Tech news tagged ‘reliability’

Two pin crowbar protects from open circuit strings

For protecting drivers when an LED goes open circuit, NUD4700 from On Semi is a 2x4mm electronic shunt, claming to clamp to 1V in what looks like less than 100ns, according to the data sheet.

As well as protecting the driver, it will keep the rest of a string of…

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Molex introduces a solder-less holder for LEDs

Molex has introduced a solder-less holder for Bridgelux ES lighting LEDs, writes Steve Bush. ES series LEDs produce 400-2,000 lm in three colour temperatures and are aimed at applications suited to: 20-100W incandescent and halogen bulbs, 7-42W compact fluorescents, and 18-50W HID sources. They…

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