AutoTest® Headlight Align


The AutoTest Headlight Align is a professional quality beam aligner suitable for all kinds of headlamps (high, low, fog including XENON and LED lamps). It is supplied with assembly, operation and calibration manuals and declaration of conformity.



  • Robust anti-tip base fitted with large castor wheels for easy manoeuvring.
  • Laser pointer for easy positioning of the unit.
  • Digital lux meter and wide measuring window.
  • Manual optic alignment visor for easy parallel alignment.
  • Easy-to-use height adjustment lock mechanism.
  • Compliant with ADR 46 (Vehicle Standard – Australian Design Rule 46/00 – Headlamps)
  • Compliant with ECE R48 – Rule 48

IMPORTANT: When testing European and many new cars, the headlights lower if the car is not running. You may require to have the engine running to test accurately.



Operating conditions

  • Ambient Temperature: -10°C to 40°C
  • Relative Humidity: Less than 95%
  • Atmospheric Pressure: 70.0KPa – 106.0KPa
  • Power supply: DC9V battery or 12v car battery or cigarette lighter (maximum input voltage 25V)
  • Floor: The instrument and the vehicle must be placed at the same surface, Gradient and out of level shall not exceed 3%.

Measuring range

  • Central elevation of the headlight: 30cm – 1,400cm
  • Luminous intensity: 0 – 100,000cd
  • Optic axis deviation of high beam and low beam
    • Left – Right: L 4%/10m – R 4%/10m (L 40cm/10m – R 40cm/10m)
    • Up – Down: U 2%/10/m- D 4%/10m (U 20cm/10m – D 40cm/10m)


  • Measuring distance: 500mm
  • Power consumption: <0.5W
  • Net Weight: 26kg


Testing headlight beams using the Headlamp Screen and Testing Bay method requires 12m x 2.5m on a level/flat ground. Using the AutoTest Headlight Align, you only require 5m x 2.5m for accurate and compliant testing. Making it an effective use of your testing/garage space.

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