High Efficiency, High Power LEDs

October 30, 2007 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cree, Inc. announced its cool-white LEDs with 129 lumens per Watt and its warm-white LEDs with 99 lumens per Watt. These packaged, high-power LEDs for solid-state lighting were tested by NIST at 350 mA, and the outputs were measured after five minutes of operation to ensure thermal stabilization.

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LED Driver Boards

October 30, 2007 12:16 pm | Endicott Research Group | Product Releases | Comments

Endicott Research Group (ERG) released two Smart Force LED driver boards as standard products for a range of industrial LCDs. Both provide full function LED drivers in a compact size with wide range dimming, wide input voltage and full brightness and enable control. Smart Force LED rails are also available for use with the driver boards to provide thermal management.

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TFT Modules with Sunlight Readability

October 30, 2007 12:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Display International (PDI), Inc. introduced its line of 2.2" TFTs with QCIF+ (176 × 220) resolution. These sunlight-readable LCDs offer high brightness, contrast and color saturation with optimal transflective properties for outdoor applications. The TFT cells are manufactured using high aperture panel technology, high transmittance color filters and high transmission polarizers that result in a clear and bright display that is suitable for high ambient light or outdoor, high brightness applications.

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COTS Controllers for LCDs in Harsh Environments

October 30, 2007 12:06 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Digital View introduced its HE-1400 and HE-1600 series of COTS LCD controllers to comply with the standards required for the harsh environments in military and rugged industrial applications. Both controllers feature wide tolerance power supplies (12V DC±25 percent), locking connectors and low-mass tantalum capacitors for maximum tolerance to shock and vibration.

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Super Luminescent Diodes

October 30, 2007 11:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anritsu Device Company Ltd. introduced its AS8Y1100M30M/AS8C1150Z30M 0.8 µm high power superluminescent diodes (SLDs) that feature high precision with low coherent noise, high resolution with wide spectral half width and sharp directivity. The overall performance of the diodes make them well suited for optical sensor/encoder, optical coherent tomography (OCT) and optical measurement applications.

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Multi-Channel Metrology Display

October 30, 2007 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Solartron Metrology announces its SI 7500 series of multi-axis metrology displays that connect to a proprietary Orbit Network, and it accepts up to 16 Orbit module inputs including digital probes, linear encoders and analog input modules. The data logger and six-color LCD feature a visible intuitive display, audio cues and user-defined formulas.

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LED Devices Are Entirely Modularized

October 29, 2007 6:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Bright Optoelectronics’ Brite-X LED devices offer a low power approach to solid state lighting (SSL) design that reduces thermal management issues and still maintains an LED system efficacy of nearly 70 lumens per Watt (4200K CCT). The system is entirely modularized, allowing system designers total freedom to choose the appropriate number of LEDs per module or the total aggregate number of modules and their geometric layout to achieve desired luminaire output.

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Ambient Light Sensor Duplicates the Spectral Response Curve of the Human Eye

October 19, 2007 7:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Bright Optoelectronics introduced an ambient light sensor that duplicates the spectral response of the human eye. This will allow for the accurate control of backlight devices by controlling the brightness in relation to the ambient light conditions. The sensor has a peak response of 55 nm compared to a typical industry standard response curve that peaks in the infrared closer to 900 nm, according to the company.

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Entirely Modularized LED Modules

October 15, 2007 4:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Bright Optoelectronics Corporation announced its Brite-XLED modules that boast an efficient low power approach to SSL design. The system is entirely modularized, allowing system designers the ability to choose the appropriate number of LEDs per module or the total aggregate number of modules and their geometric layout to achieve desired luminaire output. The modules can be specified to include one to eight LEDs

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100-Lumen LEDs

October 2, 2007 10:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cree, Inc. announced its XLamp LEDs with minimum luminous flux of 100 lumens at 350 mA. They can deliver either 25 percent greater brightness with improved efficacy, or they can deliver up to 55 percent greater brightness at the same efficacy when compared to the previous generation. This version retains the same footprint as previous models

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White LED Backlight with 5,000-Hour Life

October 2, 2007 10:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

OSD announced its model OSD057VG01CW 5.7¨ diagonal 640 × RGB × 480 (VGA) TFT-LCD that includes a 5,000-hour lifetime white LED backlight. The module has applications in the industrial control and mobile computing markets. It will support up to 18-bit (262k) colors, and it allows simple image rotation via digital user inputs. The display also features an onboard white LED backlight driver

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Super-Flux LEDs Meet Automotive Color Requirements

October 2, 2007 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Bright Optoelectronics introduced its BLF series of super-flux LEDs that meet the existing and future requirements of the automotive, signaling and sign industries. The industry standard footprint is available in a range of SAE/ECE and JIS approved colors to accommodate signaling and marker light applications, including a white for interior lighting applications.

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SMD Blue LEDs with High Luminous Intensity

October 2, 2007 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released its VLMB41XX series of sapphire-based, high-intensity blue SMD LEDs that offer efficient InGaN technology. The six SMD LEDs in the series provide illumination for applications including backlighting in automotive dashboards and switches, indicators and backlighting in telecommunications systems, audio and video equipment, office equipment and flat backlighting for LCDs, switches and symbols in general use.

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Compact High Brightness White LEDs

October 2, 2007 9:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. announced its model TLWK1100B compact high-efficiency white LED. This LED offers luminous intensity levels of 1,500 mcd from a drive current of 20 mA (typical value). The robust design makes it suitable for automotive lighting designs, LCD backlighting, panel indicators and the replacement of incandescent bulbs in certain lighting applications.

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Short-Neck LED Bulbs Replace Incandescents

October 2, 2007 9:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

LEDtronics announced its PAR20 LED short-neck light bulbs that are direct incandescent replacement bulbs which combine advanced LED technologies, standard 25 mm Edison screw bases and light-optimizing designs to produce vivid light. These bulbs are available in three light emitting angles (15°, 20° and 22°) and in 120V AC with other voltages available. The bulbs measure 3.50¨ long and 2.53¨ diameter, making them suitable for small spotlighting tasks

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