Broadcom ARE6 High-Power Infrared Emitting LED Diodes

Broadcom ARE6 High-Power Infrared Emitting LED Diodes are available in 855nm and 945nm peak wavelength options, appropriate for specific devices, such as infrared illumination, surveillance systems, CCTV, and gesture recognition. Packaged in a 3.45mm2 surface-mount package, together with viewing angles of 50° (ARE6-x5x1-0xx00) or 80°/140° (ARE6-xxx1-0xx00) lens optics options, the high-power IR LEDs are suitable for a wide variety of applications. The package is compatible with the reflow soldering process. The LEDs are packed in tape and reel to facilitate easy pick-and-place assembly.


  • Available in 855nm and 945nm peak wavelengths
  • High radiant intensity
  • High radiant power
  • Low forward voltage
  • Compatible with industrial reflow soldering process
  • Typical viewing angles
    • 80° and 140° for ARE6-xxx1-0xx00
    • 50° for ARE6-x5x1-0xx00
  • Moisture Sensitivity Level (MSL) 1
  • Lead-free and RoHS compliant


  • Light curtains
  • Infrared illumination for cameras
  • Surveillance systems
  • Machine vision systems
  • Eye tracking systems


  • 855nm or 945nm peak wavelength options
  • 200mW/sr to 1750mW/sr radiant intensity range
  • 700mW to 1390mW radiant flux range
  • 1000mA, 1500mA, or 2000mA DC forward current options
  • 3000mA maximum peak forward current
  • 2000mW to 5025mW power dissipation range
  • -40°C to +120°C operating temperature range
  • +145°C maximum LED junction temperature
Published: 2023-08-24 | Updated: 2023-09-05