09 Apr '12, 1pm

The LED Revolution Needs Dimmer-Compatible Bulbs: It would be a shame if all the advantages of LEDs -- high ef...

The LED Revolution Needs Dimmer-Compatible Bulbs: It would be a shame if all the advantages of LEDs -- high ef...

It would be a shame if all the advantages of LEDs -- high efficiency, long life, digital controllability -- were counteracted by a simple problem like not being able to get your new LED bulbs to work with the dimmer switches in your home. But that’s just what’s happening with today’s LED systems, which have a hard time integrating with analog dimmer systems. If too many new LED buyers end up disappointed with how their new lights fail to work with their existing dimmer systems, that could spoil the public perception of a technology that’s in many ways superior to incandescent and compact fluorescent lights. That’s the problem that Cirrus Logic intends to solve with its new CS161X digital LED controller . It’s the integrated circuit maker’s first foray into consumer-side energy management technology, with more than 200 dimmer systems out there that need to be incorporated i...

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