OSRAM Reveals Two New LED Prototypes for Car Headlights

Sep 23, 2011
OSRAM recently revealed it will be adding two new LED prototypes, the OSLON Black Flat and OSRAM OSTAR Headlamp Pro. These two new models will be showcased by the LED innovator at ISAL (Sept. 26-28, 2011).

The OSLON Black Flat is the most recent addition to the Black Series, equipped with a ceramic converters and QRN package (Quad Flat No Leads). Compared to its predecessors in the series, its thermal resistance is 20% better at 5 K/W. Also, the thermal coefficient of the special material, combined with the equal coefficient of expansion of the metal core board yields high stability.

Installation of this model is slightly different because the new LED does not require a lens, so it is an option to place the light near the light guide (among other added choices). However, the solder pad is familiar, identical to what the rest of the Black series features, leading to increased light output with the same board design. 

The second model, the OSRAM OSTAR Headlamp Pro, can "meet a wide range of requirements" related to "output and adaptability to ambient conditions." It is unlike previous models in improved light uniformity, thermal stability, and brightness. 

Headlight manufacturers will appreciate the lower costs from the OSTAR prototypes. They present the classic case of improving quality while decreasing cost. The ability of these chips to be controlled individually or in series allow for AFS functionality (Adaptive Frontlighting System), which allows for matrix chip solutions. Their higher thermal resistance and efficiency will make the two prototypes ideal for headlights.

Press Release:

Author:  Rebecca Milne

Back to the list

Reviews forum #FORUM# is not exist

Submit Product Review

Download Review Form

LED Jobs Banner LED Directory Banner

Recent News

12/06/2011 Pleasanton Library Cuts Energy Use By 46% With Adura Technologies Wireless Lighting Controls

12/06/2011 Forepi Selects AIXTRON´s New 19x4-inch CRIUS II-XL

12/06/2011 Future Lighting Solutions Wins 2011 Best LED Service Provider Award

12/06/2011 Leica Microsystems Presented Its Latest Range of Innovative LED Illumination Modules for Microscopy

12/06/2011 Xicato Introduced 3000lm and 4000lm XLM LED Modules

12/06/2011 A.C. Lighting Inc Appointed LedGo North American Distributor

12/05/2011 Electronics Weekly Publishes Interview with Adrian Rawlinson, Marl International

12/05/2011 New ENCELIUM White Paper Examines How Addressable Dimming Controls Help Buildings Earn LEED Points

12/05/2011 i-Pix Satellite Mk II LED Fixtures Launched in September 2011 Gain Immediate Popularity

12/05/2011 Lumenpulse Unveiled Corporate Headquarters with "Evolution of Light" Event in Montreal, Canada

12/05/2011 Anolis Deliveres LED Architectural Lighting Solutions in South Africa

12/02/2011 Lighting Science Group's New 60-Watt Equivalent LED World Bulb Receives Consumer Electronics Show Best of Innovations Award

12/02/2011 Jim H. McClung Lighting Research Foundation Announced Funding of Research Projects

12/02/2011 Magnalight.com Introduced New Explosion Proof Handheld LED

12/02/2011 SDG&E LED Holiday Light Exchange Brings Energy Savings to Balboa Park, Chula Vista and Escondido

12/01/2011 ZENARO Presents New Louver Luminaires with T5 LED Tubes

12/01/2011 Arima Changzhi Ramps Up HB LED Capacity with AIXTRON G4 MOCVD Systems

12/01/2011 CSA's State-of-the-Art LED Lighting Laboratory Opened in Atlanta

11/30/2011 Chroma-Q™ Launched Three New LED Luminaires

11/30/2011 Cree Introduced the New LMH2 LED Module Family