Smart Lighting | Electronics | Color Sensor | May 29, 2018

Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor

Crestron Unveiled SolarSync™ Color Temperature Daylight Sensor Crestron, a global leader in commercial lighting control technology, unveiled SolarSync (GLS-LCCT), its new daylight sensor with correlated color temperature (CCT) and a luminous intensity meter. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Driver Modules | Retrofit | Commercial Lighting | Apr 25, 2018

Fulham to Roll Out New Line of LinearHO High Output LED Retrofit Kits

Fulham to Roll Out New Line of LinearHO High Output LED Retrofit Kits At LightFair 2018 being held in Chicago May 8-10, Fulham, a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, will display its new line of Vizion LinearHO high-output LED retrofit kits. Designed to retrofit high-bay, vapor tight, and troffers, the new Vizion LinearHO kits are suitable for commercial and damp environments and deliver substantial energy savings when used to replace fluorescents lamps. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting | Powerline | Indoor Applications | Apr 24, 2018

Espen Technology Releases Innovative Powerline Communication Dimming For 0-10V Fixtures & TLEDs

Espen Technology Releases Innovative Powerline Communication Dimming For 0-10V Fixtures & TLEDs Espen Technology announced today that it is offering the VersaDim System, an innovative, comprehensive dimming and control system using PCLC powerline communication technology. Espen will be demonstrating the new system at LightFair International, Booth # 3867. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Multi-Channel Drivers | Indoor Applications | Apr 20, 2018

Two Drivers in One Housing for Luminaires with Direct and Indirect Light

Two Drivers in One Housing for Luminaires with Direct and Indirect Light The dimmable two-channel DALI DT6 constant current LED driver is the latest addition to the Premium SELV series and is already DALI-2 certified. It will typically be used in linear and panel luminaires in offices and healthcare facilities for direct and indirect lighting applications. Simple tunable white solutions are also possible. Read more »

Featured | Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Apr 20, 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 »

Components | Electronics | Surge Protection | Apr 16, 2018

Inventronics Introduces New Surge Protection Devices

Inventronics Introduces New Surge Protection Devices Inventronics has announced the release of a new surge protection device family designed to be used in conjunction with any of their LED driver families. Inventronics LED drivers offer industry-leading protection already but recognize some customers desire external protection for applications in hostile grid environments. These applications can include high bay, high mast, arena, roadway, industrial zones and open parking lot lighting. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Electromechanics | Driver Modules | Holder | Apr 14, 2018

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit The LUMAWISE Drive LED holder Type Z50, launched last September, has a built-in low-profile DC/DC driver that brings integrated functionality and flicker-free illumination to the company’s successful range of Zhaga-inspired Z50 LED holders for chip-on-board (COB) LED for spot and track lighting, without any change to outside dimensions. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Dimming Modules | Wireless | Apr 11, 2018

Acclaim Lighting Announces New Wireless Universal Dimming Module

Acclaim Lighting Announces New Wireless Universal Dimming Module Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces its new wireless Universal Dimming Module (UDM-W). UDM-W is a multi-protocol driver designed to allow conversions between popular control systems, and allow for maximum control flexibility and integration with fixtures. UDM-W gives users a choice between a wireless and wired DMX input, by natively adding Acclaim’s Aria Wireless DMX technology. Read more »

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 »

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WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must

WHITE PAPER - Why an EMI Filter in Your Lighting Application is a Must From high voltage ballasts for fluorescent bulbs to LED accent lighting, advancements in lighting technologies for industrial and domestic markets have led to a surge in EMI concerns. Luckily, mitigating EMI early on, avoiding costly product redesigns and delays, can be as simple as ... Read more »

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Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection

Precise Measurement of UV Light Sources for Disinfection UV radiation encompasses a very wide wavelength spectrum between 10 and 400 nm and is subdivided in ISO Standard 21348 into three ranges. The UVC range between 100 and 280nm is currently extremely relevant for air and water disinfection for combating COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met

Signify: New EU Ecodesign and Energy Labeling Regulations Are Met Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), confirms that its leading lighting portfolio will meet the new EU Ecodesign and Energy labeling regulations, which will affect all lighting products in the EU Member States from September 2021 onwards. The new regulations are representative of the enormous transition that ... Read more »

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New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls

New DLC Report: Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls Interoperability for Networked Lighting Controls explores the current interest in networked lighting controls (NLC) and the benefits various stakeholders can attain from championing interoperable systems. The report details three specific and actionable use cases and explains why interoperability ... Read more »

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Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design

Tech-Talks BREGENZ - Prof. Ruairí O'Brien, Founder of Ruairí O'Brien Lighting Design Ruairí O'Brien, associate professor and head of the Architecture and Visual design department at the German University in Cairo and CEO of Ruairí O'Brien. Architektur. Licht Raumkunst, surprised and delighted the audience with his lecture at LpS 2016 when he talked about allowing darkness. He ... Read more »