing optics for both projector and reflector systems. The result is a 16,000 lumens solution that is 260% brighter than other LEDs, using only 70 watts per set with a running temperature of only 115 degrees F. By running much cooler than traditional LED bulbs, the Pro Series has an increased lifespan compared to others on the market. “The majority of failures with LED replacement bulbs come from not wicking the heat away from the LED chip. The faster a bulb can get the heat away from the LED chips, the longer the lifespan will be. In our new design, the copper substrate is very efficient at moving heat down through the heatsink and then to the fan away from the chip,” says Jason Anderson, VP of Product Research and Development for Metra Electronics 12volt brands. “When compared to two popular fanless LED bulbs on the market that are less than half the brightness of the Heise Pro Series, their internal running temperatures were significantly higher, at 160 and 170 degrees F,” says Anderson. “Heise’s new LED bulbs are much brighter, run cooler, and will last longer,” he added.

Heise’s Pro Series bulbs feature a 2mm solid copper thermodynamic core, all-metal construction for the build material, a rotatable collar for beam pattern adjustment, instantaneous full lumen start-up, an IC thermal controller with a high-speed smart fan, built-in reverse polarity protection, and a side-cable connection for slimmer installation. A built-in EMI filter prevents the bulbs from affecting the vehicle’s radio reception and they will work with Heise’s existing CANBUS decoders, which, depending on the vehicle, may be required to stop the flashing of headlights or the “lamp out” message in the instrument cluster (sold separately). Due to their intense brightness, these bulbs are for off-road use only and not for use on public roads.

Product Models

HID to LED Conversion:
At the base of the HID to LED conversion bulbs, there is a “C” designation in reference to the unique collar design that allows the bulb to be properly keyed into projector “S” housings and reflector “R” housings. The bulbs accept a 12-24V DC and are connected to the input connection of the factory ballast.

HE-D1CPRO: Fits D1S and D1R

HE-D2CPRO: Fits D2S and D2R

HE-D3CPRO: Fits D3S, D3R and D8S

HE-D4CPRO: Fits D4S and D4R

HE-D5CPRO: Fits D5S and D5R

Single Beam:

HE-H1PRO

HE-H3PRO

HE-H7PRO

HE-H8PRO
HE-H9PRO
HE-H10PRO
HE-H11PRO

HE-H16PRO

HE-5202PRO

HE-9005PRO

HE-9006PRO
HE-9012PRO
HE-PSX24PRO

HE-PSX26PRO
HE-880PRO
HE-881PRO

HE-P13PRO

Dual Beam:

HE-H4PRO

HE-H13PRO

HE-9004PRO

HE-9007PRO

These solutions are in stock now and come with Heise’s 3-year warranty. Installers can visit HeiseLED.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information and installation instructions.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality aftermarket solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world and have been “The Installer’s Choice”® for more than 75 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra AV®. For ordering information and pricing, visit MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

OCTOBER 2016: HOLLY HILL, FL – Metra’s Heise LED brand of lighting systems introduces new LED headlight and fog light sets specifically designed for 1997- current Jeep Wranglers, as well as single headlights and fog light sets for motorcycles. These new DOT (Department of Transportation) approved LED lights from Heise are water and dust resistant (IP rating 67) making them ready for any road.

The 7-inch round Jeep Wrangler headlights with CREE LEDs outshine the factory lights. Choose from either a black or silver front face, with either a full halo, or partial halo with a turn signal. The 4-inch fog light sets are also available with either a black or silver front face, or black with a white “angel eye” halo that connects to the lights of the vehicle.

The motorcycle headlights are available in either a 7-inch or 5.6-inch option. Choose from either a black or silver front face, with either a full halo, or partial halo with a turn signal. Fog lights and auxiliary sets measure 4.5-inch, and come in either a black or silver front face, with an option for a halo ring. Also built with CREE LEDs, these headlights are extremely bright and tough. The polycarbonate lens cover is considered to be virtually unbreakable by the company.

All these new products and more will be on display at Metra’s booths at the SEMA show in Las Vegas from 11/1 – 11/4.

Holly Hill, Fla. – November 12, 2020 – Heise LED Lighting Systems® by Metra Electronics®, a leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive lighting, is now shipping a flush mount case for its existing 8 Gang Switch Panel System (HE-SWP8), introduced last week at SEMA360.

Heise first introduced the compact 8 Gang Switch Panel System, the HE-SWP8, at the 2019 SEMA Show. This product features a rugged design that works in all types of vehicles, including UTVs, Jeeps®, and other outdoor applications. The HE-SWP8 can integrate lighting control into any vehicle and fit into the dash panel, center console, vehicle pillar or even the overhead sunglass holder. This gang switch panel system controls up to 8 different auxiliary LED lights or electrical devices and has 50 different switch stickers included for customization. Blue LED backlighting illuminates the switches and it can handle all types of 12V DC accessories. The compact control panel measures 2.6 by 4.6 inches while the under-hood mounted control box has a 4.2 by 7.5 inch footprint.

Now, a flush mount case with a snap-on trim plate, the HE-SWP8C, is available to make installation clean and even easier. The switch panel screws securely to the case box and the cut template and hardware are included for added convenience. A detailed video showing installation tips can be watched at https://youtu.be/ceExM97rJfA. See additional details online at HeiseLED.com.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

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