2014-07-21

Solid Apollo LED Introduces New Wall Mounted Duet LED Controller

Solid Apollo LED's new wall mounted Duet DMX & RGB-W LED Controller has been created to control LED light fixtures in three different ways. Users can independently control DMX enabled LED fixtures or non-DMX LED fixtures operating in RGB-W mode, or use both DMX and non-DMX systems simultaneously.
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2013-04-02

Toshiba to Launch Introduce AC/DC Isolated Offline LED Controller for LED Lighting

Toshiba has developed a new AC/DC offline LED controller IC with a single converter PFC*1 for LED lighting and lighting equipment. The samples are currently available and the company will move to commercialization in July. The new product is an isolated flyback LED power controller that was developed to meet demanding design criteria: support for triac dimming; high PFC and fewer external parts by achieving active PFC with a single converter; and no use of opto-couplers and detectors for average LED current control of the second side of the transformer. Th...
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2010-03-30

Cypress introduces dimmable LED controller for retrofit bulbs

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. today introduced new AC-DC digital power controllers for LED lighting. The CY8CLEDAC01/02 controllers offer a cost-effective solution for both non-dimmable and dimmable LED lighting, delivering high efficiency while meeting EnergyStar requirements. They provide automatic dimmer detection, so they work with the majority of the existing installed base of wall dimmers, providing dimming down to 2% with no flicker.
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2009-11-25

iWatt, Inc. Introduces Primary Side Regulated Digital PWM Controller for Dimmable LED Lighting

iWatt, Inc., a provider of digital power IC systems products and technology, recently announced the release of the iW3610 Digital Controller for dimmable LED lighting applications. It is the industry’s first digital LED driver IC with primary side regulation which eliminates the need for an opto-coupler thereby reducing bill-of-material costs, and increasing the mean time between failure (MTBF). The iW3610 eliminates flicker and improves efficiency and reliability for dimmable LED lights of 25W or lower wattage.
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2009-09-25

Cypress’s EZ-Color™ HBLED Controller Family Enables Fast Design of WAC Lighting’s New Energy Efficient Display and Accent LED System

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced that WAC Lighting, a manufacturer and designer of track, recessed, undercabinet, decorative and monorail lighting, has selected Cypress’s EZ-Color™ high-brightness LED (HBLED) controllers to control the LEDs in its new color-changing tape light system.
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2009-07-29

e:cue Lighting Control Introduces Light-Drive Elite - Innovative DMX Controller with An Elegant Touch of Simplicity

e:cue lighting control – An OSRAM Company, introduces light-drive elite, its first standalone DMX controller and user interface for dynamic RGB LED lighting that does not require software programming. Users can easily control intensity, color, and speed as well as setup their favorite color-changing effects through light-drive elite’s glass interface with touch-sensitive keys and touch wheel.
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2009-07-23

Leadis Technology Introduces New LED Controllers Featuring Temperature Compensation Engine

Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: LDIS), an analog and mixed-signal semiconductor developer of LED drivers for consumer electronic devices, today announced sample availability of the LDS9001 and LDS9003, two new LED controllers featuring Leadis' patent pending LED-Sense™ Temperature Compensation engine. This innovative feature allows for direct in-situ monitoring of the LED junction temperature without the need for an external temperature sensor, thereby optimizing LED brightness and reliability throughout the LED's full operating temperature range.
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2009-07-20

Macroblock Presents Step-Down and High Efficiency AC - DC LED Controller for LED Lighting Replacement

Macroblock introduces a step-down, non-isolated, and high efficiency AC - DC controller, MBI6901, that can deliver constant current to light up high brightness LED and stabilize the LED lighting system. The MBI6901 is able to drive external MOSFET current up to 3A for T-8 CFL replacement, general illumination and power supply for light panel. The MBI6901 accepts universal AC input from 80VAC to 265VAC and regulates the accuracy of preset output current within ±5% by switching the external MOSFET.
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2009-01-07

New LED controller IC cuts power dissipation in flat LCD TVs

Austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs, has extended its portfolio of specialized LED drivers and controllers for the latest generation of LCD TV backlighting with the AS3693B 16 channel LED controller IC.
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2008-12-23

Cypress' intelligent lighting solutions simplify Osram DRAGON LEDs

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has announced that its easy-to-use intelligent lighting solutions support DRAGON LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors.
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2008-08-18

ARC SSL announces 3-channel MINI Controller CA3001

ARC Solid-State Lighting, provider of LED driver and controller, announces a new LED lighting controller-MINI Controller CA3001, the control capacity of 3-channels RGB full color is extremely favorable for Lighting Embellishing of Shop Widows and Products Showcases to create amazing lighting effects and romantic atmospheres easily.  Having both control and driving capacities but it is truly simple to install.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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