Products, Materials + Tools | Dec 03, 2010

New Bridgelux Pre-Wired LED Arrays Further Simplify Design Integration

Bridgelux Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, is further simplifying the LED light source integration process for luminaire manufacturers with the introduction of new wiring options for its rectangular ES and RS Array Series solid state light sources. This option further enhances the plug and play simplicity delivered by these arrays, helping to facilitate quick design cycles and ease system-level integration challenges for Bridgelux customers.

The new wiring option provides two wires soldered to the electrical contact pads on the LED arrays.  This wiring option may be ordered with all Bridgelux rectangular ES and RS Array Series, which deliver between 800 to 4500 operational lumens in all available color temperatures.  Providing pre-wired arrays simplifies the electrical integration of the light source into the lamp or luminaire, enabling Bridgelux customers to use interconnection methods common to the lighting industry and avoid introducing soldering processes in their factories.

“Our primary focus at Bridgelux is to make LED technology easy to use for our general lighting customers,” said Mick Wilcox, Bridgelux product manager.  “Providing this wiring option eliminates manufacturing process steps and reduces product development risks and overall system costs.  Our customers can bring new energy-efficient, high quality lighting products to market faster to meet the rapidly increasing market demand for solid state lighting.”

About Bridgelux:
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid-state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light-emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems. Bridgelux’s patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid-state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy-efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. With more than 350 patent applications filed or granted worldwide, Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid-state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please visit www.bridgelux.com

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