Harvard to launch Casambi-enabled LED drivers

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In partnership with Holders, Harvard Power Systems will launch a full range of high specification CLi Series LED drivers with built-in Casambi wireless communications capabilities.

The new range of CLi-Casambi LED drivers will be available exclusively through Holders, which offers a number of Casambi-enabled products which work seamlessly together to form a mesh network.

Casambi provides a modern wireless lighting control system based on Bluetooth Low Energy, the low-power wireless technology used in modern smart phones, tablets and smart watches. Working with Holders, Harvard Power Systems has integrated a Casambi node into its full range of CoolLED PRO CLi Series LED drivers, which retain their high specification features in a compact size.The key advantage of the smaller case size of Harvard LED drivers is that they fit through relatively small 40mm or 56mm holes in the ceiling, offering a fast-fit solution for use with LED downlights.

The CoolLED PRO CLi Series of Casambi-enabled LED drivers are available in 15W, 25W and 40W versions and are programmable from 100 to 1400mA. Specification rich, the CLi Series LED drivers provide smooth flicker-free dimming down to 0.1%, whilst also allowing smooth Soft-On and Soft-Off functionality, offering enhanced comfort for interior and architectural applications.

Mark Needham, managing director of Harvard Power Systems commented, “We are delighted to have worked in partnership with Holders on this range of Casambi-enabled drivers particularly because we know that customers will be assured of the best possible customer service in the way of technical support and advice to achieve the best solutions for their lighting schemes.”

Mat Hanson, sales director for Holders, added, “Holders are delighted to partner Harvard Power Systems in promoting their market leading, integrated Casambi LED drivers. This great development marries best-in-class Bluetooth technology, in the form of Casambi, with the deepest dimming, flicker-free technology from Harvard. Bringing together these two exciting technologies, the Casambi-enabled Harvard CLi15 and CLi40 LED drivers are ideal for the demanding specifications of residential, architectural, hospitality and retail projects where exciting dynamic control of LED lighting is required, without compromising the quality of light being delivered.”