Chip Capacitors offer 4-16 WVdc voltage ratings.

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TR8 series of molded MicroTan(TM) tantalum chip capacitors provide ESR values of 0.8 W (at 100 kHz and 47 µF) in 0805 case size and 1.5 W for 0603 case size. Featuring lead (Pb)-free, L-shape facedown terminations, devices have capacitance range of 1.0-220 µF with standard capacitance tolerances of ±10% and ±20%. Suited for audio filtering and signal processing applications, units come in 8 mm tape and reel packaging per EIA-481-1 and 7 in. standard reeling per IEC 286-3.



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Vishay Releases New TR8 Series of Molded MicroTan(TM) Tantalum Chip Capacitors with ESR of 0.8 W in 0805 Case Size, and Industrys Lowest ESR of 1.5 W for the 0603 Case Size



Devices Offer Capacitance Range of 1.0 µF to 220 µF and Voltage
Ratings from 4 WVDC to 16 WVDC for Portable Electronics

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - May 14, 2008 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today announced the release of the new TR8 series of molded MicroTan(TM) tantalum chip capacitors that provide ultra-low ESR values of 0.8 W (at 100 kHz and 47 µF) in the 0805 case size, and an industry-low 1.5 W in the 0603 case size.

Low ESR values, combined with small 0603 and 0805 footprints, allow for greater efficiency in audio filtering and signal processing applications, while requiring less PCB space. The new TR8 capacitors are intended for applications in cell phones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and other portable devices.

Like all series within the MicroTan(TM) family, the TR8 is fully RoHS-compliant and halogen-free in accordance with Vishays commitment to supporting environmentally friendly "green" initiatives. The devices feature lead (Pb)-free, L-shape facedown terminations for better contact to the solder pad than traditional facedown-style terminations. In addition, their rectangular molded case encapsulation helps to streamline PCB assembly.

Capacitance values for the TR8 series range from 1.0 µF to 220 µF, with standard capacitance tolerances of ±10% and ±20%. Voltage ratings range from 4 WVDC to 16 WVDC. The operating temperature range for the devices is -55°C to +85°C, or +125°C with voltage derating.

The capacitors are available in 8-mm tape and reel packaging per EIA-481-1 and 7-in [178-mm] standard reeling per IEC 286-3.

Samples and production quantities of the new TR8 molded MicroTan tantalum chip capacitors are available now, with lead times of 8 to 10 weeks for larger orders.

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, rectifiers, transistors, and optoelectronics and selected ICs) and passive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, inductors, sensors, and transducers). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Its product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and ability to provide "one-stop shop" service have made Vishay a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

Vishay Contact: Andrew Post
Global Communications Manager
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Tel: +1 (610) 251-5287
Fax: +1 (610) 889-9429
andrew.post@vishay.com

Contact: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. info@vishay.com
www.vishay.com
Samples: +1 (619) 336-0860

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