Tantalum Chip Capacitors offer lo DC leakage current of 0.005 CV.

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Offered in molded package in 5 standard EIA-535BAAC case codes, TANTAMOUNT® TL3 Series features capacitance range of 0.1-470 µF over voltage ratings from 4-63 Vdc with capacitance tolerances of ±10% and ±20%. Designed to extend battery runtime in portable devices, surface-mount capacitors are suited for portable instrumentation, tire-pressure monitoring, medical instruments, local power supplies, hand-held instruments, and battery backup supplies.

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Vishay's New TANTAMOUNT Surface-Mount Tantalum Chip Capacitors Offer Industry-Best DCL of 0.005 CV

MALVERN, Pa. - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the new TL3 series of TANTAMOUNT® surface-mount tantalum molded chip capacitors, the industry's first such devices to offer DC leakage current (DCL) as low as 0.005 CV, a capability that enables system designers to extend battery run-time in portable devices.

Offered with a wide range of capacitance and voltage values, devices in the TL3 series are optimized for a wide variety of demanding applications that require long product life, such as battery-operated equipment, portable instrumentation, tire-pressure monitoring, medical instruments, local power supplies, hand-held Instruments, and battery backup supplies.

The TL3 capacitors are offered in a molded package in five standard EIA-535BAAC case codes - A, B, C, D, and E - with standard and low ESR options. The devices offer a capacitance range from 0.1 µF to 470 µF over voltage ratings from 4 VDC to 63 VDC, with capacitance tolerances of ± 10 % and ± 20 %. Case codes B, C, D, and E are 100 % surge current tested and offer improved reliability of 0.5 % / 1,000 hours. The devices are available with RoHS-compliant tin terminations and halogen-free.

Samples and production quantities of the new TL3 series are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for larger orders. Pricing for U.S. delivery begins at $1.00. Follow TANTAMOUNT tantalum chip capacitors from Vishay at twitter.com/vishayindust.

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.

TANTAMOUNT is a registered trademark of Vishay Intertechnology.

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