Cree has introduced the XLamp XP-L2 LED, delivering up to seven percent more lumens and 15 percent higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than the industry-leading XP-L LED, says the company. Leveraging elements of Cree’s SC5 Technology Platform, the high-power XP-L2 LED improves upon the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of the XP-L. It provides an easy drop-in upgrade to achieve higher system LPW for lighting manufacturers with existing XP-L designs, eliminating redesign costs. It also enables reduced size and cost for new designs.
“We like this product because it is Cree innovation that we can leverage immediately,” said Nathan Heiking, product manager, Kenall Lighting. “It improves upon the XP-L LED in the same footprint, allowing us to quickly achieve higher system efficacy in our existing XP designs without the burden of increased development time and cost.”
The XLamp XP-L2 LED raises efficacy of warm white (3000K, 80 CRI) at 85°C up to 171 LPW. It is available in EasyWhite® 2-, 3- and 5-step color temperatures from 2700K to 6500K to enable luminaire color consistency and has LM-80 data available immediately, enabling luminaires using XP-L2 to be qualified for ENERGY STAR® and DesignLights Consortium®.
“Cree created a breakthrough performance class of high-power LEDs with the XLamp® XP-L LED, and the new XP-L2 continues to strengthen our performance advantage,” said Dave Emerson, vice president and general manager for Cree LEDs. “The new XP-L2 LED delivers twice the lumen output of other similar-size high-power LEDs, enabling lighting manufacturers to improve the performance of their lighting designs and reduce the size and cost of new designs for applications, such as industrial and stadium lighting.”