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801 17th Ave. S., P.O. Box 867, Myrtle Beach, SC, 29578, US

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Electronic Components & Devices

MLCCs offer capacitance/voltage ratings for diverse applications.

May 16, 2014

Available in sizes from 01005–2225, X7R MLCCs offer capacitance values from 100 pF to 47 µF, 9 standard voltage ratings from 4–500 V, and capacitance tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and ± 20%. MLCCs with ratings up to 5,000 V are also available, as are automotive and alternate termination options. Exhibiting non-linear TCC within ±15% from -55 to +125°C, RoHS-compliant products are available with plated Ni/Sn, plated gold, and Flexiterm® terminations. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Single Pogo Pin BTB Contacts suit high-lifecycle applications.

May 13, 2014

RoHS-compliant 70-9150 Series, designed to mate with gold-plated PCB pads or flat contacts in docking or cradle applications, offers 5 standard compressed stacking heights from 2.0 to 5.0 mm–max working range and compressed height tolerance possible in miniature 1.5 mm dia plunger. Rated for up to 10,000 cycles, single pogo pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts feature brass contacts with gold over nickel plating and SUS 304 grade stainless steel springs with nominal 60 g per contact spring force. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors suit AC filtering applications.

March 26, 2014

Packaged in cylindrical aluminum can with terminals that enable direct, 3-phase, internal wire connection, FLB Series Capacitors are comprised of metallized polypropylene dielectric imbued with soft polyurethane resin. Units feature dual safety system consisting of overpressure disconnector and self-healing technology. Available in 9 case sizes with 6 voltages spanning 230–690 Vac, RoHS-compliant devices offer capacitance values from 3*20.3 µF to 3*335 µF with tolerances of ±5, ±10, or ±20%. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Medium Power Film Capacitors suit DC filtering applications.

March 26, 2014

Available in case sizes up to 35 L, FFLC Series exhibits high specific energy up to 240 J/I and features controlled self-healing technology for safe performance with no risk of explosion. Units are comprised of metallized, segmented polypropylene film encased in unpainted, rectangular, resin-filled aluminum. Rated for 800–1350 V, devices offer capacitance values from 1,750–20,600 µF, parasitic inductance from 32–55 nH, and max RMS current value up to 400 A. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors range from 50-3,000 V.

February 4, 2014

Fully encapsulated and constructed using high-temperature solder, SXP-style Switch Mode Power Supply MLCCs offer 3 high-voltage ratings of 1,500, 2,000, and 3,000 V. Radial-leaded units feature capacitance values from 100 pF to 12 µF and operate in environments up to 200°C. Capacitors provide critical mechanical protection for ceramic element, enabling use as DC filters in high-power, high frequency motor drives; high pulsed-current circuitry; and other harsh environment applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMPS Capacitors suit military, aerospace applications.

January 23, 2014

T-Level MIL-PRF-49470 qualified, 25 V, unencapsulated, BX characteristic (X7R dielectric), horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors are available in case sizes 1–6 and offer capacitance range of 1.5–390 µF. Rated for -55 to +125°C, B- and T-Level BX characteristic SMPS capacitors are suited for I/O filtering and bulk storage in diverse applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vertical WTB Contacts suit harsh industrial applications.

December 30, 2013

Featuring dual beam, phosphor bronze contacts, 9296 Series provides wire retention in variety of harsh industrial applications without insulator. Single poke home contacts enable individual placement and both top and bottom wire entry for FR4 and metal core PCBs. Supporting solid and stranded wires from 18–24 AWG, units feature current ratings from 7–12 A and temperature range of -40 to +125°C. Contacts are suited for smart grid, SSL, machine control, and building control applications.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Polymer Tantalum Chip Capacitor features undertab terminations.

December 16, 2013

Suited for use in external SSDs and eHHDs as well as wireless transmitters, TCN PulseCap™ Series comprises tantalum solid electrolytic chip capacitors with conductive polymer cathode. Operating ranges are -55 to +85°C and 6.3–16 Vdc, and 2 mm profile case (EIA 7361-20) has undertab terminations that increase volumetric efficiency and PCB assembly density. With 220–1,500 µF capacitance range, RoHS-compliant products are suitable for 3x reflow solder processing at 260°C. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Integrated Thin Film, High Directivity Couplers target WiFi bands.

November 26, 2013

Available in 0302, 0402, and 0603 sizes, miniature ITF (integrated thin film), high directivity (20 dB), directional couplers utilize LGA packaging technology and offer optimized performance across WiFi frequency spectrum (2,400–5,950 MHz). These 3 W couplers, rated for -40 to +85°C, feature RoHS-compliant, 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technologies, including reflow, wave soldering, vapor phase, and manual. Design also maximizes self-alignment during reflow. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Wire-to-Board Connector suits solid state lighting.

November 21, 2013

Designed to be fed through hole in PCB, 9296 Single Poke Home Connector features dual beam box contact that provides stability and wire retention. Configuration allows stripped, solid or stranded, plated or un-plated, 18–26 AWG wire to be inserted into connector body at 180° orientation to bottom side of PCB. Rated for 300 Vac and -40 to +125°C, vertical through board connector comes in 1–6 positions with minimal above board height of 0.80 mm and standard top side SMT leads. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Base Metal Electrode Capacitors offer capacitance up to 82 µF.

November 8, 2013

Available in 25, 50, and 100 V ratings, Mini-TurboCap™ and RoHS-compliant Mini-TurboCap™ devices are suited for I/O EMI filtering in military and COTS+ switch mode power supply applications, industrial power converters, radar systems, and aerospace power electronics. Capacitance values include 82 µF for 25 V parts, 39 µF for 50 V parts, and 8.2 µF for 100 V parts. Constructed with stress-relieving lead frames and X7R dielectric materials, both series operate from -55 to +125°C. Read More

Software

Component Model Library fosters inductor simulation/modeling.

November 7, 2013

Modelithics Component Model Library includes simulation-ready models that let RF and microwave design engineers to accurately simulate performance of 0402 tight tolerance, high current, and high Q multilayer organic (MLO) inductor series. Part-value sensitive, substrate scalable, and fully integrated with range of software applications (including Agilent ADS, Genesys, and AWR Microwave Office), additions allow design engineers to model performance of HL, HLC, and HLQ Series inductors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SMT Inductors suit ultra-broadband DC decoupling networks.

November 5, 2013

Developed to deliver repeatable ultra-broadband performance up through 40 GHz, Series GLM and GLN are suited for semiconductor data communications, receiver optical sub-assemblies, trans-impedance amplifiers, and test equipment manufacturers. Units offer flat frequency response, low insertion loss, and optimized matching over multiple octaves of frequency spectrum. Rated for -55 to +125°C, lead-free inductors have powdered iron core and RoHS-compliant terminations. Read More

Software, Electronic Components & Devices

Modeling Software includes high-temp MLCCs rated to 200°C.

October 21, 2013

Designed to help engineers validate circuits before they are built, SpiCalci 8.0 SPICE Modeling Software features SMX-style stacked, switch mode power supply MLCCs and SXP-style encapsulated, radial-leaded MLCCs. Standard SMX MLCCs are rated for 25–500 V and 1 nF to 340 µF, while standard SXP MLCCs are rated for 50–1,000 V and 100 pF to 10 µF. Both are suited for down-hole oil exploration, as well as space, aerospace, and hybrid automotive applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Compression Contacts withstand extreme shock and vibration.

September 25, 2013

Featuring sweeping beam design that enables vertical or horizontal mating, 70-9155 Series is rated for 3 A and -40 to +125°C. Single piece, ultra low profile, board-to-board compression contacts are available with nominal operating heights of 1.0 and 1.5 mm, and with operating height ranges of 0.75–1.25 mm and 1.25–1.75 mm, respectively. Designed for up to 1,000 cycles, series features beryllium copper contacts with nickel under plates, gold on nose, and tin on tails. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Card Edge Connector suits harsh industrial applications.

August 30, 2013

Available with 2–6 positions, 00-9159 Series enables small perpendicular daughter cards to be plugged into top side of main board. Single-piece, vertical card edge connector has dual-slotted PCB board opening capable of accommodating 0.8 or 1.6 mm board thickness. Featuring removable pick and place cap to support robotic placement and SMT termination, connector is rated for 2 A per gold-plated BeCu contact, 250 Vac, and 10 cycles in temperatures spanning -40 to +120°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature 100 V MLCC enhances industrial power supply circuits.

July 10, 2013

Supplied in miniature (3.2 x 1.6 x 1.6 mm) 1206 package, 100 V MLCC employs X7S dielectric material and is capable of exhibiting capacitance of 4.7 µF and withstanding operating temperatures up to 125°C. Product exhibits ripple resistance in frequency bands extending to more than several dozen KHz. Functionality can limit heat generation and voltage fluctuations in power supply circuits, contributing to both size reductions and enhanced reliability of industrial equipment. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Tantalum Polymer Capacitors have miniature, Frameless® design.

July 9, 2013

Impervious to capacitance variations caused by temperature and voltage fluctuations, F38 Series offers alternative to MLCCs in smartphones, tablet PCs, and other wireless consumer devices. SMD capacitors come in miniature M and S cases and feature conductive polymer cathodes that can handle high ripple currents. While 1.6 x 0.85 x 0.8 mm M-case size capacitors are available rated for 10 V and 2.2 or 4.7µF, 2.0 x 1.25 x 0.8 mm S-case size capacitors are available rated for 6.3 V and 47 µF. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Glass-Encapsulated Varistors have 2,000 A peak rating.

June 25, 2013

TransGuard® Series multilayer varistors are available in 16, 34, and 65 Vdc models and 42, 44, 77, and 135 V clamping voltages, while Automotive TransGuard® Series varistors come in 42, 77, and 135 V clamping voltages. Featuring sub 1 nsec response to ESD strikes, both monolithic multilayer units are rated for use in -55 to +125°C temperatures and provide bidirectional overvoltage protection and EMI/RFI attenuation. Products come in 1210, 1812, and 2220 case sizes. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Connector-Less Contact System optimizes lateral PCB alignment.

May 7, 2013

Suited for linear LED lighting applications, coplanar 70-9159 horizontal contact system absorbs X- and Y-axis assembly tolerances and provides gold-to-gold active contact interface. Contacts remove insulator from connection solution, enabling LEDs to be placed in center of PCB and contacts to be individually placed on its outer edges. Contact height is 1.2 mm above PCB to prevent shadowing, and contacts may be individually spaced to support any voltage rating with 5 A current rating. Read More

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