TI LED Drivers Improve Dimming Performance

Dallas, Tex. − Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) has introduced three DC/DC LED drivers aimed at improving dimming performance and color rendering in indoor and outdoor lighting. The devices are said to simplify white color tuning for high-color rendering and ultra-low dimming in professional-grade indoor and outdoor LED lighting applications. The TPS92660 two-string LED driver and…

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AVX Card Edge Connector Delivers High Density for LED Lighting

Greenville, S.C. − AVX Corp. has introduced an open-ended card edge connector specifically designed to provide lighting engineers with a miniature and high density pin-count solution for use in linear LED strip lighting. The 00-9159 Series connectors feature a double-sided configuration for increased pin-count density, a central keying rib for strength and alignment, and a tin-to-tin…

Stable Prices for Connectors

Connector manufacturers don’t anticipate any issues this year that could affect supply. However, they are reporting a pick up in demand, particularly after the Chinese New Year in February. Because they predict a slow-growth scenario throughout the year, the uptick shouldn’t have a major impact on lead times. “We are seeing demand pick up this…