Warm White Power SMD LEDs utilize InGan technology.

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Offering luminous intensity of 1,800-7,100 mcd, VLMW611 Series comes in CLCC-6 package, while VLMW621 Series features CLCC-6 flat package with height profile of 0.9 mm. All devices have 140 mA forward current, with 4.3 V max forward voltage, and 650 mW power dissipation. They provide optical efficiency of 24 lm/W and ESD-withstand voltage up to 1 kV according to JESD22-A114-B. Providing 60 deg half-intensity angle, RoHS-compliant LEDs are optimized for backlighting and illumination.

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Vishay Releases New VLMW611.. and VLMW621.. Series of Warm White Power SMD LEDs in CLCC-6 and CLCC-6 Flat Package with Industry's Lowest Profile of 0.9mm

Devices Utilize InGan Technology to Offer Luminous Intensity Range of 1800mcd to 7100mcd, and Low Resistance of 40K/W and 50K/W

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - March 12, 2008 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today released two new series of warm white power SMD LEDs that utilize InGan technology to offer low resistance and high optical power. The VLMW611.. series is offered in the CLCC-6 package, while the VLMW621.. series features the CLCC-6 flat package, which offers an industry-low height profile of 0.9mm.

Among the most robust and light-efficient products on the market, the devices' ceramic packages make them the ideal light source in applications where careful thermal management is essential. Their low thermal resistance allows these devices to handle the additional current drive needed for maximum light output while maintaining a long service life of up to 50,000 hours.

The new LEDs are optimized for backlighting and illumination in automotive and transport, consumer, and general applications. Typical end products include handheld mobile devices, such as mobile phones and PDAs; instrument panels; marker lights; advertising displays; household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, and driers; and bicycle lamps.

All devices have a 140-mA forward current, with a 4.3-V maximum forward voltage and 650-mW power dissipation. They provide an optical efficiency of 24lm/W and an ESD-withstand voltage up to 1kV according to JESD22-A114-B.

The LEDs offer a 60° half-intensity angle, and are compatible with IR-reflow solder processes according to CECC 00802 and J-STD-020C. The devices are automotive qualified to AEC-Q101 and comply with RoHS 2002/95/EC and WEEE 2002/96/EC. Preconditioned according to JEDEC Level 4 standards, the CLCC-6 and CLCC6 flat packages are lead (Pb)-free and RoHS-compliant.

Samples and production quantities of the new VLMW611.. and VLMW621.. power SMD LEDs are available now, with lead times of six weeks for larger orders. Pricing for U.S. delivery is $0.90/piece.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, rectifiers, transistors, and optoelectronics and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and ability to provide "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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