RGB LED drivers

LED indication and animation that enhances the user experience

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Are you looking to add simple status indication with seven-segment or dot-matrix LEDs, or enable colorful, responsive LED patterns for human machine interface (HMI) applications? We have flexible options that come with or without independent dimming control to meet either requirement. Explore our portfolio to find an RGB LED driver that meets your communications interface needs, drives greater brightness uniformity and offers extremely precise dimming. 

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Multi-channel

Up to 48-channel LED drivers for LED direct drive. Flexible dimming options are offered including simple ON/OFF, analog dimming and PWM dimming.

Matrix    

Time-multiplexing scheme with integrated scan switches to drive tens to thousands of LED dots by single device. I2C and SPI with flexible dimming options are available for various requirements.

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LP5891 NEW

48 × 16 LED matrix driver with 16-bits PWM dimming and ultra low power

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 3.78
LP5862 NEW

2 × 18 LED matrix driver with 8-bit analog and 8-/16-bit PWM dimming

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.798
LP5861 NEW

18-channel RGB LED driver with 8-bit analog and 8-/16-bit PWM dimming

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.76
LP5864 NEW

4 × 18 LED matrix driver with 8-bit analog and 8-/16-bit PWM dimming

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.84
LP5866 NEW

6 × 18 LED matrix driver with 8-bit analog and 8-/16-bit PWM dimming

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.886
LP5868 NEW

8 × 18 LED matrix driver with 8-bit analog and 8-/16-bit PWM dimming

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.95

Technical resources

Video series
Video series
RGB LED drivers
This training explains critical concepts about RGB LEDs and a unique RGB LED functionality that allows the LED driver to operate autonomously.
Technical article
Technical article
Master LP586x devices with LED matrix applications within five minutes
This article provides answers to the frequently asked questions regarding LP586x devices, including information on set up, dimming configurations, data refresh modes and the links to more technical resources.
Technical article
Technical article
Master LP50xx devices in five minutes
This article provides answers to the frequently asked questions regarding LP50xx devices, including information on set up, color mixing and the links to sample code.

Design & development resources

Reference design
Various LED Ring Lighting Patterns Reference Design
This reference design enables human-machine interface scenarios with an LED ring that utilizes two LP5024 LED drivers to create vivid lighting patterns. Design helps to resolve common challenges for end equipment with complicated lighting patterns and constant voltage supply. This design can also (...)
Reference design
Capacitive Touch Based User Interface with Proximity Sensing and LED Animation Reference Design
The TIDA-01559 is a Human Machine Interface (HMI) reference design that uses the MSP430FR2522 MCU and LP5569 device, and can achieve extremely low standby power consumption and offload the resources of the MCU with LED engine control. This solution can be used anywhere a low-power consuming HMI (...)
Reference design
Wide-range (120° FoV at 1.6 meters) proximity sensing reference design with immunity to sunlight
Proximity sensing with wide field-of-view (FoV) is getting more and more popular and important for people detection in many applications. This reference design uses optical time-of-flight (ToF) techniques to build small and cost-effective proximity sensor systems. A single proximity and distance (...)

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