Avago Technologies Introduces High-Brightness Surface-Mount LEDs
Designers are choosing surface-mount LEDs because of their ease of assembly, compact footprint, and manufacturing flexibility, which reduce overall system development costs. The ASMT-YTx2 surface-mount devices are encapsulated in a heat-resistant silicone material, enabling them to operate in a wide range of environmental conditions with high reliability and long operating life. The LEDs have six leads that provide flexible color control for each chip to display a multitude of colors, including white. The devices are also water-resistant (compliance with IPx6), which reduces the cost and overall weight of signs by eliminating the need for protective covers.