Power MiniLEDs

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. offers a new series of power MiniLEDs in ultra-compact, 2.3 x 1.3 x 1.4 mm (0.09 x 0.05 x 0.06 in), surface-mount device packages. According to the company, the VLMx234 semiconductor series uses the latest advanced AllnGaP technology to provide a typical luminous intensity of 3500 mcd and maximum luminous intensity of 4900 mcd at 70 mA while delivering improved thermal performance compared to previous-generation LEDs. The high-intensity LEDs provide low thermal resistance junction/ambient of 325 kW and power dissipation up to 200 mW, which in turn enables high drive currents up to 70 mA. The devices’ small size and high luminous intensity make them suitable for automotive applications. Offered in super red, red, amber, and yellow, the AEC-Q101-qualified LEDs are useful for interior and exterior lighting, dashboard illumination/indicators, and more.

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