Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock of Cree's LED Module LMR4 Family

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 22, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock of Cree's LED Module LMR4 with Cree TrueWhite™ Technology and versions featuring Cree EasyWhite™ solutions.

These new products are in stock and available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

"We are pleased to extend Digi-Key's inventory of Cree products to include the LMR4 module family," said Mark Despotes, Cree vice president of channel distribution. "As a trusted resource for the electronics community, Digi-Key can help accelerate the LED Lighting Revolution by providing fixture makers ready access to the latest LED lighting technology."

The Cree LED Module LMR4 uniquely integrates driver electronics, optics, and primary thermal management, making the compact module drop-in ready. Designed to last 35,000 hours while consuming just 12 watts of power, it delivers 700 lumens at a variety of color temperatures from 2700K to 4000K. Fixture manufacturers have the option to include a specially designed heat sink to accommodate specific high heat applications such as downlights for insulated ceilings.

The 120-volt LMR4 is UL recognized, and the 230-volt LMR4 complies with multiple international standards. Fixture makers seeking ENERGY STAR® qualification will have access to specifications and performance data, including LM-80 reports, which can speed regulatory approvals.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
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