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Cost-Effective Solution for Lighting Engineers Simplifies the Design-In Process

Fri, 04/30/2010 - 12:50pm
CHICAGO -- Newark a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas and part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announced that it is 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 Newark’s exclusive brands, at

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.”


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