March 1, 2011 ...Cree of Durham, North Carolina USA has announced the commercial availability of the XLamp® ML-B LED. The XLamp ML-B LED was designed for quarter-watt operation. The XLamp ML-B LED boasts lighting-class performance for distributed lighting applications where the light source is visible, such as panel lights and LED-based fluorescent tube replacements.
The XLamp ML-B LED provides up to 30 lm at 80 mA in cool white (5000 K) and up to 24 lm in warm white (3000 K). The ML-B LED shares the same footprint and package with the XLamp ML-E LED. Like the ML-E, the ML-B provides uniform color over angle and a 120-degree viewing angle.