SMD Aluminum Capacitor offers low impedance values.

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With 33-2,200 µF capacitance range over 6.3-63 V, 150 CRZ Series polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitor offers 60 mW impedance at 100 kHz and ripple currents of 1,007 mA at +105°C. Available in 5 case sizes, ranging from 8 x 8 x 10 to 12.5 x 12.5 x 16 mm, it is suited for automotive and industrial systems. Offered in blister tape-on-reel packaging, charge- and discharge-proof device operates over ambient temperature range of -55 to +105°C.

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Vishay Extends 150 CRZ Series of SMD Aluminum Capacitors to Provide Z as Low as 60mW, Capacitance Values up to 2200µF, and Ripple Currents to 1007mA at +105°C

High-Reliability Devices Offered in Five Case Sizes for Automotive and Industrial Systems

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - July 9, 2008 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has extended the capabilities of its 150 CRZ series of surface-mount aluminum capacitors to offer low impedance values, high capacitances and ripple currents, and 4-pin versions for high vibration capability.

The 150 CRZ devices are available in five case sizes, ranging from 8mm by 8mm by 10mm to the larger 12.5mm by 12.5mm by 16mm. For enhanced performance and reliability, the capacitors offer very low impedance (Z) that is specified as low as 60mW at 100kHz, a high rated ripple current of 1007mA at +105°C, and a capacitance range from 33µF to 2200µF over a voltage range of 6.3V to 63V.

A polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitor with a non-solid, self-healing electrolyte, the devices specifications make it ideally suited for filtering, smoothing, buffering, and voltage decoupling applications in automotive and industrial systems.

For high vibration capability, 150 CRZ capacitors with a 12.5-mm diameter are standard in 4-pin versions and feature a long life of 5000h at +105°C. 4-pin versions of 10-mm products are available on request.

The RoHS-compliant devices are charge- and discharge-proof, so there is no peak current limitation. The capacitors operate over an ambient temperature range of -55°C to +105°C.

The 150 CRZ devices are supplied in blister tape-on-reel packaging. Samples and production quantities are available now, with lead times of 15 weeks for larger orders. Pricing per piece ranges from 0.20 to 0.40 Euros.

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

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