2020-07-31

MEAN WELL Launches LDH-25/65Series 25/65W DC/DC LED Power Supply

Global warming has drawn enormous attention to green energy and DC house application. Many countries have started to promote energy-saving and safer electricity usage. MEAN WELL develops direct current (DC) input LED drive power supply, the LDH-25/65 series for green energy LED lighting applications, including LED solar street lights or equipment with secondary battery applications, such as camping car/yacht applications. LDH-25/65 series provide customers options for reducing conversion losses between DC bus to DC/DC driver. LDH-25/65W which are d...
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2020-04-30

MEAN WELL Addresses Start Up Issue on LED modules with DC-to-DC Converter

LED Driving Design Structure LED modules are typically driven by one of the three structures listed below: - A constant current (CC) LED driver connects to LED directly, luminance controlled by LED driver’s output current. - A constant voltage (CV) LED power supply, typically 12V or 24V, connects to LED strips or tubes which have resistor or simple current limiting circuit on the LED PCB. The resistor or current limiter defines the current and luminance. - Cascade connection of a CV power supply and a DC-to-DC converter (DC/DC) an...
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2020-04-17

MEAN WELL Power Can Help! One Medical Power Supply Saves One Life

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic all over the world by the end of January, MEAN WELL is swarmed with the medical power requirements from across the globe, especially for ventilators, nucleic acid detectors, mask machines, and temperature measurement equipment, and more. Among all medical devices demands, life support equipment such as patient monitors and ventilators are the most urgent. To alleviate the emergency and save more lives, MEAN WELL headquarters swiftly orders Suzhou MEAN WELL (SZMW) to build up special production lines for medical ...
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2020-03-31

MEAN WELL Introduce Applications on Redundancy Function of LED Display Power Supply

With continuous developments of LED display technology, the market share of full-color LED displays has been increasing in recent years. The characteristics of its high-brightness and high-resolution are widely favored by most advertisers and real estate developers. For a better watching experience, people require higher demands on clarity and resolution. As a result, the small-pitch LED display has become a trend. As full-color small-pitch LED display can achieve better graphics images and videos displaying effects on smaller screens, the range of the applications are gr...
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2020-03-30

MEAN WELL Launches LSP-160 series - Low Profile and Noise-free Enclosed Type Power Supply

MEAN WELL introduced the LSP series, a new miniature enclosure-type power supply developed to provide equipment with high stability and redundant functions. Slim width (55mm) and low profile(20 mm) case with fanless design is a perfect fit for indoor noise-free equipment or narrow-sized display applications. In addition to the miniature mechanism design, the new product is featured with fanless design that solves noise and lifespan issue at the same time. In addition, the output provides DC available and current sharing (redundancy) function to monitor and parall...
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2020-02-26

MEAN WELL Launches New Generation of XBG Circular LED Driver

The XBG series is a new generation LED driver with a patented circular case mechanism design for bay lights and floodlight applications. The main differences compared to the previous version of HBG series are the circuit design with constant power output and complying with the latest safety regulations with isolation between output and dimming lines. But the product keep mounting holes at the same place for easy replacement. In addition, the overall design also confirm with the SELV (Safety Extra-Low Voltage) regulation, which reduces the complexity of the lighting insul...
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2020-01-31

MEAN WELL Releases PWM-60KN/120KN PWM Output KNX LED Driver

MEAN WELL, the leading standard power supply manufacturer, continues to promote the building automation technology for a green and sustainable society. In order to enlarge its KNX product variety to meet the needs of end customers and system integrators, MEAN WELL unveiled the KNX LED driver PWM-60/120KN. PWM-KN series is an AC/DC LED driver featuring constant voltage mode with PWM style output, which is able to maintain color temperature and brightness homogeneity when driving all kinds of LED strips. Its KNX interface also helps to ...
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2020-01-07

MEAN WELL: A Guaranteed Success! TU Eindhoven Stella Era Wins Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with CAN bus Charger!

Onboard with three high efficiency programmable chargers DBU-3200 from MEAN WELL, solar vehicle “Stella Era” designed and built by Solar Team Eindhoven from Eindhoven University of Technology of the Netherlands has claimed its victory at the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge finale in Darwin, Australia The Bridge World Solar Challenge (BWSC) has been the world’s most important solar vehicle event since its inauguration in 1987. During the last three decades, countless sustainable ideas of solar solutions have been presented to th...
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2019-12-11

MEAN WELL Launches World First KNX Multiple-Stage Constant Current Mode LED Driver LCM-25KN

MEAN WELL, the leading standard power supply manufacturer, continues to promote the building automation technology for making a green and sustainable society. In order to enlarge the KNX product variety to meet the needs of end customers and system integrators, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the LCM-25KN to complete the product series after the launching of LCM-40/60KN to the market. LCM-25KN series is a 25W AC/DC constant current mode output LED driver featuring the multiple levels selectable by dip switch and the KNX interface, avoiding usin...
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2019-10-07

MEAN WELL to Present New Products at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (2019/10/27~30)

The annual exhibition of the lighting industry— Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from October 27 to 30, 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Highly recognized by visitors, MEAN WELL decides to apply last year exhibition pattern by showing up at 5th floor, the LED & Green Lighting zone, with booth No. 5C-A26 and at 1st floor Hall of Aurora with booth No. 1C-D25 to present brand image as the reliable power partner. MEAN WELL is ready to welcome visitors at the fair. Wi...
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2019-10-02

MEAN WELL Launches SLD-50 Series 50W Slim and Linear Type LED Driver

MEAN WELL new ultra-slim SLD-50 series is officially released after the SLD-80 series. With the launch of SLD-50 series, the whole linear type product line is fully completed. The SLD series is especially suitable for decorative lighting/advertising light boxes and linear luminaires. In addition to ultra-slim size features, this series also meets SELV and isolation circuit design, which is suitable for usage in various indoor lighting fixtures. Another key point is the 56V model that adopts the constant power output design and is applicable for LED design...
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2019-09-16

MEAN WELL Launches LCM-40/60BLE Bluetooth Mesh LED Driver

One major market trend in the LED lighting industry is to make LED luminaires intelligent. MEAN WELL is dedicated to designing innovative power supplies and has developed the LCM-40/60BLE LED driver with a Bluetooth mesh networking solution. The new driver allows customers to control luminaires using Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 mesh protocol with their smartphones or tablets to set up settings and controls. Working with the European company Casambi, which is dedicated to developing Bluetooth mesh networking solutions, MEAN WELL has integrated the B...
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2019-08-30

MEAN WELL Debuts SLD-80 Series 80W Slim and Linear Type LED Driver

MEAN WELL unveils the new linear type SLD series with both mechanism and specification strengths. The 12V/24V models are the constant voltage and current mode for any 12V/24V LED strip application in the market. As for the 56V model, it applies the constant power mode, which downsizes the model numbers. The 56V model is suitable for any LED luminaires design with output forward voltage between 30V to 56V. The built-in potentiometer design is kept for the user to flexibly adjust output driver current from minimum 700 mA to maximum 2100 mA. (CP mode full power ...
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2019-07-19

MEAN WELL Launches HBGC-300-DA LED Power Supply

The HBGC-300 series is a newly developed LED driver for bay light and outdoor floodlight luminaires applications with DALI 2 dimming function which can operate with intelligently dimming control to increase the luminaire’s value and functions. Besides, the HBGC-300 is designed with MEAN WELL’s patented metal housing (Patented No. CN201220314551) and is able to operate with constant power mode to avoid the compatible issue and reduce the output models. HBGC-300 provides three in one and DALI 2 dimming function. Also the series is complian...
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2019-07-12

MEAN WELL: Investigation of the Lifetime and Reliability of Power Supply

In 2008, MEAN WELL officially released the first LED power supply – CLG-150 series and stepped into the potential LED market. Until now, the selling quantity of LED related products is uncountable. Having a special opportunity, MEAN WELL received several pieces of the CLG-150 products which were manufactured in 2008. A detailed investigation and analysis were executed, and the result is shared below. The number of the components could be from dozens to hundreds depends on the wattage and topology of power supply. Each component is applied to the ...
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2019-06-24

GILE 2019: Powered by MEAN WELL Brings High Quality Power to the Global Market

As LED technology matures, applications abound and burst upon the GILE scene. Apart from common lighting products, smart lighting and horticulture lighting also formed the focus of display for many suppliers. But behind the shines and shimmers of all those LED applications lay concealed a quiet but vital component: LED drivers. Taiwanese power supplier MEAN WELL may very well be the great demiurge of LED drivers, reaching worldwide fame with its brand and standard products and remaining at the vanguard of the turbulent and tumultuous LED industry. At GI...
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2019-05-29

【TILS 2019】Rooted in Taiwan and Aim for the World —MEAN WELL Supports Multiple LED Lighting Applications

The 2019 Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) rounded off in the beginning of May. The show demonstrated that LED technology has delved deep into general lighting, and major LED lighting manufacturers have expanded to multiple niche applications. However, regardless of the changes and upgrades in applications, LED driver is always the core element of lighting and the heart of electronic application. As LED lighting moves towards differentiation and niche development, how will LED driver, the star behind the scenes, play to its strengths and keep up with th...
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2019-05-09

【2019 TILS】LED Lighting Moves to Smart and Professional Applications

Taiwan International Lighting Show kicked off on May 8th in Taipei with the theme “Smart Design, Enlightening Life.” The event welcomes its 10th anniversary with more than hundred exhibitors showcasing their innovative LED lighting applications. As LEDs are commonly applied in general lighting, lighting companies have turned their focus to professional lighting, smart lighting and human centric lighting. By combining adjustable features of LEDs with smart control, LED lighting can be further optimized for advanced applications. MEAN WELL, the...
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2019-05-02

MEAN WELL Introduces How to Determine the Correct LED Driver Voltage Range for an LED Application

To select a LED driver with a proper voltage operating range (Constant Current region) may look fairly easy, but this article will explain that it is not that straight forward. Firstly, one has to realize that LED forward voltages are not identical from die to die. Secondly, the LED voltage varies when the junction temperature goes up or down. Since a correct working of the driver is crucial to the functionality and reliability of the lamp, it is worthwhile to look more into details of these factors which affect the LED voltage. This article explains the typical concerns o...
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2018-05-25

MEAN WELL Released HVGC-650 Series 650W Wide Range Input Constant Power Mode LED Driver

For the LED driver product line, wide AC voltage input range (180 ~ 528VAC) HVGC family, MEAN WELL now launches HVGC-650 series to offer more choices of high power products.
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2018-05-04

MEAN WELL 35W/55W/80W Linear LED driver with DALI interface.

After the launch of constant power output LED Driver~ LDC-35/55/80(35W/55W/80W) with 3 in 1 dimming function and design, MEAN WELL now releases the ones with DALI control technology to satisfy the application needs of LED Troffer /Trunking and Linear lighting market.
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2018-05-03

Hidden Champions – Taiwan’s LED Enterprises Reveal Their Global Strategies and Patents at TILS 2018

The ninth annual Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS 2018) opened with much fanfare in Hall 1 of Taipei World Trade Center on 25 April. This year’s show has gathered 114 exhibitors and featured 420 display booths showcasing technologies under the categories of LED general lighting and smart lighting.
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2018-04-23

Light + Building 2018: MEAN WELL Keeps on Shining

From KNX to DALI, from high power to flicker free LED drivers, you name it, we have it. At the cutting-edge lighting and building automation show Light + Building (L+B) 2018, MEAN WELL presented versatile power solutions addressing various market sectors and technology trends.
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2018-02-13

【TILS 2018】MEAN WELL launched UHP-200/350 Series~200W/350W Ultra Slim High Efficiency Power Supply

With the development of LED technology, small pitch LED Display has being increasingly required in indoor and outdoor application aspects due to its key features as ultra-high resolution, Macro seamless stitching, and natural color demonstration, etc.
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2018-02-01

New MEAN WELL LED Drivers and Power Supply Add More Flexibility to Lighting

In order to meet the demands of economical floodlighting market, MEAN WELL launched FDLC-80 series. FDLC-80 series adopts constant power mode design with input range: 180 ~ 295VAC and the output range: 1000 ~ 2100mA. All models are potted, and with IP67 level. This series is complied with international LED safety regulations: EN55015; EN61547; EN61000 -3-2,3; GB17743.GB17625.1, and so on.
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2017-12-21

TILS 2018: HVGC-480 Series 480W Wide Range Adjustable Constant Power LED Driver

In recent years, high-wattage outdoor LED lighting and LED plant lighting related to the bio-industry applications have been prospering. Demands for three-in-one dimming function and smart timer dimming LED driver grow through time. To cope with the market trend of LED special lamps application and to solve the problems of system manufacturers’ selection of high-wattage waterproof LED power supplies, MEAN WELL debuts the first constant power mode LED driver, HVGC-480. 
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2016-03-28

MEAN WELL Releases 320W Constant Current and High Voltage Output LED Driver

MEAN WELL HLG-C family is the most outstanding models of constant current and high voltage output LED drivers in the LED lighting industry. There have been the 70W (HLG-60H-C) / 90W (HLG-80H-C) / 150W (HLG-120H-C) / 200W (HLG-185H-C) / 250W (HLG-240H-C) series introduced to the market. Since the demand for LED lighting applications adopting the design of high-voltage single route with LEDs connected in series continues growing, MEAN WELL is pleased to unveil the new 320W~ HLG-320H-C series in order to meet the need for lar...
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2015-07-22

MEAN WELL Releases New LED Power Supply

MEAN WELL has been involved in the LED power supply field for years. Many models, such as CLG, HLG and HLG-C series, with the supreme product specification and high reliability, have been extensively exploited in various kinds of outdoor or indoor luminaire applications. In order to cope with the intense competition in LED lighting market, MEAN WELL is now introducing the ELG family, the optimal price-performance ratio model with a highly competitive pricing.
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2010-04-12

MEAN WELL introduces new 96W cost effective metal case LED power supplies

In response to the increasing energy price and the global warming problem, LED related application imbued with energy-saving concept is thriving nowadays. To accommodate the growing LED lighting market, many industrial countries established LED related policies to support this prospective industry. After launching CLG-100 series, MEAN WELL introduced another 96W cost effective metal case LED power supplies with active PFC function and IP66 level ~ CEN-100 series.
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