SMD LED 3014

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SMD 3014





In the world of electronic components, the SMD LED 3014 stands out for its remarkable efficiency and versatility. As a preferred choice among electronics manufacturers, engineers, and purchasers, the 3014 LED offers significant advantages in both performance and application diversity. This article explores the essential features, widespread applications, and substantial benefits of the SMD LED 3014, supplemented with real-world case studies and user testimonials, providing a comprehensive guide for those involved in electronics manufacturing.

Key Features of SMD LED 3014

The 3014 SMD LED is renowned for its compact design and superior light output, which make it an ideal component for various lighting solutions. Its features include:

  • High Luminous Efficiency: Delivers a bright light output while consuming less power, making it energy-efficient.
  • Compact Size: Small footprint allows for high-density installations, perfect for modern electronic devices and lighting systems.
  • Wide Viewing Angle: Ensures uniform light distribution, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of applications.

Diverse Applications of the 3014 LED

The versatility of the 3014 SMD LED allows it to serve a wide array of applications:

  • Backlighting: Used in TVs, laptops, and mobile devices to provide bright, uniform backlighting.
  • General Lighting: Ideal for residential and commercial lighting due to its efficiency and light quality.
  • Automotive Lighting: Enhances both interior and exterior lighting of vehicles with its durability and compact size.

Benefits of Using 3014 SMD LEDs

Incorporating 3014 LEDs into products offers numerous advantages:

  1. Energy Savings: With high luminous efficacy, these LEDs significantly reduce energy consumption, leading to lower electricity costs.
  2. Long Lifespan: Reduces the frequency of replacement, thereby decreasing maintenance costs and waste.
  3. Enhanced Product Design: Allows for sleeker, more attractive designs due to its small size and excellent light dispersion.

Case Studies: Real-World Impact of 3014 SMD LEDs

  • Consumer Electronics: A leading smartphone manufacturer integrated the 3014 LED into their new model, achieving a 30% improvement in screen brightness and battery life.
  • Commercial Lighting: A retail chain updated their store lighting with 3014 LEDs, enhancing the shopping experience with better color rendering and reducing their overall energy expenses by 25%.

User Testimonials

  • Tom Harding, Senior Engineer at LightTech Innovations: “The 3014 LEDs have transformed our lighting solutions, providing unmatched efficiency and quality that our clients love.”
  • Sarah Jennings, Procurement Officer at ElecSupply Co.: “We’ve switched to 3014 SMD LEDs for all our lighting needs due to their reliability and cost-effectiveness.”

Conclusion: Why Choose SMD LED 3014?

The SMD LED 3014 is an exemplary choice for anyone looking to enhance their electronic or lighting projects with efficient, reliable, and powerful LEDs. Its benefits in terms of energy efficiency, compact design, and versatile application make it an invaluable component in the electronics and lighting industry.

Call to Action: Optimize your lighting designs and electronic projects with SMD LED 3014. Contact us today to learn how this leading-edge technology can brighten your products!

SMD LED 3014
SMD LED 3014


  • 3.0mm x 1.4mm SMD, PLCC2 Package: This Surface-Mount Device (SMD) LED is compact, housed in a PLCC2 (Plastic Leaded Chip Carrier) package, making it suitable for high-density mounting on circuit boards.
  • Ultra Brightness: Offers high luminosity, ensuring clear visibility and strong illumination, ideal for applications requiring intense light output.
  • Compatible with Automatic Placement Equipment: Designed for easy integration with automated assembly lines, enabling efficient, high-speed placement and soldering on circuit boards.
  • Wide Viewing Angle: Provides a broad range of visibility, making the LED effective for applications where it needs to be seen from multiple perspectives.
  • Ideal for Backlight and Indicator: Well-suited for use as a backlight in display panels or as an indicator light in various electronic devices.
  • Packaged 2,000 Pieces per Reel: Supplied in reels containing 2,000 pieces, facilitating large-scale production and ease of handling.
  • RoHS Compliance: Manufactured in accordance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive, ensuring environmentally safer production and use.


  • Backlighting for Displays: Suitable for backlighting in LCDs, control panels, and keypads in various electronic devices where bright illumination is needed.
  • Indicator Lights: Ideal for status or warning lights in consumer electronics, automotive dashboards, and industrial machinery.
  • Automotive Lighting: Appropriate for interior and exterior lighting solutions in vehicles, including dashboard illumination, accent lighting, and external signal lights.
  • Portable Electronics: Given its small size and high brightness, it’s well-suited for use in portable devices like smartphones, tablets, and wearable technology.
  • Control Panels and Instrumentation: Useful in control panels for machinery and industrial equipment, providing clear indication and backlighting.
  • Medical Devices: Can be employed in various medical instruments for backlighting and status indicators, where reliability and visibility are essential.
  • Decorative and Architectural Lighting: Suitable for use in interior design, architectural projects, and ambient lighting setups where compact and bright lighting is required.
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment: Appropriate for use in emergency lighting systems and safety equipment due to its high brightness and compact design

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SMD LED 3014

All dimensions are in millimeters(inches)
Tolerance is +-0.25(0.01″) unless otherwise note
Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Partno description:

LEDs, Light Emitting diodes, which include various small kinds, such as 3mm, 5mm, 8mm, 10mm; round type, rectangular type square type, tower type, Oval led, elliptical, flat top; SMDs, high power led, piranha LEDs

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Lens Color:

Meaningcolor DiffusedColor TintedWater ClearWater DiffusedOrange diffused 

Absolute maximum ratings (Ta=25°C)

Forward Current I F252525303030303030303030mA
Power Dissipation P d606060656575110110120120120120mW
Reverse Voltage V R555555555555V
Peak Forward Current I PF (Duty 1/10 @1KHZ)150150150150150150150100100100100100mA
Operation Temperature T OPR-40 to +80°C
Storage Temperature T STG-40 to +85°C
Lead Soldering Temperature T SOL  Max.260+-5°C for 3 sec Max. (1.6mm from the base of the epoxy bulb)°C
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The LEDs described here are intended to be used for ordinary electronic equipment (such as office equipment, 

communication equipment and household applications). Consult Betlux’s Sales in advance for information on 

applications in which exceptional reliability is required, particularly when the failure or malfunction of the LEDs

 may directly jeopardize life or health (such as in aviation, transportation, traffic control equipment, medical 

and life support systems and safety devices).

CAUTIONS for Through-Hole LED Lamps

1. Application
The LEDs described here are intended to be used for ordinary electronic equipment (such as office equipment, communication equipment and household applications). Consult Betlux’s Sales in advance for information on applications in which exceptional reliability is required, particularly when the failure or malfunction of the LEDs may directly jeopardize life or health (such as in aviation, transportation, traffic control equipment, medical and life support systems and safety devices).

2. Storage
The storage ambient for the LEDs should not exceed 30℃ temperature or 70% relative humidity. It is
recommended that LEDs out of their original packaging are used within three months
For extended storage out of their original packaging, it is recommended that the LEDs be stored in a sealed
container with appropriate desiccant or in a desiccator with nitrogen ambient.

3. Cleaning
Use alcohol-based cleaning solvents such as isopropyl alcohol to clean the LED if necessary

4. Lead Forming & Assembly
During lead forming, the leads should be bent at a point at least 3mm from the base of LED lens. Do not use
the base of the leadframe as a fulcrum during forming.
Lead forming must be done before soldering, at normal temperature.
During assembly on PCB, use minimum clinch force possible to avoid excessive mechanical stress.

led diode formingassembly notice of led diode


When soldering, leave a minimum of 2mm clearance from the base of the base of the lens to the soldering point. Dipping the lens into the solder must be avoided.

Do not apply any external stress to the lead frame during soldering while the LED is at high temperature.

Recommended soldering conditions:


IR Reflow Soldering (for SMD display)Wave SolderingSoldering Iron
Pre-Heat150-180°CPre-Heat100°C Max.Temperature300°C Max.
Pre-Heat Time120sec Max.Pre-Heat Time60sec Max.
Peak Temperature260°C Max.SolderWave260°C Max.Soldering Time3sec Max.(one time only)
Soldering Time10 sec Max.Soldering Time5sec Max.

Note: Excessive soldering temperature and/or time might result in deformation of the LED lens or failure of the LED

ESD(Electrostatic Discharge)

Static Electricity or power surge will damage the LED.

Suggestions to prevent ESD (Electrostatic Discharge):

n Use a conductive wrist band or anti-electrostatic glove when handling these LEDs

n All devices, equipment, and machinery must be properly grounded

n Work tables, storage racks, etc. should be properly grounded

n Use ion blower to neutralize the static charge which might have built up on surface of the LED’s

 plastic lens as a result of friction between LEDs during storage and handling

ESD-damaged LEDs will exhibit abnormal characteristics such as high reverse leakage current, 

low forward voltage, or “no light on” at low currents. To verify for ESD damage, check for “light on” 

and Vf of the suspect LEDs at low currents.

The Vf of “good” LEDs should be>2.0V@0.1mA for InGaN product and >1.4V@0.1mA for AlInGaP


antistatic notice-smd led

Drive Method

An LED is a current-operated device. In order to ensure intensity uniformity on multiple LEDs connected in 

parallel in an application, it is recommended that a current limiting resistor be incorporated in the drive circuit,

 in series with each LED as shown in Circuit A below.

drive notice - led diode

When selecting power for LED systems, it’s essential to understand several key parameters to ensure safe operation, longevity, and optimal performance. Here are some steps and considerations for LED power selection:

  • Determine the Forward Voltage (Vf) of the LED(s):

Each LED has a forward voltage, which is the voltage at which the LED operates when the current is flowing through it. This value can typically be found in the LED’s datasheet.

  • Determine the Forward Current (If) of the LED(s):

The forward current is the current at which the LED is designed to operate. Running an LED at higher than its rated current can reduce its lifespan and increase the heat it produces.

  • Decide on the Configuration:

Series Configuration: When LEDs are connected in series, the forward voltages add up, but the current remains the same.

Parallel Configuration: When LEDs are connected in parallel, the forward voltage remains the same, but the currents add up. This configuration can be risky because if one LED fails or has a slightly lower forward voltage, it can cause the other LEDs to draw more current.

Calculate Total Power Requirements:

Power (W) = Total Forward Voltage (V) x Total Forward Current (A)

For example, if you have three LEDs connected in series, each with a forward voltage of 3V and a forward current of 20mA, the total power requirement would be:

Power = (3V + 3V + 3V) x 20mA = 9V x 0.02A = 0.18W

  • Select an Appropriate Power Supply:
  • Voltage Rating: The power supply voltage should match or slightly exceed the total forward voltage of your LED configuration.
  • Current Rating: The power supply’s current rating should meet or exceed the total forward current of your LED configuration.
  • Safety Margin: It’s a good practice to select a power supply that can provide at least 20% more power than your calculated requirement. This ensures the power supply isn’t operating at its maximum capacity, which can extend its life and ensure safer operation.
  • Consider Additional Features:
  • Dimming Capability: If you want to control the brightness of your LEDs, choose a power supply with dimming capabilities.
  • Overcurrent and Overvoltage Protection: To protect your LEDs, select a power supply with built-in protection mechanisms.
  • Thermal Management: Ensure that the power supply has adequate cooling, especially if it will be enclosed or in a location with limited airflow.
  • Regulation and Efficiency:A power supply with good regulation will maintain a consistent voltage output despite variations in the load. High efficiency ensures minimal power is wasted as heat.
  • Physical Size and Form Factor:Depending on where you plan to place the power supply, its size and shape may be critical factors.

In summary, when selecting power for LED systems, understanding your LED’s requirements and the configuration you plan to use is essential. Then, pick a power supply that meets those needs with some added safety margin, keeping in mind any additional features or constraints relevant to your project.

Here are some well-regarded brands in the industry:

  • Mean Well: One of the most recognized brands in the LED power supply industry, Mean Well offers a wide range of products suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. Their units often come with features like overcurrent protection, dimming capabilities, and high efficiency.
  • Tridonic: A global leader in lighting technology, Tridonic offers LED drivers and power supplies that cater to various lighting solutions, from simple setups to advanced smart lighting systems.
  • Philips Advance Xitanium: Philips is a well-known brand in the lighting industry, and their Xitanium series of LED drivers are known for reliability and performance. They cater to both indoor and outdoor LED applications.
  • Osram: Another giant in the lighting industry, Osram offers a range of LED drivers and power supplies suitable for various applications, including architectural and street lighting.
  • LIFUD: Specializing in LED drivers, LIFUD is known for its high-quality products that cater to both commercial and residential LED lighting solutions.
  • MOSO: This brand offers a variety of LED drivers, especially for outdoor and industrial applications. Their products are known for durability and performance.
  • TDK-Lambda: With a history in power electronics, TDK-Lambda offers a range of power supplies and LED drivers suitable for various applications, emphasizing reliability and advanced features.
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