Book 5

Zhaga Interface Specification Book 5 defines the interfaces of LED light engines (LLEs) comprising a socketable, circular LED module with a separate LED driver (electronic control gear).

The circular LED modules in Book 5 have maximum dimensions of 70 mm diameter and 21 mm height. Book 5 allows optical accessories with defined widths of up to 180 mm and heights up to 180 mm.

Book 5 LED modules have typical light-emitting surface (LES) diameters ranging from 13.5 mm to 26 mm.

Book 5 LLEs are primarily intended for use in down-lighting or spot-lighting luminaires.

Publication status

Public downloads are available:

Download Book 5 (English) - Edition 1.2, April 2014

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Specification details

Please download the following PDF file for an overview of Book 5:

Overview of Zhaga Book 5

This Book must be read together with Zhaga Interface Specification Book 1.

Book 5 LED modules are designed to be locked into a luminaire by means of a twisting motion. Mechanical fit keying is present to ensure that the module will only fit into a luminaire that can provide the correct electrical connection.

The light output is essentially lambertian, which enables the luminaire optics to shape the light distribution to the needs of the application.