2012-05-02

Maxim to Demo Newest Technology for Lighting Control and Optical Sensing at Lightfair 2012

Maxim Integrated Products will attend Lightfair International 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 9 to 11, 2012, and will debut a new reference design that is a complete solution for the control and power measurement of two outdoor luminaires. Lightfair International is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting tradeshow and conference. Maxim will also demonstrate integrated circuit (IC) solutions for optical sensing, LED drivers/controllers, and powerline communications (PLC). Maxim Demonstrations Will Showcase ·  &nbs...
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2011-10-11

Offline LED Driver for Retrofit Lamps Dims to Zero Light Intensity Without Flicker

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX16841, an offline LED driver that provides flicker-free dimming from maximum light intensity down to zero intensity with both leading-edge (triac) and trailing-edge (transistor) dimmers. Constant frequency control optimizes efficiency at both low- and high-AC line voltages. With a wide 90VAC to 265VAC input range, the MAX16841 is a universal solution for Japanese, Chinese, U.S., and European dimmer models. It allows seamless replacement of incandescent and halogen lamps, thus eliminating  co...
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2011-01-25

Maxim’s LED solution enables drop-in replacements for halogen MR16 lamps

Maxim’s unique LED driver solution enables the design of LED-based MR16 lamps that are compatible with most electronic transformers and cut-angle dimmers. Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX16840, an LED driver that employs a proprietary architecture to ensure flicker-free, dimmable operation with electronic transformers and cut-angle dimmers. Maxim’s patent-pending approach enables the design of retrofit LED lamps that can replace halogen MR16s without any changes to the existing electrical infrastructure. This remove...
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2009-10-23

Maxim Releases 8 x 8 keypad controller with 8 GPIOs/LED drivers

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX7360, a key-switch controller featuring multiple key press/release detection on up to 64 keys, plus 8 extra GPIOs/LED drivers and advanced ESD protection. Individual key codes for each press and release are stored in a FIFO register to enable monitoring of multiple key-switch events.
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2009-09-07

Maxim Launches New HB LED Driver for Backlighting in LCD TVs, Monitors, and Automotive Displays

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX16814, a highly integrated four-string HB (high-brightness) LED driver capable of delivering up to 150mA per string. This device packs in all the features necessary to implement a high-performance backlight driver for LCD TVs, monitors, and automotive displays.
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2008-03-11

Maxim's High-Power, High-Voltage, Programmable LED Driver Is Ideal for Automotive and General Lighting Applications

Maxim Integrated Products (PINKSHEETS: MXIM) introduces the MAX16816, a high-voltage, programmable, high-brightness (HB) LED driver for automotive and general lighting applications. Synopsis for Investor: A. The MAX16816 is specifically tailored to meet the requirements of the latest front light automotive designs, such as high- and low-beam assemblies, adaptive front light systems, daytime running lights    (DRLs), and fog lamps.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE