Chip Resistor offers resistance range of 30-100 mohms.

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Current Sensing Chip Resistor, Model UR73 utilizes thick film technology and offers low TCR from ±100 to ±250 ppm. Version 2A measures 2.0 x 1.25 mm while version 2B measures 3.2 x 1.6 mm. Both have power rating of .25 W and are lead-free with tolerance of ±1% and ±5%. Featuring operating temperature from -55 to +125°C, resistors are suited for reflow and flow soldering applications.

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New Current Sensing Chip Resistor Offers Low Resistance with High Precision Reliability

Bradford, PA - December 15, 2003 - KOA Speer Electronics introduces its UR73 Current Sensing Chip Resistor, which offers very low resistance with a range of 30mOhms to 100m Ohms. The UR73 utilizes advanced thick film technology and offers low T.C.R. from ±100ppm to ± 250ppm, indicative of high precision resistors.

KOA Speer's UR73 is available in two sizes - 2A (2.0xl.25mm) and 2B (3.2xl.6mm), both have a power rating of .25W and are lead free with tolerance of ±1% and ±5%. These resistors have an operating temperature range from -55°C to +125°C, and are suitable for reflow and flow soldering.

The UR73 has many applications in the automotive and telecommunications industries including PC-related equipment, such as notebook computers, PDA's, HDD's, as well as mobile phones. There is a 10 week lead-time for production orders and lab kits are readily available.

KOA Speer Electronics is a QS 9000, ISO 9002 certified company that has been serving the electronics industry since 1980. An affiliate of KOA Corporation of Japan, KOA Speer is a leading supplier of surface mount and thru-hole resistors, capacitors, circuit protection devices, inductors, resistor networks, integrated passive components, and EMI/EMC filtering components. These products are distributed primarily to the North American market for applications including automotive, telecommunications, computer and instrumentation.

For more information, contact Dawn McGriff, KOA Speer Electronics, Inc., Bolivar Drive, P.O. Box 547, Bradford, PA, 16701. Phone: 814-362-5536, ext. 266. Fax: 814-362-8883. Web site:

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