2017-10-11

Fulham Launches New LED 25W Universal Mains Dimmable Driver

October sees the launch of a new LED 25W universal mains dimmable driver from Fulham Europe, one of the leaders in electronic lighting components.
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2015-08-25

LEDOTRON Alliance Dissolved: Partners Develop Other Dimming Options

The marketing of the open industry digital dimming standard LEDOTRON can be traced back to EU incandescent lamp prohibition and the associated uncertainty of the compatibility of "conventional" dimmers with LED and energy-saving lamps. LEDOTRON was developed as a normalized and standardized dimming and control technology.
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2014-04-17

DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on LED PAR38 Lamps Dimming, Flicker, and Power Quality

The U.S. Department of Energy's CALiPER program has released Report 20.2, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps. Report 20.2 focuses on dimming, flicker, and power quality characteristics evaluated with a single dimmer.
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2014-02-25

Marvell's 88EM8187 LED Controller Delivers Deep Dimming Performance

"The 88EM8187 raises the performance bar for the entire industry as consumers can now get the true incandescent experience that includes excellent dimming performance along with the energy savings provided by LEDs," said Philip Poulidis, Vice-President and GM of Internet of Things Business Unit. "Even the best of the available competing IC solutions require bulb manufacturers to make several trade-offs when developing a product. For example, manufacturers may need to limit the number of wall-box dimmers with which their LED bulbs are compatible, to sacri...
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2013-10-16

Cree LMH2 Module Delivers Sunset Dimming Experience

Cree, Inc.  introduces the LMH2 LED Module with sunset dimming – Cree’s game-changing dimming technology that provides a dimming experience similar to incandescent lighting. The new module enables a natural dimming profile that was previously unachievable with any other energy-saving technology. Cree’s sunset dimming technology dims smoothly from 2700 K to 1800 K, delivering rich, warm light for applications requiring a traditional style of dimming, such as hospitality and residential settings, while still achieving over 80-percent energy reduction compared to energy-inefficient incandescents.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

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