2018-12-12

Tridonic Introduces Control Software and EnOcean to Showcases Bluetooth Sensors for Lighting Control

Monitoring LED drivers and controlling lighting function have become critical with increasing applications of LED products. Lighting companies and system producers develop new solutions for meeting the needs of various operations. Tridonic launched a set of various software tools for optimizing production errors and EnOcean will display its wireless sensor and control system for LED lighting. Tridonic released companionSUITE, a dynamic set of various software tools for long-term process optimization. The software gathers information of LED drivers and provides lumi...
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2018-11-30

【TILS 2019】MEAN WELL Launches XLG-25/50 Series 25/50W Constant Power Mode LED Driver

For LED luminaires application, MEAN WELL officially releases the new generation waterproof LED driver series—XLG series. The whole XLG series, which has been highly expected by the market, covers from 25W to 250W. It can be used for LED Bay light/Street light/Horticulture lighting and flood light applications. XLG series applies the constant current and constant power design, which remarkably enhances the convenience of integrating model selection. The design of XLG Series makes the model selection easier and reduces the pressure of stock. (I...
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2018-11-29

Texas Instrument Reveals New LED Drivers with 29-kHz Dimming Frequency

Texas Instruments introduced a new family of LED drivers with integrated, independent color mixing, brightness control and a power-saving mode. The new family includes the LP5018, LP5024, LP5030 and LP5036 enable smooth, vivid color and reduce system power consumption. The devices are the industry's first to offer a 29-kHz dimming frequency, above human-audible range, to help designers of applications that use a human-machine interface, such as portable electronics, building automation and appliances, eliminate the noise typically heard when dimming lights. Additional...
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2018-10-26

Inventronics Plans to Invest in Mexico to Expand Its Presence in American

Chinese LED driver manufacturer Inventronics has announced its plan to set up a subsidiary in Mexico with Osmanthus Holding Limited to expand its operations in the market of America and meet the requirements of local production for its clients.
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2018-09-26

MagnaChip Release Mini LED Driver for Digital Signage

Korea-based semiconductor designer and manufacturer MagnaChip has announced that the company is offering a multi-channel Mini LED Driver to meet the demands of the rapidly growing digital signage market. 
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2018-09-20

MEAN WELL to Welcome Visitors at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair during October 27 - 30

The 20th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This year, not only does MEAN WELL booth locate at 5th floor The LED & Green Lighting zone with booth No. 5C-D06, but we are also going to show up at 1st floor Hall of Aurora with booth No. 1C-D25 to present brand image as your reliable power partner. Welcome to visit us during the fair. 
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2018-09-14

MEAN WELL Launches ELG(C)-300 300W Constant Power Mode LED Driver

MEAN WELL now launches constant power mode ELGC-300(300W) series, a higher wattage option for Bay lighting/Street lighting and Flood lighting application.
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2018-08-10

MEAN WELL Debuts HBGC-300W Constant Power Mode LED Driver

MEAN WELL now launches HBGC-300 series (300W) which has the same circular housing design for Bay lighting and Flood lighting application to offer more choices for high wattage LED driver and design. With the circular housing design (patent No. CN 201220314551), LED driver matches with the lighting fixture in streamlined shape.
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2018-08-08

MEAN WELL Launches SPD-10-320S High Performance Surge Protection Device

In order to expand the surge protection device product line, MEAN WELL is releasing new surge protection device with high performance, SPD-10-320S. 
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2018-08-07

MEAN WELL Releases New LED Driver: ELG-100U/150U Series

MEAN WELL Releases New LED Driver: ELG-100U/150U Series, 100W~150W Universal Input Constant Voltage + Constant Current LED Driver
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2018-08-02

LED Drivers Designed to Simplify the Driving of Low-power Lighting Applications

Diodes Incorporated released a new series of automotive LED drivers to simply the driving of low-power lighting. The BCR4xxUQ series is designed to provide a total solution for automotive applications including puddle lighting, side markers and internal lighting covering ambient lights, instrument clusters and button backlighting.
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2018-06-27

ERP Power Launches LED driver with Computer Controlled Dimming™

LED driver producer, ERP Power LLC (ERP), reported its development of the world’s smallest programmable drivers with Computer Controlled Dimming™ technology. 
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2018-06-25

Solutions Powered by MEAN WELL Set to Make Deep Impression on Smart Lighting Market

The competition in the LED market has intensified in the recent years as brand companies continue to undercut each other to gain market shares. The reshuffling of the market has become more frequent not only in the downstream sections of the LED lighting supply chain but also in the mid-stream and upstream sections.
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2018-05-10

ERP Power Introduces Compact LED Driver for Signage Applications

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, announced its compact constant voltage drivers for indoor and outdoor LED signage applications will be demonstrated May 8-10 at LIGHTFAIR International 2018 in Chicago. The new VGM Series drivers are available in 60W/12V and 100W/24V models that deliver double the power density of industry competitors and achieve 90% efficiency from 50-100% of load with power factor greater than 0.9 and THD less than 20%.
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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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2018-03-20

Light and Building 2018: MLS Expands Offerings to Bolster Its Presence in Europe and the US

Over the past few years, MLS has been attracting more and more global attention. Not only did the LED packaging company top the industry in China, the scale of its electronic manufacturing service (EMS) business ramped up at a speed its competitors failed to catch up. In 2017, the establishment of Global Value Lighting with Lighting Science and the acquisition of LEDVANCE from Osram evinced the ambition of MLS for a vertical integration to approach end markets.
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2018-03-05

ERP Power Names Jeffrey Frank CEO

ERP Power LLC (ERP), a provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, announced the appointment of Jeffrey Frank as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Frank previously served on the ERP Power Board of Directors, and most recently as ERP’s Chief Commercial Officer. ERP co-founder Michael Archerwill focus on his role as Chief Technology Officer while transferring his CEO duties to Mr. Frank.
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2017-12-01

LinkCom’s New INCORE 100-150W LED Power Supplies Feature Higher Voltage Output

Announcing the 100-150W HVO Series, the latest addition to LinkCom’s INCORE family of high-performance constant-current LED power supplies.
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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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