The XR-E LED produces luminous flux of up to 210 lumens at 1 A, with typical luminous flux of 176 lumens.
|Cree XR-E LED performance|
When the product was first launched in October 2006, the XR-E was qualified to operate at up to 700 mA (see Cree unveils 160-lumen XLamp LED.
"The Cree XLamp XR-E LED is established as the industry’s best-performing power LED in production," says Norbert Hiller, Cree vice president and general manager for XLamp LEDs. "To make the XR-E LED even better, it is now qualified for extended performance in higher-power applications, such a portable lighting, where maximum light output is required."
In recent weeks, Cree has made several announcements that its XR-E LEDs have been adopted by different portable lighting and flashlight manufacturers.
"This qualification also applies to the millions of XR-E LEDs already in the field," continued Hiller, "so customers can be confident using their existing XR-E LEDs at the higher power levels."