Posts Tagged ‘led lighting’

Marvell aims for Zigbee smart bullbs

Marvell’s 88EM8189 ac-dc LED lighting driver chip is not only phase-cut dimmable, but has an I2C interface to allow digital control – particularly from its 88MZ100 Zigbee tranceiver.

It can be used in either non-isolated buck-boost or isolated fly-back designs – primary-side sensing allows isolated…

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Electronics Weekly – LED Lighting Guides

LED Lighting guides
Here in one neat package are some of our key LED lighting articles…


* Coloured LEDs


* Costing LEDs

* 50 year history of the LED

* Ensuring safety in LED lighting…

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Quick poll – Lighting safety has run a long article on LEDs and eye safety – Ensuring safety in LED lighting. Was the article…?

LEDs and eye safety

Generally, on, how do you feel about long articles?

Long articles…

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Exciting times for the LED lighting market – Harvard Engineering

This is an exciting time to be in the LED lighting market, according to LED driver module supplier Harvard Engineering, writes Richard Wilson.

“It’s an exciting time to be involved in the lighting industry and we’re investing heavily to create in the research and development of our CoolLED…

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Taiwan puts LEDs on streets to boost economy

Part of Taiwan’s economic stimulus package announced last week is to install 320,000 LED-based street-lights on the island, writes David Manners.

The measure is one of a series of measures introduced by vice premier Sean Chen to boost high-tech industry.

Taiwan’s economy grew over…

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Simple LED lighting chip offers switch dimming

Supertex has introduced an LED lighting chip with switch dimming. The IC, dubbed HV9801A, dims LED lamp brightness to one of four preset levels through rapid toggling of a light switch, writes Steve Bush. Light levels progress up and down sequentially and if the switch is turned off for more…

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Cree buys LED lighting system company Ruud Lighting

Cree has bought Ruud Lighting, a supplier of LED outdoor lighting systems, for around $525m, writes Richard Wilson.

The deal is being seen as an important move in the lighting market and will increase opportunties for Cree’s LED systems and components…

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LED lighting circuit design idea

One for designers seeking ciruit inspiration, maybe. We have uploadeed an LED-related Circuit Design idea to the site – Create LED-lighting patterns without a controller

This Design Idea describes a simple LED-lighting-effects circuit comprising only five chips and costing only a few dollars. The goal is to…

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Samsung finds LED fridge lighting cool

I went to a Samsung technology event the other day and I was surpised to see how many white goods were in their upcoming product lineup. Fridges, cookers, microwaves… Why I am I mentioning this in an LED blog? Well, the company seems to be highlighting the place of LED…

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