2017-11-16

Seoul Semiconductor Introduces a Acrich Based Compact LED Driver with 5X Power Density

Seoul Semiconductor has developed an ultra-compact LED driver series with a power density 5X higher than conventional LED drivers.
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2017-10-30

Harvard Technology to Unveil Next Generation CoolLED Pro Driver Range at Lux Live 2017

Harvard Technology will be unveiling the next generation of CoolLED driver range on at LUX Live 2017.
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2017-10-25

ERP Power Demonstrates World’s Smallest Driver for Indoor LED Lighting Applications

LED driver supplier ERP Power LLC (ERP) announced the world’s smallest programmable output drivers with wireless communications for indoor lighting applications.
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2017-07-27

Robust Design for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

A new 200 W LED driver from the ADVANCED range – a high-performance component for high-bay industrial luminaires – has been added to Tridonic’s industrial portfolio. The 0-10 V dimmable driver cannot fail to impress thanks to its unniversal input voltage range, IP 67 protection and high temperature resistance.
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2017-07-26

Tridonic Introduces Compact LED Driver for Five Adjustable Output Currents

Tridonic is introducing a highly flexible driver range. Combined with the range of SLE LED spotlight modules it will make a perfectly matched system especially suitable for architectural lighting and illumination of retail spaces. With five pre-adjustable output currents, the drivers meet the requirements of a wide variety of applications.
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2017-07-18

Fast 60V Protected High Side N-Channel MOSFET Driver Provides 100% Duty Cycle Capability

Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LTC7003, a high speed, high side N-channel MOSFET driver that operates up to a 60V supply voltage. Its internal charge pump fully enhances an external N-channel MOSFET switch, enabling it to remain on indefinitely. The LTC7003’s powerful 1Ω gate driver can easily drive large gate capacitance MOSFETs with very short transition times and 35ns propagation delays, ideal for both high frequency switching and static switch applications.
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2017-07-13

Create More Reliable and Cost-Effective LED Lighting Applications with Microchip’s Sequential Linear LED Driver

A next-generation sequential linear LED driver for offline lighting applications is now available from Microchip Technology Inc, an extension of Microchip’s popular CL88XX family, is designed to drive a long string of low-cost LEDs directly from the 120 VAC line input. The product allows customers to create reliable, cost-effective and compact LED lighting applications by having High Power Factor (PF) without the need for switch-mode power conversion which is typically required for LED lighting design. 
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2017-07-12

ERP Power and Digi-Key Sign Distribution Agreement

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, has signed a distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor.
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2017-07-12

36V, 2A Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down LED Driver with Silent Switcher Topology Minimizes EMI Concerns

Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LT3932, a monolithic, synchronous, step-down DC/DC converter with internal 36V, 2A power switches and an internal PWM generator. Its fixed frequency, peak current mode control accurately regulates current within ±1.5% for strings of up to 2A LEDs. Its integrated PWM generator offers a 128:1 dimming ratio. If dimming ratios of up to 5000:1 are required, the LT3932 and an external PWM generator can accommodate these applications. 
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2017-06-23

Fulham’s HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver Certified for Title 20 in California and Oregon

Fulham Co., Inc., a supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced that its HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver (Part FHSP-UNV-10P-L-SD) has been certified compliant with California Energy Commission (CEC) Title 20 Code of Regulations for small battery charger systems.
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2017-06-15

Solid-State Light Source Driver/Controller Features 18 Independent Output Channels for LED and LD Sources

Innovations in Optics, Inc. introduces the 5500A Solid-State Source Driver/Controller to independently drive, control and modulate as many as 18 different solid-state sources, including combinations of LEDs and LDs and even IR VCSEL arrays.  The 5500A Solid-State Source Driver/Controller provides precise, independent, constant current control up to 3A per source channel to achieve optimal performance. Its ground based design is configured for common cathode LED or LD devices which allows for multiple channels to be run in parallel for a combined current of up to 54A.
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2017-05-10

Seoul Semiconductor Introduces World’s Smallest 24W DC LED Drivers at LIGHTFAIR International 2017

Seoul Semiconductor, a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, has developed the industry’s smallest phase-cut DC LED driver series, with a power density 10X higher than conventional LED drivers. The NanoDriver Series is the world’s smallest miniature converter at just 13.5mm wide, and is available in four versions rated for 16W and 24W output power for operating LED lighting with input power of 120V or 230V (50 – 60Hz), and can be driven by AC or DC power supplies. Manufactured with Seoul Semiconductor’s original Acrich technology, the NanoDriver Series features an IC directly attached to the substrate, dramatically reducing the size of the converter.
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2017-02-10

Fulham’s Advanced LED Outdoor Drivers Integrate With IoT Management For Smart City Lighting

Fulham’s new LED outdoor rated drivers are feature-rich and ideal for European lighting manufacturers looking for the very latest technology to drive all forms of exterior lighting luminaires.
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2016-12-06

Fulham Whitepaper Demystifies LED Drivers

As a means of demystifying LED driver technology Fulham, the lighting component and electronics specialist, has produced a technical white paper on the subject.
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2016-11-28

Allegro Microsystems Introduces Dimmable Buck Regulator LED Driver for Automotive Lighting

Allegro MicroSystems introduces a new automotive, AEC-Q100 qualified single IC switching regulator that provides constant-current output to drive high-power LEDs. Allegro’s A6217 integrates a high-side N-channel DMOS switch for DC-to-DC step- down (buck) conversion. A true average current is output using a cycle-by-cycle, controlled on-time method. This new LED driver is targeted at the automotive lighting market and includes the following key applications: daytime running lights, front and rear fog lights, turn/stop lights, map lights, and dimmable interior lights. 
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2016-11-21

IC Driver Manufacturer Macroblock Targets Micro-LED Market

Taiwanese IC driver manufacturer Macroblock has successfully developed LED drivers for small pitch displays, and is eyeing driver solutions for an innovative display technology next year, reported China Post.
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2016-11-18

NXP Explains Multi-Phase Driver IC LED Headlamp Lighting Control Designs

Star Li, a senior application engineer at NXP automotive solid-state lighting team explains how automotive lighting systems can be designed using multi-phase driver IC in headlamp lighting controls.
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2016-11-04

GlacialPower Launches 300mA LED Driver

GlacialTech, a division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, announces the GP-HS08N-21C1 LED driver. This model is a new addition to the well-established GP-HS08N 8W series, supporting 250mA to 680mA. The new model is complaint with the EU’s ErP standards for efficiency and environmental sustainability without carrying extra cost to customers.
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2016-10-28

LG Innotek Launches Programmable LED Drivers for Wireless Lighting Controls

LG Innotek announced that it will release a programmable LED driver for wireless lighting control in the American market. The product has moderate price, but shows outstanding performance, it is expected to gain popularity as a wireless lighting control solution in the market.
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2016-10-26

Designing 24W Power Supply for Automotive LED Lighting Systems

Martin Moss, the automotive marketing manager at Texas Instruments shares in this blog post how to create a 24W power supply for automotive LED lighting systems.
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2016-10-19

ERP Launches LED Driver for Lighting Industry

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and efficient LED drivers for the lighting industry, today announced the next generation of drivers for outdoor LED lighting fixtures will be demonstrated October 27-30, 2016 at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. The ERP next generation LED driver design is one-fifth smaller than similar capacity drivers in the industry; programmable for flexible deployment in a broad range of constant current or constant voltage applications; intelligent with wired and wireless controls; and high efficiency to reduce electricity consumption. 
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2016-10-04

Nora Lighting and Elemental LED Form Strategic Partnership to Develop LED Drivers and Dimmers

Elemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Nora Lighting to meet the growing demand for the innovative and award winning SWITCHEX®, the first combination LED driver and LED dimmer switch.  Elemental LED and its manufacturing and wholesale division, Diode LED, provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for both commercial and residential applications.
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2016-09-19

GlacialPower Launches Dimmable 14.7W LED Drivers

GlacialPower, a division of the LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, has today announced the launch of the GP-HS15P-42C and GP-HS15P-42CA, a new pair of LED Drivers that offer users a wide choice of dimming functions, a built-in DC output jack connector for easy installation and maintenance, and a rated power output of up to 14.7W suitable for LED lights from 26V to 42V. The supported input voltage range is 90 to 264VAC, providing off-the-shelf electrical compatibility with almost any location worldwide, and constant current mode is also supported.
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2016-09-12

GlacialPower Launches New 33.6W LED Driver

GlacialPower, a division of LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, is pleased to announce a new LED Driver, the GP-HS35P-48CA, with a rated power output of up to 33.6W for LED lights from 33 to 48V. This new driver offers energy saving features and a smooth output waveform with low distortion, and it closely follows EU and other directives for safety and energy efficiency. With its compact, durable design that avoids the common maintenance issues that affect competing products, GlacialPower's newest IP67 rated LED driver is ideal for interior and exterior applications. Nominal input voltage range is 100 to 277VAC, with a maximum input range of 90 to 305VAC.
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2016-08-30

GlacialPower Launches 40-48W LED Drivers with IP67 Rating

GlacialPower, a division of LED technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc, is pleased to announce a new series of 40 to 48 Watt LED Drivers with DC output ranging from 24 V DC up to 57 V DC. The GP-LS45P series accepts a wide input range from 90 to 305 VAC, to handle AC supply fluctuations.
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2016-06-14

Nualight Sales Lumotech’s LED Driver Business to Fulham Company Group

Nualight, a specialist LED lighting technology company has reached an agreement to sell certain assets from Lumotech, its driver and motion detector business to California, USA based company, Fulham. With its acquisition, Fulham will add that product portfolio to their existing range of LED drivers, modules, engines and further lighting solutions. Fulham will also strengthen its European presence through Lumotech’s existing sales channels, bringing new sustainable lighting solutions to global OEMs and distributors. The sale is expected to complete on July 01, 2016. The terms of the transaction remain confidential.
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2015-10-28

STMicroelectronics’ Driver Developments in a World of Smart Lighting

Rapid developments in lighting technology are shifting driver demands, said David Lucchetti, Director of Marketing and Application Industrial, Power and Discrete Group Greater China and South Asia Region, STMicroelectronics at LEDforum 2015, which took place recently in Taipei, Taiwan.
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2015-09-18

Darfon 10KV Surge Protected LED Driver Passes Lightning Field Tests

Darfon Electronics the turnkey green energy total power solutions provider, new launched a whole series of built-in 10KV lightning surge protected rugged & ultra efficiency outdoor LED lighting driver 60W ~ 270W smart series. To catch the conversion is well under way in many municipalities to convert roadway lighting to solid-state LED streetlight technology. Nowadays rapidly increasing demands for LED-based light sources for outdoor applications bring new challenges to system durability. In order to maximize the durability and reliability of LED lighting systems, it is critical to protect them from damage due to high current surges on the main lines.
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2015-07-22

Standard Released for Lighting LED-driver Interface

The Module-Driver Interface Special Interest Group (MD-SIG) released its new specification for a universal electrical interface between LED lighting modules and power supplies, according to an Electronic Weekly report.
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2015-07-02

Moso Lowers Revenue Outlook for 1H15

Chinese driver manufacturer Moso recently reported a pessimistic revenue outlook, reported Securities Daily.
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Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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