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Osram goes OLED with warm white Orbeos lighting

osram oled.JPGOsram has introduced the first OLED lighting product. Called Orbeos, the warm white area emitter is 80mm diameter, 2.1mm thick and weighs 24g, writes our Technology Editor, Steve Bush.

Colour temperature is 2,800k and colour rendering index is “up to 80″, said the firm. Efficiency is 25 lm/W, which puts it well behind LED lighting, fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent lamps, but ahead of light bulbs and halogen lights.

“Orbeos adds to the wide range of lighting in the premium segment. Not only do its technical features have an effect here, but first and foremost its completely different appearance”, said Osram director Markus Klein. “It is a combination of energy savings and aesthetics.”

The light source lights instantly and is continuously dimmable.

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