Concave LEDs eliminate hot spots.

Press Release Summary:

With 7.6 mm² 4-lead P4 package and 120º viewing angle, LP379 series utilizes concave, water clear lens for even distribution of light. It employs AlGaInP and InGaN/SiC technologies and is available in Red (639 nm), Yellow (594 nm), Green (520 nm, 562 nm), Blue-Green (502 nm), and Blue (465 nm). Offering intensities up to 4,200 mlm, reflow solderable series is suited for backlighting and applications such as Channel Letters.

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Concave Ultra Bright P4 LEDs Eliminate "Hot Spots" for Even Light Distribution

Menands, New York: Marktech Optoelectronics today announced the availability of Cotco's new LP379 series LEDs with a P4 package, concave lens and viewing angle of 120º. The concave lens makes this package unique to the industry and allows for a more even distribution of light therefore eliminating "hot spots" that can occur with traditional package styles. This makes it well suited for backlighting and ideal for applications such as Channel Letters.

The LP379 series employs AlGaInP and InGaN/SiC technologies, which provide superior brightness over the competitions standard offerings. The distinct P4 package has a concave water clear lens and is currently available in Red, Yellow, Green, Blue-Green and Blue. Additional uses include, but are not limited to, interior and exterior architectural lighting, entertainment and decorative lighting, landscape lighting, backlighting, display and task lighting and an ever expanding array of signage applications


· Available in Red (639nm), Yellow (594nm), Green (520nm, 562nm), Blue-Green (502nm) and Blue (465nm)

· Water Clear Lens

· 7.6 x 7.6mm square four-leaded package with Concave Lens

· Intensities up to 4200mlm

· High Reliability

· Reflow Solderable

Pricing for the LP379 Series range from $0.21 to $0.43 in 5K lots depending on color and die technology. All products are currently available through Marktech. For more information on these or any of our other LED products contact Marktech Optoelectronics at 120 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, Phone: (800) 984-5337, FAX: (518) 432-7454, email: Website:

Marktech Optoelectronics: Marktech has been an industry leader in the application and design of LEDs for over 15 years. Cotco Luminant Devices, Ltd. has chosen Marktech to exclusively handle all North American technical sales and marketing for their High Performance LED line. In addition to their Cotco line of LEDs, Marktech also offers Toshiba Tosbright® LEDs and Toshiba Constant Current LED Drivers along with a wide range of standard Discrete LEDs, Surface Mounts, Displays and Photo Sensors.

Carrah Daley
Marketing Manager
Marktech Optoelectronics
120 Broadway ~ Menands, NY 12204
800.984.5337 ~ 518.432.7424 ~ Fax 518.432.7454 ~

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