Luminus announces LED alternative to metal halide
Chip on Board LED array offers better light output, density and colour rendering
Luminus Devices, a Californian maker of LEDs and solid-state light sources, has announced an alternative to metal halide called the Gen 2 XH Series chip-on-board (COB) LED array.
With increases in light output and density, as well as colour rendering, Luminus' Gen 2 XH Series is designed to address the requirements of lighting designers and retailers.
"The punch and light quality necessary to create dramatic visuals are now available from an LED package," said David Davito, senior director of global product marketing, Illumination. "Our Gen 2 XH will finally enable retail users to eliminate metal halide across the board. Along with our "˜below the black body' Sensus COBs, our customers can now create a full portfolio of retail lighting solutions."
Gen 2 XH Highlights include centre beam Candlepower greater than 35/70W metal halide; 98 CRI at 2700, 3000, 3500, and 4000 CCT; Light Emitting Surfaces of 6, 9, 11 and 14mm; Instant On; Instant Restart; 50,000 hour lifetime LM80 and TM21 at 85degC