Aimtec’s (Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada) second generation of AC/DC constant
current LED drivers feature an operating temperature range that goes from
-40°C to +80°C and waterproof IP68 rated cases. Key features of the AMExRx-AZ
product line include Active Power Factor Correction (PF > 0.9), MTBF >50,000
hrs, output current control (dimming) for use in adaptive lighting control
systems (Triac, Analogue, PWM, Resistive), free air convection cooling, and
compliance with international LED safety standards (EN55022, class B, UL8750,
UL60950-1). Maximum output power range from 30 to 151 watts. Wide output
voltage range (5 VDC to 50 VDC). Constant output currents range from 0.7A to
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