New Osram LEDs Provide More Consistent Brightness And Greater Efficiency For Backlighting Portable Device Displays
Multifunctional devices such as tablets, ultrabooks and even smartphones need high brightness levels and good color rendering without draining the batteries too quickly. The new MicroSideled 3806 from Osram Opto Semiconductors is designed specifically to meet these requirements. It is extremely efficient in white and also in blue, offers consistent brightness throughout its lifetime of 15,000 hours, and can withstand high temperature and high current. At the end of its rated life, it does not simply go dark. Rather, half of the light emitting diodes still provide 70 percent of their initial brightness (L70/B50).
Everlight Offers Low-Power LED with Overdrive Capabilities for Brighter LED Light Tubes
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd expands its broad product range of low-power LEDs with a 0.2W top-view white LED featuring a lead frame technology with heat slug for good heat dissipation. The new 45-21S series is especially suitable for LED light tubes in general lighting.
Marl LEDs look the part for a handheld industrial instrument design
A quest for a very professional appearance allied with compact size led Instrument Installations Ltd to specify Marl 512 Series LEDs in its handheld actuator demonstration product range for use during client visit and training room demonstrations of Rotork actuators.
Everlight Electronics Introduces a Cost-Effective 1W High-Power LED for Multiple Lighting Applications
EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD announces the top-view white 1W high power LED XI3535. This highly cost-effective package provides high lumens and efficacy and is well suited for use in lighting grade high power LED designs such as omni-directional LED light bulbs, directional lamps, decorative lamps, panel lights and many other general and residential lighting applications.
LED Engin Achieves Highest Color Rendering In World’s Smallest Led Emitters For High-End Directional Lighting
LED Engin Inc announces the world's most compact 'Gallery White' emitter for directional lighting boasting an exceptional color rendering index (CRI) of 97. Designed for high-end applications, including retail outlets, galleries and museums where accurate color representation is vital, Gallery White offers high color fidelity in warm white light (3000K) and achieves impressive individual R values (R1-R15) to enhance the contrast of retail merchandise, artwork and skin tones. Color temperature and CRI remain stable over time, temperature and drive current.
Everlight Adds Two IRLEDs for Remote Controls and Optical Touch Panels
EVERLIGHT Electronics Co., Ltd expands its product offering of 'invisible' light sources for remote control applications with two new SMD infrared LEDs (IRLEDs), the IR26-71C and the IR26-61C.
Everlight Presents New HIR LEDs for Proximity-Sensors and High-Tech Intelligence Touch Panel Applications
EVERLIGHT Electronics Co. Ltd introduces three new 850nm HIR (high efficiency infrared) LEDs featuring a high output power and narrow viewing angles which make them ideal for use in high-tech intelligence touch panel and proximity sensors.
New ProfiLED Lightbars From OMC Save Cost; Provide Even Illumination
OMC has announced the launch of its ProfiLED Lightbar product family, which reduce cost and offer an improved appearance, especially in low and medium volume applications.
GlacialLight Introduces Its First Wall-Mounted LED Luminaires - GL-WL1012, GL-WL1012SH and GL-WL1012SL - for Outdoor Applications
GlacialLight today announces its first wall-mounted LED luminaires for outdoor applications. The three new wall-mounted luminaires include the standard 11.5W version GL-WL1012 and the two 12.5W versions with PIR sensors: GL-WL1012SH and GL-WL1012SL.
L112 – The New COB Source Delivering Remarkable Cost per Lumen Value
A new COB from YEG Opto delivers exceptional value in terms of cost per lumen and can provide an LED source for many lighting applications. L112, an addition to the Lustrous range of COB LED sources, is particularly suitable where manufacturers require 1,000 lumens at aggressive price points.
Driving LEDs With NXP Sensorless Sensing
An innovative technique for driving LEDs could expand their appeal and energy-saving potential, as Electronic Specifier's own Sally Ward-Foxton discovered when exploring the latest dimming solutions in greater detail for ES Design magazine.
Resistant to Shock, Vibration, & Moisture, VCC’s New CNX 722 Series TuffLED Indicators Facilitate Safety in Broad Range of Harsh Environment Applications
VCC has developed a new series of ruggedized panel mount indicators designed for use in a variety of harsh environments. Featuring built-in LEDs, which are visible both in direct sunlight and at wide angles, VCC's 22mm CNX 722 Series TuffLED indicators are resistant to shock, vibration, and moisture, and are RoHS compliant. The series also features several connection options, which facilitate fast, easy installation in extreme and outdoor applications, including: control cabinets, instrument panels, military and aircraft equipment, disinfection and sterilization environments, transportation dashboards, switch stations, outdoor signage, industrial machinery, and vending and gaming machines.
Higher Output Power, Improved Thermal Characteristics, Ready Availability - UV LEDs Start To Come Of Age
As prices drop, wavelength ranges broaden and power output increases so new applications are being developed using UV LEDs. Helping users realise the potential, YEG Opto are pleased to announce availability of the Semiled range of Medium and High power emitters with power outputs from 70 – 360 mw radiometric power and wavelengths 365 to 420 nm.
Off-line Controllers for LED Lighting XC9401 Series
TOREX SEMICONDUCTOR LTD has developed an off-line controllers for LED Lighting, the XC9401 series. The XC9401 series are off-line controllers for LED lighting. Operation within the range 85VAC - 270VAC and by DC input is possible by optimizing external components. Using selected components to match the circuit configuration, a wide variety of specifications can be realized.
OMC Launches New Range Of SPECTRALUX LED Arrays For High Illumination Applications.
OMC has launched its 550 series SPECTRALUX Light Engines targeting applications that require high levels of light output, such as rail signalling, runway lights or architectural spotlighting. SPECTRALUX Light Engines are arrays of highly efficient, tightly-matched LEDs. They are the preferred light source in a wide variety of luminaire applications because they enable lighting designers to quickly, reliably and easily take advantage of LED technology.
LED Engin announces most compact and efficient tunable CRI 90 white LED for black body dimming from 3000K to 1800K
LED Engin, Inc announces immediate availability of LuxiTune, the first intelligent, compact, single emitter light engine that delivers directional light with halogen-style dimming, hugging the black body curve from 3000K down to1800K. Luminous flux is 1100 lumens, equivalent to a 60W halogen lamp. Luminous efficacy is 63 lumens per Watt hot and including the secondary optic, far higher than that of rival products that utilize multiple emitters and reflectors. At full intensity, color rendering index (CRI) is 90 and LuxiTune maintains a CRI average of 85 and R9 red content of 70 as it dims. With a diameter of 50mm, LuxiTune makes it quick and easy to create a compact lighting fixture that works with standard 0-10V dimmers or via a DMX interface.
Philips Launches LUXEON Z ES, the Micro-Mini, High-Power LED
Philips' newest high-power emitter, the LUXEON Z ES, offers industry-leading color consistency through a 1-step MacAdam ellipse in warm white color options. With a micro-footprint, undomed design and full spectrum availability, LUXEON Z ES from Philips Lumileds enables high lumen density solutions with precise optical control. In applications such as retail, where superior beam angles and high efficacy are crucial, the illumination-grade emitters help lower costs while offering best in class white light.
Philips LUXEON CoB Array Delivers World-Class Beam Uniformity and Efficacy
Philips Lumileds today introduced the LUXEON CoB (Chip-on-Board) portfolio, the first LED array in the industry to combine exceptional beam uniformity with industry-leading efficacy in the smallest light-emitting surface. The LUXEON CoB family can deliver up to 6000 lumens and reaches efficacies of up to 120 lm/W (hot tested) for bright white 80 CRI lights. This makes the LUXEON CoB an ideal choice for high lumen downlights, spotlights and directional lamps. The new LUXEON CoB is being demonstrated this week at the Philips booth at LIGHTFAIR International Tradeshow, April 23-25 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Booth #1401).
New Osram infrared light emitting diode (IRED) with wide beam angle
The new infrared (IRED) Oslon black SFH 4716S from Osram Opto Semiconductors is one of the most powerful IREDs on the market, with an optical output of 1030 milliwatts (mW) and a beam angle of 150 degrees. It offers perfect illumination at a range of a few yards/meters and is ideal for gesture detection systems linked to computer games or for optical safety systems in the automotive sector. And with external optics and tight focusing, even distant objects can be perfectly illuminated with infrared light.
LED Engin's Studio White LED emitters enable design of compact, cool, safe and reliable alternatives to HID arc lamps
LED Engin, Inc announces the Studio White range of cool white LED emitters for designers of broadcast and studio lighting. The application demands high CRI in daylight color temperatures to make people look natural under artificial light. This is normally achieved using high intensity discharge (HID) arc lamps. However, such lamps are bulky, run very hot and need high electrical voltages from which to operate, creating potential health and fire hazards. They also suffer from deteriorating performance with age. LED Engin's Studio White emitters allow lighting designers to create fixtures that are smaller, lighter, deliver consistent performance over time, do not get excessively hot and run from safe, low voltages. They feature a daylight color temperature of 5300K, a color rendering index (CRI) of greater than 85 and R9 red content of 50 which results in natural rendering of skin tones and other colors. Standard daylight white LED emitters do not match this performance... read all
First Single Point LED Lighting Array With Tuneable Colour Output
Ismosys, Sharp Microelectronics' pan-European sales & marketing representative, has begun sampling the latest addition to the company's innovative Zenigata family of chip-on-board (COB) LED lighting arrays. The Tiger Zenigata LED array is the first single point light source to feature 'tuneable' colour temperature output.
Plessey is first to release GaN on silicon LEDs Coinciding with visit by Rt. Hon. Dr. Vince Cable, MP
Plessey today announced that samples of its Gallium Nitride (GaN) on silicon LED products (p/n PLW111010) are today available. These entry level products are the first LEDs manufactured on 6-inch GaN on silicon substrates to be commercially available anywhere in the world. Plessey is using its proprietary large diameter GaN on silicon process technology to manufacture the LEDs on its 6-inch MAGICTM (Manufactured on GaN I/C) line at its Plymouth, England facility. The use of Plessey's MAGIC GaN line using standard semiconductor manufacturing processing provides yield entitlements of greater than 95% and fast processing times providing a significant cost advantage over sapphire and silicon carbide based solutions for LEDs of similar quality.
LED Engin Announces Robust, RGBW LED Emitters With 30% More Output For Crisp, Narrow-Beam Stage Lighting
LED Engin, Inc announces the LZ4 flat lens family of compact, 4-die RGBW emitters for wash lamps and follow spots used in stage lighting applications. Two variants are available: LZ4 that can be driven to 1A and LZ4-Plus that can be driven to 1.5A per die, producing up to 550 and 725 lumens output respectively, some 30% more than rival products. The multi-color LED die, which are mounted onto LED Engin's propriety, multi-later thermally efficient substrate, are capped with a flat glass primary lens.
Osram Ostar Stage LEDs: Flexible White Light For The Stage
The new Osram Ostar Stage LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors offer high luminance of 48 million candelas per square meter (Mcd/m²) and tunable color tones from cold white to warm white. Combined with their extremely low-profile design and glass cover with anti-reflective coating, they provide the basis for more compact spotlights with an extremely narrow beam. The Ostar Stage LEDs are ideal for use in moving head spotlights on stage, for booth lighting at trade fairs, and for architectural lighting.
Vishay Intertechnology Releases New High-Power, High-Speed 850 nm, 890 nm, and 940 nm Infrared Emitters in Gullwing, Reverse Gullwing, and Side-View SMD Packages
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of high-power, high-speed 850 nm, 890 nm, and 940 nm infrared emitters in gullwing, reverse gullwing, and side-view surface-mount packages with wide-view dome lenses.
Osram Increases Infrared Golden Dragon Optical Output Power By 20%
Traffic intersections, bus stations, parking lots and other public areas require high-performance surveillance systems. With a typical optical output of 650 milliwatts (mW), the new Golden Dragon SFH 4232A infrared LED (IRED) from Osram Opto Semiconductors provides the basis for reliable monitoring and surveillance systems while helping to reduce system costs. Housed in a performance-proven SMT package, it is currently the most powerful IRED in this type of package on the market. At a current of one amp, the efficiency of this high-power component is more than 39 percent. This benefits general applications in process and production control as well as camera-based surveillance applications.
Solid State Supplies Couples LED Emitter And Driver From LED Engin And Microsemi For Solid-State Lighting Applications
Solid State Supplies announces availability of a LED emitter/driver combo that suits a range of lighting applications comprising a high luminous efficacy RGBW LED emitter from LED Engin and a complementary four-channel high-brightness LED driver from Microsemi.
Microprecision Electronics SA announces 120/240 VAC Panel Mount LEDs
Microprecision Electronics introduces bipolar LEDs in its range of panel mount LED's in varied housing styles for front or rear panel mounting in response to international demand. The pre-wired assembly of a red, green or yellow bipolar LED and a resistor will work directly off a 120 VAC or 240 VAC line as a LED power indicator or as a drop-in replacement for neon indicators.
TE Connectivity High Power Inverted Thru Board SMT Connector For LED Lighting Applications
TE Connectivity announces the release of the High Power Inverted Thru Board SMT Connector. This lighting interconnect solution provides a means to bring power to aluminum clad and FR4 boards from the underside of the printed circuit board eliminating issues of dressing wires on the top side of LED boards.
Marl Adds Top US Range Of LED Panel Indicators
Marl International has added a top quality range of LED panel indicators following its appointment as UK distributor for Bivar, a leading Californian manufacturer. Bivar products complement the LED panel indicators that Marl designs and manufactures itself at its facility in Ulverston, England with cost-effective nylon mounted products and a light pipe range.
TE Connectivity Announces Solderless Holder Platform For Chip On Board And Array LED's
TE Connectivity today announced the release of the LED Holder, Type Z50. The LED holder forms the core electrical, mechanical, thermal, and optical interconnectivity for Philips Lumileds LUXEON® K LED and Sharp Electronics MEGA ZENIGATA LED.
Everlight Electronics Extends Signage LED Portfolio
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd has extended its signage LED portfolio to offer five new products for indoor, semi-outdoor and outdoor applications.
New LED is ideal light source for covert surveillance
The infrared Oslon black SFH 4725S LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors has a wavelength of 940 nanometers, making it nearly invisible to the human eye, and its black package reflects virtually no ambient light. Together with its high optical output power of almost one watt, this infrared LED is the ideal light source for covert surveillance applications.
LED Pilot Lamps From Switchtec Include Anti-Interference Technology To Stop False Indication At Competitive Prices
Available from specialist distributor Switchtec, SCL 'AI' LED pilot lamps include anti-interference technology that stops the common problem of false illumination of LED lamps. Due to their inherent nature, LED lamps can glow softly when in the so-called 'off' state due to residual or transient voltages. Especially in a darkened control room, this can lead to false alarms, and to indifferent and confusing status indication – with potentially dangerous results.
TE Connectivity Announces Solderless Holder For Sharp Mini Zenigata Led
TE Connectivity today announced the release of the LED Holder, Type Z32, for the SHARP Electronics Mini ZENIGATA LED*. The small, low profile, circular Type Z32 LED Holder provides a quick and easy solderless power connection to the Sharp Mini ZENIGATA LED chip on board family, enabling designs to be more reliable, easier to use, and faster to market.
DSM launches Stanyl ForTii LED LX solution for LED packages
DSM has introduced Stanyl ForTii LED LX, an LED specific grade of Stanyl ForTii high temperature polyamide with halogen-free flame retardant grades as a material solution for LED packages.
GlacialLight LED Troffer Light With A Patented Mounting Solution - GL-TL0606
GlacialLight has announced the new recessed GL-TL0606 LED Troffer Light with embedded driver, which has now joined the company's popular range of LED lighting products. GL-TL0606 is available with either a 30W or 50W AC-input and has a highly adjustable patented mounting solution.
Nordson ASYMTEK’s LED Dispensing Applications Highlighted at LED Korea
Nordson ASYMTEK will demonstrate precision dispensing solutions for LED and semiconductor packaging at LED Korea 2013, booth #4228, Hall B. Applications include phosphor coating for tight CIE LEDs, high-throughput silicone phosphor encapsulation, pure silicone casting, flux, and underfill for flip chip, package-on-package (PoP), chip scale packages (CSP), and ball grid arrays (BGA). Also on display will be Nordson ASYMTEK's new NexJet Dispensing System with the one-piece Genius Jet Cartridge. The system makes dispensing faster, easier, and smarter.
Five New LED Products Ideally Suited for Moving Light in Tough Environmental Conditions
Bivar has announced five new IP67 rated LED products to handle extreme weather and other tough outdoor conditions. These products extend Bivar's existing line of flexible light pipes and panel mount assemblies and are well suited for a range of applications including agricultural, commercial, industrial, medical, marine, military, and transportation.
LED Array Holder for Citizen Arrays
Ideal for OEM light-fixture manufacturers, Molex LED Array Holders simplify the installation process for next-generation, energy-efficient Citizen CLL010 through CLL050 arrays and reduce installation time with compression contacts that eliminate hand soldering.