Electronic Design

Off-Line LED Driver Boosts Efficiency

APEC - The ICL8001G off-line LED driver enables cost-effective 40W/60W/100W incandescent bulb replacement and allegedly sets a new benchmark with respect to integration, performance, features, and total system cost. It enables up to 90% efficiency, supports a broad variety of already installed wall dimmers, and is reportedly the only primary controlled off-line LED drive solution with integrated PFC. Additionally, it achieves a power factor exceeding 98%. Pricing for the ICL8001G is $0.88 each/10,000. INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES, Milpitas, CA. (866) 951-9519.
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