An overview of MENTOR’s Opto electronics range
MENTOR's Opto electronic range offers a huge array of LED lighting colours and styles from single LED display systems, Matrix Array and bargraph display systems to indicator lamps plus lamp holders, reflectors and accessories.
LED Display Systems
Single LEDs – Horizontally-Mounted - Ø2mm, Ø3mm and Ø5mm
This range of horizontally-radiating LEDs uses a design featuring a universal clip-on system. The MENTOR LED modules are available in different LED colours, diameters and lengths. The longer LEDS can be specified to provide a gap between the printed circuit board and the front panel, ensuring increased ESD protection capabilities.
Matrix LED Arrays – Horizontally-Mounted - Ø2mm, Ø3mm and Ø5mm
MENTOR offers various Array configurations: 1Row/2 Columns; 2 Rows/2 Columns; 3 Rows/2 Columns. Many other configurations are offered, 2x2; 2x3; 2x4; 4x1; 8x1; 10x1 etc, all in a variety of different colours combinations.
Single LEDs – Upright-Mounted - Ø2mm, Ø3mm, Ø5mm and Ø10mm
This MENTOR Vertical Series of Single LEDs radiate vertically as opposed to horizontally. A wide range of colours are available and the cylindrical versions offer enhanced ESD protection capabilities.
Matrix LED Arrays – Upright-Mounted - Ø2mm, Ø3mm and Ø5mm
MENTOR provides various Array configurations: 1x2; 1x4; 1x8; 1x10 etc . Many different colours are offered within the standard range.
These MENTOR Bargraph Displays are 4-LED modules with 5x2mm LEDs. The connector block has a contact separation of 2.54mm and can be installed in series.
Indicator Lamps & Sensors – 230V
Ø3mm Lamps – Plastic-Bodied and Metal-Bodied Versions
These MENTOR Indicator Lamps are rated at 230V and meet IP40 specifications - they are ideally suited to front-panel applications. The lamps have a VDE approval for temperatures up to 85°C.
Ø5mm Lamps – Plastic-Bodied and Metal-Bodied Versions
These signal lamps are for front-panel installation and are designed for screw-mounting with a recommended installation hole of Ø6mm. The lamps can be supplied with an external or internal reflector.
Ø8mm Lamps – Metal-Bodied
The MENTOR front-panel indicator lamps are designed for screw-mounting with a recommended installation hole of Ø12mm. The LED holder is simply pushed into the case. The lamps are supplied with a washer and hexagonal nut.
Ø10mm Lamps – Metal-Bodied
These indicator lamps are designed for screw-mounting with a recommended installation hole of Ø14mm. They are designed for front-panel mounting - the LED holder is simply pushed into the case. The lamps are supplied with a washer and hexagonal nut for secure fixing.
Ø20mm Lamps – Plastic-Bodied
These MENTOR front-panel Indicator Lamps use a cost-effective snap-lock installation design for panel thicknesses of 1 to 2mm using a mounting hole of Ø25.65mm. Panel thicknesses of 3mm can be accommodated with a mounting hole of Ø26.15mm.
Plastic Holders for Ø3mm; Ø5mm; Ø8mm; and Ø10mm LED Lamps
MENTOR Lamp Holders are dseigned for front-panel applications. The larger sizes have options for reflectors.
Lamp Holders for use with Two-Pin Sockets
The MENTOR lamp sockets are suitable for LED Lamps with a Two-Pin sockets, type T1 and T1¼.
Lamp Holders for use with W2x4.6d Sockets
These Lamp Socket Holders are designed for lamp bases according to DIN EN 60061-1 or for LEDs with connector dimensions of W2x4.6d. The internationally-standardised socket dimensions enable simple and rapid lamp replacement.
Lamp Holders for use with W2.1x9.5d Sockets
These MENTOR LED Lamp Holders are designed for DIN EN 60061-1 standards with connector dimensions of W2.1x9.5d
The aluminium coating on these MENTOR reflectors provides excellent reflective characteristics. The reflectors can resist an internal operating temperature of up to 160°C without deformation. The reflectors may be used with MENTOR’s range of coloured or clear caps.
Luminous Caps for Front-Panel Mounting Applications
The MENTOR “CLIPLITE“ caps extend the viewing angle up to 180°, allowing LEDs with a small angle of radiation to be used. No tools are required to fit the caps.
Convex Lenses for Receiver Components
These MENTOR Lenses are suitable for Receiver Components up to Ø13mm.
Front-Panel Frames with Transparent Plastic Windows
These Front-Panel Frames have red transparent windows as standard. Various sizes are available and the maximum panel thickness is 3mm.