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LED lighting and thermal design…
Time to highlight another video blog post from Dave Jones’ excellent Electronics Engineering Video Blog.
Check out this one on solid state LED lighting. It started as a straightforward project to provide illumination for Dave’s outdoor deck, at his home.
He anticipates that 16 Cree XLamp XP-Gs will do the job, but then he gets drawn into the tricky business of thermal heatsink design, and how hard it is to do accurately…Tags: Cree, LEDs