SMD white LED features an low profile of 1.5 mm -

SMD white LED features an low profile of 1.5 mm

Providing lighting design engineers with an energy-efficient, high luminance, compact solid-state light source, TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a 0.5W surface mount white LED package. Designated the OVS5WBCR4 Series, the device features an ultra-low profile of just 1.5mm.

“The exceptional spatial uniformity and full 120° viewing angle make this packaged LED suitable for both single use and array applications,” said Richard Saffa, vice president of OPTEK Technology’s Visible LED Business Unit. “The small size of the OVS5WBCR4 package also allows it to be specified for specialized applications in which larger devices would not be suitable and where high-power devices are not required.”

Applications for the OVS5WBCR4 Series LED package include conventional lighting, electronic signs and signals, automotive interior and exterior lighting, architectural indoor and outdoor lighting, and general illumination.

The 0.5W white LED package features a water clear lens and 120° viewing angle. Typical luminous flux is 21 lumens, with a typical on-axis intensity of 8.5cd and a typical forward voltage of 3.2V. DC forward current is 180mA, with peak pulsed forward current of 500mA. Power dissipation is 700mW and maximum rated junction temperature is 125°C. Operating temperature range is -40°C to +100°C. OPTEK also offers optional optics to suit specific applications where focused beam patterns are required.

The OVS5WBCR4 LED package measures 6mm x 6mm, with a height of 1.5mm.

The OVS5WBCR4 package is compatible with standard Sn/Pb as well as Pb-free reflow soldering processes.

For more information on the OVS5WBCR4 surface mount LED package, contact
TT electronics’ OPTEK Technology at 1645 Wallace Dr., Carrollton, TX, 75006; call 972-323-2200,
or visit OPTEK on the Web at
In Europe, contact JP Delaporte at or call +1-972-323-2333.

OPTEK Technology is a leading manufacturer of standard and application-specific sensors using infrared, visible, magnetic and fiber optic technologies focused on applications in office machines, industrial equipment, encoders, automotive electronics, military and high-reliability applications, and medical diagnostic equipment. Headquartered in Carrollton, TX, the company is ISO/TS16949:2002 and BS EN ISO 9001:2000 certified, as well as ITAR registered. OPTEK Technology was acquired by TT electronics in December 2003.

For more information, contact:
Janie Haynie, Product Marketing Director
OPTEK Technology

Note: The above text is the public part of the press release obtained from the manufacturer (with minor modifications). EETimes Europe cannot be held responsible for the claims and statements made by the manufacturer. The text is intended as a supplement to the new product presentations in EETimes Europe magazine.

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