Press Releases

High-current Cree XLamp CMA LEDs, now in stock at RS Components, ease extension of proven lighting product ranges

15mm to 30mm LEDs, optically and mechanically consistent with XLamp CXA2, deliver best-in-class lumen output, efficacy, and reliability

London, UK, 19 June 2018:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, is among the first to stock Cree XLamp CMA high-current LEDs, which feature optical-source sizes and package sizes consistent with the standard-density CXA2 series. Similarity with CXA2 LEDs helps developers create higher-performing variants of existing lighting products to satisfy new market opportunities efficiently.

Designed for best-in-class lumen output and efficacy at high drive currents, the XLamp CMA series features an enhanced metal COB design that ensures superior thermal management and reliability. Devices are available in 15mm, 18mm, 25mm and 30mm square package sizes, with 9mm, 12/14mm, 19mm and 23mm light-emitting surface (LES) sizes respectively. They can be driven at up to 1050mA, for the 15mm parts, or 3600mA for 30mm parts, generating typical radiant flux from 16W to 82W respectively.

XLamp CMA series LEDs are available in colour temperatures from 6500K to 2700K, and leverage Cree’s EasyWhite® technology for optimum colour consistency. RS is stocking parts in 2-step or 3-step EasyWhite bins, ensuring CCT within two or three Macadam ellipses of the nominal value, with minimum colour rendering index (CRI) options of 70, 80, 90 or 95. The selection presents a versatile choice from the 36V CMA1516, CMA1825, CMA1840, and CMA2550, and 48V or 72V CMA3090 product lines.

Offering efficacy of up to 163lm/W (typical, 4000K, 70 CRI CMA3090), the range of sizes and colour temperatures available makes the CMA series a strong choice for non-directional lighting such as residential replacement lamps, chandeliers, floor lamps, sconces, and table lamps, or directional lighting including MR and PAR replacements, accent lighting, track lighting, or spotlights. They are also ideal for downlighting products such as recessed lights, can lights, pendants and surface-mount lights.

Cree’s XLamp CMA high-current LEDs are available now from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.


About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor. We offer more than 500,000 industrial and electronics products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of value-added services to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we ship more than 50,000 parcels a day.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2018 had revenues of £1.71bn.

For more information, please visit the website at

Editorial Contacts
Aakriti Kaushik
PR Manager - Northern Europe
RS Components
+44 (0) 7795 400 651

PR Agency Contact
Janice Fenton
Account Director
Publitek Technology PR
+44 (0)1225 470000

Further information is available via these links:


RS Components on Linkedin:

Other Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc:

RS Components: