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Thin Film Chip Resistors feature gold terminations.

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August 11, 2014 - Offered in 0402 and 0603 case sizes, MC ATAU Series features gold terminations for conductive gluing. Units combine high-temperature operation to +155°C with tight tolerances to ±0.1% and TCR down to ±15 ppm/K. Devices offer resistance down to 100 Ω and max rated dissipation to 0.125 W. Qualified to AEC-Q200, resistors are suited for energy management and measurement in industrial and automotive electronics, including engine control units, gear box controls, braking systems, and lighting.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

2201 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA, 95056, USA

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Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Series of Precision Thin Film Chip Resistors Featuring Gold Terminations for Conductive Gluing

Press release date: August 7, 2014

Offered in 0402 and 0603 Case Sizes With Tight Tolerances to ± 0.1 %

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new series of precision thin film chip resistors featuring gold terminations for conductive gluing. Offered in 0402 and 0603 case sizes, the MC ATAU series combines high-temperature operation to +155 °C with tight tolerances to ± 0.1 % and TCR down to ± 15 ppm/K.

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MC ATAU resistors are the perfect choice for most fields of modern precision electronics where reliability and stability are major concerns. Typical applications will include energy management and measurement in industrial and automotive electronics, including engine control units, gear box controls, braking systems, and lighting.

Device Specification Table:

Part number MCS 0402 ATAU MCT 0603 ATAU
Case size 0402 0603
Resistance range 100 Ω to 47 kΩ 100 Ω to 100 kΩ
Rated dissipation P70 0.1 W 0.125 W
Operating voltage 50 V 75 V

Samples and production quantities of the MC ATAU resistors are available now, with lead times of eight to 10 weeks. Pricing for U.S. delivery starts at $0.10 per piece.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1,000 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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