Power takes on a new dimension
Today, lighting control, or smart lighting, provides a growing list of advantages for your designs. They range from further energy savings to adjustable light levels and selectable ambient color.
Implementing smart lighting
Typically, light management features are integrated into decentralized or centralized control systems. Choosing the latter requires a wired or wireless communication system. Microcontrollers are used in both the master and slave of a smart lighting system to enable:
- Connectivity to bus systems, such as DALI, DMX, KNX, etc.
- Connectivity to sensors
- Programming of intelligent light features tailored to your requirements
Occupancy sensors, especially radar sensors, enable energy savings as well as other features that go beyond lighting control. Furthermore, additional types of sensors are being added to the lighting infrastructure to facilitate a growing list of features. The current boom in smart lighting and communication is causing data security to become more and more important. By choosing hardware-based security solutions, you can achieve a very high level of security in lighting control applications.
Application example - XMC1200
For a new level of intelligence, connectivity and efficiency in general lighting systems, try the new ARM®-based Microcontroller XMC1000 product family with optimized peripherals for LED lighting.
Application example - 24GHz radar demonstrator kit for presence detection
Discover our 24GHz radar sensor solution for advanced presence detection. Its unique light output adjustment function delivers additional energy savings.
Application notes: AC-DC LED driver ICs
110W 54V Power Supply Demo Board using ICL5101
02_02 | Sep 22, 2015 | PDF | 3.17 mb
90 W PFC evaluation board for the IRS2505L
02_00 | Jul 23, 2015 | PDF | 1.72 mb
Application Note 55W Flyback ConverterDesign with IRS2982S controller
01_00 | May 18, 2016 | PDF | 3.43 mb
Infineon ILD2111 Evaluation System Application Note
01_00 | Jan 07, 2016 | PDF | 3.92 mb
Application notes: DC-DC LED driver ICs
Advanced thermal protection for high power LEDs with 60 V LED controller IC ILD6150
02_02 | Mar 24, 2015 | PDF | 1.56 mb
Advanced thermal protection for high power LEDs with 60V LED controller IC ILD6070
02_01 | Jul 22, 2014 | PDF | 1.52 mb
Driving high power LEDs starting from 700mA with low cost LED controller IC ILD4001
01_01 | Jun 23, 2011 | PDF | 1.6 mb
Driving high power LEDs at 350mA with low cost LED controller IC ILD4035
01_00 | Jul 20, 2011 | PDF | 1.63 mb
Application notes: linear LED driver ICs
Driving mid power LEDs from 65mA to 200mA LED driver ICs with BCR320U and BCR420U family
01_00 | Dec 14, 2010 | PDF | 993 kb
Driving low power LEDs from 10mA to 65mA LED driver ICs with BCR401W and BCR402W family
01_00 | Feb 16, 2010 | PDF | 3.23 mb
Driving mid & high power LEDs from 65mA to 700mA with thermal protection LED controller IC BCR450
01_00 | Dec 08, 2009 | PDF | 1.8 mb
DAVE™ - free development platform for code generation
With DAVE™, our free and complete development platform based on CDT, software developers can generate a tailored software library that maximizes the potential of XMC microcontrollers. Rely on DAVE™ to help reduce complexity – and time to market.
Do more with DAVE™ Apps:
Included with DAVE™ software is DAVE™ Apps, an extensive, powerful library of more than 170 applications in four categories: Service, Standard Middleware, Specific Middleware and Peripheral.
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