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LED Technology: Through-Hole vs. Surface Mount vs. Chip-on-Board

August 12, 2016 @ 6:40 AM Tech Article

In the design phase of both new and redesigned products, one decision is which type of discrete LEDs to use for the solution. This bulletin discusses the reasons for the use of each technology and why everything has not evolved for surface-mount solutions. The chart below demonstrates the differences between the three assembly methods.

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SAE vs DOT: The Truth About Lighting Regulations

August 11, 2016 @ 1:22 PM Tech Article

There is a great deal of confusion regarding lighting regulations in the industry. In this bulletin, we clarify some SAE and DOT terminology. 

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