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Applications such as Mono-/multi-/full-color LED displays/signs, LED signboards and display backlight require manipulation of LED current and time to produce images. The TLC59xx offers many features to extract the most from your LED application:

  • Dot correction for equalizing luminance of LEDs
  • PWM and on-off dimming
  • 8, 12, 16-channel drivers
  • 30 - 120mA driver current per channel
  • Data transfer up to 30MHz
  • Safety protection and error reporting

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Application Notes (6)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 8 KB 30 Nov 2007 530
PDF 134 KB 12 Oct 2007 190
HTM 8 KB 10 Jan 2007 247
PDF 215 KB 18 Apr 2006 840
HTM 8 KB 09 Nov 2005 85
HTM 8 KB 09 Jun 2003 154

Selection and Solution Guides

Selection Guides (2)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 9.51 MB 01 May 2014 23750
PDF 6.52 MB 05 May 2010 853

Tools and Software

Name Part # Company Software/Tool Type
C2000 Piccolo MCU AC LED Lighting & Communications Kit TMDSIACLEDCOMKIT Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
C2000 Power Line Communications Add-on Kit TMDSPLCMODA-P3X Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
C2000 Power Line Modem Developer's Kit TMDSPLCKIT-V3 Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards

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