New 15W TRIAC-dimmable LED driver suits residential lighting applications

24-02-2015 | Phihong | Power

Phihong has introduced a new series of 15W TRIAC-dimmable constant-current LED drivers for residential lighting applications. Compatible with virtually all leading edge, trailing edge, and smart-dimmer technologies, the PDA015N Series LED drivers provide energy efficient, flicker- and shimmer-free performance for a wide range of residential LED fixtures, including indoor and outdoor downlights and area lights.

Rated for 15W output power, PDA015N Series LED drivers are available with three constant current outputs (350mA, 700mA, and 1000mA), and are designed to operate using 108–132VAC and = 0.3A input power to deliver 80% efficiency at 120VAC with a power factor of = 0.9 and total harmonic distortion (THD) of less than 20%.

“Designed to work with all types of residential dimmers, our newest series of TRIAC-dimmable drivers features a proprietary design that eliminates many of the problems lighting designers experience when using conventional LED drivers, such as flickering, shimmering, and reduced dimming range,” said Keith Hopwood, vice president, Phihong. “Compatible dimmers for the new series include: Lutron’s Diva, Skylark, Nova, Glider, Maestro, and Radiora2 products, as well as Leviton’s Diva, Rotary, Sureslide, and Illumatech series.”

The PDA015N Series LED drivers feature over-voltage, over-current, over-load, and short-circuit protection, and are certified to Class 2 UL1310 safety specifications. Exhibiting both high performance and energy efficiency standards, the series is approved for use in Energy Star products and qualifies for a variety of state energy department and utility company rebates.

PDA015N Series LED drivers measure 80mm x 78mm x 25.2mm and weigh 165g. Operating temperature range is 0C to +85C.

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