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Laboratory Sample Kits offer precision thin film chip resistors.

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February 10, 2014 - To help engineers with prototyping and accelerate time to market for range of electronic systems, MCW 0406 AT (LCW AT 96/4) and MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4) kits respectively offer 1,600 and 1,960 resistors in 0406 and 0603 case sizes that cover ~100 resistance values and feature 0.1% tolerance and ±25 ppm/K temperature coefficient. Each kit offers 20 AEC-Q200-qualifed resistors for every fourth value of E-96 series, with respective resistance ranges from 47 Ω to 100 kΩ and 47 Ω to 511 kΩ.

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Original Press Release

Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Automotive-Grade Precision Thin Film Chip Resistor Laboratory Sample Kits

Press release date: February 6, 2014

AEC-Q200-Qualified Prototyping Aids Provide Every Fourth Value of E-96 Series in MCW 0406 and MCT 0603 Packages

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company is now offering laboratory sample kits of its automotive-grade precision thin film chip resistors. The MCW 0406 AT (LCW AT 96/4) and MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4) kits aid engineers in prototyping, and speed time to market in a wide range of electronic systems.

The two new Vishay Beyschlag sample kits released today offer roughly 100 of the most popular resistance values in the 0406 and 0603 case sizes, respectively, with 0.1 % tolerance and temperature coefficient of ± 25 ppm/K. Each kit offers 20 resistors for every fourth value of the E-96 series, with resistance ranges from 47 Ω to 100 kΩ for the MCW 0406 AT (LCW AT 96/4) and 47 Ω to 511 kΩ for the MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4).

The AEC-Q200-qualifed resistors (qualification pending for the MCW 0406 package) are enclosed in cardboard tape on clearly labeled six-ring A5 binder pages, sorted in ascending order of resistance value. The MCW 0406 AT (LCW AT 96/4) and MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4) supply a total of 1,600 and 1,960 resistors, respectively, giving engineers the freedom to experiment until they've found the perfect fit for their designs.

Built on advanced thin film technology, Vishay's precision chip resistors deliver accurate and stable performance for precision amplifiers in automotive and industrial electronics; sensors and scales; telecommunication base stations; and medical equipment. With high power capability of 0.250 W and 0.150 W at +70 °C, respectively, typical applications for the MCW 0406 AT (LCW AT 96/4) and MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4) include engine control units, gearbox controls, climate control, and safety and power supply systems; and battery management, measurement control, and steering technology.

The devices included in the sample kits are RoHS-compliant and offer lead (Pb)-free solder terminations. The MCT 0603 AT (LCT AT 96/4) is approved according to EN 140401-801.

The sample kits are available now, with typical lead times of three weeks. Pricing for U.S. delivery only is $80.00 per kit.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay's product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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