Atmel – Complete set of tools helps accelerate development of ZigBee Light Link projects


Atmel has introduced a set of tools and software which offer design engineers a quick, easy and safe means to develop wireless lighting control systems based on the ZigBee® LightLink profile. The BitCloud Software Development Kit (SDK) provides a comprehensive set of tools, including full-featured reference applications, ZigBee PRO stack libraries and user  documentation. Using […]

Atmel – Reference design speeds implementation of new DALI master products (SAM D20/21 series)


Atmel has produced a reference design based on its SAM D20/21 series of microcontrollers for a standard-compliant Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) master. The reference design implements the DALI control and communications protocol specified in IEC 62386-101, -102 and -207, and is compliant with the standard. The firmware supplied by Atmel includes application software, service […]

Carclo – Standard-fit optics arrays – 33Up, are easy to assemble in LED lighting products


Carclo supplies the 33Up family of optics arrays, providing a choice of 32 parts featuring 30°, 60°, 90° and double asymmetric beam patterns. Carclo supplies the 33Up family of optics arrays, providing a choice of 32 parts featuring 30°, 60°, 90° and double asymmetric beam patterns. The 33Up arrays are compatible with many suppliers’ standard […]

Inventronics – New family of linear 60W LED drivers provides dim-to-off function


Inventronics has released a family of linear 60W programmable constant-current LED drivers for indoor lighting applications. The LUD-060SxxxDS2 series can be programmed to dim in response to 0-10V, PWM or preprogrammed timer settings. An alternative DALI-compliant version, the LUD-060SxxxBS2, will also be available. Both series include five constant-power models which provide the full 60W output […]

Littelfuse – Surge protection modules : LSP05GX prevent damage to outdoor LED lighting fixtures


Littelfuse’s LSP05GX module is a surge protective device which protects European outdoor and commercial LED lighting fixtures from transient over-voltages. Benefitting from Littelfuse’s thermally protected varistor technology, the module features a builtin thermal disconnect function which prevents catastrophic failure and fire hazards even in the extreme event of the varistor reaching its end of life […]

Lumileds – Illumination-grade LUXEON® HR30 LEDs offer high resistance to corrosion in chemical environments


Lumileds has introduced a new mid-power LED which is able to operate reliably in hot and extremely harsh chemical environments. The LUXEON® HR30 LEDs are resistant to chemicals which are commonly found in high concentrations, such as chlorine and sulphur. This makes them suitable for use in applications such as buildings containing a swimming pool, […]

SL Power – 500W power supply, LU500 is ideal for demanding architectural LED lighting systems


SL Power Electronics has introduced the LU500, a 500W open-frame AC-DC power supply which is ideal for space-constrained LED and architectural lighting systems that call for high efficiency and a wide input-voltage range. The units feature a universal mains input range of 90V to 305V AC, and provide a DC output of 12V, 24V or […]

STMicroelectronics – 24-channel LED driver (LED2472G) offers error detection features


The LED2472G from STMicroelectronics is a 24-bit shift register providing a constant-current output to 24 channels of LEDs. It is intended for use in supplying current to the multiple LED channels in LED display panels, and particularly in interior and exterior LED billboards. The LED2472G provides 20V of output driving capability, allowing several LEDs to […]

STMicroelectronics – Dimmable six-channel LED driver : ALED7707 sinks up to 85mA per channel


The ALED7707 from STMicroelectronics is a six-channel LED driver for use in interior and exterior automotive lighting applications. It consists of a monolithic DC-DC boost converter and six current generators. The device can provide an output voltage up to 36V, sufficient to drive ten white LEDs per channel. The current generators may be externally programmed […]

STMicroelectronics – 24-channel LED driver board (STEVAL-ILL015V2) enables simulation of shorted and disconnected LEDs


The STEVAL-ILL015V2 product evaluation board provides a platform for testing and evaluating the LED2472G 24-channel LED driver from STMicroelectronics. The LED2472G is a 24-bit constant-current LED sink driver with output error detection, suitable for applications such as large-area displays and full-colour display panels. Use of the LED2472G in these applications gives designers the potential to […]