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Murata Electronics North America, Inc.

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

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Murata Europe Limited
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Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2QW United Kingdom
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Murata Electronics North America, Inc.

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Power Line Common Mode Choke Coils serve automotive applications.

October 16, 2015

Capable of handling currents up to 5.6 A and operating temperature from -55 to +150°C, PLT5BPH Series AEC-Q200-compliant, wire wound-type, common mode choke coil targets automotive power line noise suppression. Case measures 5.0 x 5.0 mm, and common mode impedance ratings reach up to 500 Ω at 10 MHz. Due to benefits delivered to power line, this series is also suited for base station and set-top box applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

RF Wireless Modules offers high output power, data rates.

September 24, 2015

Suited for industrial, and medical applications, DNT Series incorporates frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) for optimized interference immunity. Ranges cover up to 40 miles for 900 MHz installations and 10 miles for 2.4 GHz line of sight. Configurable with RF data rates up to 500 kbps in both 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz bands, modules also include DNT gateway and separate and secure LANs with 128-bit AES encryption. Meshing topology reduces required number of repeaters and gateways. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Matching Device delivers IoT functionality as turnkey solution.

September 15, 2015

Intended for use in sub-GHz 802.15.4 wireless IoT applications, LFD21891MMF3D931 is optimized for use with Silicon Labs Si4461, 868 MHz wireless transceiver IC. This high frequency matching device, by incorporating all necessary components within 2.0 x 1.25 x 0.7 mm package, helps reduce product design cycle as well as required engineering resources. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Monolithic Ceramic Capacitors operate above 100 µF.

July 27, 2015

In addition to 1206 size models with 150 µF and 220 µF capacitance and rated voltage of 6.3 V, GRM Series includes 1210 size model with 330 µF capacitance and rated voltage of 4 V. All have M (±20%) deviation rating and X5R temperature characteristics such that capacitance change is no more than ±15% within temperature range of -55 to +85°C. Applications include decoupling on low voltage rails for programmable logic and processors used in servers, network and data communications infrastructure. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Surface Mount Module provides data and power isolation.

July 22, 2015

Able to switch automatically between full-speed (12 Mbps) and low-speed (1.5 Mbps) operation as required by application, NMUSB202MC provides 2-port USB data and power isolation from one upstream port. Module counts as 2 USB hubs for cascaded applications when used in conjunction with host controller and provides full 5 V/500 mA power to each downstream port. Standard 250 VRMS reinforced isolation provides safety as well as EMI immunity and eliminates ground loops. Read More


Cloud-Based SaaS targets Automated Demand Response market.

June 30, 2015

In addition to automated performance of demand response actions, PowerConnectSM provides automated monitoring and testing of emergency power supply systems. This allows for aggregation of multiple facilities into single portal. Since solution is vendor neutral, it works with virtually any building management system. Unlike other solutions that require turning devices off, PowerConnect uses existing BMS to reduce consumption by adjusting building settings so there is minimal impact on tenants. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

MEMS Accelerometer Combined Gyroscope is optimized for stability.

June 12, 2015

Used for acceleration and angular rate detection in all 3 sensing axis directions, SCC2000 series consists of low-g, 3-axis accelerometer with 2 angular rate sensor options of X- or Z-axis detection combined with 32-bit digital SPI interface. Z axis gyroscope version lets designers implement 6DOF sensor solution on one application PCB. Supplied in 24-pin, 15.00 x 8.50 x 4.35 mm, plastic SOIC housing, series offers gyro range of ±125°/sec with sensitivity of 50 LSB/°/sec. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

AC/DC Power Supply offers 95.5% efficiency at 50% full load.

March 30, 2015

Packaged in 2U format, Model D2U5T-H3-7000 provides 54 Vdc output at up to 7,000 W from 480 Vac input. User selectable standby output offers 3.3 or 5 Vdc, and up to 3,500 W can be delivered from 230 VAC input. Providing true 3-wire 3-phase operation without need for neutral connection, fan-cooled power supply accommodates input voltages from 180–264 Vac for 3,500 W operation and 320–525 Vac for 7,000 W output. Hot-swappable unit is suited for datacenters, broadcast, and industrial applications. Read More

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

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