Tech news tagged ‘outdoor lighting’

L+B: Bridgelux makes sealed light engines for outdoor lighting

Bridgelux has developed a water-resistant light engine for luminaire makers that don’t want to have to think about weatherproofing.

Designed for LED luminaires that replace high-pressure sodium lamps, and called OLM (outdoor lighting module), they come in a whole range of colour temperatures, beam patterns, and CRIs…

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Nichia makes batwing LED for street lighting

Nichia has saved you from buying secondary optics by making an LED with a batwing beam.

Intended for street and outdoor lighting, the device is called NVSW119AT-D1 and is 7.1×4.96mm, and 3.95mm high.

Typically 138 lm is produced at 350mA (3V forward).

The beam pattern is…

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Luxeon M aimed at outdoor lighting

Lumileds has announced Luxeon M, aimed at outdoor lighting, writes Steve Bush. With an 8mm2 emission area producing 900 lm at 700mA (Tj=85°C Vf=12V) from its 8W package, application in high-bay lighting is also expected. It will be released in three different colour temperatures: 3,000K…

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Thorn Lighting targets LED streetlights with Hess deal

Hess AG and Thorn Lighting have signed an agreement which gives Thorn the rights to market the Hess brand in UK & Ireland, including Hess’ entire outdoor lighting and site furnishing ranges, writes Richard Wilson.

Hess and Thorn launched their new partnership at this year’s LuxLive exhibition in London…

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Solar Vision Pole lamp post highlights LED lighting

Margery Conner, Technical Editor of EDN, has wrriten an interesting article about off-grid street lighting, which involves white LEDs. Despite the efficacy of HB LEDs, she notes, their cost is such that they can struggle to compete head-on with older forms of lighting. However, certain apps can justify…

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Power supply makers target LED PSUs

AC-DC power supply makers are introducing constant-current models for lighting manufacturers moving into the LED illumination market, writes our Technology Editor Steve Bush. High efficiency is particularly important because maximum luminair dissipation is restricted by law in many parts of the world…

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