Lumex announces ultra-miniature RGB LED in a surface-mount, right-angle package

Jan. 22, 2008
Date Announced: 22 Jan 2008 Lumex is announcing a unique right-angle surface mount (SMT) LED that provides full-color RGB output. Lumex's SML-LXR851SIUPGUBC LED requires a footprint of only 3.2mm x 1.00mm (0.126 inches x 0.039 inches), yet it delivers ultra-bright full-color operation. It has been created for applications in digital data and voice, small hand-held devices, or PC board and panel multiple status indicators. In addition, these SMT LEDs can be used to create full-color backlighting in even cramped locations.Lumex's RGB LEDs come in a surface-mount package with a length and width of 3mm (0.188 inches) by 1mm (0.039 inches). Total height off the circuit board is a mere 1mm (0.039 inches).Featuring state-of-the-art chip chemistries, these RGB devices emit at peak wavelengths of 636/525/470nm (R/G/B) with axial intensities of 90/180/70mcd (R/G/B) at If = 20mA. Useable life is 100,000+ hours.Lumex's SML-LXR851SIUPGUBC LEDs are RoHS complaint and are available on standard 8mm tape.Samples of these RGB LEDs are available in approximately 4-6 weeks, with production quantities in 8-10 weeks. Pricing is approximately less than a dollar each in quantities of 2,000.For engineering assistance, in the US contact Lumex, Sales Department, 290 E. Helen Rd., Palatine, IL 60067 USA. Phone: 1-800-278-5666. FAX: 1-847-359-8904. E-mail: [email protected] Web: In Europe, contact Lumex's European Sales and Operations Center at Robert-Bosch-Str. 1, D-61267 Neu Anspach, Germany. Phone: +49-6081-964-380. Fax: +49-6081-964-381. E-mail: [email protected]. Web (in Europe) In Asia, contact Lumex's Asian Pacific Headquarters at 3F, No. 972, Sec. 4, Chung Hsing Rd., Chu Dung, Hsin Chu County, Taiwan, ROC. Phone: +886-3-582-1124. FAX: +886-3-582-1154. Web (in Chinese): Lumex, an ITW company, is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of opto- and photo-electronic components, devices and displays. These products are used mostly in the man-to-machine interface, and in some cases, for the detection of motion, short-range signaling, and fiber communications. Lumex now offers thousands of items, with an emphasis on both application-specific and customer-specific parts for the North American, Asian and European markets.The company is headquartered in Palatine, Illinois and Chu Dung, Hsin Chu County, Taiwan, ROC, with a Sales and Operations center near Frankfort, Germany. Manufacturing facilities are located in Illinois, Taiwan and China with distributors throughout North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Since its inception in 1980, Lumex was established as a global organization offering application-specific solutions – but with the manufacturing efficiencies normally associated only with volume operations. Lumex received its initial ISO 9001 registration in 1996.

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