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 »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 30, 2015

Stanley Electric – Unique 3 Degree Beam Angle LED Projector with Various CCT and Single Color

Stanley's new  LED Projector has many applications in archirectural lighting to create striking scenes Stanley Electric Co., Ltd, of Japan, is pleased to announce the addition of single colour red, green, amber and blue, as well as new CCT versions in 2200 K, 3000 K and 4000 K, to the previously released LLM0545A in 5000 K. This groundbreaking unit, using specially designed ultra-narrow beam optics, makes it possible to illuminate objects at large distances, while requiring only around 22 W of power, in a unit weighing less than 4.5 kg. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 17, 2015

Lextar Launches DCOB LED Light Engine

 Lextar DCOB LED Light Engine Lextar launches DCOB LED Light Engine, debut a complete series of AC-in Driver-on-Board light engine at GILE 2015 (Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition) using Lextar’s in-house high voltage Chip to design an integrated light module without an external driver, providing the most convenient plug-and-play LED light engine for the traditional lighting fixture manufacturers. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 15, 2015

New Line – New System: Nactus Smile, The First Round Optical Systems for Area Lighting

Khatod's Nactus Smile is the first round optical systems for area lighting First-of-its-kind optical system realized in round shape, offers new ideas for the execution of exclusive lighting projects. Nactus Smile is a single die cast round array with 12 lenses, created in 8 different models, each with individual photometry and typical lighting pattern. Designed for most popular LEDs, it is available in many beam angles: Symmetric, Asymmetric, Rotosymmetric, Square; complying with IESNA Type I, II, III, V and ECE ME3a. On request, available with silicone gasket for IP. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Jun 02, 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 | Jun 01, 2015

Cree’s New High-Intensity Class of LEDs More than Doubles Performance

Based on Cree's SC5 Technology™, the new the XP-L doubles the candelas compared to the previously highest-performing single-die XP-L LED Cree announces the new XLamp® XP-L High Intensity LED, the first single-die LED to deliver over 100,000 candelas with a 50-mm diameter optic at 10 watts. The XP-L High-Intensity LED delivers more than double the candelas than the industry’s previous highest-performing single-die XP-L LED through the same optic. Using the same 3.45-mm x 3.45-mm XP-L package, the new LEDs allow lighting manufacturers to boost performance, reduce size and lower system cost for track, outdoor and stadium lighting. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | May 27, 2015

Everfine GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer

Everfine GO-R5000 Full-Field Speed Goniophotometer 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 | May 11, 2015

LIFUD Star Product Series 8W-50W LF-GIRxxxYE Series

LIFUD’s LF-GIRxxx is also available in a 50,000 hours / five years warranty version LIFUD Star Product Series LF-GIRxxxYE(A)/(B) has enjoyed a very good reputation for its quality consistency and competitive cost control since its launch into the market. This series is widely applied by customers for LED panel lights, tube lights, ceiling lights and LED down lights, etc. With AC200-240V input voltage, LIFUD LF-GIRxxxYE(A)/(B) series is specifically developed for Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia and China local markets. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | May 11, 2015

BICOM Extends Line of LED Lenses

Just one out of the big number of Bicom's recently released new lenses Time is flying. Bicom Optics has achieved fruitful results in past days. We have developed lots of new lenses, bulb covers and reflectors this year. With the different angles, shapes and sizes, our products can meet customers’ requirements in all fields. There will be used UV-stabilized optical PC and optical PMMA material. These will cause the light efficiency up to 90%. Read more »

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

Edison Opto Takes the Lead in Developing AC COB Modules

Edison Opto offers abroad range of different COB LED modules  - some with very unique features Edison Opto is the first manufacturer to launch AC COB Modules in the LED industry. Edison Opto releases 7 W omnidirectional AC COB module - EdWing Series and high efficacy driver on board module - DOB Series respectively. Read more »

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

Cree’s LMH2+ Delivers an Unprecedented Combination of 125 lpw Efficacy and 90 CRI in a Small Form Factor

Like its predecessor, Cree's new, considerably improved LMH2+ is also available with a flat lens and dome lens Cree’s LMH2+, the industry’s highest performing LED module, delivers 30% better performance than the previous generation in the same form factor. Providing efficacy of 125 lumens per watt with color quality greater than 90 CRI, the LMH2+ is the only LED module that allows lighting manufacturers to achieve a system efficacy of 100 lumens-per-watt with high light quality. The efficacy of the LMH2+ drives new applications, enables smaller luminaires and lowers system cost. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 08, 2015

Khatod Easy Reflector Systems: New Concept - High-Tech - Unique Design

Khatod's new Easy Reflector Systems consists of two parts to ease assembly Easy reflector systems for COB LEDs are first and unique reflectors made of two elements assembled together by a simple snap-in operation. A totally new-concept solution allowing immediate and easy mounting into the final application. The fixing holes having 35 mm or 25 mm spacing will match most popular Zhaga compliant adaptors or holders. Optimize the light flux emitted by COB LED systems with LES ranging 9 to 19 mm diameter. Excellent lighting efficiency over 85%. Read more »

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

ProLight Released Headlamp LED Series Features High Lumens and Reliability

ProLight Opto enters the automotive headlamp business with their new two to five chip LEDs based on their proprietary technology LEDs are generally used in lighting applications due to their small size and reliability. With the improvement of LED performance and heat dissipation LEDs are gradually being used in car lighting applications as well. Read more »

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

Cree®. More Lumens. More Reliability. More Ways to Radically Lower System Cost

Cree's latest product lines Cree’s new XLamp® Extreme High Power (XHP) LEDs provide twice the lumen output and improved reliability to enable up to 40% lower system cost. The MH LEDs can operate at higher temperatures than mid-power LEDs with no reduction in rated lifetime, enabling a 60% reduction in heat-sink size and cost. Cree’s new CXA2 LED arrays achieve the same or better performance with a smaller LES, resulting in up to 60% system cost savings from lower LED, mechanical and optic material costs. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 17, 2015

New Handheld SpectroRadiometer for Low Cost, Research Grade LED & Light Measurement

StellarNet's new handheld SpectroRadiometer is a 5x7 inch, touch-pad tablet interface based device Measure illuminance, chromaticity, CCT, dominant wavelength and full spectral distribution of all visible light 350-1100nm with the new Handheld SpectroRadiometer from StellarNet, Inc (UV & NIR options also available). The handheld design makes these instruments the first choice in portable testing, field demonstrations, installations, R&D and quality control. The system has a 5x7", touch-pad tablet interface that's both ergonomic and user-friendly. Read more »

Featured | Products, Materials & Tools | Mar 16, 2015

From Khatod Think-Tank to a Tank in Lighting - For Your Extreme Applications in LED Lighting

One of Kathod Tank's big benefits is the easy handling while being extremely robust Tank Optical System is a square array made up of 36 lenses, for most popular LEDs. Engineered for use in hard jobsite conditions of construction industry and manufactured to the highest of standards, Tank meets a great variety of LED Lighting applications, from light towers to portable lighting. Its robust structure withstands hard handling, while maximizing the scene lighting in large yards as well as in confined spaces. On request, available IP protected with integrated silicone gasket. Read more »

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