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Avago Technologies Announces New Energy Efficient
1-Watt High-Power LED Emitter

Low-Profile LED Light Source is Ideal for Use in Architectural, Decorative, Garden and Retail Display Applications

Avago Technologies Press Release

FlashlightNews.org - 1/21/2009
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ASMT-Ax00 LED

ASMT-Ax00 LED from Avago Technologies

SAN JOSE, Ca. - Avago Technologies, a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced a new competitively priced 1-Watt high power LED emitter for use in solid-state lighting applications.

Avago's energy efficient ASMT-Ax00 LED features a low-profile package design, wide 130-degree viewing angle, and the ability to handle high thermal and drive currents. Available in a variety of colors, this LED is ideal for use in architectural, contour, retail display, decorative and garden lighting applications.

Solid-state lighting equipment manufacturers are constantly in need of brighter, more reliable high power LED packages. Avago's ASMT-Ax00 is a high performance LED designed to handle high thermal and high drive currents. By delivering a high flux output of up to 76 lumens (lm) at 350mA, this LED features a maximum allowable junction temperature of 125 degrees-C and high ESD resistance of 16 kV. Moreover, the ASMT-Ax00 is compatible with standard SMT reflow soldering processes to provide lighting designers with more freedom and flexibility in designing their applications.

Avago's ASMT-Ax00 LED emitter is encapsulated in a heat and UV resistant silicone compound for high reliability and long life. The ASMT-Ax00 is ideal for use in lighting applications where height is a constraint and provides designers of solid-state lighting applications with a wide viewing angle, and superior heat dissipation.

Features:

* Available in Red, Amber, Green, Blue, Cool White, Neutral White and Warm White colors
* Long operating life
* Energy efficient
* High reliability package due to enhanced silicone resin material
* Exposed metal slug for excellent heat transfer
* Suitable for reflow soldering processes
* Low thermal resistance
* Moisture sensitivity: MSL 2a
* Pb-Free and RoHS compliant
* ESD >16kV

U.S. Pricing and Availability

Avago's ASMT-Ax00 LEDs are priced at $1.70 each in 1,000 piece quantities. Samples and production quantities are available now through Avago's direct sales channel and worldwide distribution partners.

About Avago Technologies

Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. By leveraging its core competencies in III-V compound and silicon semiconductor design and processing, the company provides an extensive range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems to approximately 40,000 end customers. Backed by strong customer service support, the company's products serve four diverse end markets: industrial and automotive electronics, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and consumer and computer peripherals. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of technical innovation dating back 40 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots.

Information about Avago is available on the Web at avagotech.com.

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