Lumileds announced its new SunPlus HPE, a high power, deep-red (660nm) LED designed specifically for the horticulture lighting industry. SunPlus HPE achieves the highest PPF and PPE from its industry-standard 3.5mm square ceramic package. The new deep-red LED is part of the SunPlus horticulture portfolio that covers a broad range of wavelengths and colors, including white, purple, and lime, in a variety of mid-power, high-power, and CoB packages which offers flexibility to growers to create a specific Lighting mix required for various types of crops to give growers the edge.
“Much of the horticulture market is adopting solutions that use a mix of white and deep-red LEDs,” said LP Liew, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Lumileds. “The new LUXEON SunPlus delivers top-notch performance. And it’s available with extremely short lead times. At the end of the day, it’s the highest performing LED, and its shipping.”
LUXEON SunPlus HPE has the robustness to stand up to harsh horticulture environments and deliver the longevity expected of all LEDs. It pairs exceptionally well with our High efficacy SunPlus 3030 and 5050 LEDs, the two most commonly deployed white LEDs. This white and deep-red horticulture combination can significantly drive down the system cost and reduce operating costs due to the solution’s superior efficacy.
The SunPlus HPE with its industry-standard package has various off-the-shelf optical solutions available to enable designers to select the right viewing angles to achieve the appropriate intensity of Light for the crops. SunPlus is a single portfolio engineered to address the full breadth of horticulture lighting applications.
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