THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota â?"Electronic components  distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industryâ??s broadest selection of electronic components  available for immediate shipment, today announced its stock of Cree's LMR4 LED light modules is available in Europe and around the world. The LMR4 modules are designed to simplify the creative process, giving lighting manufacturers more options as they develop LED lighting products.
This product has been in stock and available to customers worldwide on Digi-Key's website since November 2010. Creeâ??s LMR4  is ready for purchase on Digi-Key's global  websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.
"We are pleased to extend Digi-Key's inventory of Cree products to include the LMR4 module family," said Mark Despotes, Cree vice president of channel distribution. "As a trusted resource for the electronics community, Digi-Key can help accelerate the LED Lighting Revolution by providing fixture makers ready access to the latest LED lighting technology."
The Cree LED Module LMR4 uniquely integrates driver electronics, optics, and primary thermal management, making the compact module drop-in ready. Designed to last 35,000 hours while consuming just 12 watts of power, it delivers 700 lumens at a variety of color temperatures from 2700K to 4000K. Fixture manufacturers have the option to include a specially designed heat sink to accommodate specific high heat applications such as downlights for insulated ceilings.
The 120-volt LMR4 is UL recognized, and the 230-volt LMR4 complies with multiple international standards. Fixture makers seeking ENERGY STAR® qualification will have access to specifications and performance data, including LM-80 reports, which can speed regulatory approvals.
Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.