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Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Efficiency LED Drivers serve 19-27 in. industrial LCDs.

November 19, 2012

With 34.3 x 127 mm footprint and 12 mm profile, SFDZ Series driver provides 180 mA max per string to LED backlights. It provides 40 W (20 W per side) output and powers up to 8 LED strings (4 per side). With 34.3 x 127 mm footprint and profile under 14 mm, SFDQ Series driver provides 140 mA max per string to LED backlights. It provides total output power of 30 W and powers up to 4 LED strings. SFDT Series drives up to 12 discrete LED strings (6 per side) with input voltage of 12 V typ. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Signal Converter eases transition to LED backlit LCDs.

June 22, 2012

Using system's existing input power signals and converting analog dimming signal used for inverter into PWM signal, Smart Bridge(TM) Module powers LED backlight driver without additional modifications. Module converts Power, Ground, Enable, and Control signals and mates directly to LCD via small harness. Three versions include: Smart Bridge Pass-Through with Integrated PWM Dimming, Smart Bridge DC-DC Converter with Integrated PWM Dimming, and Smart Bridge DC-DC Converter Without Dimming. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Driver Boards power LED-backlit LCDs.

June 3, 2010

Measuring 1.15 x 4.59 in., dual-output SFDK Series powers LED BLUs in LCDs up to 22 in. diagonal, and offers flat panel compatible headers in addition to standard wire-to-board connectors. Board has max current of 320 mA and can power up to 8 LED strings at max of 4 on each side. Measuring 1.115 x 4.585 in., SFD2E Series powers LED BLUs in LCDs from 10.4-24 in. diagonal, and can drive up to 8 LED strings from one output at max current of 480 mA. Both feature external PWM dimming to 500:1. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Power Supplies deliver over 90% efficiency.

May 14, 2010

Suited for solid state lighting (SSL) applications, fully isolated eDriver family power supplies offer universal input of 120, 220, and 277 V, power factor correction greater than 90%, and 0-10 V dimming options. Slim 100 W units are available in wide range of constant voltage and constant current models. Offered in custom versions, units have UL8750 and CE approvals and rating of IP67. Applications include cove and architectural lighting, and parking and street lights. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Driver simultaneously powers up to 8 HB-LED strings.

May 13, 2010

Featuring dual output that provides total max current of 1,200 mA (600 mA per side), Smart Force(TM) SFD2C series full function LED driver powers up to 4 strings of high brightness LEDs per side with max current of 150 mA per string. It accepts 10-20 V input voltage, offers 60 V max output voltage, and provides total 50 W of power (25 W per side). Board offers external PWM dimming, with dimming ratios up to 5000:1 achievable, along with separate brightness and enable controls. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Driver Modules power mid-size LED-backlit LCDs.

February 25, 2010

Measuring only 2.782 x 0.96 in., 5 mm high Smart Force(TM) SFDMD Series LED driver modules have input voltage range of 3-20 V, and suit applications in medical patient monitors, POS, kiosk, ATM, gaming and GPS displays. Units can be modified to work from 3.3, 5 or 12 V input voltage, with LED string voltage of up to 38.5 V and output current drive of 30 mA x 6 strings. PWM dimming feature can generate dimming ratio of up to 255:1 via external 0-5 V analog voltage. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Development Kits enable evaluation of OEM LED-backlit LCDs.

August 18, 2009

Providing everything needed to get panel, backlight, and driver fully operational, Smart Kit(TM) Development Kits include ERG LED driver card, flying lead input harness, DigitalView® to ERG plug-and-play input harness, and direct mate LED driver-to-LCD interconnect wiring harness. All components come in 8.5 x 5 in. polyethylene bag labeled with manufacturer and model number of LCD panel as well as part numbers for driver card and harnesses. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC/AC Inverters suit CCFL-backlit LCD applications.

May 26, 2009

Available in single, dual, and multi-lamp configurations, Smart Force(TM) SFW Series inverters can be used in 5.7-19 in. LCDs used for industrial/medical and general applications. They feature 6 mm profile, onboard lamp current regulation, strike voltages to 2,400 Vrms, and operating temperature range of -20 to 85ºC. RoHS compliant units also offer onboard dimming, open lamp detection, and are compatible with all OEM LCDs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Encapsulated LED Drivers are suited for SSL luminaires.

May 15, 2009

Smart Force(TM) LED drivers offer about 30 W unit power and can drive single or multiple LED strings. They feature universal input of 85-265 V, at 50 or 60 Hz, power factor correction of greater than 0.9, constant current with extremely low ripple, 86% efficiency, and MTBF of more than 50,000 hr. Triac dimming, color temperature regulation, and ambient light control are also incorporated into units, which target luminaires with solid state lighting. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

LED Drivers for SSL Luminaires have MTBF of 50,000+ hr.

May 1, 2009

Comprised of power supplies and controllers, Smart Force(TM) drivers suit solid state lighting (SSL) applications. They offer 1-200 W of power for driving single or multiple LED strings and operate from universal input of 85-277 V, 50/60 Hz. PFC of 0.90 or better helps minimize power consumption, while 90% efficiency rating also helps meet ENERGY STAR® ratings. Other features include triac dimming, color temperature regulation, ambient light control, and vacuum encapsulation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment

LED Driver Boards suit industrial and medical LCDs.

May 29, 2008

Smart Force(TM) boards with less than 5 mm height provide compact solution for customers who are backlighting LCDs up to 15 in. diagonal. They offer full function power supplies and brightness stability over wide input voltage and can power up to 6 LED strings. SFDE Series measures 1.11 x 3.10 in., and offers 10-20 V input voltage range with external PWM dimming to 500:1, while SFDM Series measures 0.96 x 2.19 in., and has 8-20 V input voltage range with external PWM dimming to 250:1. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Low-Profile CCFL Inverters have wide input voltage range.

March 26, 2008

Available in single- and dual-lamp versions, Smart Force(TM) SFW Series dc-to-ac inverters are designed for display backlighting applications that require wide range dimming, lamp current stability over wide input range (8-18 V), and full RoHS compliance. Intelligent power solutions, at less than 6 mm high, offer open lamp detection, onboard PWM dimming, and lamp current regulation. They can be used in 5.7-12.1 in. LCDs (single-output) or 6.4-15 in. LCDs (dual output). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Display & Presentation Equipment

LED Driver Boards feature thermal management design.

September 24, 2007

SFDL Series Smart Force(TM) board provides 180 mA max current to LED rails used in LCDs up to 12.1 in. diagonal, with on-board PWM dimming ratio of 1000:1 and external PWM dimming to 5000:1. Designed for high-power HBLED backlight rails used in LCDs up to 20.1 in. diagonal SFDC Series provides 1,000 mA max current and features internal/external dimming ratios of 1,000:1/20,000:1, respectively. Thermal management keeps junction temperature at or below recommended operating temperature. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-AC Inverter is less than 10 mm high.

June 12, 2007

With 2-12 W of output power, W10M Series DC-AC inverter provides input voltage of 8-24 V. Measuring 38.1 x 121 mm, product offers multiple connector options and operating temperature range of -30 to +85ºC. Providing CCFL starts up to 2,400 Vrms, unit is suitable for powering LCDs used in portable applications such as medical diagnostic equipment and handheld measurement instrumentation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Inverter provides power to LCDs that require cold starts.

May 3, 2007

Combining up to 12 W of output power with vacuum-encapsulated design, E220 Series DC/AC inverter ensures reliable CCF lamp ignition for LCDs used in outside or low-temperature environments. It operates at typ efficiencies approaching 80% and delivers starting voltages to 2,300 Vrms in PCB-mountable package for 5.7-15 in. diagonal LCDs. Measuring 1.56 x 1.2 x 0.60 in., product is specified over -4 to +158ºF range and resistant to shock, vibration, and humidity. Read More

Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment

LED Drivers come in compact packages.

February 23, 2007

Suited for driving high-bright LEDs (HBLEDs) to backlight LCDs from 6.4-20 in. diagonal, Smart Force(TM) LED drivers are available as LED driver board that measures 34 x 60 mm or complete kit including driver board and LED rails. Products are offered with input voltages of 12, 24, or 48 V in single, dual, or 3-channel versions. With 48 V input voltage, driver boards employ dc-dc boost to provide voltage to a constant current driver and LED rail. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Inverters suit electroluminescent backlit LCDs or devices.

October 17, 2006

Vacuum encapsulated Smart Force Series DC-AC inverters prolong lamp life by automatically adjusting operating voltage and frequency. Suited for battery-operated devices, LPS series consumes less than 400 mW per unit load, while JLA Series powers imported EL lamps used to backlight LCD modules. Inverters are available in Standard E600, E300, EMini-EL for small displays in portable, hand-held devices and LP packages for applications with limited height. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Small Form Factor Inverters power CCFL-backlit LCDs.

May 3, 2006

Offered in open frame and vacuum encapsulated versions, dc-ac inverters can power up to 2 CCFLs. S Series, which measures 2.87 x 0.62 x 0.38 in. and weighs 12 g, handles up to 5 W of output power and comes in 5 and 12 V designs. SE Series dc-ac inverter, featuring same form factor as S Series, is vacuum encapsulated to provide resistance to shock, vibration, and humidity. Both inverter Series feature -20 to +70ºC operating temperature range and are PCB-mountable. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-AC Inverters suit evaluation purposes.

October 20, 2005

Generic, off-the-shelf D Series Inverters, for CCFL-backlit LCDs, fill need for customers who require inverter right away for evaluation. With profile less than 9 mm, 2-lamp Model DLDS60J generates 6 mA rms into 350-550 V load from nominal 12 Vdc source and includes display-compatible connectors. Inverters operate from 0-70°C and include on-board PWM dimming. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

CCFL Inverters resist moisture, shock, and vibration.

August 19, 2005

Used for powering CCFL-backlit LCDs, E200II and SE/SE2 Series DC-AC inverters feature fully vacuum-encapsulated design that ensures CCF lamp ignition, even in harsh environments. Products, operating at efficiencies from 80-85%, incorporate customized magnetics that are self-shielding to minimize EMI and RFI. Series E200II can power one or 2 CCFLs with up to 8 W of output power, while SE/SE2 Series provides up to 5 W of output power. Read More

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