Philips Lumileds

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Philips Lumileds Lighting Company is based in San Jose, California. It was started in 1999 as a joint venture between Philips and Agilent (spun off of HP), but in 2005 Philips bought Agilent's share, so now it is part of Philips. They developed some of the first power LEDs to be used in flashlights, like the Luxeon I, III, and V, and continue to produce the Luxeon Rebel. Red and blue Rebel LEDs are used in the household lightbulb that won the L Prize for Philips in 2011.

Luxeon C

Luxeon C LED mounted in a Maglite Solitaire
The Luxeon C looks similar to the Rebel, but is about a quarter of the size, has a flat window over the emitter instead of a dome, and is designed for less current. It was first introduced in March 2010. This LED is used in the Maglite Solitaire and 2xAAA Mini Maglite, introduced in 2012. Datasheet
Luxeon C Brightness Bins
Bin 350mA
7 80-90 106-120
8 90-100 120-133

Luxeon Rebel

Luxeon Rebel LED mounted in a Maglite
Used in a number of different Maglites flashlights. Also used in early versions of Fenix LxD/PxD series. Datasheet
Luxeon Rebel Brightness Bins
Bin 350mA
H 50-60 88-105 113-135
J 60-70 105-123 135-158
K 70-80 123-140 158-180
L 80-90 140-158 180-203
M 90-100 158-175 203-225
N 100-120 175-210 225-270
P 120-140 210-245 270-315
Q 140-160 245-280 315-360
R 160-180 280-315 360-405
S 180-200 315-350 405-450

Luxeon Rebel ES

Same size package as the regular Rebel but with a larger die under the dome, the Rebel ES is capable of output of 200 lumens at 700mA and 320 lumens at 1000mA. The brightness bins below are not directly comparable to the ones above since the ES series are rated at a higher current. Datasheet

Luxeon Rebel ES Brightness Bins
Bin 350mA
T 110-121 200-220 267-293
U 121-132 220-240 293-320
V 132-143 240-260 320-347
W 143-154 260-280 347-372
X 154-165 280-300 372-400

Luxeon T

Slightly larger than the Cree XP-G at 3.7 mm square, the Luxeon T is binned at 700mA and 85°C with a maximum current of 1000mA. The Luxeon T was introduced in December 2012. The LED is available in CRI values of 70, 80, and 90. Tints are based on ANSI White points (27 corresponds to 2700K, up to 57 for 5700K). To compare to other LEDs which often use 25°C as the temperature, the values below have been increased by 8% from the datasheet.

Luxeon T Brightness Bins (at 25°C)
Bin 350mA
D 76-82 140-151 191-206
E 82-87 151-162 206-220
F 87-93 162-173 220-235
G 93-99 173-184 235-250
H 99-105 184-194 250-264
J 105-111 194-205 264-279
K 111-117 205-216 279-294
L 117-122 216-227 294-308
M 122-128 227-238 308-323
N* 128-134 238-248 323-338

Past Products

Luxeon I a 1-watt LED capable of producing 30-60 lumens at 350mA, this LED was used in the Fenix L1S

Luxeon III a 3-watt LED LED capable of producing 60-90 lumens at currents up to 1400mA. Used in the Fenix L1T

Luxeon V a 5-watt LED

Luxeon K2 smaller than the earlier Luxeons, but with greater output of up to 140 lumens at 1500mA.

Luxeon K2 TFFC for "thin film flip chip"