A low-profile, surface-mount full-spectrum red, green and blue LED (RGB LED),
has been introduced by LEDtronics. The discrete SML5050RBG1K-TR LEDs provide exceptional
performance and high visibility in a compact size of only 5.5mm x 5.5mm.
The red, green and blue diodes emit high-intensity light in a viewing angle
of 120 degrees. The red diode´s wavelength varies between a minimum of
620nm and a maximum 630nm. The wavelength of the green diode is between a minimum
of 520nm and a maximum of 535nm. Blue operates between 460nm and 475nm. Depending
on the colour, luminous intensities range from 150mcd to 500mcd at 20mA current.
A water clear lens protects the diode array.
The RGB LEDs can be used with LEDtronics OptiLED Light Pipes to simplify the
spatial relationship between the PCB and remote indicator illumination points.
Light pipes channel all of the LED-generated light to the exact location where
the light is required. Compatibility with infrared and vapour phase reflow soldering
processes and pick-and-place automated equipment make the Series SML5050RGB
LEDs effective tools in cutting costs in PCB assembly while maintaining product
Series SML5050 LEDs broaden the illumination options available for back lighting
computer panels, handheld instruments like PDAs, data- and tele-communication