Latest Tech News About LED Components

Cree ups power in mid-power competitor

Having invented its lens-less 5x5mm MHB-A as a competitor to mid-power leds when a bit more of a beam is required, it has now extended the idea to a 7x7mm format. MHD-E and MHD-G deliver 1,800 lm at 14W and 2,500 lm at…

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Surface-mount mains push-in connector

German firm Wago has in interesting surface-mount ‘push-in’ connector for lighting. It does both mains-to-board and baord-to-board. There is a bit more on the Electronics Weekly news website, and there is a link there to a data sheet for the range…

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Deep UV AlGaN leds

Just in case you need a deep UV led, Nikkiso of Japan is gearing up for mass production of AlGaN leds for wavelengths spanning 255-350nm. The firm used the services of, now, Nobel prize winning professors Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, and Meijo University. “AlGaN is much more difficult…

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Osram RGBW for stage lighting

Osram has doubled die size in its Ostar Stage family to create the poetically named LE RTDUW S2WP. RGB light output is double, and white is almost 4x to 1,000 lm. Despite all of this, package has only increased to 5.7 x 6.4 x 1.3mm (from…

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IR led for iris scanning in phones

Aiming at adding iris scanning to phones and tablets, Osram has introduced a low-profile 810nm infra-red led with narrow emission angle and high intensity. “A wavelength of 810 nm is particularly suitable in this regard because it provides high-contrast pictures of the irises of any colour at…

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OP05CA is a series of LED open-circuit protectors from Shenzhen Ruilongyuan Electronics. They automatically reset after a power cycle and arec ompatible with PWM frequencies up to 30kHz. Applications are expected in street lights, traffic lights, tunnels, advertising hoardings, and in medical illumination…

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Kingbright 1W leds

KTDS-3536 is a surface-mount 1W lighting led range from Kingbright. The package is just under 3.5mm square and 2mm high with a silicone lens. Data is a bit thin on the ground at the moment. Cool, neutral and warm white are available, as are red, green and…

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Luminus 1W led under 2x2mm

Luminus Devices has announced Cube, a 1W lighting LED in a 1.9×1.9mm package. Designed from scratch for lighting rather than backlighting, it has a 170 degree viewing angle. Efficacy is up to 143 lm/W, max power is 1.63W, and colour temperature spans 2,700-5,000K…

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