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CREE, INC. XLamp® XM-L3 White LEDs | New Product Brief

August 24, 2020 by Mouser Electronics

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CREE, INC. XLamp® XM-L3 White LEDs

Cree XLamp® XM-L3 White LEDs are high power LEDs that provide a single-die LED point source for simpler and more precise optical control for demanding lighting designs including exterior area, aftermarket automotive, and portable lighting applications. 

XLamp XM-L3 LEDs can output up to 1860 lumens with a 125° viewing angle in a 5mm x 5mm package, offering full optical and mechanical compatibility with XM-L2 LEDs, providing a seamless upgrade option to increase light output by 55%. The LEDs have ANSI-compatible chromaticity bins and are binned at 85°C. 

XM-L3 LEDs have a 5A max current rating and offer improved efficacy, delivering 187lm/W. They also have low thermal resistance and an electrically neutral thermal path to simplify heat sinking. 

  • Maximum light output: 1,860 lumens 
    • Package: 5mm x 5mm 
    • Viewing Angle: 125° 
  • Optical and mechanical compatibility with XM-L2 LEDs: 55% light output upgrade 
  • ANSI-compatible chromaticity bins 
    • Binned at 85°C 
  • Maximum Drive Current: 5A 
    • Max Power: 17W 
  • Maximum Efficiacy: 187lm/W (at binning conditions) 
  • Low thermal resistance: 2.2°C/W 
    • Electrically neutral thermal path 

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