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Miniature MLCCs range from 100 pF to 100 µF.

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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.

AVX Corp.

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AVX Adds New Capacitance Values to Its High CV X5R MLCC Series for Mobile, Medical, & Digital Electronics

Press release date: January 31, 2014

Available in miniature chip sizes spanning 01005 to 1812 & rated for 100pF to 100µF, the High CV X5R MLCC Series exhibits extremely high volumetric efficiency

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has extended the capacitance range of its miniature High CV X5R MLCC Series.  Available in eight chip sizes ranging from 01005 to 1812, voltage ratings for the series span 4V to 100V and capacitance values now span 100pF to 100µF.  The miniature, high capacitance series also exhibits very low ESR and extremely high volumetric efficiency, which makes it ideal for decoupling and filtering applications in a broad range of mobile, medial, and digital electronics, including: cell phones, tablets, high-speed processors/FPGAs, and implantable medical devices. 

“The expanded capacitance values for our miniature High CV X5R MLCC Series enable their employment in an even broader range of advanced mobile, medical, and digital electronics applications in which high volumetric efficiency is critical,” said Mark Obuszewski, business manager at AVX.

Comprised of high-K dielectric materials, AVX’s High CV X5R MLCCs are rated for operational temperatures spanning -55°C to +85°C and exhibit a ±15% temperature coefficient of capacitance (TCC).  Unspecified capacitance values and tolerance options beyond the standard ±10% and ±20% may be available upon request.

The series is available in eight chip sizes: 01005, 0201, 0402, 0603, 0805, 1206, 1210, and 1812 and eight voltage options: 4V, 6.3V, 10V, 16V, 25V, 35V, 50V, and 100V.  Chip sizes 01005, 1210, and 1812 require reflow soldering; all other chips are compatible with both reflow and wave soldering. 

AVX’s High CV X5R MLCC Series is compatible with SpiCap 3.0 SPICE modeling software, which can be downloaded at, and is available with standard lead times.  Samples, kits, and pricing are available upon request. 

For more information about the AVX’s High CV X5R MLCC Series, please consult the datasheet at  For additional information, please visit, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

About AVX
AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 26 manufacturing and customer support facilities in 15 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit protection devices and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).

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