LED strips and multichannel LED applications
Achieve top scalability, flexibility and cost efficiency
Both LED strips and multichannel LED applications require a constant voltage input, usually up to 60V. Commonly used in accent lighting , each LED string or channel needs an LED driver IC, usually a linear LED driver IC for up to 250 mA LED current, and a switch-mode LED driver IC for higher LED drive currents. Applications using linear LED driver ICs need a low voltage overhead of the IC so as many LEDs as possible can be stacked in series. This increases efficiency and reduces thermal overload on the LED board – two features the market demands.
Multichannel LEDs are the ideal choice when you require high light output combined with low output voltage, say below 60V. For such high current applications with switch mode LED drivers, the key challenges are current accuracy, PWM and analog dimmability, and thermal protection. Turn to Infineon for the know-how and components you need to do so.
System overview for LED strips and multichannel LED applications
Infineon’s products for LED strips and multichannel LED
To design the best possible LED strip, look no further than our portfolio of high-quality, cost-efficient components. For LED driver ICs, at Infineon we offer two main product families: BCR and ILD. The BCR series contain the smallest and most affordable products for linear LED driver ICs. The ILD series features DC-DC LED driver ICs that provide high efficiency as well as other interesting features, such as thermal protection. Both families come with a line-up of regulators with an integrated power stage and a line-up of controllers that allow the utmost scalability via flexible dimensioning of the output stage.
Explore our products for more details on how you can maximize LED strips and multichannel LED designs with Infineon.
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
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