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Components | Electronics | Surge Protection | Apr 16, 2018

Inventronics Introduces New Surge Protection Devices

Inventronics Introduces New Surge Protection Devices Inventronics has announced the release of a new surge protection device family designed to be used in conjunction with any of their LED driver families. Inventronics LED drivers offer industry-leading protection already but recognize some customers desire external protection for applications in hostile grid environments. These applications can include high bay, high mast, arena, roadway, industrial zones and open parking lot lighting. Read more »

LED Modules | Components | TE Connectivity | Apr 14, 2018

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit

LED Holder with Integrated DC/DC Driver - Developer Kit The LUMAWISE Drive LED holder Type Z50, launched last September, has a built-in low-profile DC/DC driver that brings integrated functionality and flicker-free illumination to the company’s successful range of Zhaga-inspired Z50 LED holders for chip-on-board (COB) LED for spot and track lighting, without any change to outside dimensions. Read more »

Components | LEDs | IR-LEDs | Automotive | Apr 11, 2018

Osram Adds Six New High-Power Infrared LEDs to Its Oslon Black Family

Osram Adds Six New High-Power Infrared LEDs to Its Oslon Black Family Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition and lane detection. The new 940 nm versions are suitable above all for interior automotive applications such as driver monitoring, seat occupancy detection and gesture recognition. Thanks to different wavelengths and lenses these products cover a wide range of customer requirements and can be operated at up to 5 A in pulsed mode. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Dimming Modules | Wireless | Apr 11, 2018

Acclaim Lighting Announces New Wireless Universal Dimming Module

Acclaim Lighting Announces New Wireless Universal Dimming Module Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces its new wireless Universal Dimming Module (UDM-W). UDM-W is a multi-protocol driver designed to allow conversions between popular control systems, and allow for maximum control flexibility and integration with fixtures. UDM-W gives users a choice between a wireless and wired DMX input, by natively adding Acclaim’s Aria Wireless DMX technology. Read more »

Featured | Components | Driver Modules | Sensors | High Bay | Apr 10, 2018

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor LIFUD just launched her second generation of high bay driver, LF-FHB series. It can be completely turned OFF even without cutting off the AC power. When the second generation of LF-FHB series works with a smart sensor (= microwave sensor + light sensor) which was developed by LIFUD R&D, the light turns on/off automatically. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Outdoor Applications | Apr 03, 2018

Inventronics New 1200W LED Drivers Will Simplify and Lower Costs of Luminaire Designs

Inventronics New 1200W LED Drivers Will Simplify and Lower Costs of Luminaire Designs Inventronics has announced the release of a new series of ultra-high-powered LED drivers designed to solve many issues OEMs face in high-powered applications such as horticulture, high mast, airport and stadium lighting. By using one EFD Series LED driver instead of multiple lower-wattage drivers it eliminates the extra costs of mounting gear, junction boxes and complex wiring while providing more flexibility in the lighting fixture design. They also simplify the luminaire design by providing easier thermal management, lowering fixture weight and a stress-free installation. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver IC | Mar 30, 2018

Ricoh Launches a LED Driver IC with PFC and low EMI Emission for Mains Powered LED Lighting Applications

Ricoh Launches a LED Driver IC with PFC and low EMI Emission for Mains Powered LED Lighting Applications Ricoh Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. in Japan has launched the versatile R1700 LED driver controller. Designed to use in LED lighting applications and including features such as power factor correction, the controller boasts low EMI emission by zero voltage switching and various safety protection circuits. Read more »

Components | LED Modules | Human Centric Lighting | Tunable White Light | Mar 30, 2018

Luminus’ Dynamic Modules Deliver Uniform Warm Dimming and Dynamic CCT Control Across Environments

Luminus’ Dynamic Modules Deliver Uniform Warm Dimming and Dynamic CCT Control Across Environments Luminus Devices, Inc., has released its breakthrough warm dimming and dynamic tuning modules that deliver exceptionally uniform color and control across any environment and enable consistency from fixture-to-fixture and between linear, down, and directional luminaires that are used in the same space. Unique to the new modules are on-board IC chips that allow exceptional color quality and uniformity in hospitality, commercial and office environments. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | White Mid Power LEDs | Mar 30, 2018

Lumileds Creates Highest Flux Two-Die Mid Power LED Luxeon 3030 2D

Lumileds Creates Highest Flux Two-Die Mid Power LED Luxeon 3030 2D Lumileds introduced a new addition to its mid power family, the new Luxeon 3030 2D with a square LES, which is specifically optimized for high flux and maximum reliability in a variety of general lighting applications including downlights, high bay & low bay fixtures and outdoor lighting applications. “With the new Luxeon 3030 2D, we are able to offer the industry’s highest flux in a two-die mid power package, but also our hot-color targeted approach ensures superior color accuracy to that of other LED manufacturers,” said Mei Yi, Product Manager of Luxeon 3030 2D for Lumileds. Read more »

Components | Electronics | Driver Modules | Industrial | Outdoor Applications | Mar 30, 2018

Everline® PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10 V Outdoor and Industrial Applications

Everline® PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10 V Outdoor and Industrial Applications Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, recently introduced its PA Series of LED drivers. Designed for the smart fixture, PA drivers eliminate the need for a separate power supply for sensors by providing 12 Volts DC (12 Vdc) or 24 Vdc auxiliary output power. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | Color LEDs | Horticulture | Industrial | Mar 30, 2018

Everlight Introduces High-efficiency and Horticulture Lighting Products

Everlight Introduces High-efficiency and Horticulture Lighting Products Everlight Electronics, a leading player in the global LED and optoelectronics industry, demonstrated its 5630X-ELB LED series and horticulture fit LEDs as well as all lighting and lighting-related products, such as luminaires for horticulture and fish lighting, at Light+Building 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipment | Mar 29, 2018

Redesign of BTS256-EF Light, PAR and Flicker Meter

Redesign of BTS256-EF Light, PAR and Flicker Meter The lighting industry requires high accuracy spectral light meters that can handle complex measurements. These include measurement of pulse width modulated light sources and the ability to measure both indoors and outdoors lighting, determination of thermal transient behavior of lamps, their flicker properties and so on. The primary criterion that such meters must always meet is the quality of their photometric features. Read more »

Components | Optics & Opt. Materials | Diffusors | Mar 29, 2018

SABIC to Introduce Pioneering LEXAN™ DLCW Light Diffusing Technology

SABIC  to Introduce Pioneering LEXAN™ DLCW Light Diffusing Technology SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, will present the latest addition to its LEXAN™ sheet sign portfolio, LEXAN™ DLCW (Diffused Light Cool White), an advanced light diffusing polycarbonate sheet, at the International Sign Expo in Orlando, Fla., March 22-24. Featuring a special combination of high light diffusion and high transmission via an optimized surface texture and advanced diffuser technology, the extruded polycarbonate sheet delivers considerable advantages over traditional materials in terms of bright, uniform illumination, impact resistance, attractiveness and design freedom. Read more »

Components | Thermal Management | PCBs | Mar 29, 2018

Most Thermally Efficient and Most Cost-Effective MCPCB Enters General Lighting Market

Most Thermally Efficient and Most Cost-Effective MCPCB Enters General Lighting Market LED thermal management innovator Cambridge Nanotherm today launches Nanotherm MCPCB — the lighting industry’s most thermally-efficient and most cost-effective metal-clad PCB. Thanks to a recent technological breakthrough regarding the company’s patented electro-chemical process, which creates a 20μ-thick dielectric layer of alumina atomically bonded to the aluminium board, Cambridge Nanotherm has been able to radically drive down the cost of Nanotherm MCPCB, which is now available to customers at a lower cost but better efficiency than even the best MCPCBs on the market. Samples are available immediately. Read more »

Components | LEDs | White LEDs | CSP LEDs | Mar 16, 2018

Osram's New CSP LED Takes Retail Lighting to Another Level

Osram's New CSP LED Takes Retail Lighting to Another Level Osram Opto Semiconductors is unveiling the prototype of the Oslon Pure 1010 at this year’s Light+Building in Frankfurt. Sized at 1x1mm, the LED is destined to be used in spotlights for retail lighting where exceptionally compact LEDs with high light output are needed to bathe articles on display in a particularly attractive light. The scalability of the chip scale package (CSP) LED gives customers outstanding flexibility in putting together their individual lighting solutions. Read more »

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Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED

Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme Density LED Cree announces the new XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs. The XD16 LED combines breakthrough lumen density, low optical cross-talk, unsurpassed thermal contact and ease of ... Read more »

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Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors

Lumileds Delivers up to 48% Higher “Punch” than Competitors Lumileds introduced today the Luxeon CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The Luxeon CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Director of the Luxeon Color Family. To meet the recent market trend of color ... Read more »

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LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor

LIFUD High Bay LED Driver & Smart Sensor LIFUD just launched her second generation of high bay driver, LF-FHB series. It can be completely turned OFF even without cutting off the AC power. When the second generation of LF-FHB series works with a smart sensor (= microwave sensor + light sensor) which was developed by LIFUD R&D, the light ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

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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