Next-generation power LED lighting solutions showcased at Newark

Date Announced: 04 Nov 2008

-- Design engineers find source for end-to-end solutions, critical technical information at www.newark.com/lighting

CHICAGO -- Committed to bringing design engineers the newest technologies first, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces that it is offering an enhanced range of complete lighting solutions including power LEDs, high-brightness (HB) LEDs, LED drivers, LED controllers, connectors, power supplies, evaluation kits, enclosures and accessories at www.newark.com/lighting.

LEDs are the centerpiece of the new solid-state revolution, and they promise to replace conventional incandescent and fluorescent lighting sources, which are less energy efficient. LEDs offer dramatic color, high efficiency, high reliability, long life and eco-friendly technology. LED applications are used for display backlighting, projectors, architectural and vehicle lighting, illumination, traffic signals and signage.

The latest issue of Newark's Technology First journal tackles solid-state lighting technologies in detail, with technical articles contributed by such top suppliers as Cree, Avago, Tyco Electronics, STMicroelectronics, Cypress Semiconductor, NXP Semiconductors and Freescale.

Technology First is mailed exclusively to Newark's design engineer customers, but an online version is available at www.newark.com/lighting.

Newark's easy to-navigate microsite is arranged by product categories: power LEDs, mounted power LEDs, microcontrollers, LED drivers, power management and accessories. An interactive lighting catalog, featuring thousands of these products, is also featured.

"Our lighting microsite takes a deep dive into the newest technologies", comments Paul Buckley, Senior VP, Sales and Supplier Management, Newark. "It provides a wide range of complete solutions and value-added information to give design engineers more choices and greater understanding."

About Newark
Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers for design engineer and maintenance professionals.

To meet its customers' diverse needs, Newark stocks everything from the latest design-in technologies to popular replacement parts, and continually expands its supplier portfolio to offer a true one-stop shopping experience.

With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, a local branch network in the US, Canada and Mexico, a dedicated field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com.

Contact
Janice Fleisher, Newark 773.907.5941

E-mail:jfleisher@newark.com

Web Site:www.newark.com/lighting

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