Opto Technology unveils Endura Light LED-based fiber illuminators

Nov. 8, 2005
Date Announced: 08 Nov 2005 Wheeling, IL -- Opto Technology, Inc. has introduced their new Endura Light Series of LED-based fiber optic illuminators. These high performance fiber optic light sources incorporate solid state LED technology to couple light down solid core or stranded fiber optic cable, providing designers, architects and sign manufacturers with an extremely reliable, mechanically flexible alternative to neon, florescent, halogen and HID lighting. The Endura Light Series currently consist of two models; Endura Light 100 and Endura Light 700. The Endura Light 100 utilizes a single LED that provides uniform lighting for runs of up to 20 feet (6 meters) when illuminated from both ends of the fiber. It features a compact footprint and is available with 7mm (8mm O.D.) or 12mm (13.5mm O.D.) diameter fibers. The easy-to-install Endura Light 100 is 12-24V DC compatible and is rated for outdoor installations.The Endura Light 700 has multiple LEDs for higher light output and optional DMX color control, accommodating 12mm (13.5mm O.D.) diameter fiber and offering uniform lighting for up to 80 feet (24 meters). The light engine measures 7.5” square and is 120-240V AC compatible. The Endura Light 700 is UL listed, CSA Certified and FCC part 15 Certified. The EL700 requires virtually no maintenance for 10 years. Both Endura Light models have a 50,000+ hour life expectancy and come with a 3 year warranty. They are available in eight vivid color schemes and with the optional DMX controller you can create up to 16 million different colors. The Endura Light can provide energy savings of up to 90% when compared to conventional neon, florescent, halogen and HID lighting. They can be installed in any location (wet or dry) and require no air exchange. The fibers are highly flexible and resistant to water, snow, hail, shock, vibration or other rugged environments.For customers looking for a standard industry package, Opto Technology also offers a single LED fiber illuminator in an MR-16 package. About Opto Technology, Inc.Opto Technology Inc. is an LED-based solutions provider specializing in the design and integration of high brightness LED sources with optics, thermal management and supporting electronics for high performance applications in the general lighting industry, architectural, entertainment, marine, aerospace, and medical marketplaces. Founded in 1973 and headquartered just outside of Chicago, Opto Technology’s core capability is providing LED expertise and innovative optic designs.

Jim Lahey Opto Technology, Inc., 160 E. Marquardt Drive, Wheeling, IL 60090 Phone: 847-537-4277 ext. 253 Fax: 847-537-4785


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