Cree XLamp MX-3 LED delivers lighting class performance to more applications

Date Announced: 24 Aug 2010

Durham, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces commercial availability of the new 100+ lumen XLamp® MX-3 LED. The MX-3 LED extends Cree’s lighting-class performance to a broader set of applications with enhanced light uniformity and LED-to-LED color consistency.

MX-3 delivers luminous flux of up to 122 lm at 350 mA in cool white (6500K) and up to 100 lm at 350 mA in warm white (3500K). The MX-3 offers design simplicity and flexibility, sharing a common footprint with Cree’s XLamp MX-6 LED, and is ideal for LED bulbs, retail display lighting and high-flux distributed illumination such as cove lighting and wall washing.

“The XLamp MX-3 is designed for customers who demand lighting-class performance across their entire product line,” said Paul Thieken, Cree director of marketing, LED components. “With the industry’s tightest color consistency and uniform angular chromaticity, Cree continues to set performance standards for longevity and consistency.”

XLamp MX-3 LEDs are available in sample quantities immediately and production quantities with standard lead times. To locate a distributor, please visit www.cree.com/buyxlamp.

About Cree
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and setting the stage to obsolete the incandescent light bulb through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.

Cree’s product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs, power-switching devices and radio-frequency/wireless devices. Cree solutions are driving improvements in applications such as general illumination, backlighting, electronic signs and signals, variable-speed motors, and wireless communications.

For additional product and company information, please refer to www.cree.com. To learn more about the LED Lighting Revolution, please visit www.creeledrevolution.com.

Contact
Erin Grohs Fleishman-Hillard for Cree, Inc. 919-457-0751

E-mail:Erin.grohs@fleishman.com

Web Site:www.cree.com/press/press_detail.asp?i=1282655341384

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