LED Holder facilitates mounting without solder.

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Consisting of cast aluminum heat sink, plastic locking ring, contact carrier, and tin-plated copper alloy contacts, LED Pixel Holder is available with 2-wire connection for single-color LEDs and 4-wire connection for RGB LEDs. Holder accepts LED board thicknesses from 1.0-2.5 mm, and heat sink fits standard GU10/MR16 light fixtures. Product is rated for up to 2.5 A and 50 Vdc, with operating temperature range of -40 to 120°C, and works with LEDs rated up to 3 W without forced air cooling.



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New Holder for Hexagonal Star Board LEDs



Product Features

o Design allows for versatility in mounting without solder
o Consists of a heat sink, locking ring, and contact carrier
o Design fits into same envelope as MR16 with its socket
o Optional diffuser lens available Applications
o Plug and Play Capability for LED Light Fixtures
o Office Lighting
o Residential Lighting
o Architechtural Lighting

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Jan. 6, 2009 -- The Star Board LED Pixel Holder from Tyco Electronics makes it fast and easy to integrate high-intensity LED packages into fixtures. The holder simplifies application by addressing electrical, thermal and mechanical needs in a single solution - without solder and without the complexity of engineering separate thermal, electrical, and mechanical subsystems. Consisting of a cast aluminum heat sink, plastic locking ring and contact carrier, and tin-plated copper alloy contacts, the holder is available with a two-wire connection for single-color LEDs and four-wire connection for RGB LEDs. The heat sink fits standard GU10/MR16 light fixtures for easy integration into higher-level assemblies for office, residential, or architectural lighting.

The holder accepts LED board thicknesses from 1.0 to 2.5 mm thick, with easy replacement after installation.

The LED Pixel Holder works with LEDs rated up to 3 watts without forced air cooling. For higher LED power ratings, forced air cooling or additional heat sinking may be necessary. The assembly is rated for operating currents up to 2.5 A and voltages to 50 VDC. With an operating temperature range from -40°C to 120°C, the Pixel Holder is suited for both indoor and outdoor applications. The electrical interface is standard 110 FASTON quick-disconnect tabs, which allows simple plug-in compatibility with Class 2 wiring.

Options include a thermally conductive pad, snap-on diffuser lens, and integrated LED driver.

For more information on Tyco Electronics Star Board LED Pixel Holders, contact Tyco Electronics' Product Information Center at 800-522-6752, or send email to newproducts@tycoelectronics.com.

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