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Electronic Components & Devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors are designed for AC filtering.

December 15, 2014

Encased in cylindrical aluminum can with fast-on or screw terminals, FLA Series features metallized polypropylene dielectric imbued with soft polyurethane (PU) resin. RoHS-compliant products, rated from -40 to +80°C, deliver single-phase performance while incorporating self-healing technology and internal overpressure disconnector device. Capacitors come in 9 case sizes spanning A–I, 8 voltages from 250–690 Vac, capacitance values from 10–600 µF, and capacitance tolerances of ±5% and ±10%.
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Electronic Components & Devices

High-CV Polymer Tantalum Capacitors have small profile.

December 3, 2014

Supplied in 0603 (1608 metric) M case with 0.9 mm max profile, F38 Series is constructed from conductive polymer tantalum materials and features face down terminals that help minimize ESL and promote capacitance. These lead-free compatible, RoHS-compliant products carry 6.3 V and 47 µF ratings, are resistant to ignition, and support use from -55 to +105°C. Suitable applications include power supply circuits of small electronics. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Stacked SMPS MLCCs feature 200°C temperature rating.

August 7, 2014

Designed for harsh environments, SMX Series is available in 6 case sizes with voltage ratings from 25–500 V and capacitance from 0.0039–270 µF. Devices are constructed using high-temperature solder and exhibit resistance to thermal and mechanical shock, moisture, and vibration per MIL-STD-202. Available in both C0G and X7R dielectrics, capacitors are suited for down-hole oil, gas, and mineral exploration equipment; military, defense, and weapons systems; and automotive/HEV applications. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Thin Film Couplers operate across WiFi spectrum.

August 5, 2014

Based on multilayer integrated thin film technology, High Directivity 0302 Couplers offer high frequency performance across 2,400–5,905 MHz WiFi spectrum. Miniature devices are rated for operating temperatures spanning -40 to +85°C and are supplied with lead-free and RoHS-compliant 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technology, including reflow, wave, vapor phase, and manual.   Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Self-Healing DC-Link Film Capacitors have 4 snap-in terminals.

July 7, 2014

Intended for power and power conversion applications, FRC Series features 9 voltages from 400–1,500 V, ±5% and ±10% tolerances, 4 and 8 mm lead lengths, and 4.7–35 µF capacitance values. Each unit consists of dry, wound, metallized polypropylene film dielectric encased in size A, self-extinguishing, cylindrical plastic case. To eliminate short circuit risk and enable continued operation, capacitors experience parametric loss of capacitance of ~5% from initial value. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

MLCCs operate at temperatures up to 250°C.

June 3, 2014

Rated to 16 and 25 V at 250°C, AT Series is available in both C0G and VHT dielectrics. Devices offer capacitance values from 2,200 pF to 1 µF with capacitance tolerances down to ±5%. Supplied in case sizes from 1206 to 2225, capacitors feature 2 termination options of Pd/Ag and RoHS-compliant 100% Sn plated. MLCCs are suited for use as filters in power electronics, switch mode power supplies, and DC/DC converters designed into automotive, avionics, aerospace, and energy applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Polypropylene Film Capacitors range from 0.010-0.47 µF.

May 27, 2014

Available with voltage ratings from 250–2,000 V, FM Series is non-inductively wound with dry, metallized polypropylene film dielectric and encapsulated in flame retardant plastic case sealed with self-extinguishing, thermosetting epoxy resin. Units feature RoHS-compliant double metallized polyester film electrodes in series construction. Operating from -40 to +105°C, self-healing capacitors come in 17 case sizes with lead lengths of 3.5 and 22 mm and capacitance tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and ±20%. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High Temperature SMT MLCC suits COTS applications.

May 19, 2014

Comprising NP0, X7R, X8R, and X8L dielectrics, APS Series satisfies commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) application CV demands and PCB space requirements. Series covers 6 case sizes from 0603–2220, 6 voltages from 16–500 V, and capacitance from 10 pF to 22 µF. Available capacitance tolerances are ±5%, ±10%, and ±20%, and termination options are plated NiSn, 5% minimum lead, Flexiterm® (X7R only), and Flexiterm with 5% min lead. MLCCs exhibit ultralow field failure rate of <1 ppb. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Hybrid Couplers suits mobile communications applications.

May 14, 2014

Based on patented MLO™ technology, which enables integration of high Q passives in high density interconnect components, PC Series includes 2,100 MHz device for 1.5–2.1 GHz performance and 2,700 MHz device for 2.1–2.7 GHz performance. Units are rated for 30 W max power handling with operating temperature spanning -55 to +85°C. Measuring 0.25 x 0.20 x 0.04 in., 3 dB, 90°quadrature couplers are expansion matched to PCBs and supplied in surface mountable 2025 size LGA packaging. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Stacked SMPS MLCCs offer customization options.

May 14, 2014

Available with voltage ratings spanning 25–500 V, capacitance values up to 270 µF, and both C0G and X7R dielectrics, SMX Series exhibits rugged mechanical shock and vibration capabilities in high pulse, high current, and high temperature applications up to +200°C. Customization options include custom geometries, packages, terminals, lead configurations, and stress relief mounting options. By enabling direct electrical and mechanical connection to circuit, capacitors eliminate soldering. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors feature self-healing properties.

March 28, 2014

Comprised of dry, metallized polypropylene in plastic case filled with flame-retardant thermosetting resin, FLC Series is suited for AC filtering in power converters, UPS systems, solar/wind inverters, and motor drives. Capacitors are available in 15 case sizes; 3 voltages of 250, 300, and 350 V; and 3 pitches of 27.5, 37.5, and 52.5. Operating up to 100,000 hr at rated voltage and 70°C, RoHS-compliant devices offer capacitance values from 1.0–50 µF with tolerances of ±5% and ±10%. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Custom Cable Assemblies are available for 2-piece WTB connectors.

February 24, 2014

Paired with 2-piece contact system, which features integral latch to prevent unmating in harsh commercial and industrial applications, build-to-print custom bonded cable assemblies for 9159 Series 2-piece wire-to-board (WTB) connectors match their pitch and provide clean appearance. Assemblies also enable range of complete WTB solutions by accommodating any combination of connector size/orientation, wire type/color, and single- or double-ended assemblies. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive MLCCs serve high-voltage applications.

February 12, 2014

Suited for high-voltage automotive electronics in standard and hybrid electric vehicles, X7R series is qualified to AEC-Q200 and includes 5 chip sizes from 1206–2220, 6 voltages from 630–3,000 V, and capacitance values from 100 pF to 0.15 µF. There are two RoHS-compliant termination options available: plated Ni/Sn and FLEXITERM®. Latter provides enhanced resistance to mechanical stress by optimizing allowable board flexure. All products are rated for -55 to +125°C operation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature MLCCs range from 100 pF to 100 µF.

February 11, 2014

Available in 8 chip sizes ranging from 01005 to 1812, High CV X5R MLCC Series offers 8 voltage options of 4, 6.3, 10, 16, 25, 35, 50, and 100 V. Capacitors are rated for operational temperatures from -55 to +85°C and exhibit ±15% temperature coefficient of capacitance. With very low ESR, devices are suitable for decoupling and filtering applications in mobile, medical, and digital electronics, including cell phones, tablets, high-speed processors, and implantable medical devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire-to-Board Contacts enable solderless termination.

February 6, 2014

Available with 1.7, 2, 3, and 4 mm profiles, Series 9296 Single Poke-Home WTB Contacts enable solderless termination of power, signal, and ground wires in harsh industrial applications. Units feature closed box design with dual opposing high spring-force contacts that provide wire retention in rugged environments. Rated for 5–8 A, 1.7 mm contact accepts solid/stranded 22, 24, and 26 AWG wires, while 2, 3, and 4 mm models are rated up to 20 A and accommodate solid/stranded wires from 12-28 AWG. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMD Power Inductors have pressed iron powder core construction.

February 3, 2014

Available in 6 miniature case sizes (2016, 4040, 5050, 7070, 1010, and 1313), magnetically shielded, lead-free compatible, and RoHS compliant LMIP Series features tin (Sn) plated terminations and SMT construction. Thicknesses range from 1.0–6 mm, and ±20% and ±30% tolerances are available. Operating from -40 to +125°C, these inductors with homogeneous pressed iron powder core construction are rated for 0.1–8.2 µH inductance, up to 3.0 MHz frequency, and up to 60 A saturation current. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors offer voltage ratings to 500 V.

December 30, 2013

Available in case sizes from 01005 to 2225, C0G (NP0) Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors feature capacitance tolerance as low as ±0.1 pF. Values range from 3.3 nF in 0603 size to 10 nF in 0805 size. In addition, 200 V product rated up to 100 pF is available in 0603 size. Operating from -55 to +125°C, capacitors are suitable for resonant circuit applications requiring superior stability or precise temperature coefficient, such as matching circuits, handheld devices, and GPS. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

X7R Dielectric MLCCs target space industry.

December 30, 2013

Offered in case sizes from 0603-1812, Base Metal Electrode MLCCs are rated for 16–100 V and 2.2 nF to 8.2 µF. Surface mount units feature Sn/Pb plating with Flexiterm® terminations, which provide resistance to mechanical stress by allowing for board flexure. Devices are available in 3 capacitance tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and ±20% with three ESCC lot acceptance testing levels. In addition to space applications, products are suited for high-reliability aviation and military applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMD Tantalum Capacitors feature low DC leakage current.

December 9, 2013

Featuring baseline part failure rate of less than 0.5% per 1,000 hr at 85°C, TMJ S1gma Series is available with DC leakage current limits of 0.001 CV and 0.005 CV. Capacitors come in 7 rated voltages from 6.3–50 Vdc with capacitance values from 0.22–680 µF and temperature range of -55 to +125°C. Offered in 6 case sizes spanning EIA 1206-2924, devices are suited for avionics, medical, safety system, and long-life battery-operated circuit applications, such as remote wireless modules. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multilayer Varistors feature tin (Sn)/lead (Pb) terminations.

September 24, 2013

Featuring minimum of 5% lead (Pb), TransGuard® and StaticGuard VCLD Series support applications that cannot accept pure tin components. Products come in SMT package, operate from -55 to +125°C, and provide EMI/RFI attenuation and bi-directional overvoltage protection against transient events such as ESD, inductive switching, lightning, and nuclear electromagnetic pulses. Other features include multi-strike capabilities, radiation resistance, and EMI/RFI filtering in off-state. Read More

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