IMS Introduces High-Voltage, Surface Mount Chip

February 4, 2013 10:16 am | by WDD Staff | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

International Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS) has introduced their line of HVI Series chip resistors especially suited for high-voltage applications and they feature  a nickel barrier layer for solder leach resistance and proprietary thick film architecture.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Variable Resistors | Test and Measurement, Power Meters

Stackpole's RNV14 is Ideal for High Voltage High Humidity Applications

February 1, 2013 10:25 am | by WDD | Product Releases | Comments

The RNV14 from Stackpole is a ¼ watt high-voltage, metal film resistor which, is able to withstand environments with high moisture. The high-voltage metal film element features a robust film and special protective coating that allows prolonged exposure to 200°C heat and humidity levels of 90% RH+.

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SMD Wirewound Resistor to Handle More Than 5W

January 25, 2013 10:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

By using very simple idea from their heatsink designs, Ohmite has developed an SMD wirewound resistor which meets a 5W plus power rating, providing a solution to a problem which has dogged resistor manufacturers for years. In the past, the goal was to use the epoxy molded construction process from which resistor manufacturers derived all other...

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Interference Filter Designed for Use on the DC Side of the Inverter in Photovoltaic Systems

January 22, 2013 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

SCHURTER presents its new 2300 A FMER SOL interference filter. In addition, the series is now offered without ground capacitors to safely prevent any leakage of current to ground. The series is designed for use on the DC side of the inverter in photovoltaic and other DC systems.


Snap-in Capacitors Include Higher Ripple Current Capability and Longer Useful Life

November 19, 2012 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK is offering two new 105° C snap-in series of EPCOS brand aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a very high ripple current capability and a longer useful life. The new B43545* series has a useful life is 5000 h, are available with rated voltages of 400 V DC and 450 V DC, and have capacitances of 82 µF to 820 µF.

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High-Voltage Chip Capacitors

November 15, 2012 3:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) is expanding its award-winning TCJ Series with two new high-voltage tantalum polymer chip capacitors. AVX’s new surface mount, tantalum polymer chip capacitors provide excellent capacitance and low ESR for a broad range of high-voltage applications, including telecommunications equipment, base stations, switching hubs, router, and line filters.

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Passive Copper and Active Optical QSFP-based Cable Assemblies

November 15, 2012 3:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

FCI (Etters, PA) has expanded the QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable) portion of its XLerate High Speed I/O product line offerings to include passive copper and active optical cable offerings that are fully compliant to the Infiniband FDR (Fourteen Data Rate - 14 Gb/s per channel) specification.

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Type BLC, High Energy Density DC Link Capacitors

October 10, 2012 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cornell Dubilier announces the release of its type BLC high energy density board mount DC link capacitors for medium power inverter systems. Type BLC capacitors are an excellent choice for demanding applications in inverters for wind and solar energy, electric vehicles, motor drives, UPS systems, and more.

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High-Quality Multilayer Organic Capacitors

October 5, 2012 9:19 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a 500 and 250VDC, 0603 case size surface mount capacitor capable of supporting frequencies ranging from 1 MHz to well above 5 GHz.  Designated the MLO3 Series, the advanced organic RF capacitors maintain high Q and high self-resonance while providing low ESR values at high frequencies.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Capacitors | Amplifiers, Other

Multilayer Chip Inductors Intended for High Frequency Applications

September 7, 2012 5:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has added a new series of multilayer chip inductors designed for impedance matching, RF chokes, and high frequency filters to its expansive portfolio of thin film, MLO, power, and conical inductors.  Designated the LCMC Series, the new multilayer chip inductors provide excellent Q, high SRF, a wide range of stable and accurate inductances, and tight tolerances down to 0.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Inductors

CSM Series Molded Current Sense Resistors

August 7, 2012 4:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CSM Series from Stackpole utilizes a metal alloy plate, which is protected by a thin molded package.   The CSM Series is offered in 2512 and 0603 sizes and further enhances the resistance value ranges that Stackpole offers in these two sizes.   The 2512 size adds the ability to achieve resistance values above 10 milliohms ranging from 2 milliohms to 100 milliohms with a TCR of 75 ppm.

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CSRF Series Current Sense Resistors Adds 0805 Chip Size

July 24, 2012 10:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

The CSRF series from Stackpole is a foil on ceramic carrier technology which can achieve lower resistance values than thick film technology and offers excellent TCR of as low as 50 ppm. The CSRF0805 is rated at 0.5 watts and is available in resistance values from 10 milliohms up to 100 milliohms, in 1% and 5% tolerances, and 50 ppm TCR.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Fixed Resistors | Passives, Variable Resistors

Increased Production of Motor Run and HID Lighting Capacitors

June 26, 2012 6:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cornell Dubilier announced today that its manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Mexico is poised to take on higher levels of production of both HID Lighting and Motor Run capacitors. CDE has been providing capacitors solutions for HID and motor-run applications for over 40 years. In 2004 CDE expanded its capacity with the purchase of York Capacitor in Winooski Vermont and transferred production to its Mexicali, Mexico facility to obtain a more favorable cost structure.

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Anti-surge Axial Leaded Resistors Adds Two Watt Power Rating

June 12, 2012 6:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole announced the addition of a mini 2 watt power rating to its ASR series of axial leaded anti-surge resistors. The ASRM2 is the same size as the ASR1, has the same working voltage rating of 4KV and overload voltage rating of 5KV, yet is rated for 2 watts of continuous power. The ASR series is designed to handle high voltage pulses of up to 10KV depending on size and resistance value, for thousands of pulse events.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Fixed Resistors | Passives, Variable Resistors

Lmax Series Inductors for Consumer and Industrial Power Applications

June 11, 2012 6:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation has expanded its line of thin film, multi-layer organic (MLO), and broadband wire-wound conical inductors to include a new series of shielded and non-shielded SMD power inductors. Designated the Lmax series, these inductors feature a wide inductance range, low DC resistance, and the high current values necessary for industrial applications.

LISTED UNDER: Consumer | Industrial | Passives, Inductors


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