Compact cylindrical LED drivers simplify retrofitting of traditional lamps

December 03, 2012 // By Christoph Hammerschmidt
The AMEPR5-AZ series by Aimtec is a compact cylindrical AC / DC LED driver designed to retrofit incandescent light bulbs or CFLs by LED lamps. The product sets new standards in energy efficiency, cost effectiveness and simplicity, the vendor claims.

Developed for use in conventional lamp sockets, support Aimtec AMEPR5-Z AC / DC LED driver series output voltages from 3 to 16 VDC with constant output currents from 0.3 to 1 A. The maximum output is 5 W. In addition to high-voltage DC input range of 120 to 370 VDC a more universal input voltage range of 90 to 264 VAC is available.

Each of the five in an IP67 housing available models of the AMEPR5-AZ series is for an operating temperature range of 0 ° to 80 ° C and equipped with a continuous short-circuit and overload protection.

The AMEPR5 AZ-LED driver is sold through distributor MSC. Detailed information may be obtained on