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Why low stand-by in LED drivers?
When Power Integrations announced its LYTSwitch-2 family of mains LED driver ICs last week, an interesting snippet emerged – the firm has designed the driver with stand-by power consumption down at 30mW.
It is designed for used in retrofit bulbs, retrofits for fluorescent tubes, and ballasts.
So, good idea Power Integrations. There are too many of these wall plug PSUs sitting there wasting a watt 24/7.
Tags: fluorescent tubes, led drivers, power consumption, Power Integrations, power supply