Featured | Components | Driver Modules | Sensors | High Bay | Apr 10, 2018

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor LIFUD just launched her second generation of high bay driver, LF-FHB series. It can be completely turned OFF even without cutting off the AC power. When the second generation of LF-FHB series works with a smart sensor (= microwave sensor + light sensor) which was developed by LIFUD R&D, the light turns on/off automatically. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Apr 03, 2018

Inventronics New 1200W LED Drivers Will Simplify and Lower Costs of Luminaire Designs

Inventronics New 1200W LED Drivers Will Simplify and Lower Costs of Luminaire Designs Inventronics has announced the release of a new series of ultra-high-powered LED drivers designed to solve many issues OEMs face in high-powered applications such as horticulture, high mast, airport and stadium lighting. By using one EFD Series LED driver instead of multiple lower-wattage drivers it eliminates the extra costs of mounting gear, junction boxes and complex wiring while providing more flexibility in the lighting fixture design. They also simplify the luminaire design by providing easier thermal management, lowering fixture weight and a stress-free installation. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Mar 30, 2018

Ricoh Launches a LED Driver IC with PFC and low EMI Emission for Mains Powered LED Lighting Applications

Ricoh Launches a LED Driver IC with PFC and low EMI Emission for Mains Powered LED Lighting Applications Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched the versatile R1700 LED driver controller. Designed to use in LED lighting applications and including features such as power factor correction, the controller boasts low EMI emission by zero voltage switching and various safety protection circuits. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Industrial | Outdoor Applications | Mar 30, 2018

Everline® PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10 V Outdoor and Industrial Applications

Everline® PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10 V Outdoor and Industrial Applications Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, recently introduced its PA Series of LED drivers. Designed for the smart fixture, PA drivers eliminate the need for a separate power supply for sensors by providing 12 Volts DC (12 Vdc) or 24 Vdc auxiliary output power. Read more »

Resources | Standardization | MD-SIG | Driver Modules | News-Spot | Mar 14, 2018

NFC Programming of LED Driver Parameters Is Standardized by MD-SIG

NFC Programming of LED Driver Parameters Is Standardized by MD-SIG Manufacturers of LED luminaires currently use a variety of programming methods to set the operating characteristics of LED drivers inside luminaires. Simplified and harmonized methods are desired to enable LED driver programming on automated or manual production lines. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Special Applications | Mar 13, 2018

Diodes' New AL8862 Buck LED Driver Adds Dimming for Commercial Lighting

Diodes' New AL8862 Buck LED Driver Adds Dimming for Commercial Lighting A wide input voltage range and integrated power MOSFET make the AL8862 buck LED driver a solution well-suited for developers of LED lighting drive circuits looking to minimize board space and reduce BoM cost with excellent analog and PWM dimming functions. Read more »

Indoor Applications | Smart Lighting + IoT | Outdoor Applications | Controls | Components | Electronics | Mar 13, 2018

Casambi Presents New Class 2 Embedded Bluetooth 4.0 Module at Light + Building

Casambi Presents New Class 2 Embedded Bluetooth 4.0 Module at Light + Building Casambi, the world’s leading provider of smart wireless lighting control technologies, will showcase at Light + Building 2018 the ecosystem of its rapidly-expanding Casambi Ready product portfolio. On display will be an extensive range of partner products, drivers, dimmers, switches, and control modules all working harmoniously with Casambi’s native products. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Mar 08, 2018

New High Efficiency LED Lighting Controller Solutions from ON Semiconductor

New High Efficiency LED Lighting Controller Solutions from ON Semiconductor ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has announced two new QR PSR PWM controllers for LED lighting with Power Factor Control (PFC) function. The dimmable NCL30386 and the non-dimmable NCL30388 provide market-leading options for designers of LED lighting units such as luminaires used in office and industrial building applications. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Emergency Lighting | Mar 07, 2018

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Everline Emergency Drivers

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Everline Emergency Drivers Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, has expanded its comprehensive line of lighting solutions with Everline® Emergency LED Drivers for offices, classrooms, warehouses and other commercial applications. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Feb 26, 2018

Power Integrations' New LYTSwitch-6 LED Drivers - High Efficiency and Very Low Standby Power

Power Integrations' New LYTSwitch-6 LED Drivers - High Efficiency and Very Low Standby Power Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED-driver ICs, today announced the LYTSwitch™-6 family of safety-isolated LED-driver ICs for smart lighting applications. The new ICs deliver flicker-free output up to 65 W, and feature up to 94% efficiency and as little as 15 mW standby power, with configuration options for two-stage or single-stage PFC support. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Feb 26, 2018

Infineon - BCR430U Linear Low Voltage Drop LED Driver IC

Infineon - BCR430U Linear Low Voltage Drop LED Driver IC Infineon Technologies AG releases BCR430U, a constant current linear LED driver IC. The BCR430U provides industry-leading drop performance for regulating LED current in standalone operation. No external power transistor is needed. Typical applications for the BCR430U include LED strips, architectural LED lighting, LED displays as well as retail, appliance and emergency lighting. Read more »

Electronics | Components | Indoor Applications | Controls | Smart Lighting + IoT | Feb 22, 2018

Tridonic basicDIM Wireless Light Control - Simple Installation and Commissioning

Tridonic basicDIM Wireless Light Control - Simple Installation and Commissioning Tridonic's compact basicDIM wireless control module paves the way for easy wireless communication with up to 127 luminaires. It is suited primarily to projects that need no direct IP connection and that aim to achieve more lighting comfort in a cost-effective manner and with no additional wiring. Read more »

Components | Electromechanics | Holder | Driver Modules | Development Kits | Feb 16, 2018

TE Connectivity Introduces Development Kit for Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50

TE Connectivity Introduces Development Kit for Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50 TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a development kit for its new Lumawise Drive LED Holder Type Z50, enabling luminaire designers to purchase a single unit for desktop testing, product evaluation and luminaire prototyping. Each kit contains an LED holder, a cable assembly and a thermal interface material. Read more »

Connected Lighting | Featured | Driver Modules | Electronics | Components | Feb 08, 2018

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module GRE Alpha announced the release of its cutting-edge ENO-DIM dimming module with integrated EnOcean technology. The spring-loaded terminal simplifies installation and is compatible with any EnOcean-enabled wireless switch. With the ready to install dimming module, it's just plug and play. The ENO-DIM is available in three regional frequency versions: 902 MHz in North America, 928 MHz in Japan, and 868 MHz in Europe and China. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Feb 01, 2018

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver

MOSO High Reliable & Flexible Programmable Outdoor LED Driver MOSO, one of the most influential and well-known new energy enterprises in China, dedicates to provide the efficient, intelligent and safe outdoor LED power supply solutions by introducing its programmable LDP series worldwide. Read more »

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Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost

Industry Leading LUXEON 5050 LED Gets Performance Boost Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever-increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy. Typical performance is now 675 lm with 172 lm/W in ... Read more »

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Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability

Cree® XLamp® XM-L3 LEDs – More Output & Reliability The XLamp® XM-L3 LED delivers a massive 55% upgrade in maximum light output over the XM L2 LED, providing a single-die LED point source for precise optical control. The XM-L3 LED shares the same mechanical and optical footprint as the original XM-L® and XM-L2 LEDs, providing a seamless upgrade path ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Ledvance Extends Its BIOLUX HCL Range that Supports Circadian Rhythms

Ledvance Extends Its  BIOLUX HCL Range that Supports Circadian Rhythms Ledvance have launched a new range of BIOLUX HCL products which are tailored to the specific demands of healthcare environments. The new products provide biologically optimized day-night lighting which reflects natural circadian rhythms to benefit both patients and medical staff, improving sleep ... Read more »