LED Lighting

Full LED forward lighting for Ford pick-up

All forward lighting on some 2015 Ford F-150s will be LED from Osram – dipped beam, high beam, turn indicators, parking light and control module.

The lighting was designed with US headlight manufacturer Flex-N-Gate, and will be made in Osram’s Hillsboro plant in New Hampshire.

It looks…

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L+B: Samsung's flip chip LEDs and modules

Samsung introduced a line of flip chip LED packages and modules at Light+Building in Frankfurt.

Available during the second quarter of this year, it is aiming at them at replacement bulbs, MR/PAR and downlights.

“By utilizing flip chip technology, Samsung has made significant improvements to its LED packages…

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Marvell adds I2C control to dimmable LED controller

Marvell has announced an ac-dc LED driver chip which is both dimmable over an I2C serial bus and by phase-cut wall dimmer.

Called 88EM8189, it can be used in either non-isolated buck-boost or isolated fly-back designs. Primary-side sensing allows isolated designs without an opto…

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Lumileds boosts Luxeon Z ES range

Lumileds has increased the efficacy of its 1.6×2.0mm un-lensed Luxeon Z ES range, first introduced in March 2013.

See the table below for new output figures.

“In addition to upgraded performance across the existing portfolio, Lumileds has introduced 4,000K and 5,700K emitters in the 90…

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Chip gives dim-to-warm LED lighting without MCU

To simplify incandescent-like LED dimming – where colour temperature (CCT) falls with intensity – Dialog Semi has introduced a single chip dual output power converter that needs no microcontroller.

iW3640 is a 25W 2-channel mains-powered LED driver, intended for 75-150W-equivalent A19 and PAR bulbs, as well as…

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Self-powered switch to control LED lighting

EnOcean has introduced its first energy harvesting wireless switch module for consumer applications such as the control of LED lighting systems.

The device which operates in the 2.4GHz ISM band, has a form factor which allows it to fit in a standard light switch.

The device’s electromechanical energy…

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Mid-power LEDs shine at L+B

While high-power LEDs continue to attract most of the attention, plenty of mid-power lighting LED announcements have been timed alongside next week’s Light and Building exhibition in Frankfurt.

Sharp, for example, will be revealing a colour-tuneable LED that can tune up and down the blackbody curve…

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L+B: Osram gets 100 lm/W from lighting CoB array

Osram has created a chip-on-board (CoB) LED array for spotlights in retail and museums.

Called Soleriq P 9, it produces 2,000 lm from a 9mm diameter. “Just one is enough to replace a 35 W HID lamp for spotlighting,” said the company. “The light emitting surface is…

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