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First Components Announces Single-chip LED with 250 Lumens

First Components GmbH Press Release

FlashlightNews.org - 3/6/2007

Industry's brightest single-chip LED is ideally suited for energy saving illumination

KLC8 series from Edison Opto

KLC8 series from Edison Opto

MUNICH, De. - First Components offers the KLC8 series from Edison Opto, a Taiwan based high-power LEDs packaging manufacturer. The new series presents the industry's brightest single-chip LED with 250 lumens at a drive current of 1A. It also delivers unprecedented high luminous efficacy of 100 lumens/watt at 350mA, with a lifespan exceeds 50,000 hours.

KLC8 is incorporated the most advanced packaging technologies from Edison Opto and results in preferable quality and attributes. Its unique characteristic of being able to operate within a wide range of drive current (0~1000 mA) makes it a definite choice for energy saving illumination.

This new LED delivers higher efficacy values than conventional fluorescent and incandescent lamps, and is suitable for use in general illumination, decorative lighting, street lighting, LCD display, projector, and more. There are white and warm white KLC8s available.

These sophisticated LEDs are sealed in tape and reel packaging, and conform to the requirements of Pb-free IR-Reflow process. It will help to simplify the manufacturing process and yield elevated productivity.

About First Components

First Components GmbH, founded in 1990, is a franchise distributor offering an extensive product range of active semiconductors, power LED's and various components ranging from sensors, analog and digital IC's to microcontrollers, memory circuits and ASICs. The offer is rounded off by various services that span different manufacturers and are tailored specifically to industry and trade customers, like Design-In-Solutions and other Value Added Services in areas like logistics and supply chain management.

The extensive application experience and the design know-how of technical application specialists guarantee that the best possible solution will be developed and implemented for each customer.

First Components is the daughter of AZEGO AG, based in Munich in Germany, one of the world's 10 largest independent technology and logistics suppliers of the semiconductor industry, with a global distribution network of 148 employees and 17 locations.

Further information at www.firstcomponents.de