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Simplify Your Next Design

Opulent Americas L2 solutions are flexible and versatile.

Opulent_LED__XHP35Cree L2 modules from Opulent Americas are an off-the shelf platform to rapidly move from prototype to finished LED lighting fixture. These versatile building blocks are UL-listed and come with a 5-year warranty. Using a standard PCBA allows light fixture performance to be quickly upgraded with the latest LEDs without changing the mechanical solution. Get to market faster, using less engineering resources at lower costs.

Why Standard L2 Modules?

  • Easily upgrade LED performance without changing the mechanical solution
  • UL listed and warrantied to ensure quality
  • Lower system cost from using standard L2s
  • Can add off-the-shelf optics and heat sinks to get to market faster

Opulent solutions are designed to be flexible and easy to incorporate into luminaires.  They are designed to achieve DLC standard or premium requirements and achieve a variety of lumen outputs. They are designed to incorporate off-the-shelf optics and to pair with a variety of driver solutions. Opulent also offers pre-configured heat sinks to ensure optimal thermal performance.

Why Opulent L2 Modules?

  • Design Faster – use standard, UL-listed modules with a 5-year warranty
  • Superior Performance & Cost – top flux bin Cree LEDs at competitive prices
  • Thermal Interface Included – pre-installed to simplify assembly
  • Add Standard Optics – configured for off-the-shelf optics
  • Lumen outputs from 500 – 15,000
  • Operation in elevated temperature and stressful applications
  • High reliability and extended LM-80 lifetime

The Raleigh, NC-based R&D team are experts in choosing the right LED for the right application, as well as offering thermal, electrical, UL, and mechanical support.  Opulent Americas is on the cutting edge of the latest LED technology and can help design custom solutions as well.

Opulent Americas’ L2 modules are available from a variety of distributors including Digi-Key, Mouser, Arrow, and WPGA.

Opulent Americas. Lean & Fast. Made Smarter.

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Join us at the LIGHTFAIR International Conference in Philadelphia

Opulent North America is excited to be going to the LIGHTFAIR International Conference in Philadelphia May 7-11, 2017.  Join us there to hear about our product offerings, company growth and new partnerships. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting and trade show conference.

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The Changing Landscape that is LED Lighting

In the ever changing landscape that is LED lighting, it can be rather difficult for a company to keep up with all the technological and regulatory changes. Everyone likes an easy solution to a problem and when you look at all the options that are available, it does not appear easy by any stretch of the imagination.

The higher efficiency LEDs in the mid-power segment can show great potential for all types of fixtures; and the high power devices can show lower system cost with a smaller footprint. As with any choice there are a number of tradeoffs to these two types of SMD (surface mount device) solutions.

So how can it be easy with all these options, when you just need a simple, elegant solution? This is when higher density devices like COBs start getting discussed. It is very tempting to consider this type of device for all of your manufacturing and production needs. So why not? They are “easy” to handle, they are “easy” for manufacturing, and they are “easy” to meet regulatory certifications. They just make life “easy”.

You might have someone selling you on this ease of process or how easy LED design can be. The reality is that these components are not “easy”, and there are a number of concerns that should be considered.

If you do choose to look at a COB, you may want to start by looking at thermal performance. Most derating curves for this product show a significant decline in performance once temperatures exceed 85c at 25c ambient. The catch is always the ambient… even in the driver world the ambient rise will cause your Tc to rise thus exceeding your initial calculations for lifetime and performance.

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