Luminus announces LED light engine for spot lighting with embedded drive electronics and IP65 rating

May 10, 2012
Date Announced: 10 May 2012 Las Vegas, NV - LightFair -- Luminus Devices, Inc. announced today the availability of its new MD10 light engine. This fully contained single chip, high lumen density source is an easy-to-integrate solution. Designed for a variety of indoor and outdoor lighting applications, the MD10 is available in 800 and 1100 lumen output levels and color temperatures of 3000K and 4000K. For spot lighting applications, the MD10 can deliver over 17,000 candelas into a 9 degree narrow spot beam angle. Other beam angles are medium, flood, wide flood and elliptical. Electrical inputs to the light engine include 24VDC power and 0-10V dimming. Additionally, the light engine uses on-board smart controls for thermal protection to ensure long life and reliability."The MD10 substantially reduces the engineering design cycle for our OEM customers, and enables them to accelerate time to market for their newly developed LED lighting fixtures," said Chuck DeMilo, Global Director of Product Marketing for Luminus. "The MD10 provides our customers all the benefits of Luminus' Big Chip LED™ technology in a plug and play solution."With an Ingress Protection rating of 65 (IP65), the light engine can be designed into outdoor fixtures such as landscape, architectural and area lighting. Typical indoor applications include high intensity retail display spot and accent lighting. Patent-pending optics within the light engine, in conjunction with Luminus' LED technology, deliver the performance of a 50W halogen lamp for high intensity spot lighting and applications where long throw optical systems are required.Luminus will be exhibiting in booth #2945, May 9-11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada where the new MD10 LED Light Engine will be on display. For more information on how Luminus is enabling the conversion of today's conventional lighting fixtures to LED, visit Luminus DevicesLuminus Devices is a leading developer and manufacturer of LED technologies and solutions for the multi-billion dollar global illumination market. Luminus' high efficacy and high brightness LEDs are used by many of the world's biggest companies for general lighting, projection display, entertainment, ultraviolet curing, medical, portable, transportation and digital signage lighting applications. Luminus has more than 144 patents/patents pending worldwide, and its revolutionary Big Chip LED™ technology enables new markets for solid-state lighting. Headquarters and wafer fab manufacturing facilities are located near Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. For more information, visit

Lynette Rowe Marketing Communications Manager 978-528-8057