Cree Shifts Lighting-Class LED Expectations to 100+ Lumens
New XLamp® XP-C LEDs Redefine 100-Lumen Price/Performance Levels
DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 27, 2009 — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, is redefining expectations of lighting-class LEDs with the addition of new 100+ lumen XLamp® XP-C LEDs to the company's line of XLamp LEDs. This addition shifts Cree's entire XLamp portfolio of lighting-class LEDs into the 100+ lumen range, at 350 mA.
"Cree is redefining lighting-class LEDs yet again," said Paul Thieken, Cree marketing director, LED components. "Customers now expect high-volume 100 lumen parts, and the Cree XLamp family delivers more than 100 lumens at 350 mA with the addition of these new XLamp XP-C LEDs."
XLamp XP-C LEDs are available in cool white with up to 107 lumens at 350 mA. Warm white XP-C LEDs are available up to 80 lumens at 350 mA. XLamp XP-C LEDs are ideally suited for applications requiring high-performance, lower-priced lighting-class LEDs. They are available in ANSI-compatible chromaticity bins for cool and neutral white and in the industry's smallest ANSI-compatible warm white bins.