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ERNI (Richmond, VA) has developed an ultra-compact 1.27mm pitch single row connector system that delivers high current density. The MiniBridge™ wire-to-board connector features a high-temperature IDC wire...

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LED Driver

Light-Based Technologies (LBT) (Vancouver, BC), a developer of intelligent power and control electronics for solid state lighting (SSL), has achieved UL Recognized Component Marking for its Ultra-Compatible (UC) Deep Dimming LED...

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LED Ring Lights

Orled (Tigard, OR) has introduced a new line of high intensity ring lights, the Model RL16Q and Model RL28Q with Quadrant Driver. Designed to be mounted on a wide variety of microscopes and other optical systems, they are...

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Machine Vision System

KEYENCE Corp. (Elmwood Park, NJ) has introduced the CV-X100 Series. New tools include Auto-Teach Inspection, as well as pointand- click measurement. The Auto-Teach Inspection technology automatically makes detections...

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is increasingly being introduced into the market and it is expected that many of the light sources currently used for general illumination will...

InfiniLED’s latest MicroLEDs (μLEDs) have produced record optical beam intensity. This new device is capable of producing up to 1mW of light from a single 20μm pixel at 405nm. This is...

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Chips That Can Steer Light

If you want to create a moving light source, you have a few possibilities. One is to mount a light emitter in some kind of mechanical housing — the approach used in, for example, theatrical spotlights, which...

As specifiers and end users began moving away from incandescent lighting three decades ago, they started utilizing high intensity discharge (HID) and compact fluorescent (CFL) lamps and...

A successful LED system design must be able to transfer the active device’s heat efficiently from its own PN junction to the ambient. This path includes the printed circuit board on...

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are known for their energy efficiency and durability, but the bluish, cold light of current white LEDs has precluded their widespread use for indoor lighting....

Newspapers are filled with stories describing reductions and removal of street lighting in order to reduce municipal costs. Tackling the tricky questions of when...

To provide significant energy savings with optimal lighting quality, JetBlue Airways recently selected MaxLite’s High- Max® High Output compact fluorescent (CFL)...

GE Lighting LED solutions were recently installed in several locations at Marriott International’s headquarters located in Bethesda, Md. The installations have enriched lighting...

Hoffman Performance Lighting has introduced the firstever PAR64 LED Landing Light, a drop-in replacement for existing Q4559 and Q4559X quartz halogen lamps. The ruggedized PAR64 can be...

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Top View LEDs

Everlight Electronics (Carrollton, TX) has introduced a new highly efficient white mid-power LED series 62-227B (0.4W) and 62-217B (0.5W). These top view LEDs (5630 package) provide high efficacy, high CRI (min. 80 or min. 75),...

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LED-Driver Reference Designs

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) recently announced two new reference designs describing high-efficiency, non-isolated, high-power-factor (PF) LED drivers for T8 tubes. The designs feature low component count...

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LED Chains

Universal’s (Nashville, TN) new family of Signa® LED chains makes it simple to design signage with high lumens, consistent color, superior reliability, and an installer-friendly module fastening system. Offering high-efficiency...

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RGB Pixel Control Lighting

EnvironmentalLights.com (San Diego, CA) recently launched a new family of individually addressable RGB LED pixel lighting called Pixel- Pro LED lighting that combines the ability to produce millions of colors with...

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LED Drivers with Triac Dimming

Aimtec (Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada) recently introduced its AMEPR30D-5070AZ-220 AC/DC LED driver with triac dimming. Available in constant output currents ranging from 0.2 to 2.0A, the AMEPR10D-AZ (10 watt),...

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LED Power Supplies

Green Watt Power (Concord, CA), a division of Calex Mfg. Co., has announced CSA/UL agency approvals on the Green Watt Power offering of LED Constant Current power supplies. The GLC Series offers solutions from 18 Watts to...

N2Power (Simi Valley, CA) a division of Qualstar Corporation, has announced constant current versions of its 375W AC-DC power supply dubbed XL375LED. The new units are designed to drive strings of LEDs in...

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1.5A DC/DC Buck Converter

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Dallas, TX) recently introduced a 1.5A constant current DC/DC buck converter with a combination of frequency synchronization, pulsewidth modulation (PWM) dimming and thermal...

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Flickerless LED Drivers

iWatt (Campbell, CA) has launched its iW3616 (12W) and iW3617 (25W) LED driver ICs based on the company’s thirdgeneration digital AC/DC SSL (solid state lighting) LED driver platform. The drivers are designed for...

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Continuous-Dimming LED Drivers

O2Micro International Limited (Santa Clara, CA) recently extended the company's Free Dimming™ technology and lighting product portfolio with the introduction of the OZ8024 and OZ8024R LED Driver Controllers....

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LED Planar Modules

Planar lighting pioneer Oree (Ramat Gan, Israel)recently unveiled the LightCell™ Plus to give lighting fixture manufacturers more options for developing innovative LED-based planar light fixtures. LightCell Plus is...

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Epoxy Based UV Curable System

Master Bond UV15 (Hackensack, NJ) is widely used for a variety of bonding, coating and sealing applications in the optical, electronic and optoelectronic industries. This epoxy based UV curable system is 100%...

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Constant Current Regulators

ON Semiconductor (Phoenix, AZ) has introduced the new NSIC20xx series of linear constant current regulators (CCR) designed for use in solid state lighting systems. The new NSIC20XX series of CCRs offer a maximum...

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Step-Dimming Module

Thomas Research Products (Hyntley, IL) has introduced a new step-dimming module that offers easy bi-level dimming control for LED luminaires. The SD1 device works with two standard wall switches to allow bi-level...

Delivering up to 12,500 lumens, the new Dialight (Newmarket, UK) SafeSite® transportable LED high bay luminaire is designed for temporary lighting applications and for maintenance tasks that require a...

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