PLEDxSW Series - White Body Open LED Protector

Series: PLEDxSW
Obsolete: 2020 -03-26 Replaced By PLED Series  Availability: Phase Out/Obsolete

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The PLEDxSW Series Open LED Protector provides an electronic shunt path when an LED in an LED string fails as an open circuit. PLED devices are connected in parallel with each LED in a series string. If one LED fails as an open circuit, the PLED connected to it turns on and carries the current that would have gone through the failed LED. This keeps the rest of the string operating, so only a single LED goes dark rather than the whole string. The PLEDxSW has a molded white body that reflects more light to enhance overall light engine efficiency.

 

Features:

  • Molded white body open LED protector
  • Electronic shunt/bypass for open LEDs
  • Small-footprint, low-profile DO-214AA package
  • Automatically resets if LED heals itself or the power is cycled
  • RoHS compliant

 

Benefits:

  • Protector is less visible in the LED fixture; reflects more light to enhance overall light engine efficiency
  • Remainder of LED string can continue to function even if one LED fails as an open circuit
  • Standard SMB package provides layout flexibility; maximum heat dissipation makes it ideal for dense board applications
  • Low maintenance, high reliability

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PLED13SW
Obsolete: 2020 -03-26
Replaced By: PLED13S
131326511.2
PLED18SW
Obsolete: 2020 -03-26
Replaced By: PLED18S
181833511.2
PLED6SW
Obsolete: 2020 -03-26
Replaced By: PLED6S
6616511.2
PLED9SW
Obsolete: 2020 -03-26
Replaced By: PLED9S
9918511.2
Part # Part Description RoHS Pb-free RoHS (2015/ 863/EU) Certificate REACH (SVHC’s) Declaration Halogen Free REACH (SVHC’s)
PLED13SW LED PROTECTOR Bi 13V DO214 2L RoHS RoHS No 09/05/2012 PbFree No 06/16/2015 Yes
09/05/2012
PLED18SW LED PROTECTOR Bi 18V DO214 2L RoHS RoHS No 09/05/2012 PbFree No 06/16/2015 Yes
09/05/2012
PLED6SW LED PROTECTOR Bi 6V DO214 2L RoHS RoHS No 09/05/2012 PbFree No 06/16/2015 Yes
09/05/2012
PLED9SW LED PROTECTOR Bi 9V DO214 2L RoHS RoHS No 09/05/2012 PbFree No 06/16/2015 Yes
09/05/2012
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