RMCP Series of High Power Thick Film Chip Resistors

May 31, 2012 11:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

The RMCP Series from Stackpole is a high power thick film chip resistor series that allows power system design engineers to downsize current designs without sacrificing power handling.  For example, the RMCP0603 has a 1/8 watt power rating, which is equivalent to the power rating for standard commercial 0805 size chip resistors.

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New Electrical Double-layer Capacitors Offer a Longer Life Cycle

May 31, 2012 6:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Americas today announced the addition of the DMG series to the company's line of thin, low-resistance, electrical double-layer capacitors (EDLCs).  The DMG supercapacitors, which provide high power back-up, achieve high reliability with a five-year life span at 70°C, making them an ideal choice for enterprise solid state drive (SSD) manufacturers and telecom last gasp applications.

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RNF Series Metal Film Leaded Resistors

May 15, 2012 6:34 am | by Applications for the RNF Series include precision controls and instrumentation, test equipment, precision monitoring equipment such as needed medical applications, high speed data and voice communications, and vision and optical control systems. | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole has expanded their popular RNF Series of metal film axial leaded resistors and is now able to support tolerances as tight as ±0.05% and TCR values as low as 10 ppm.  The available resistance range is 100 ohms to 100K ohms and is available in 1/8 and 1/4 watt sizes.  This expansion greatly enhances the usability of the RNF Series for precision applications.

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TriQuint's New 2G 3G 4G Base Station RF Filters Lower Insertion Loss, Handle More Power

April 5, 2012 8:49 am | by Posted Ron M. Seidel, Editorial Intern April 5, 2012 | Product Releases | Comments

New BTS RF SAWs Simplify RF Design in Advanced LTE & WCDMA Networks TriQuint Semiconductor has released three new RF SAW filters that can cost-effectively improve performance in 3G / 4G network infrastructure and legacy system applications. TriQuint is focused on bringing performance innovation to the essential building blocks of global networks.


EM Microelectronic Announces New UHF Battery-Assisted Passive

March 28, 2012 6:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

The EM4325 is ideal for real-time monitoring of perishables or as an EPC™ Gen2 RFID interface or modem for embedded applications EM Microelectronic has announced the EM4325, a versatile and multipurpose, battery-assisted passive (BAP) RFID chip with integrated temperature sensor. This facilitates the expansion of established UHF RFID applications by offering longer read range, increased communication robustness and more configuration options and interface capabilities for auxiliary functions.

LISTED UNDER: Passives, Capacitors | Power, Batteries | Power, Battery

New Line Of SMD Power Inductors

March 23, 2012 10:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Signal Transformer (a subsidiary of Bel Fuse Inc.), a leading manufacturer of standard and custom power transformers and high frequency magnetics, and Digi-Key Corporation, known by design engineers to have the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement under which Digi-Key will distribute Signal's 150+ new series of SMD wire wound inductors to customers worldwide.

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High Reliability DC Link Power Film Capacitors

February 23, 2012 4:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ideal for Power Inverter Applications Requiring Superior Life Expectancy Under Harsh Operating Conditions Richardson RFPD has announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a line of high reliability DC link power film capacitors from Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products ("Spectrum").

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Over 150 New Series of SMD Power Inductors

February 1, 2012 10:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Signal Transformer announced the addition of over 150 series of SMD wire wound inductors to complement their offerings of standard and custom power transformers and high frequency magnetics. The new RoHS- compliant and PB-free series provide OEMs/ODMs with cost-effective solutions to an array of space-constrained applications requiring a wide range of inductance and high current.

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RF Chip Inductors Address MIL-PRF-83446

January 10, 2012 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gowanda Electronics announced that the company recently achieved qualification to the military’s MIL-PRF-83446 (/36A and /37A) for its ML0603 and ML0805 series of RF surface mount wirewound ceramic core chip inductors. These are said to be the first series in the industry to address the market need for Qualified Product List (QPL) inductors which meet this particular Department of Defense specification.

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Low Capacitance Resistors Offer a Compact, Rugged Solution

January 9, 2012 10:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative Power Products is pleased to introduce new resistors to their line of Low Capacitance Resistive products. These components are used to lower the parasitic capacitance in RF Power Combiners or feedback resistors. Our resistors come in standard and custom values to support many applications and typical delivery for standard values is 1 – 2 weeks.

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Three-line Filters for Frequency Converters Tout Cost-effective Design

December 22, 2011 7:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC announced a new series of EPCOS 3-line EMC filters for frequency converters and other power electronics applications. The use of improved materials has led to a particularly cost-effective design of these input filters, according to the company. All types of the B84143*166 Series have UL/CSA approval and are designed for currents of 10 A, 20 A or 35 A at rated voltages of 520 V or 300 V AC.


Compact Three-phase EMI Filters Suppress EMI Emissions

November 4, 2011 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

LCR Electronics now offers the 096C series filters for high current three-phase applications. The 096C series features high inductance common mode coils to increase filter attenuation performance. Designed to handle currents from 250 A to 800 A at 50°C, these filters are ideal for high current applications such as solar and wind power inverters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), battery chargers, CNC machines, injection molding and electrical discharge machining (EDM) equipment.


Higher Rating Achieved on RF Inductors for Military Market

November 4, 2011 9:31 am | by Posted Janine E. Mooney, Editor November 4, 2011 | Product Releases | Comments

Gowanda Electronics announced that the company recently achieved failure rate Level P for its MIL-PRF-39010 RF Inductors – ER10M Series and ER17S Series. These thru-hole series meet the military’s Qualified Product List (QPL) requirements for Established Reliability (ER). Such approval requires extensive life testing of electrical, environmental, mechanical and thermal performance.

LISTED UNDER: Military-Aerospace | Passives, Inductors

Power Inductors Tout Low Height and DCR Values

November 4, 2011 4:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Total Frequency Control has released a family of high-current smt power inductors (type UPI A 1004) presented as having the lowest height and minimum DCR values in this package footprint (11.8 x 10.5 mm). The 4.2mm-high shielded devices can handle high transient spikes without saturation.

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Surface Mount Power Inductors Offer Lowest DC Resistance

October 20, 2011 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions today announced the 6000A and 6000B series of surface mount power inductors. Designed for energy storage, input or output filtering and DC/DC converter applications, these compact inductors offer what is believed to be the lowest DC resistance values currently available. Both series can accommodate high current throughput and offer a wide range of inductance values.

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