v-Series 12" Light Bar

A shorter version of the extremely popular v-Series 40" Light Bar. Same rugged design providing an insane amount of interior/exterior versatility!

Note: 12" illuminated surface. Total length is about 14"

Regular price$49.99
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The Kingpin V-Series light bars can be left on FULL BRIGHTNESS for DAYS without fully draining a standard automotive battery.


Lowest profile, 180-degree rotating, waterproof, 12-volt utility light bar 


VHB tape, adhesive, or screw mounted. Low power draw = no complex wiring or relays! 


We ditched the industry standard blue-white clinical color.

Kingpin's Diffused Daylight Technology provides softer, eye-friendly smoothing and a daylight neutral color ideal for tasks and relaxation.


High-impact chassis and lens is insanely impact resistant and can withstand hammer blows and automobile traffic. 


180-degree mounting system and anodized aluminum brackets provide secure mounting anywhere and the ability to direct light where it counts. 


v-Series lights come with aluminum mounting brackets: 3.75"L x 1.125"W spaced 35.25" or 12" center to center, respectively. Recommended mounting methods: 

    • VHB Tape. Most common and preferred for most applications.
    • #6 or #8 screws, 8 Total (4 holes per mounting bracket)
    • Quick-release option: Velcro 


Any 12-volt power source can be used to power the V-Series 40" Light Bar. 

    • The low 1.4A power draw on the 40" (~.5A on the 12") allows you to safely piggyback it into many existing circuits (ex. a rear brake light).
    • Plugs or adapters to power with a portable power station (12-volts!)
    • 120v to 12v adapters to power with a standard home outlet.


The V-Series 40" Light Bar comes with a 36" or 10" exterior rated 18-gauge wire lead. Simply connect the ground (black -) wire to a common ground or negative battery terminal and then the positive (red +) wire to the power source.

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Product FAQ

With any 12-volt power supply. We recommend permanent, hardwired installations for most applications. Any style of 12-volt power adapter can be used as long as the power supplied is actually 12-volts. Each light comes with tinned wire ends.

500 lumens at an incredibly low 0.5 Amps!

Not at this time. We prefer simulated daylight when we need to perform tasks in the field. Also, our research suggests that bugs attraction to light is correlated more to light intensity. Check out our blog post about the subject here. Please share if you like it.

Yes, all v-Series lights can be installed in exterior applications and even submerged for short periods. Although technically capable, we do not recommend installing our products below water line.

Each bracket has 4 small holes for #6 or #8 screws, but VHB taps works best for most applications.

No. The v-Series is designed to maximize longevity through simplicity - this is one key element.

No. Not unless we are running a promotion. You can use any style of inline switch designed to handle 12V 1A loads.

Our Smart Touch Dimmer Switch can handle 4x 12" light bars!


3 Years, hassle free warranty against manufacturing defects.

Simply email us or give us a call. You'll ship the defective unit back to us for review. Afterward, we'll send out a replacement.