Avnet opens lighting lab to help customers test LEDs

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet Inc. and a distributor of LED components for use in general lighting applications, has opened a lighting lab in Chandler, Ariz., that will enable its customers to test and measure a wide range of LED applications.

In a press release announcing the opening of the lab, George Kelly, technical specialist and LightLab manager, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. Said, “The demand for LEDs has reached an explosive growth phase. Avnet LightLab's capabilities coupled with Avnet's national team of LED-focused illumination engineers (“illumineers”), substantially reduces our customers' design time and provides a means to weigh various design options; ultimately optimizing their end-products' performance and extending their competitive edge.”

The Avnet Light Lab is a 900-square-foot facility designed to measure the key optical, electrical and thermal characteristics of high-power LEDs, modules and luminaires, and its services are offered to qualified Avnet customers. All photometric, radiometric and colormetric testing is conducted in accordance with specifications from the Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (CIE), the international commission on light. Click here to see learn more about this lighting lab.

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