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2016 Citizen COB Catalog (including Version 5) Now Available for Download from CDI

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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.
2016 Citizen COB Catalog Download the 2016 Citizen COB Catalog now from CDI
(which includes the Version 5 offering)

Maintaining design standardization, Version 5 will be available in the same four package sizes as previous models and will come in 13 die configurations, offering maximum luminous flux from 29 lm to 64,184 lm (0.2W to 526W).


Key improvements from Version 4 to Version 5 include:

  • Luminous efficacy and luminous flux improved up to 7% through enhancement of light extraction efficiency and heat dissipation
  • Thermal resistance reduced 35% as a result of manufacturing accuracy improvement
As with all Citizen COBs, specifications are at hot binning (Tj=85° C). Color temperatures will be offered from 2700K to 6500K with CRI values from 70 to 97.
CDI distributes Citizen LED products across the Americas, providing local support in the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. CDI offers a full array of LED components that will complement Version 5 COBs, including holders, optics, heat sinks and drivers.

Current versions of all Citizen LED products are available for immediate delivery from CDI’s website by visiting

About Citizen Electronics
Headquartered in Japan, Citizen Electronics supports customers across the Americas from its US subsidiary in Schaumburg, Illinois (CECOL). As the first manufacturer of COB LEDs, Citizen Electronics leverages it advanced expertise and packaging technology to develop products with excellent color control and reliability.
About Component Distributors Inc. (CDI)
Component Distributors, Inc. (CDI) is a value added distributor of high performance LED, power, wireless and sensor component technologies. CDI distributes globally and provides local application support and customer service across the Americas. CDI delivers cutting edge LED lighting solutions by wrapping application support, development tools and design services around high performance products from industry leading manufacturers.
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