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PerkinElmer Introduces Two New Products to the ACULED Family


PerkinElmer’s new ACULED VHL and ACULED DYO give customers flexibility to “Design Your Own” Ultra High Power LED for a host of lighting applications

Fremont, CA — May 3, 2007 – PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, a global technology leader in specialty lighting, optical detection technologies, and digital imaging, today announced the availability of the ACULED VHLTM (Very High Lumen) and ACULED DYOTM (Design Your Own), the newest additions to its growing ACULED family of standard and custom LED solutions. The products are debuting at Lightfair International 2007, May 8-10 in New York City.

The new ACULED VHL is offered standard in monochromatic (UV, Blue, Green, Yellow, Red, IR) as well in an RGBY (red-green-blue-yellow) version. With a luminous flux of up to 325 lumens, the ACULED VHL offers outstanding brightness, improved luminous efficacy and all the benefits of the newly enhanced ACULED platform including its compact, easy-to-assemble design; long lifetime and improved thermal management. The thermal resistance of the ACULED VHL package can be as low as 4.5 K/W, depending on the chip configuration. In addition, each chip features a separate anode and cathode, enabling the chips to be driven individually, thus increasing flexibility around electrical layout.

“Customers have been responding very favorably to PerkinElmer’s ACULED RGB product and we are delighted now to be expanding our ACULED offerings,” according to Dr. Michael Kramer, Managing Director LED Solutions, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics.

“In addition to our new standard offerings in the VHL line, our new ACULED DYO gives customers the capability to design their own LED solution based on the next-generation ACULED platform. We believe that the new DYO is the most flexible multi-chip LED available on the market today and affords multiple design options for our customers’ limitless ideas,” Dr. Kramer adds.

The ACULED DYO gives customers the total flexibility to design their own four-chip LED configuration to suit their specific lighting application needs. With the DYO, the menu of options that customers can select from includes visible and non-visible LED chips, sensors, and ESD protection chips.

The ACULED product family enjoys a host of applications including general illumination, specialty lighting, architectural lighting, automotive lighting, entertainment and mood lighting, display lighting, and medical lighting. All products in the ACULED family are fully RoHS-compliant.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is a global technology leader in digital imaging, specialty lighting and optical detection technologies, providing applications-driven, integrated solutions to leading OEMs in Health Sciences and Industrial Sciences markets. More information about PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is available at

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Health Sciences end markets include genetic screening, environmental, service, biopharma, and medical imaging. Photonics markets include sensors and specialty lighting.


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