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2009-02-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- APPLIED POWER ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a new constant-current controller that enables off-line, uniform, flicker-free dimming of high-brightness light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with a conventional TRIode for Alternating Current (TRIAC) forward or reverse phase-control wall dimmer. The LM3445 TRIAC dimmable LED driver enables a full 100:1 range of dimming capability and can maintain...

2009-01-23 08:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced today a high-power DC/DC boost LED driver (TPS61500) and high-voltage DC/DC boost converter (TPS61175), and expanded its step-down DC/DC converter series with TPS62110. These devices can support input voltages of up to 18 V and feature smaller voltage references for improved LED circuit design. These energy-efficient devices are cross-functional and work across a variety of LED applications, including...

2008-06-30 09:03:28

Power Integrations (Nasdaq:POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced a series of design ideas to help designers of LED driver circuitry benefit from the company's recently introduced LinkSwitch-II family of AC-DC power conversion ICs. The new design ideas (DI-184, DI-185 and DI-186), demonstrate that LinkSwitch-II ICs are well suited for power supplies and ballasts driving high-brightness LEDs. The devices' highly accurate...


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