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Electronics | Driver Modules | Smart Lighting + IoT | Components | Outdoor Applications | Jan 12, 2017

Fulham LED Extreme Driver Family for Outdoor and High-Power Lighting Applications

Fulham LED Extreme Driver Family for Outdoor and High-Power Lighting Applications Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has released the WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications. WorkHorse LED Extreme drivers are intelligent, programmable LED drivers built for harsh environments. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Automotive | Jan 10, 2017

Infineon LITIX™ LED Drivers for Compact and Cost-Effective LED Front Light Applications

Infineon LITIX™ LED Drivers for Compact and Cost-Effective LED Front Light Applications LEDs in automotive front lighting enable energy savings, new light designs and applications such as matrix beam and laser high-beam. Supporting the progress in automotive lighting Infineon Technologies AG launched high-power LED drivers specifically designed for automotive front lights. The drivers are available within the new LITIX Power Flex series and the LITIX Power series. They address flexible DC/DC driver solutions supporting LED systems of up to 50 W and even above. Application setups can vary: many medium-power LEDs with string voltages of up to 55 V or few LEDs with high currents of up to 3 A and more. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 16, 2016

Inventronics Expands EBS Product Line with DALI Compatibility and Advanced Common Mode Surge Protection

Inventronics Expands EBS Product Line with DALI Compatibility and Advanced Common Mode Surge Protection Inventronics has announced the release of the new EBS BTE Series of 40 W, constant-current programmable IP20 LED drivers. They operate from 176-305 Vac input and are designed for operation in both Class I and Class II environments. They are primarily aimed at street lighting applications but are equally capable in any luminaire where robust performance is needed. The advanced common mode surge protection fully meets EN61000-4-5 and EN61547, even in Class II luminaries, thus providing market leading protection against common mode surge; the most frequent cause of failure in street lighting. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 13, 2016

Diodes Introduces New Triac-Dimmable LED Controller/Driver Design Platform

Diodes Introduces New Triac-Dimmable LED Controller/Driver Design Platform The AL1692 LED controller/driver introduced by Diodes Incorporated is a platform-based design solution for triac-dimmable LED lamps. The internal MOSFET versions provide a low-cost solution with compact PCB size and directly drive lamps rated from 3 W to 13 W. The controller-only version with an external MOSFET can support higher power applications up to 25 W. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 07, 2016

uPowerTek Launches 75 W NFC Programmable LED Driver

uPowerTek Launches 75 W NFC Programmable LED Driver To make smart lighting simple and reliable, uPowerTek recently released a new 75 W NFC programmable LED driver. The output current of the driver can be programed by a NFC programmer, touch free and fast. Compared with other programmable LED drivers, uPowerTek’s NFC programmable driver has several advantages. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 29, 2016

ams Launches AS7221 Spectral Tuning IoT Smart Lighting Manager

ams Launches AS7221 Spectral Tuning IoT Smart Lighting Manager ams AG, a leading provider of high performance sensors and analog ICs, today announced the AS7221, the industry’s first integrated white-tunable smart lighting manager. Lighting manufacturers designing with the AS7221 can now quickly integrate high-precision CCT, or “Kelvin-tuning”, capabilities into their Internet of Things (IoT) smart lighting offerings. The versatile architecture, which includes an I2C extension interface, positions the AS7221 to deliver Internet of Awareness™ IoT sensor hub platform capabilities for sens-ing functions such as air quality, temperature, occupancy, and presence. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 16, 2016

Thomas Research Products Introduces New 100W LED Power Supply

Thomas Research Products Introduces New 100W LED Power Supply Thomas Research Products has introduced a new 100W power supply for LEDs. This new model provides high performance at a lower cost. Thomas Research Products manufactures complete LED power and control solutions for OEMs and retrofitters. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 09, 2016

Diodes Announces Constant Current DC-DC LED Driver with Low Standby Power Mode

Diodes Announces Constant Current DC-DC LED Driver with Low Standby Power Mode Diodes Incorporated has introduced the AL8860 hysteresis mode DC-DC step-down converter, which is designed for driving single or multiple series connected LEDs efficiently from a voltage source higher than the LED voltage. With its integrated MOSFET, this product provides a low BOM cost solution for low-voltage industrial and automotive LED lighting applications, including illuminated signs and backlighting, as well as an LED retrofit for replacing low-voltage halogen lamps. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 02, 2016

RECOM Introduces Super-Flat 11 and 13 mm high LED Drivers

RECOM Introduces Super-Flat 11 and 13 mm high LED Drivers RECOM has released an entire family of super-flat constant-current and constant-voltage LED drivers suitable for stand-alone LED luminaires where space – especially height – is at a minimum. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Nov 02, 2016

LG Innotek's Programmable LED Drivers - A More Convenient and Cost Reducing Solution

LG Innotek's Programmable LED Drivers - A More Convenient and Cost Reducing Solution LG Innotek announced that it will release a programmable LED driver for wireless lighting control in the American market. The product has moderate price, but shows outstanding performance, it is expected to gain popularity as a wireless lighting control solution in the market. The company revealed that it has supplied its programmable power supply for wireless light-ing control, “Helios”, to a renowned LED lighting company located in the North America beginning this September. The programmable LED driver includes two models: a 30 W and a 55 W. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 17, 2016

Nora Lighting Introduces All-in-One Driver/Dimmer for the US Market

Nora Lighting Introduces All-in-One Driver/Dimmer for the US Market Nora Lighting introduces SWITCHEX®, the revolutionary all-in-one driver/dimmer for LED products, including Nora LED lightbars, LED puck lights and LED tape lights. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 14, 2016

GlacialPower Introduces New 33.6 W LED Drivers

GlacialPower Introduces New 33.6 W LED Drivers GlacialPower, a division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, is today announcing the launch of a new pair of LED drivers, the GP-RS35P-42C and the GP-RS35P-42CA. Both drivers provide a rated power output of up to 33.6W for LED lights from 33V to 42V DC, and they are particularly suitable for interior lighting applications. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 05, 2016

Inventronics Releases a Compact Family of Full-Featured Programmable IP20 LED Drivers

Inventronics Releases a Compact Family of Full-Featured Programmable IP20 LED Drivers Inventronics has announced the release of the EBS Series of 40 W, 80 W and 160 W full-featured, constant-current programmable IP20 LED drivers that are designed to be extremely cost effective. They operate from 176-305 Vac input and the plastic housing is IP20 rated which allows for even more cost reductions when you need a full-featured LED driver but not the costs associated with an IP67 rating. The Zhaga compatible square design makes it the perfect choice for the more compact and slimmer European street luminaires where the standard driver form may be too large to accommodate. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 03, 2016

Tridonic's Space-Saving Driver Combines Normal and Emergency Lighting

Tridonic's Space-Saving Driver Combines Normal and Emergency Lighting The EM powerLED 45 W LED Drivers in PRO DIM and SELV versions from Tridonic combine normal and emergency lighting modes for LED luminaires in one unit. The compact housings of the installation version save space in the luminaire. The modest space requirements of these combination devices provide greater freedom for luminaire designers. Read more »

Products, Materials + Tools | Oct 01, 2016

Active+ Self-Learning Lighting Solution

Active+ Self-Learning Lighting Solution Helvar’s Active+ is an out-of-the-box standalone solution consisting of an LED driver and “our smallest sensor” yet, Active+ sense built into the luminaire. Read more »

FEATURED

Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter

Emergency Lighting Just Got Smarter NEW NOW: OSRAM’s standalone solution for emergency lighting testing, reporting and maintenance. Meet the QBM DALI EL-T CONV, a converter transforming existing DALI emergency luminaires into wireless ones, all controlled by the same lighting system. Its benefits? Allowing you to design all the ... Read more »

FEATURED

Continuous versus Discrete Calibration Sources: Consideration for Use

Continuous versus Discrete Calibration Sources: Consideration for Use Rapid advancements in the field of solid-state lighting have presented opportunities for the use of LED-based systems for calibrations typically performed with lamp-based sources. Their highly efficient and long-lived performance, rapid power up, and compact size have made LED-based sources an ... Read more »

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LUXTECH Offers First Compelling Flex Modules Designed to Replace Traditional Rigid Modules: LUXroll (UL Listed)

LUXTECH Offers First Compelling Flex Modules Designed to Replace Traditional Rigid Modules:  LUXroll (UL Listed) The Indirect Costs of Using Rigid Boards Make Switching to Flexible LED Modules a Compelling Choice. Read more »

EDITORIAL

New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio

New LUXEON Rubix Cyan LED Enables 96-98 CRI Across CCT Range in Color Driven Solutions for Entertainment, Stage, and Studio Lumileds added cyan, its eighth color, to the LUXEON Rubix high-power LED family enabling multi-color driven systems to produce very high CRI white light that is so important in entertainment lighting. Adding the cyan LED fills a significant wavelength gap between blue and green in a system and ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022

New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022 Frankfurt am Main, January 10, 2022. As the pandemic situation continues to develop very dynamically, Messe Frankfurt is postponing the world's leading trade fair for light and building technology to autumn 2022. Last December, intensive discussions with customers and cooperation partners had ... Read more »

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