2020-10-13

【Exclusive Interview】MEAN WELL Shapes the Future of IoT with Centralized DC House for Smart Lighting and Industrial Controls

From fire to electricity, the human civilization continues to unfold through advances in science and technology. All of this progress has been built on the acquisition and harnessing of different forms of energies. Likewise, the great technological innovations of the recent century or so are made possible by evolutionary changes in the delivery of electricity to end-users. Since the rivalry between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla more than a hundred years ago, DC and AC have been competing for supremacy in an ever-expanding range of power applications. The course of the rivalry i...
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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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2019-07-19

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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2019-05-29

MEAN WELL Launches ELGC-300-DA Series DALI 2 LED Power Supply

The ELGC-300-DA series is a newly developed LED driver with DALI 2 dimming function which can apply to intelligent dimming control interface and further increase the value of luminaires Besides, the ELGC-300 series adopts the constant power mode design to reduce the compatible issue. It is also equipped with 3 in 1, DALI 2 and programmable dimming functions. The isolation design between the output and dimming cables is added to enhance the safety of luminairy usage. ELGC-300 series is compliant with the latest safety regulation: IEC61347/ UL8750 and GB...
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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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2019-05-22

[LFI 2019] FSP Pioneers Horticultural and Smart Lighting Products

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2019 officially kicked off in Philadelphia on May 21st, 2019. At the event, the FSP Group from Taiwan will showcase its high-power horticultural lighting and IoT-enabled smart lighting products. With the help of these products, FSP is poised to create a new niche sector for the maturing LED lighting industry. Foraying into the cash crop markets with high efficiency power supplies The applications of LED lighting in horticulture have become more and more popular in recent years, thanks to its adjustable illumination effe...
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2018-03-23

From Lighting to Software and Energy Storage – FSP to Show How Power Supply Can Make Buildings Smart at Frankfurt’s Light + Building 2018

Light + Building in Germany’s Frankfurt am Main is a major biennial trade fair for advanced products and services that address the incorporation of luminaires into architectural designs. The event for this year will be held between 18 to 23 March, and Taiwan-based FSP Group will again be among the exhibitors that will be competing to show off their cutting-edge technologies. Besides companies working in the global lighting supply chain, solution providers in related fields such as  building automation and services technology will also be there.
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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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2017-12-26

Moso Power: to Focus on Oversea Markets in Future under the Established Industrial Pattern of High Power Supply

LEDinside editor visited Shenzhen Moso Power Supply Technology Co., Ltd., one of the leaders of LED power supply industry, and interviewed Mr. Wu Chunxiao, Deputy Marketing GM of Moso on November 21st, 2017, deeply communicating and discussing the current market situation of LED power supply and its future development.
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2017-10-27

FSP full range of LED power supply products will be presented at Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

The 19th Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2017 will be held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Oct 27th to Oct 30th.
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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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2014-09-02

EU RAPEX Issues Warning for Chinese LED Power Supply and Other Products

At the end of August 2014  the EU’s the Rapid Alert System for Non-food Dangerous Products (RAPEX) issued warnings for three LED products from China including an LED power supply.
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2009-12-14

MEAN WELL New Product: PLC-45 Series ~ 45W Class 2 LED Power Supply

After successful launching PLC-30(30W), PLC-60(60W) and PLC-100(96W) series, MEAN WELL added the new PLC-45 (45W) series to this LED power supply family for the emerging demand of LED lighting / decorative lighting applications. Until now, the PLC family designed with plastic cases plus terminal block style of I/O connection is able to offer user different wattage level from 30W to 96W.
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2009-12-11

MEAN WELL Releases New LED Power Supply Series

In response to the demand of LED lighting, following the successful launch of 18~150W LED power supply, MEAN WELL added two new series HLG-240 and HLG-240H to its high IP level product family in order to fulfill the higher wattage requirements in the market. With built-in active PFC function, the HLG-240H series features 90~305VAC wide range AC input (90~264VAC for HLG-240), thus not only meets the harmonic current limitation per EN61000-3-2 Class C, HLG-240(H), but fulfills PF>0.9 if loading over 65%.
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2009-10-06

MEAN WELL launches PLP-45W PCB Type LED Power Supply

After introducing LED power supplies with aluminum casing (CLG family) and fully enclosed plastic casing (PLN, PLC, ELN, LP family), MEAN WELL launched another LED product category, AC/DC open frame type for the “low cost” and “built-in” installation of LED lighting related applications. With the new PLP-45(45W), in addition to its existing PLP-30(30W) and PLP-60(60W) series, MEAN WELL offers LED system designers three different wattage options – 30W, 45W and 60W, which fully satisfies the low power wattage required.
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2009-07-24

Optimistic Outlook for LED Power Supply in Q3

Since power supply companies ventured into the LED field, vendors have been optimistic about the outlook for market demand in 3Q09, according to industry sources. Lite-On Tech. (2301.tw) Chairman Song Kung-Yuan said that orders have been increasing quarter after quarter, and compared to the relatively low profit base in 1Q09, 2Q09 profit appeared to have “grown exponentially.”
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2009-07-21

MEAN WELL To Launch Cost-Competitive LED Power Supplies : LPLC-18 & LPHC-18 Series

MEAN WELL New Product Announcement: LPLC-18 & LPHC-18 Series ~ 18W Economical CC Mode LED Power Supply
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