Electrical Double-layer Capacitors handle up to 4.2 V.

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Measuring 14 x 21 x 3.5 mm, DMT Series features nominal capacitance range of 470 mF, max operating temperature of 85°C, and low resistance of 130 mΩ. Units offers long-term, high temperature reliability of 5 years at 70°C. Capacitors are suited for solid state drive and communication system backup, power assistance for smart meters, and energy-harvesting devices.



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High Reliability Electrical Double-layer Capacitors From Murata Deliver Advanced Solution to Design Engineers



Hoofddorp, Netherlands: Murata today announced the launch of its DMT series, one of the most reliable electrical double-layer capacitors (EDLC) available on the market today.  The solution offers superior long-term, high temperature reliability (five years at 70°C), a maximum operating temperature of 85°C, low resistance (130mΩ of high-current, high-output charging and discharging), a nominal capacitance range of 470mF, and an innovative design that enables high voltage handling (4.2V).  Measuring 14x21mm with a thickness of just 3.5mm, the DMT series is ideally suited for applications such as solid state drive (SSD) and communication system backup, power assistance for smart meters, and energy-harvesting devices.



This market’s expansion in recent years has driven the demand for smaller, thinner, and low-resistance capacitors that assure high reliability in the event of power failures.  For example, since an increasing number of end products are being used outdoors (i.e. smart meters), there is a heightened focus on ensuring that solutions have exceptional dependability.  Coupled with more miniaturized specifications, design engineers now require products that are both extremely advanced and eco-friendly.



“To develop solutions with unprecedented functionality and efficiency, Murata is continually pushing the envelope with our research and development efforts,” said Mark Waugh, Business Development Manager, Murata Americas.  “The launch of the DMT line and the class-leading features that it incorporates, exemplifies our ability to deliver leading-edge supercapacitor technology.”



The basis behind this technology is the result of the company’s collaboration with CAP-XX. In order to meet demand for devices with greater efficiency and functionality, Murata strategically acquired super cap technology from CAP-XX in 2008. Murata’s focus on EDLC research and development, coupled with CAP-XX’s market expertise, drives the advancement of enhanced EDLC design.



For further information and reader enquiries:

Aya Tonooka, Murata Europe Limited. Oak House, Ancells Road, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hampshire  GU51 2QW , United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1252 811666

Fax:  +44 (0) 1252 811777

E-mail: atonooka@murata.co.uk

Web: www.murata.eu



About Murata

Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range of this Technology house includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, ceramic resonators, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company gets the majority of its revenue from its ceramic capacitor products, it is also the world leader in Bluetooth® & WiFi™ Modules, the world's no.1 manufacturer of board-mount DC-DC converters and is a key manufacturer of standard and custom AC-DC power supplies. Murata also designs and manufactures mobile handset antenna families, piezoelectric actuators for fuel injection systems and short focal length ceramic lenses.



Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Finland and Hungary.



For more information on Murata, please visit: www.murata.eu. You can also follow us on Twitter @MurataEurope or LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/murata-electronics, or join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MurataElectronics.

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