Power Electronics Category

MechaTronix Advanced Pin Fin LED Coolers for Tilted Spot Lights – Available at CDI   MechaTronix pin fin coolers were specifically developed to optimize free air convection behind LED spot and track lights that are tilted over 50 degrees. In tests comparing comparable extruded aluminum heat sinks against these second generation pin fin LED coolers, both had similar cooling performance in the classic vertical position. But once they were tilted to angles greater than 50 degrees, the pin fin LED coolers kept functioning while the extruded aluminum heat sinks lostRead More
Citizen Electronics – Development of Version 5 COB Reduces Thermal Resistance by 35% – Increases Luminous Efficacy and Flux up to 7% 2016 Citizen COB Catalog (including Version 5) Now Available for Download from CDI   Citizen Electronics recently announced that it has developed Version 5 of its standard COB LED series that will offer improved performance over its current models. Mass production is scheduled to start in January 2016 and Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) will carry Version 5 shortly thereafter for sale in the Americas.   Download the 2016Read More
  LED Lighting Development Kits – Now Available from CDI   Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) provides LED Lighting Development Kits to help engineers shorten their design cycle and accelerate time-to-market with new LED lighting fixtures. CDI works with its vendor partners to identify parts that work well together and to define the exact contents of each kit. The kits generally include a COB, Optics, Driver, Heat Sink, Thermal Material and the connectors, adaptors and screws needed for assembly. The initial high bay application kits have been developed around standard LEDRead More
Citizen Electronics Releases 70,000-Lumen COB Now Available at Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI)   Citizen Electronics has just released a new family of LED COBs that can deliver more than 70,000 lumens from a single device. Developed for outdoor stadium and flood lighting applications, the CLU550 family is available from 2,700K to 6,500K CCT in either 80+ (MacAdam 3-Step) or 70+ (ANSI) CRI. Click here to view the full family of products.   As with all Citizen COBs, specifications are at hot binning (Tj=85°C). The CLU550 uses the same package sizeRead More
OKAYA Surge Protective Devices for Outdoor LED Lighting Applications Samples Now Available at Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI)   A global leader in electrical noise suppression components, OKAYA has released a new surge protective device specifically designed for outdoor LED lighting applications: RGF10-152-Q4-LT Maximum Line Voltage 300V Maximum Discharge Current 10kA Maximum Discharge Voltage 20kV Operating Ambient Temperature -45° ~ +85°C Impulse Life Test (8/20 µs) About 500 Times @ 1000A     Lightning strikes are a threat to outdoor LED lighting installations. Even indirect strikes can send induced current surgesRead More

Posted On November 10, 2015By Component Distributors Inc.In Ewave, Power Electronics, Riedon

Why Choose Riedon?

Why Choose Riedon?         Since our formation in 1960 Riedon has been at the cutting edge of resistive solutions; this is evident today in that our Wirewound, Thick & Thin Film, and also Foil resistive products can be seen in industries as diverse as: Aerospace, Military and Instrumentation.   Delivery in an average of 4-5 weeks Premium delivery time of 1-2 weeks! Custom solutions are available even for the most unique applications Riedon is an ISO 9001 company www.cdiweb.com/riedon About Component Distributors Inc. (CDI) Component Distributors, Inc.Read More
LED Coolers from MechaTronix – Now Available at CDI     Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) is proud to announce the addition of MechaTronix to its growing LED product portfolio. MechaTronix offers a complete range of both passive and active LED coolers for a variety of high bay, downlight, streetlight and spotlight applications. These Zhaga-ready heat sinks have a matrix of mounting holes for easy attachment of most LED COBs. Simply apply a thermal interface of your choice (or have MechaTronix screen it on), put the COB in place and fastenRead More
NEW MEAN WELL LRS Series The New Generation of Industrial Standard Power Supplies Available at CDI MEAN WELL officially launches the new LRS Series enclosed type AC/DC power supply with a power range from 35-350W. This new product line utilizes advanced circuitry design that enables low component count and simplifies production automation. This creates a very cost competitive high quality AC/DC power supply that has become MEAN WELL’s trademark in the power supply industry. The LRS Series is available from stock for immediate delivery at Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI). CDIRead More
  LEDiL has released a new family of standard optic modules for the 90 x 90 mm 2X2MX footprint. This new platform is designed for the super high power LEDs from a range of manufacturers and includes an integrated silicone gasket for ingress protection up to IP67. Download Datasheet, Download Application Example Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) now carries the CS14632_STRADA-2X2MX-DWC street lighting module from this family, featuring the next generation universal DWC beam with more controlled beam shape and improved backlight at 94% efficiency (typical). Click here to request yourRead More
  LEDiL offers a standard product range of over 3,500 innovative and cost-effective optical solutions, including lenses and reflectors with superior optic performance and durability. LEDiL’s high quality optics provide better light efficiency, driving lower costs per fixture with fewer LEDs and/or less energy consumption. CDI distributes LEDiL products across the Americas, including the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Products are available for immediate delivery from CDI’s website by visiting: www.cdiweb.com/ledil   About LEDil With design expertise in Finland and production facilities in Europe and China, LEDiL is the leadingRead More