Avnet Abacus lighting microsite: More than just LEDs

Dec. 14, 2010
Date Announced: 14 Dec 2010 Poing, Germany - Avnet Abacus, a leading European IP&E distributor, has launched a new lighting microsite offering a comprehensive set of solutions and resources for engineers to develop a solid-state lighting project. Covering interconnect, device control, thermal management, power and protection components, this new microsite will assist engineers to select the right components for a specific project and deliver complete, market-ready solutions for many Solid State Lighting applications.Alan Jermyn, vice president of Marketing, Avnet Abacus commented,“Solid-state lighting has grown significantly on the benefits of its strong green credentials, as well as its long operating lifetimes, ease of control and compact mechanical dimensions. Creating a successful lighting design depends on selecting the right support components as well as the LED. The Avnet Abacus lighting microsite has been designed to provide the appropriate information covering; product data, key component suppliers, application examples and technical articles to achieve this.”Avnet Abacus’ dedicated team of lighting product specialists, basedthroughout Europe, can help specify the interconnect, device control,thermal management, power and protection components designed specifically for solid state lighting applications. ‘Ask an Expert’ is a key feature of the lighting microsite where customers and design engineers can email product and application questions directly to these technical experts.Demonstrating typical solid state lighting applications includingarchitectural lighting, street and stadium emergency lighting, indoorlighting and digital signage, the Avnet Abacus lighting micro site can be found at www.avnet-abacus.eu/lighting.For more information please visit www.avnet-abacus.eu and you can now follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Avnet_Abacus.About Avnet AbacusAvnet Abacus is a pan-European demand creation distributor specialising in interconnect, passive, electromechanical, power and battery products. Avnet Abacus’ extensive product range and exceptional linecard is supported by a team of over 50 product specialists based across Europe, delivering technical expertise and technology focused initiatives. Avnet Abacus is a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE: AVT).

Lisa Rees Marketing Communications Manager, Avnet Abacus

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Web Site:www.avnet-abacus.eu