Light Sources & Illumination Systems

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains feature double scan technology.

October 18, 2016

Featuring slim, rigid housings that enable adjustment, SLC Series utilizes optoelectronic technology to protect machine operators and to prevent unauthorized access. Customizable light curtains can be made as Type 2 or Type 4 devices with protection field heights spanning 150–1,800 mm and 5 beam resolutions of 14, 20, 30, 40, and 90 mm. Connecting via standard M12 connectors, units include double-scan technology which avoids unwanted downtime, even in harsh operating conditions. Read More

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

Blue OLED Displays serve diverse projects with multiple options.

October 18, 2016

In addition to Parallel, SPI, and I²C electrical interfaces, 2x16 Modular OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) displays are available with connection options that include 2 dual row pin headers in 2x18 (for parallel only) or 2x8 sizes, 2 single row through-hole pin outs (in 1x7 or 1x8 sizes), and RJ45 port. These 2-row x 16-character OLED displays output blue characters at 10,000:1 contrast ratio using 3 built-in font tables, have 10 μsec response time, and offer any-angle readability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp delivers up to 52,000 lm.

October 7, 2016

Providing energy-efficient alternative to 750–1000 W HID lamps, RS Series™ 1000W Replacement Lamp comes in two lumen packages delivering 52,000 lm/460 W (112 lm/W) and 45,000 lm/380 W (118 lm/W) with CRI of 83 in 5,000 K. Each lamp is designed to work with existing magnetic ballast and sockets and doesn’t require any re-wiring, reconfiguration, and/ or contractors to install. Dimmable with LED driver, lamp offers instant On/Off, patented cooling system, and 50,000-hour lifetime. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

LED Light Bulbs feature integrated fire protection system.

October 3, 2016

Providing glare- and flicker-free operation, IcePipe OBB Series offers lumen efficiency up to 150 lm/W with CRI up to 97 Ra. Integrated fire protection system will automatically shut down power at first signs of overcurrent or overvoltage, allowing use in air-tight fixtures and luminaires without shortening life of bulb. With L70 rating of >100,000 hours, series is suitable for replacing light bulbs in street lights, security lights, or explosion proof fixtures. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

MaxLite LED Lamps Receive Special Recognition from Lighting for Tomorrow

September 23, 2016

Warm dimming BR30 and 3-way A-Lamp earn accolades in 2016 competition for advances in design and energy efficiency WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (September 20, 2016) – MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting, was awarded Special Recognition honors for its LED Warm-on-Dim BR30 Lamp and 3-way LED Omnidirectional A-Lamp in the 2016 Lighting for Tomorrow competition. Winners of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

Lordco Auto Parts Names Lumileds as Preferred Automotive Lighting Supplier

August 31, 2016

- Philips lighting products will be available at all Lordco stores across British Columbia Farmington Hills, MI - Lumileds, LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG), has been selected by Lordco Auto Parts as the preferred supplier of Philips automotive lighting products. Lordco Auto Parts is the largest distributor and retailer of automotive parts and accessories in British Columbia.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED Post Top Lamps replace 125-175 W metal halide sources.

August 23, 2016

Designed for enclosed outdoor lighting fixtures with E39 socket, 30 and 50 Watt LED Post Top Lamps deliver outputs of 3,000 and 5,000 lm, respectively, with omnidirectional beam that creates even illumination. Units are available in 3,000 and 5,000 K color temperatures with maintenance-free lifetime of 50,000 hours. Suitable for use in both dry and damp locations with ambient temperatures from -20 to 140°F, lamps offer upgrade for parks, streets, campuses, airports, and retail centers. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED Canopy Lights feature 2.75 in. low-profile design.

August 23, 2016

Consuming 60–130 Watts, CNP Series replaces HID lights from 200–400 Watts while delivering outputs from 5,000–13,661 lumens, with color temperature of 5,000 K. DLC-listed lights are built with rugged, one-piece die-cast aluminum housing and UV-proof clear or frosted polycarbonate lens. IP65-rated for wet locations, lights come in wide input voltage range of 100–277 Vac and last up to 100,000 hours. Applications include gas stations, factory floors, warehouses, loading docks, and tunnels. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Larson Electronics Teams Up with the "Fast and Furious 8" Production Crew

August 22, 2016

Larson Electronics has experienced significant expansion in to the film entertainment industry with their latest appearance in the new Universal action film, “Fast and Furious 8” starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson. Larson Electronics’ line of industrial grade lighting equipment has proven to be a popular choice among set designers and film production specialists due to their high... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED Replacement Lamp eliminates ballast compatibility issues.

August 15, 2016

Compatible with all fluorescent ballast brands and models, 4 ft Multi-ABC™ LED Direct Replacement Lamp works with multiple input sources such as T8 Electronic Instant Start, T8 Program Start Electronic, T12 Electronic, and T12 Magnetic ballasts. Installation just requires removing existing fluorescent lamp and inserting LED linear lamp. If ballast fails, LED lamp can operate using fluorescent ballast or optional 120-277 Vac LED remote driver. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

LED Light Bulb limits interference with garage door openers.

August 12, 2016

By shielding transmission of energy waves from radio frequency that goes between remote and garage door opener, LED Light Bulb allows user to open garage door without reduced remote range issues. Bulb is shatter- and vibration-resistant and can withstand 5G of shaking force. In addition, bulb can withstand temperatures down to -22°F and is damp location rated. Though it produces 800 lm, which is equivalent to 60 W incandescent bulb, LED Light Bulb uses only 10 W of power. Read More

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

High-Brightness WQVGA TFT Display targets outdoor applications.

August 11, 2016

Offering 1,300 nits to allows users to view displayed content even in direct sunlight, 4.3 in. ATM0430D12M series is available with tape attached or optically bonded resistive and PCAP touch screens as standard options. These LED-backlit displays support operation from -20 to +70°C and have respective horizontal and vertical viewing cones of ±70 and -70/50. Contrast ratio is 500:1. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Symphony Orchestra Makes the Switch to LEDtronics LED Lights

August 10, 2016

To a professional symphony orchestra, being able to clearly read their sheet music is the only way to put on a performance worthy of a standing ovation. Sheet music poorly lit by troublesome incandescent lighting simply won’t due; especially for the best of the best. The members of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra had to deal with inefficient incandescent lights in their musician stand... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains offer simplified functions and settings.

July 27, 2016

Orion Safety Light Curtains are available in finger- and hand-detection models (Orion 1); 2-, 3- or 4-beam models (Orion 2); and transceiver light-grid models (Orion 3). Base models offer AOPD object detection and local reset button connected directly to light curtain, which eliminates need for cable connection to electrical cabinet. With muting feature, extended model enables material to pass through curtain without stopping machine, while still preventing personnel from entering hazardous area. Read More

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

LED Shoebox Area Lights come in low- and high-voltage versions.

July 18, 2016

Available in low (12–24 Vdc) and high (277–480 Vac) input options, ETL-Listed SBX series feature IESNA Type V circular lighting pattern and can serve as replacements for HID lighting in outdoor applications. Low-profile, 24–300 W luminaires, available in 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K CCTs, produce 2,274–29,000 lm and can also replace Metal Halide/HPS fixtures of 100–1,000 W. Multiple mounting accessories are available, and IP65 safety rating suits wet locations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Waste Handling Equipment

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source enables efficient sanitizing.

July 14, 2016

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source System includes one bulb with predetermined amount of element which emits UV light when excited to high-current plasma state. This sealed-bulb, pulsed, air-core, RF-powered solution provides plasma density and temperature required to optimally excite noble gas and noble gas/Hg mixtures. High pressure and power density (1.5 MW peak, 500 kHz, <5% duty cycle) enables lamp systems with 50 kW electrical input and germicidal optical efficiency nearing 50%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

LED High Bays operate in hazardous environments.

June 27, 2016

Equipped with integrated power supply providing 6 kV surge protection, High Efficiency ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 SafeSite® High Bays provide 9,650–23,500 lm output with up to 110 lm/W efficiency. Units feature typical mounting height up to 13 m, offering retrofit for conventional 400 W HID fixtures. Operating from -40 to +60°C and L70 lifetime rated for more than 150,000 hours, high bays are suited for oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and other hazardous area applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Vision Systems

Sharp to Showcase Award-Winning Light Production Line at IPMA 2016

June 22, 2016

Industry experts highlight the benefits of the Sharp Pro Series for in-plant printing facilities at Colorado event MAHWAH, N.J. - Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), will showcase its award-winning color and monochrome light production line, and the benefits it brings to corporate reprographics departments (CRD) and... Read More

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

Blue LED Warning Light increases safety around heavy machinery.

June 20, 2016

By actively providing early notification for nearby workers and pedestrians in path of oncoming forklift, EPL-TN-FKLT-BLUE expands safety measures in hazardous work area. Explosionproof solution, mounted on front or back of forklift or other heavy machinery, produces 2,250 lm while drawing 2.09 A from 12 V electrical system. Combined with parabolic reflectors, five 5 W blue LEDs produce narrow, 5° spread spot beam; center beam is visible at night and during day. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Avo Photonics Develops SLED-Based Broadband Near-Infrared Source for Luxmux

June 16, 2016

HORSHAM, Pa. - Avo Photonics, a leader in optoelectronic product design, development, and manufacturing, was commissioned by Luxmux Technology Corporation, to develop and manufacture a solid-state, broadband, continuous emitter for use with their line of miniature integrated spectrometers. The emitter combines the outputs of multiple super-luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) into a... Read More