To complete the Primax product portfolio and fulfill the lighting market demand, Dominant Semiconductors is extending this series with a high color rendering index (CRI) LED in a 0.5-W white version. The NAW-BSC is compliant with the US Energy Star guidelines, fulfilling the required minimum CRI of 75. With an operating current of 150 mA, this new-generation white LED produces 20 lm at a low thermal resistance. The CRI of minimum 75 and typical 80 makes it suitable for use in all lighting applications. The Primax LED series products, featuring a small package, high intensity and efficiency, are suitable for backlighting of displays and decorative lighting. They also enhance and support creative illumination in sophisticated automotive applications and in general and channel lighting.