News-Spot | Business News | Sep 05, 2013

MeanWell's Multi Output LED Power Supplies LCM-40(DA) and LCM-60(DA) Now Available from Schukat

Built in PFC, 1-10V dimming and PWM signal function are some of the features of the new flexible LED driver series With the new LCM-40(DA) / LCM-60(DA) series, MeanWell has expanded its broad range of switching power supplies for LED lighting. The LCM-40(DA) and LCM-60(DA) series feature multiple constant-current outputs, selectable using an integrated DIP switch. The LCM-40(DA) series offers outputs of 350/500/600/700/900/1050mA and the LCM-60(DA) outputs of 500/600/700/900/1050/1400mA. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Oct 08, 2013

HD Cree XLamp® CXA1520 Arrays with Up To 3478 lm Now Available at MSC

Cree's new high-density Cree XLamp® CXA1520 was showcased for the first time at the LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2013) and is now are available at MSC The new high-density Cree XLamp® CXA1520, which was introduced at LpS 2013, allow a doubling of the strength of spot lights compared to previous arrays and are now available at MSC. Cree XLamp® CXA1520 LED Arrays deliver up to 3478 lumens at 33 watts, 85°C. Available in ANSI White and four-step EasyWhite® binning, the new arrays feature 2700 K through 5000 K CCTs, with 70, 80 and 95-CRI options. The CXA1520 LED Array, enables lighting manufacturers to create a new generation of products that delivers the same intensity and light quality as 39-W ceramic metal halide (CMH) at up to 50 percent lower power. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | May 10, 2013

Anglia Brings Inventronics LED Drivers to the UK and Eire Market

Anglia Lighting has greatly expanded its range of LED drivers and power supplies following its appointment as UK and Eire distributor for Inventronics. The new agreement allows Anglia to offer its customers higher power drivers up to 300W as well as sealed units for outdoor and industrial applications. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | May 10, 2013

Mouser and Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a new global agreement with Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) to distribute high performance heat sinks and cooling solutions. Read more »

Business News | May 27, 2013

Nordson Asymtek Selects Partnertec as Representatives in the Benelux Region

Nordson Asymtek, a Nordson company, a leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, announces that Nordson B.V. has signed a representation agreement with Partnertec to act as a commercial representative for Nordson Asymtek's fluid dispensing, jetting, and conformal coating equipment in Benelux. Partnertec strengthens Nordson Asymtek's printed circuit board assembly presence in this region. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Oct 31, 2013

Inventronics LUC-042SxxxDSW(SSW) LED Drivers Now Available from MSC

Inventronics' new driver series promises high efficiency, reliability and a calculated lifetime of above 80,000 hours The new broad array of 42W adjustable, constant current, independent drivers for indoor LED lighting applications from Inventronics are now available over MSC. The LUC-042SxxxDSW(SSW) series includes 14 different models with output currents ranging from 350 to 2100mA. Regardless of the output current, each model offers a full load efficiency of 87-90%. These products all operate over a 90-305Vac input range and provide excellent power factor correction (0.96 at 120V and 0.95 at 220V). This new series is approved to CE (EN), UL, CUL, FCC, ENEC, CB, and CQC’s standards. All of these drivers are housed in plastic cases with IP20 rating. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Mar 20, 2013

Digi-Key Corporation Adds Califia Lighting to Line Card of More than 650 Global Suppliers

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the addition of Califia Lighting, a Bivar company, to its vast product line. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Apr 30, 2013

Mouser and Philips Lumileds Announce Global Distributor Partnership

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced its new global distribution partnership with Philips Lumileds, an industry leader in environmentally friendly lighting solutions. Read more »

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News-Spot | Business News | Dec 07, 2011

Highly Efficient XLamp ® XP-G LED Now Available from MSC

Cree's XP-G LEDs with improved efficacy are now available from MSC The three latest models of XLamp ® XP-G product family of Cree are setting standards in terms of directional lighting. The highly efficient XLamp XP-G LEDs reach a new level of performance from up to 140 lumens per watt, and they are immediately available from the MSC Vertriebs GmbH. They are suitable for various applications such as street and area lights, as a replacement for PAR spotlights and for strong flashlights. Read more »

News-Spot | Business News | Nov 18, 2011

element14’s New Technology Portal Gives Design Engineers a One-Stop Location for Information on the Industry’s Newest Technologies

element14, a collaborative global electronics community from Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), has launched its New Technology portal, dedicated to showcasing the electronics industry’s latest new technologies and products. This new portal provides engineers and designers detailed information to help them with the challenge of familiarising themselves with new technology, that is less than 12 months old. Read more »


New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED.

New Name. New breakthroughs. All LED. SMART Global Holdings, Inc. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cree, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CREE) Cree LED Products business unit (“Cree LED”). Read more »


Lumileds' News LUXEON 2835N 3V-LED Extends the Mid-Power Performance Curve

Lumileds' News LUXEON 2835N 3V-LED Extends the Mid-Power Performance Curve Lumileds announced the new LUXEON 2835N, which fills in the performance gap between the LUXEON 2835C and the LUXEON 2835 HE. The three variants are relatively close in performance at 65 mA – LUXEON 2835N delivers 204 lumens per Watt – as current increases, real differences in both light output and ... Read more »


XLamp XP-G3 Photo Red S Line LEDs – Cree's New Flagship Horticulture LED

XLamp XP-G3 Photo Red S Line LEDs – Cree's New Flagship Horticulture LED Cree's XLamp XP-G3 Photo Red S Line LEDs deliver improved efficiency, best in class sulfur resistance and better system level reliability through switching and dimming cycles. With the S Line versions, Cree delivers high-power LED technology that is optimized for both general and horticulture ... Read more »