Cree Sets a New Standard for Indoor LED Lighting with the XLamp® MX-6 LED, Industry’s First Lighting-Class PLCC LED
DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 21, 2009 — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, extends its lighting-class LED leadership into PLCC LEDs with the commercial availability of the new XLamp® MX-6 LED. The MX-6 LED offers the performance and reliability that customers expect from Cree XLamp LEDs with enhanced light uniformity and low power consumption.
"We are impressed with the Cree XLamp MX-6 LED," said Sunny Tsai, CEO of TESS, an innovative LED light bulb manufacturer. "The LED's performance is striking, and Cree's small bins make it easy for us to deliver a consistent product for our customers."
"With the addition of the XLamp MX-6 LED, we now have the most diverse family of lighting-class LEDs in the industry," said Paul Thieken, Cree marketing director, LED components. "The XLamp MX-6 LED can provide better design options for indoor applications, including under-cabinet, retail displays, LED light bulbs and fluorescent replacements."
The XLamp MX-6 LED provides up to 130 lumens for cool white and 107 lumens for warm white at 350 mA. The XLamp MX-6 LED can also reduce luminaire and lamp manufacturing costs through an increased shelf life with reduced moisture sensitivity, and the smallest warm white bins in the industry, enhancing LED-to-LED color consistency.
XLamp MX-6 LEDs are available through Cree distributors in a full range of white ANSI chromaticity bins. To locate a distributor, please visit http://www.cree.com/buyxlamp.