Capacitors Last 200K Hours

December 12, 2008 9:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Performing at up to 105°C, Epcos’ DC Link HD (B3277*) and DC Link HP (B3267*) Series MKP link circuit capacitors demonstrate a service life of up to 200,000 hours. The self-healing HD Series offers capacitance values from 1.5 µF and 110 µF, ESR down to 3 mOhm, ESL of 10 nH, and ripple current capability of up to 20 A at 70°C and 10 kHz in a voltage range from 450 VDC to 1,300 VDC in frequency converters up to

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VCO Operates from 2,269 to 2,580 MHz

December 11, 2008 11:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a typical phase noise of -107 dBc/Hz at 10-KHz offset, Crystek's CVCO55CC-2269-2580 VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) operates from 2,269 MHz to 2,580 MHz using a control voltage from 0.5 V to ~16 V. The 0.5-in.² SMT device accepts 8 V at 35 mA and has an output power of +5.0 dBm (typ).

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OCXOs Exhibit Small Footprint

December 11, 2008 9:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Coming in hermetically-sealed and SMT packaging, respectively, Vectron International’s OX-500 and OX-501 oven-controlled crystal oscillators (OCXOs) measure 9 mm × 14 mm. The OX-500 presents a temperature stability of better than ±25 ppb in military, wireline, wireless, and test and measurement applications. The OX-501 offers temperature stability better than ±30 ppb (SC-Cut version) and ±100 ppb (AT-Cut version) in

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ESD Protection Diodes Possess 0.18-mm² Footprint

December 10, 2008 9:11 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

Matching the 0201 outline, STMicroelectronics’ ESDALCxx-1U2 family of ESD protection diodes have a footprint of 0.3 mm × 0.6 mm. The ESDALC3V9-1U2, ESDALC6V1-1U2, and ESDALC14V2-1U2 units offer a breakdown voltage of 3.9 V, 6.1 V, and

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Gas Discharge Tubes Demonstrate Low Capacitance

December 9, 2008 8:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Protecting sensitive datacom and telecom equipment from transient surge voltage damage from lighting strikes and equipment switching operations, Tyco Electronics’ R Series gas discharge tubes (GDTs) exhibit capacitance values as low as 0.5 pF. The SMT components offer a voltage range from 75 V to 600 V, sizes from 3 mm to 8 mm, 2- or 3-

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ESD Arrays Exhibit Low Capacitance and Leakage Current

December 9, 2008 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

With a typical capacitance of 0.7 pF and a maximum leakage current as low as 0.085 µA, the VBUS053AZ-HAF ESD-protection array from Vishay guards USB-OTG ports against transient voltage signals. The device provides three lines of USB ESD protection at a 5.5-V working voltage, and one line of VBUS protection

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Power Inductors Present Wide Inductance Range

December 8, 2008 7:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering 10 case sizes from 9 mm² to 64 mm², NIC Components’ NPIS_L Series shielded SMT power inductors demonstrate inductance values from 0.800 µH to ~220 µH in ±20% (M) and ±30% (Y) inductance tolerance. The devices present IRMS current ratings from 1.400 A to 7.800 A, an operating temperature range from -25°C to ~120°C (80°C operation at rated IRMS current), DC resistance from 0.006 Ohm to ~4 Ohm, and Sn-Ag-Cu

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SMT Aluminum Capacitors Handle High Temperatures

December 4, 2008 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Using a features a non-solid, self-healing electrolyte as well as a heat-resistant pad and molded baseplate, the ECL series of polarized aluminum electrolytic capacitors from Vishay Intertechnology can operate at temperatures as high as 105°C. Available in capacitance values from 10 µF to 1500 µF over a voltage range from 6.3 V to 100 V, the capacitors’ features include an impedance Z down to 90 mO at 100 kHz and a ripple current of 670 mA (at

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MLCCs Exhibit Wide Capacitance Range

December 3, 2008 8:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering case sizes from 0402 to 1812, Novacap’s X7R and X5R Series MLCCs demonstrate capacitance values ranging from 100 pF to 100 µF in filter applications. The devices have the ability to stack into an array with capacitors, resistors, and inductors, screen for optimum reliability in MIL PRF levels (Group A, Group B, Group C tests) in capacitor groups, and

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VCO Performs to 4,442 MHz

December 1, 2008 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presenting a control voltage range from 0.1 V to ~16 V, Crystek’s CVCO55CC-4267-4442 VCO operates from 4,267 MHz to 4,442 MHz with an input voltage of 8 V. The 0.5” × 0.5” SMT oscillator exhibits a typical phase noise of -104 dBc/Hz at an offset of 10 KHz, typical output power of 5 dBm, and a maximum current consumption of 40 mA. The component

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Designer Kit Contains ESD Protection Diodes

November 26, 2008 7:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Working in high-speed I/O ports and systems requiring 30-kV contact discharge protection when tested to IEC61000 specifications, OnChip Devices’ OC-ESD-DK1 ESD protection diode designer kit comes with 12 different ESD protection diode products. The box consists of TVS devices, I/O port-specific products, 30-kV contact ESD protection diodes, and

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SSXOs Require Less than 10 mA

November 25, 2008 10:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Complying with EMI requirements, Pericom Semiconductor’s M-Series spread spectrum crystal oscillators (SSXOs) present a power supply requirement of <10 mA from a 2.500-V or 3.300-V power supply. The ceramic-packaged components offer package sizes of 7 mm × 5 mm (MK), 5 mm × 3.200 mm (MD), and 3.200 mm × 2.500 mm (MN), and operating frequencies

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PoE Splitter Powers Heaters or Illuminators

November 25, 2008 5:43 am | Phihong | Product Releases | Comments

Providing 12 V at 1.75 A for powering heaters or illuminators, the POE21-120F Power-over-Ethernet splitter from Phihong can forward IEEE802.3at/af power and data to video surveillance cameras. The 12-VDC out Gigabit-compatible splitter works with any Ultra PoE midspan with the same detection and overload features specified in IEEE 802.3af standards

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Suppressor Delivers Filtering and Clamping

November 24, 2008 6:40 am | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Combining stacked capacitors and multilayer varistors, AVX’s CapGuard transient voltage suppressor (TVS) demonstrates broadband off-state EMI filtering and bi-directional transient clamping. The component offers energy ratings of 1.2 joules and 1.5 joules, parallel capacitance values from 10 nF to 33 nF, and operating temperatures from -55°C to 125°C. The product exhibits working voltages of 18 VDC, 26 VDC, 30 VDC, and 48 VDC, and

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S-Band VCO Operates to 2,450 MHz

November 24, 2008 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering a tuning voltage range from 0.50 VDC to 4.50 VDC, Z-Communications' V804ME14-LF S-band VCO performs from 2,300 MHz to 2,450 MHz in broadcast system applications. The RoHS-compliant unit exhibits a typical phase noise of -99 dBc/Hz at 10-KHz offset, a typical tuning sensitivity of 52 MHz/V, and typical second harmonic suppression of -20 dBc. The 0.50" × 0.50" × 0.13" MINI-packaged oscillator shows typical output power of

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