Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 16, 2016

Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform

Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform Today Lumileds introduces the new Luxeon XR-TX module, incorporating 12 Luxeon TX high-efficacy LEDs to produce 3300 lumens and 140 lm/W at nominal drive conditions*. In a convenient rigid form factor, the modules are designed to be readily combined with third party lens plates and drivers to rapidly design and bring to market LED streetlights, tunnel lights and high/low bay fixtures. “Our Matrix Platform products eliminate the sourcing of LEDs, components, and connectors, and drastically reduces the design efforts behind luminaire development,” explained Andrew Cohen, Product Manager of the Matrix Platform at Lumileds. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 16, 2016

Lifud Introduces Two New Series of 10 Years Warranty LED Drivers

Lifud Introduces Two New Series of 10 Years Warranty LED Drivers In March 2016, Lifud will expand its portfolio of typical LED drivers with the addition of AC220-240V 10W-63W LF-GIRxxxYJ series and AC100-277V 10W-54W LF-GIRxxxYD series. And these two series are featured by long life time, which helps customers to reduce maintenance and replacement costs. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 12, 2016

Konica Minolta Sensing’s CS-160 Luminance and Color Meter

Konica Minolta Sensing’s CS-160 Luminance and Color Meter Konica Minolta, Inc. announces the launch of Chroma Meter CS-160, successor to the CS-100 (launched in 1986) and CS-100A (launched in 2000). The CS-160 is a lightweight, compact and battery powered luminance and tristimulus colorimeter capable of measuring chromaticity, luminance, and correlated color temperature values to help ensure the stable quality of various light sources regarding brightness and color. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 12, 2016

Homogeneity, Colors, Compactness,Efficiency – the DURIS® Family

Homogeneity, Colors, Compactness,Efficiency – the DURIS® Family Whatever your needs – the DURIS® family will meet them. For example the DURIS® E, the perfect solution for cost-conscious applications. Or the DURIS® P 5 and DURIS® P 5 colors for high-quality, professional indoor and outdoor lighting applications. DURIS® S 5, the mid-power LED, stands for flexibility and efficiency, and with DURIS® S 8, the highpower LED, we are setting standards in compactness for indoor illumination. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 11, 2016

New Samsung LED Modules, inFlux, for High-Flux Industrial Lighting

New Samsung LED Modules, inFlux, for High-Flux Industrial Lighting Samsung Electronics introduced inFlux, a new lineup of high-flux (extremely bright), linear LED modules optimized for industrial lighting applications such as plants, parking lots and warehouses. The LED modules serve as a replacement for conventional T8 and T5HO (high output) tubes and are suitable for high-flux LED luminaires covering up to 40,000lm (luminous flux*). Read more »

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BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO

BJB Develops COB Holders for Bridgelux V-Series Arrays | VIEW THE APPLICATION VIDEO BJB 47.319 holders for the Bridgelux V Series arrays feature state-of-the art electro-mechanical technology. Holders help simplify the entire fixture’s assembly process and also provide numerous benefits to the overall quality, performance and lifetime of the lighting system. BJB holders and the Bridgelux V series arrays are well suited for a wide variety of applications: ranging from commercial, outdoor, industrial and residential spaces. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 02, 2016

Honglitronic 2835-PCT - Superior Performance & Competitive Price

Honglitronic 2835-PCT - Superior Performance & Competitive Price Guangzhou Hongli Opto-Electronic Co., Ltd., a leader in advanced components in China, announced that 2835-PCT, the company’s new mid-power LED package line-up with high light efficacy, 1 W product lighting efficiency up to 130 lm/W. 2835-PCT is now offered with 3-step MacAdam ellipse bins and quarter bins across the range of all CCTs (from 2700 K to 6500 K), excellent Correlated Color Temperature, manufacturers will be able to make lighting products that deliver greater uniformity and consistency in light color without any visible difference in the color output between packages. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Feb 02, 2016

Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform

Lumileds Adds High Efficacy Outdoor Module to Matrix Platform Today Lumileds introduces the new Luxeon XR-TX module, incorporating 12 Luxeon TX high-efficacy LEDs to produce 3300 lumens and 140 lm/W at nominal drive conditions*. In a convenient rigid form factor, the modules are designed to be readily combined with third party lens plates and drivers to rapidly design and bring to market LED streetlights, tunnel lights and high/low bay fixtures. “Our Matrix Platform products eliminate the sourcing of LEDs, components, and connectors, and drastically reduces the design efforts behind luminaire development,” explained Andrew Cohen, Product Manager of the Matrix Platform at Lumileds. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 28, 2016

Samsung LM561B+: Higher Quality Light Color for Premium Luminaires

Samsung LM561B+: Higher Quality Light Color for Premium Luminaires Samsung Electronics announced that LM561B+ is now offered with 3-step MacAdam ellipse bins and quarter bins across the range of all CCTs (from 2700 K to 6500 K), for use in premium luminaires. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 26, 2016

Cree XLamp XQ-A LED: Lower System Cost in Proven Ceramic XQ Pkg

Cree XLamp XQ-A LED: Lower System Cost in Proven Ceramic XQ Pkg The XLamp XQ-A LED brings a mid-power, cost-effective option to the proven, compact ceramic XQ package, enabling lighting manufacturers to quickly expand their product portfolio by leveraging a common XQ design. Unlike plastic mid-power LEDs, the ceramic-based XQ-A LEDs are designed to deliver the long-term calculated lifetimes of Cree’s other high-power LEDs. Available in white and color, the XQ-A LED delivers up to 89 lm at 85°C. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 22, 2016

UEL240B-A1Z:≥15 kV Surge Immunity, 3 in 1 Dimming Function

UEL240B-A1Z:≥15 kV Surge Immunity, 3 in 1 Dimming Function Since 1989 UE Electronic has been the world's leading brand of high-power LED driver power supply. Its latest developed product - UEL240B-A1Z - is a modular intelligent control constant current high power LED driver. It has 3 in 1 dimming function, high efficiency, waterproof, long lifetime etc. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 15, 2016

ICL8105 – Digital Flyback Controller IC for LED Driver

ICL8105 – Digital Flyback Controller IC for LED Driver The ICL8105 is a digitally configurable flyback controller with Power Factor Correction (PFC) for constant power LED drivers from 10 to 80 W. The LED driver IC offers the advantages of the digital world which includes the ability of the LED power supply to be configured by the customer on site using software thus enabling fast engineering and simplified variant handling in production. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 13, 2016

Samsung Sets a New Record for Light Efficacy in HP LED Packages

FeaturedproductLH351B-960x640.jpg Samsung Electronics has achieved a major upgrade in its industry-leading performance levels for high-power LED packages. The efficacy of Samsung’s LH351B package that features 173 lm/W (85°C, 350 mA) has improved 8% over last year’s record performance. This new efficacy level extends Samsung’s leadership in high-power LEDs. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jan 07, 2016

Consumer Lighting Solutions with the New DURIS® S 5 Portfolio

Osram's new DURIS® S 5 portfolio consists of the DURIS® S 5 White and four DURIS® S 5 Color versions The further improved and expanded new DURIS® S 5 family consists of various white and now also colored medium power LEDs with compact dimensions and excellent efficiency, offering manufacturers and designers even more versatility and flexibility. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 23, 2015

Lifud Introduces New Flicker-free 5 Years Warranty LED Drivers

Lifud LpO 2 in Dec 2015.jpg In December 2015, Lifud expands its portfolio of flicker-free LED drivers with the addition of 7 W-60 W LF-GIRxxxYS series. And this series is featured with very good flicker-free effect while maintaining a very cost-effective design. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Dec 14, 2015

Honglitronic Introduces High Efficiency 0.5W SMD 5730, 9000 Hours LM-80 Certified LEDs

Honglitronic's SMD 5730 0.5 W LED series is now 9000 hours IESNA LM-80 certified Honglitronic introduces 0.5 W SMD 5730 9000 hrs LM-80 Certified LEDs, Product model: HL-A-5730DW-S1-08-HR3 (0.5W, 2700 K,150 mA). Test standard: IES LM-80-08; Test item: 55/85/105°C,Average Lumen Maintenance at 9000 hours. Read more »

Featured | News-Spot | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 10, 2015

Lumileds Accelerates Outdoor Fixture Design with Off-the-Shelf Addition to Matrix Platform, LUXEON XR-M

Using the industry-leading LUXEON M, LUXEON XR-M can be combined with standard lenses, lens plates and easily-mounted drivers to provide the industry’s simplest LED solution for streetlights and high/low bay fixtures yet Designed specifically as a turnkey solution for outdoor LED fixtures, today Lumileds introduces the LUXEON XR-M line of Matrix Platform solutions. These versatile building blocks integrate 3, 4 or 5 LUXEON M LEDs on a metal core PCB, providing a platform that enables fixture manufacturers to accelerate their design of streetlights, high bay and low bay luminaires. For instance, the 4 LED square version, in combination with industry standard optics and driver, yields a complete IP66 solution. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 04, 2015

New Ultra-compact Samsung CSP LEDs Deliver Superior Design Flexibility

Samsung improved their 2nd Gen CSP product series by using an advanced multifaceted coating technology Samsung Electronics has just announced a 2nd generation of CSP (Chip Scale Packaging) LEDs for use in a diversity of LED lighting applications from ambient light and spotlight, to downlight and bulb lighting. Using the 2nd generation CSP process allows Samsung LED packages to be even more competitive in raw costs, while achieving greater robustness and reliability with Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Nov 02, 2015

New Cree® XLamp® XQ-E High Intensity Color LEDs Offer Highest Candela Performance

Cree's new XLamp® XQ-E High Intensity LEDs are based on SC5 Technology™ and optimized for highest candela performance XLamp® XQ-E High Intensity LEDs are the industry’s first family of color LEDs optimized to deliver the highest candela performance. The XQ-E High Intensity LED is the smallest building block for color LED designs, allowing lighting manufacturers to boost performance and reduce size for directional applications. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 23, 2015

Goniophotometric Measurements Conforming to Latest International Standards

A special cantilever for the LGS 1000 permits quick and simple correction in accordance with CIE S 025 Instrument Systems´ newly developed burning position correction for the LGS 1000 by Instrument Systems guarantees measurement in conformance with the latest international standards and is an economic alternative to large and complex rotating mirror goniometers. The innovative correction method permits measurement of all photometric quantities of the DUT in another luminaire orientation than the designed burning position. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 21, 2015

Samsung Introduces Linear-type LED Modules with Industry-leading Efficacy and Greater Freedom of Design

Samsung S-Series has a luminous efficacy of 160 lm/W (4000 K CCT at tp = 50°C), which represents industry-leading performance for LED module products. The S-Series modules can replace conventional T5 or T8 fixtures with narrow width, including troffers and linear luminaires Samsung Electronics has introduced a new lineup of LED linear modules. This S-Series features industry-leading efficacy, as well as outstanding flexible design options to accommodate a variety of luminaires, offering tremendous convenience to LED fixture makers. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 12, 2015

Cree’s New XLamp® XHP35 LEDs Set a New Performance Standard for High Power LEDs

Cree's new XHP35 family sets a new performance standard for high power LEDs Delivering 50% more light output than the previous industry best, the XHP35 LED introduces Cree’s breakthrough 12V monolithic power die, empowering manufacturers to unleash the full capacity of extreme high power LEDs using existing drivers. Available in high density and high intensity versions the new XHP35 LED delivers up to 1,833 lumens. Offered in 70, 80 and 90 CRI and CCT from 2700K to 8300K with 2-step and 3-step EasyWhite® options. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 02, 2015

GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer

With Everfine's GO-R5000, the test device will stay stable in a defined position while the detectors and mirrors rotate The GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer is a CIE C-λ type goniophotometer system with two mirrors and photometer detectors that can measure photometric and colorimetric parameters on C-plane or cone suefaces. During measurement the tested luminaires keep stable while the mirror and photometer detectors rotate around it, so the most steady specified lighting state of tested luminaire can be achieved. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Oct 01, 2015

Lextar Debuts 170 lm/W LED Module, Presenting Industry High Efficacy L2 Solution

Lextar's latest LED module for highly efficient L2 solutions delivers up tp 170lm/W Lextar launches LED module lineup at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2015, bringing high performance (up to 170lm/W), quality and cost competitive products for versatile lighting applications. Lextar’s LED module features Entry, Standard, High Efficiency and Industry series, adopting Lextar’s latest in-house LED components with excellent package efficacy. Thanks to Lextar’s vertical integration capability, it provides customization and quick design service. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 29, 2015

Smooth Color Mixing, Great Punch Become Standard in Architectural Lighting with LUXEON C Colors

By reshaping its approach to color mixing, Lumileds high power LUXEON C Color Line delivers optically consistent colors and whites with unprecedented punch Lumileds today announces a revolutionary approach to achieving flawless color mixing with its high power LUXEON C Color Line of LEDs. “We’ve solved the problems of beam halos and mismatched, unmixed color by designing our platform to offer multiple colors with a single focal length,” explained David Cosenza, Product Manager for the LUXEON C Colors Line. When secondary optics are applied, the consistent focal length maximizes optical efficiency and provides matching emission patterns, enabling sleek color mixing. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 14, 2015

Cree’s New XLamp® XHP35 LEDs Set a New Performance Standard for High Power LEDs

Cree's new XHP35 family sets a new performance standard for high power LEDs Delivering 50% more light output than the previous industry best, the XHP35 LED introduces Cree’s breakthrough 12V monolithic power die, empowering manufacturers to unleash the full capacity of extreme high power LEDs using existing drivers. Available in high density and high intensity versions the new XHP35 LED delivers up to 1,833 lumens. Offered in 70, 80 and 90 CRI and CCT from 2700K to 8300K with 2-step and 3-step EasyWhite® options. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 04, 2015

Goniophotometric Measurements Conforming to Latest International Standards

A special cantilever for Instrument Systems' LGS 1000 permits quick and simple correction in accordance with CIE S 025 The compact LGS 1000 goniophotometer system by Instrument Systems guarantees precise determination of the spatial radiation characteristics of Solid State Lighting (SSL) products as well as lamps and luminaires. In addition, energy efficiency can be tested and evaluated in accordance with the European Ecodesign Directive for energy-related products. The newly developed correction of the burning position is a key upgrade for measurement in conformance with the latest international standard CIE S 025 and its European pendant EN 13032-4, in force since August 2015. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Sep 01, 2015

Excellent Lighting Conditions for Excellent Visibility

All ShinyU products have in common their excellent thermal design for a long reliable lifetime Shinyu 150 W of Long-distance Spotlight with a unique optical design, by using only 16 units of 150 W each for total 2400 W projection lamp at a distance of over 120 m which can light up with no dark spot for 200 m of the sports filed. It also does not waste any of the luminous efficiency, in the same space the same units of the lamp were used are less than the traditional energy saving lamps. More, comparing the traditional lamp, Shinyu 150W achieving the cost saving for more than 6 times. Shinyu LED distance Spotlight were installed in Guang-Fu Secondary high school at the sports field, the ground lux at least 70 and more, to make a safe, brighter space for students during the night time. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 31, 2015

Lumileds Luxeon CoB Compact Range for Most Cost-Effective Single Source, Retrofit and Directional Lamps

The Luxeon CoB Compact Range delivers ultimate “punch” and efficacy for retrofit lamps and spotlights of 1000 lm Lumileds launches its most cost effective line of chip-on-board (CoB) LED arrays with industry-leading punch and efficacy. The Luxeon CoB Compact Range further strengthens Lumileds’ lead in the CoB category enabling the most cost competitive solutions for PAR, GU10 and MR16 lamps. This line of arrays is also distinct in that the same optic can be used for both a 35W equivalent and a 50W equivalent GU10 or MR16 lamp, thereby reducing system cost and development effort to the manufacturer. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Aug 10, 2015

NEMA Optical Systems from Khatod Make Your Arena Lighting the Brightest Experience

Khatod's LED optics deliver high-intensity illumination for arena lighting NEMA OPTICAL SYSTEMS enable optimization of the high intensity light output of the most current Power LEDs. Deliver great solutions for the most diverse Lighting applications in sporting facilities, arenas and stadiums as well as in industrial and commercial buildings. In high bay and low bay as well as in floodlight applications, indoor and outdoor, the LED optics always offer outstanding light quality. Read more »

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American Bright's Full Line of RGB with Built-in IC Devices

American Bright's Full Line of RGB with Built-in IC Devices American Bright introduces a full line of addressable RGB LED devices with built-in IC. This intelligent LED device integrates RGB chips and a control circuit into a single and compact package, available in 5050, 3528, and 4020 (side-emitting), suitable for indoor and outdoor, gaming machine, and ... Read more »

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Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency

Red XLamp LEDs Delivers Best-in-Class Horticulture Efficiency  Cree, Inc. announces the next-generation XLamp® XP-E2 Photo Red (660 nm) and Far Red (730 nm) LEDs, delivering breakthrough performance for horticulture applications. The new Red XP-E2 LEDs provide a drop-in upgrade for the previous generation that outperforms competing LEDs by up to 68 percent. ... 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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