Cree XLamp LEDs now available mounted on PCBs at Newark
Cost-effective solution for lighting engineers simplifies the design-in process
CHICAGO, April 28, 2010 Newark a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas and part of the global Premier Farnell Group, today announced that it is the one of the first distributors to offer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) with Cree XLamp LEDs already mounted on them. The PCBs are sold under the SPC Technology label, one of Newar'�s exclusive brands, at http://www.newark.com/spc
Cree's lighting class XLamp MC-E, XR-E, XP-C and XP-E LEDs are available on star boards or on round boards, with as many as 11 LEDs per board, for same-day shipping.
"Lighting engineers no longer have to use their valuable time mounting multiple LEDs to a board or lining up a board house to do it for them," comments Jeff Uden, VP, Product Management, Newark. "We worked with Cree to develop a simple and affordable turnkey solution."
"By offering board-mounted Cree XLamp LEDs, Newark is helping drive the LED lighting revolution," said Mark Despotes, VP Channel Sales, Cree. "This simplifies the design-in process which can shorten the time-to-market for new LED lighting products."
Newark offers a broad portfolio of Cree products from high-brightness LEDs and high-power XLamp LEDs to silicon carbide Schottky diodes to gallium nitride HEMTs for wireless applications at http://www.newark.com/cree
Editor�s note: A hi-res image of a PCB with Cree XLamp LEDs is available at http://www.vocus.com/images/pr/pcb_logo1.gif
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