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Murata Electronics North America, Inc.

2200 Lake Park Dr., Smyrna, GA, 30080, US

  • 770-436-1300

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Murata Europe Limited
Oak House, Ancells Rd, Ancells Business Park
Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2QW United Kingdom
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Murata Electronics North America, Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC- and DC-Input Power Converters have 38 W/in.³ power density.

March 12, 2015

Designed to fit 1U enclosures, D1U86P Series achieves 94% efficiency at 50% load, offers 12 msec hold up time, occupies 86 x 197.7 mm footprint, and generates main output of 12 Vdc. Standby output of 12 Vdc is offered for power management circuitry, and main DC output delivers up to 133.3 A with droop current sharing when paralleling multiple power supplies. Output ratings are 1,600 W for 180–264 Vac inputs, 1,350 W for 108–264 Vac, and 1,200 W for 90–264 Vac inputs. Read More

Optics & Photonics

High-Performance Crystals target automotive industry needs.

February 10, 2015

Comprising 2016-size (2.0 x 1.6 mm) crystals, XRCGB-F-A series supports frequencies from 24–48 MHz and exhibits frequency tolerance of ±30 ppm and frequency temperature stability of ±35 ppm within typical automobile operating range of -40 to +125°C. These AEC-Q200 compliant products are suitable for next-generation automotive LANs, such as Ethernet, or image processing ECUs as well as ADAS ECUs (camera, millimeter wave, laser, etc) and gateway ECUs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

EMI Suppression Filters offer high attenuation rates.

January 26, 2015

Employing exclusive circuit configuration combining capacitors and ferrite beads, BNX026/27/28/29 Series comprises LC combined-type EMI suppression filters offering attenuation rates of 35 dB or more over wide frequency range of 15 kHz to 1 GHz. Surface mount DC line noise filters with current rating of 15 A are suited for power supply circuits susceptible to low-frequency-band noise, while parts with voltage rating of 50 V are suitable for automotive applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digitally Controlled POL DC/DC Converters deliver 50 A/165 W.

December 18, 2014

Supplied in 30.85 x 20.0 x 8.2 mm module, OKDx-T/50 series accommodates 4.5–14 Vdc input and provides configurable output from 0.6–3.3 Vdc. Typ efficiency is 97.2% at 5 Vin, 3.3 Vout and with 50% load. Available in through-hole, single-in-line, and SMT formats, converters can be configured and monitored using PMBus commands. Standard features include Dynamic Loop Compensation, Non-Linear Transient Response, phase spreading, and dead time control. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Crystal Units offer optimized frequency tolerance.

August 4, 2014

With frequency tolerance of ±20 ppm at +25°C, and frequency shift by temperature of ±20 ppm max from -30 to +85°C, XRCGB-F-P Series is suitable for use in 802.1 wireless connectivity designs using protocols such as Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee. Units are constructed in 2016 package, making them ideal candidates for second sourcing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

SMD Piezoelectric Sounder suits portable health care devices.

June 27, 2014

Sound pressure level output, measured 10 cm from PKMCS0909E4000-R1, is >65 dB when driven with ±1.5 V, 4 kHz square wave. Max peak-to-peak voltage is ±12.5 V, and power consumption is 0.6 mW typ. Latter helps preserve battery life in consumer electronic devices. Measuring 9 x 9 x 1.7 mm and weighing 160 mg, sounder does not use any magnets or coils to create sound. This eliminates generation of electrical noise and minimizes impact on surrounding circuitry. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Three-Phase PFC and DC/DC Converter enhances data center efficacy.

June 4, 2014

Operating from 3-phase, 480 Vac input, 5 kW PFC converter (MPA9535) provides 380 Vdc output and ensures PFC is as close as possible to unity. Power conversion efficiency is up to 96% typ. Fed directly from MPA9535, matching high input voltage 1,200 Watt DC-DC converter (MPA9512) has 2 DC outputs: 12.12 Vdc (main) and +5 Vdc (standby). This stage of power conversion achieves efficiency of 95.2% typ. Occupying combined 4U footprint, 2 units are designed for use in 19-inch server racks. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

HF-Band RFID Tag targets smart device market.

April 17, 2014

Measuring 3.2 x 3.2 x 0.7 mm, Model LXMS33HCNK-167 operates in 13.56 MHz band, is fully ISO14443 compliant, and can be used with any reader-writer combination that conforms to same standard. Antenna is embedded directly into multi-layer substrate, allowing tag to be extremely small. When used with 200 mW reader-writer, read range is typically 15 mm. Resistant to harsh environmental conditions, tag is suited for object tracking, certification, and authentication applications. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Automatic ID

UHF RFID Device features wired I2C interface.

April 8, 2014

Operating in 900 MHz frequency band, Model LXMS2HACNF-165 conforms to ISO/IEC 18000-6C and EPC global C1G2 standards. Addition of I2C interface means that data of IC mounted on customer’s equipment and connected to it can be read using UHF RFID-Reader/Writer. Likewise, data in RFID device can be read by IC. Potential applications include management of memory settings of consumer appliances prior to shipping, holding appliance error log data, and recording environmental data. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Ultrasonic Sensor has compact, surface mount design.

March 18, 2014

Measuring 5.2 x 5.2 x 1.15 mm, MA40H1S-R series can deliver up to 100 dB sound pressure at 40 kHz. Operating voltage is 6 Vp-p, and sensor has -6 dB full angle beam of 80°. Structural design, including ceramic element, minimizes required mounting space. Typical areas of use include distance measurement, position detection, and 3D gesture detection applications in portable equipment. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-DC Converter Module suits FPGA and embedded applications.

January 17, 2014

Consisting of non-isolated buck converter without PWM controller, Power Block OKLP-X/35-W12-C measures 25.4 x 12.7 x 11.1 mm and has typ efficiency rating of 94%. Input voltage is 12 Vdc nominal and can accommodate range of 7–13.2 Vdc. Single package solution incorporates all power handling components, fully tested and characterized for thermal and dynamic performance. When coupled with ZMDI's ZSPM1035 single-phase digital PWM IC controller, unit offers 35 A point-of-load solution. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Mount Piezoelectric Buzzer measures 9 x 9 x 1.9 mm.

January 13, 2014

Able to fully withstand reflow soldering without any negative effect regarding its performance, PKMCS0909E4000-R1 produces loudness of 65 dB min at 4 kHz with drive voltage of ±1.5 Vo-p. Louder sound output is possible with higher drive voltage. Product is suited for battery-powered devices requiring audible user feedback, such as digital thermometers, blood sugar meters, and wall- or remote-mounted smart devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid Crystal Resonators target automotive applications.

January 13, 2014

Made of 100% quartz crystal, XRCHA Series features frequency precision of ±250 ppm, nominal operating frequencies from 12–24 MHz, and operating temperature of -40 to +125°C. Supplied in 2520 package measuring 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.8 mm, resonators are AEC-Q200 qualified and RoHS-compliant. Units are suitable for powertrain and safety applications, as well as for CAN Bus and Flexray in-vehicle networks. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Hybrid Crystal Resonator comes in miniaturized 2016 package.

January 10, 2014

Supporting 26 and 32 MHz frequencies, ±40 ppm XRCGB-F2P series delivers tolerance levels suited for low-energy Bluetooth™ and Zigbee applications. Liquid proof package, featuring metal cap on ceramic substrate construction, allows for particle screening process while also maintaining shock and drive resistance. Consumer and industrial market applications include wearable products, portable medical devices, smart meters, smart appliances, and wireless sensors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Micro DC-DC Converter delivers EMI noise suppression.

October 18, 2013

Measuring 5.7 x 5.0 x 2.1 mm,  Model LXDC55KAAA-205 utilizes ferrite substrate to embed power inductor. IC can be mounted directly above power inductor coil with almost no pattern length to diminish leakage radiation noise. Providing adjustable output voltage from 0.8–3.6 V, device delivers up to 3 A with input voltages from 2.7–5.5 V. Converter is suited for cell phones, PDAs, digital cameras, tablets, WLAN, base stations, and 12 V AC/DC adapters.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Timers & Clocks, Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid Crystal Timing Device targets automotive applications.

October 7, 2013

Measuring 2.5 x 2.0 mm, XRC Series is available with nominal frequencies of 12–24 MHz, providing highly accurate clock for automotive electronic control units. Typically used for in-vehicle networks such as CAN and FlexRay, series incorporates crystal element within ceramic resonator package structure. Frequency tolerance is typically ±100 ppm at 25°C, and operating temperature range is -40 to +125°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Electrical Double-Layer Capacitors offer long-term reliability.

September 13, 2013

Exhibiting 5-year reliability at 70°C, DMT series has 85°C max operating temperature; 130 mW resistance (high-current, high-output charging and discharging); and 470 mF nominal capacitance. Design enables voltage handling to 4.2 V, and physical dimensions are 14 x 21 x 3.5 mm. Suitable applications include SSD and communication system backup, power assistance for smart meters, and energy-harvesting devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Electrical Double-Layer Capacitors offer high power density.

January 10, 2013

Offering stable temperature characteristics and 40–60 mΩ resistance, DMF series can be charged and discharged frequently over -30 to +70°C operating range. Capacitance values of 330 and 470 mF support various energy requirement demands, and package thickness ranges from 2.5 mm ±0.2 mm to 3.2 mm ±0.2 mm. All products in series provide instantaneous maximum working voltage of 5.5 V and have simplified, inline terminal configuration that optimizes board space. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Miniaturized Hybrid Crystal Resonator offers ±50 ppm tolerance.

September 4, 2012

Supplied in 2016 package for specific frequencies of 24, 25, 26, 27, and 30 MHz, XRCGB-F-N series features ±50 ppm tolerance and is suited for such consumer and industrial market applications as platform control hubs, wired Ethernet, and application/graphic processors. Hybrid Crystal Resonator (HCR) eliminates need to change board layout; all HCR products can share same pads of larger crystals 3225 and 2025, fostering use as alternative source. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Micro DC-DC Converters advance mobile device miniaturization.

June 26, 2012

Embedding power inductor within actual ferrite substrate, LXDC Series can be mounted directly above power inductor coil with almost no pattern length to diminish leakage radiation noise. I/O connections are also routed through same ferrite substrate to create function similar to ferrite beads that minimizes conductive noise. Series LXDC2UR and LXDC3EP feature 600 mA and 1 A current ratings, respectively, while Series LXDC55B is rated at 3 A. Read More

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