White LED Now Available in GE Tetra? LED Lighting System

June 10, 2004... VALLEY VIEW, OHIO ? GELcore, LLC, an industry leader in developing innovative LED systems and advanced LED technologies for general illumination products, rounds out its GE Tetra? LED lighting system with the addition of a much-sought -after color: white. Created for major market segments such as retail, restaurant and hospitality, the GE Tetra LED lighting system operates as a light engine in channel letter, reverse halo, box and cloud signage, as well as cove and accent lighting applications .

Produced using a proprietary GE phosphor, the new GE Tetra white joins eight Other colors already offered: red, red-orange, lemon yellow, goldenrod, blue, green, sky blue and aqua marine. An easy-to-install, easy-to -maintain alternative to neon lighting, the GE Tetra LED lighting system saves as much as 80 percent in energy costs over neon.

Our GE Tetra white LED system is the first white LED lighting system for signage applications to pass GELcores stringent reliability tests and carry the GE name, says Joe Melchiors, GELcore product manager. Now sign companies have a broad spectrum of colors to choose from, including White, in a system that installs quickly and easily. GE Tetra white is a win-win-win for distributors, OEMs and end-users.

The GE Tetra LED lighting system uses high-brightness LED modules connected to flexible, heavy-duty, 14-gauge wire thats packaged in reel form so it can be cut to any length. The low-voltage GE Tetra is a protected system that is </ br> <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>

The GE Tetra LED lighting system is virtually maintenance free: there are no burned out or broken bulbs or tubes to replace, no failed transformers to switch and nuisance tripping becomes a distant memory. Benefits include a longer rated life (up to 100,000 hours), The system is UL recognized and classified in the US; CSA approved in Canada; CE approved in Europe; and C-Tick approved in Australia. It holds an IP44 rating for water and dust intrusion. GE Tetra LED lighting systems are warranted for up to five years.

Tetra? is a trademark of GELcore, LLC.

About GELcore
GELcore LLC, a joint venture of General Electric Company and EMCORE Corporation, develops and markets LED products and systems for the signage, automotive, signals and specialty segments. GELcore advances the application of LED technology and creates world-class LED systems by combining superior engineering In electronics, optics and thermal management, and through the continued research and development of white LEDs for the emerging general illumination market. For more information about the company, call 216.606.6555 or visit

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