Malvern, Pa. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has released a multi-SMD tri-color LED with a wide luminous intensity range and independent color control. The VLMRGB343.. multi-SMD tri-color LED is a high-brightness device that offers separate control of the red, green, and blue LED chips for high-efficiency applications.
The high-brightness VLMRGB343.. offers luminous intensity up to 285 mcd for red, 560 mcd for green, and 200 mcd for blue. Featuring a black surface and compatibility for all video standards, the VLMRGB343.. device comes in a PLCC-4 package with a 3.2 x 2.8-mm footprint and a low 1.8-mm profile for board space savings.
The VLMRGB343.. offers a 60° half-intensity angle and is compatible with IR-reflow solder processes. The device is preconditioned according to JEDEC moisture sensitivity Level 2 standards, and is RoHS-compliant. The LED is automotive qualified AEC-Q101 and complies with RoHS 2002/95/EC and WEEE 2002/96/EC.
The new LED is optimized for backlighting and illumination in automotive and transport, consumer, and general applications. Typical uses include instrument panels and courtesy lighting, interior aviation and perimeter lighting, signage and graphics, household appliances, toys, games, cell phones, architectural and interior lighting, machine vision as well as lighting for retail and window displays, museums, and showrooms.
Pricing: Starts at $45 in 100-piece quantities for U.S. delivery.
Availability: Samples of the VLMRGB343.. multi-SMD tri-color LED are available now. Production quantities are available with lead times of six weeks for larger orders.
Vishay Intertechnology, 1-619-336-0860, www.vishay.com