Components | Electronics | Sensors | Controls | Smart Lighting | Nov 08, 2018

Tridonic smartSWITCH Switch Sensors Detect Presence and Ambient Light

Tridonic smartSWITCH Switch Sensors Detect Presence and Ambient Light The compact smartSWITCH HF 5DP f and HF 5DP S f switch sensors have an extra-wide detection range and, as built-in devices, require very little space in the luminaire. The sensors employ microwave technology and switch the light using the respective LED driver when they detect presence and ambient light. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Automotive | Nov 08, 2018

Infineon Automotive LED Driver Provides Most Flexible LED Load Diagnosis

Infineon Automotive LED Driver Provides Most Flexible LED Load Diagnosis LED lighting is taking over on the roads. It enables new design trends in cars, such as flexible styling and animation, and increases safety in traffic. If LEDs fail, this affects the reliability of the light. With LITIX™ Basic+, a new LED driver family , Infineon is launching the most flexible single LED short circuit diagnostic feature available on the market at Electronica 2018. The new Active Retry function mode reduces the likelihood of misdiagnoses. This can save drivers unnecessary garage visits. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Nov 06, 2018

Upowertek Releases World’s First CCR Mode 0.1% Dimmable LED Driver

Upowertek Releases World’s First CCR Mode 0.1% Dimmable LED Driver Now most of the low dimming drivers are designed with PWM mode to get low output, but they have the problems of strobe flickering under cameras and potential audible noises. To solve the problems, Upowertek released the first constant current reduction mode 0.1% dimmable LED driver in the world, the BSR-055 series. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Nov 02, 2018

Inventronics Expands Narrow Input, Constant Voltage Driver Series

Inventronics Expands Narrow Input, Constant Voltage Driver Series Inventronics is pleased to announce the expansion of their constant-voltage EBV Series to include 75 W, 100 W and 150 W models that operate at a narrow input voltage range from 176-305 Vac. Narrowing the input voltage range has allowed Inventronics to reduce manufacturing costs and offer significant savings to regions that do not require a universal input voltage range. This series of LED drivers are made with a compact, extruded-metal housing enabling more creative freedom on luminaire design. They are IP67 rated which is ideal in architectural, decorative and signage lighting projects. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting & IoT | ZigBee | Oct 24, 2018

EPtronics’ LP Series Programmable LED Drivers - Compatible to EuControls’ Zigbee Controller

EPtronics’ LP Series Programmable LED Drivers - Compatible to EuControls’ Zigbee Controller EPtronics is pleased to announce that its latest LP Series of programmable flicker-free LED drivers are immediately compatible with Zigbee wireless lighting controllers from EuControls, a sister company of EPtronics. EuControls’ LCM lighting controllers are ideal for new and retrofit lighting fixture projects that require Zigbee protocol compatible 0-10 V on/off/dimming control with Dim-to-Off support. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Controls | Smart Lighting & IoT | Indoor Applications | Oct 17, 2018

Fulham Releases Bluetooth Bridge to Retrofit Any 0-10V LED Luminaire

Fulham Releases Bluetooth Bridge to Retrofit Any 0-10V LED Luminaire Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced availability of a new Bluetooth Bridge 0-10V LED controller, the first in a series of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) components designed to connect luminaires into a Bluetooth mesh ecosystem. The new Bluetooth Bridge can be installed in any electrical box or LED fixture to provide wireless 0-10 dimming control and monitoring. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Signage | Outdoor Applications | Oct 16, 2018

GlacialPower Launches New GP-LE150N LED Driver Series With Isolated Cable

GlacialPower Launches New GP-LE150N LED Driver Series With Isolated Cable GlacialPower, the power division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the new GP-LE150N DC LED driver suitable for LED strip light, LED signage and moving sign applications. The new series are available in 12 VDC output rated power of 120 W, and 24 VDC output rated power of 150 W. The GP-LE150N is suitable for exterior or interior usage, with a fully isolated plastic case and isolated cable that is IP67 rated for environmental protection from rain, water and dust. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Oct 01, 2018

ERP Power Introduces Europe's Smallest LED Driver

ERP Power Introduces Europe's Smallest LED Driver ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, announced the world’s smallest power supply for LED lighting fixtures that has been demonstrated in Bregenz, Austria at Europe’s leading lighting technologies conference LED professional Symposium + Expo (LpS 2018). The ERP next generation VLM Series Class II constant voltage LED driver architecture delivers power density of 20 Watts per cubic inch in a package the size of two AA/LR6 batteries. European terminal blocks with optional strain relief and CE/ENEC/CB certification address a wide range of architectural, commercial, and industrial lighting applications Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | High Bay | Sep 21, 2018

Moso Power Announces Off-line Programmable UFO Drivers

Moso Power Announces Off-line Programmable UFO Drivers Moso Power today announces a new High-Bay LED driver series. The new drivers offer a huge evolutionary step forward compared to their predecessors. The new UFO drivers offer off-line programmability with a special "Black-Box" design for failure dignosis. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Automotive | Displays | Aug 28, 2018

Maxim’s LED Backlight Driver - Smallest Footprint for Larger Automotive Displays

Maxim’s LED Backlight Driver - Smallest Footprint for Larger Automotive Displays Automotive infotainment designers can now upgrade to bigger, higher resolution displays with greater ease, reduced cost and smaller solution size with the MAX20069 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). The MAX20069 provides the industry’s first solution integrating four I2C-controlled, 150 mA LED backlight drivers and a four-output thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) bias in a single chip. The IC can reduce design footprint up to one-third compared to the closest competitor’s parts. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Aug 20, 2018

EPtronics Announces Latest LP Series of Programmable LED Drivers

EPtronics Announces Latest LP Series of Programmable LED Drivers EPtronics is pleased to announce its latest generation LP Series of programmable constant current LED drivers with flicker free operation. All five wattage families are included in UL’s Class P LED Driver Program: LP25W, LP40W, LP50W (T8), LP55WW, and LP96W. This UL program allows LED luminaire manufacturers to quickly substitute existing drivers with pre-approved EPtronics drivers without the need for recertification by UL. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jul 26, 2018

Inventronics Expands Flicker-Free, Tight Tolerance Dimming LED Driver Family

Inventronics Expands Flicker-Free, Tight Tolerance Dimming LED Driver Family Inventronics releases a new programmable IP20 LED driver series ideal for indoor projects such as panel, troffers, downlights and other fixtures requiring a compact driver and a lower profile. The new LUG-040SxxxDTE is an expansion to the existing low power, indoor programmable LED driver portfolio. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Outdoor Applications | Jul 19, 2018

Espen Technology Launches 4-Lamp, Type A, Dimmable Driver

Espen Technology Launches 4-Lamp, Type A, Dimmable Driver Today, Espen Technology announced the expansion of its Type A driver line, to include its new 4-lamp, Type A dimmable driver. The new 4-channel driver is model #VEL60BN-4C-10V. It operates Type A lamps only, and provides 0-10 V dimming. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | High Power Applications | Jul 13, 2018

38 VIN, 10 A Boost µModule Regulator - Ideal for Driving LEDs

38 VIN, 10 A Boost µModule Regulator - Ideal for Driving LEDs Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear™ LTM8005 boost DC/DC µModule® (power module) regulator designed for driving LEDs. The LTM8005 includes a DC/DC controller, power switch, Schottky diode and current sense resistor in a 9x11.25x2.22 mm BGA package. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Indoor Applications | Jul 10, 2018

Helvar Launches LOOP SELV60 LED Driver Series

Helvar Launches LOOP SELV60 LED Driver Series Helvar is proud to present LOOP: Helvar's first looping mechanics for LED drivers. LOOP is a combination of an SELV60 LED driver with terminals, integrated strain reliefs and, in DALI drivers, additional control terminals for fast and accurate wiring. These new mechanics are optimized for independent usage applications where safe and stable installation is needed. Read more »

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A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly

A New Fixing Technology for Optics Brings Additional Time Savings in Luminaire Assembly Today it is often the fixing technology which decides how efficiently an LED luminaire can be produced. Innovative assembly procedures help in production by simplifying and shortening processes or eliminating them completely. Just a few minutes are often enough to make a manufacturer more ... Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs

Cree Launches Industry’s Highest Efficacy 90 CRI COB LEDs Cree, Inc. announces the XLamp® eTone™ LEDs, a breakthrough set of chip-on-board (COB) LEDs that delivers beautiful 90 color rendering index (CRI) light quality at the same efficacy as today’s standard 80 CRI LEDs. Delivering up to 155 lumens per watt (LPW) at 3000 K CCT, 85°C, Cree’s new eTone COB ... Read more »

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PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB

PerfectWhite: Luminus’ Latest Spectrally Tuned COB Spectrally tuned sources are the essential components of human-centric lighting and Luminus PerfectWhite is it’s newest source, joining the Sensus and AccuWhite products, that has been purpose-designed and improves upon the light from conventional sources. PerfectWhite™, which closely replicates ... Read more »

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High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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