Led driver best to worst chart?

raggie33

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Led driver best to worst chart? Which driver type is the best for efficiency?
 

vicv

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are we talking driver efficiency, led efficiency, or overall?
If overall, I'd say
Buck
Boost
Buck/boost
Linear and fet with pwm is probably around the same. Linear wastes in the driver, fet wastes at the emitter
 
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