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AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2017 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

AVX to Present & Exhibit at the 2017 Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition

Invited to present two technical papers, teach an in-depth training seminar, & chair a technical session, AVX’s presence at CMSE 2017 is a testament to its dedication to the design & development of advanced military & space electronics FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 23, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, will deliver two technical presentations, teach a training seminar, and exhibit at the 21st annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference & Exhibition (CMSE 2017), which will take place April 11–13, 2017 at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles. Recognized as the most comprehensive conference dedicated to successful practices for the use of both military and COTS components in military and

AVX Extends New High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters

AVX Extends New High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters

The new LP Series filters exhibit low insertion loss & extremely sharp roll-off, delivering excellent high frequency performance in wireless applications including: mobile communications systems, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, & wireless LANs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 21, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released new 1800, 1900, 2400, 2900, 3500, and 4000 MHz 0805 high performance, low pass integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filter that exhibits low insertion loss and extremely sharp roll-off in high frequency wireless applications including: mobile communications systems, microcell and picocell base stations, satellite TV receivers, global positioning systems (GPS), vehicle location systems, and wireless large area networks (LANs). Based on thin film multilayer technology,

AVX To Launch New EV/HEV Capacitors at APEC 2017

AVX To Launch New EV/HEV Capacitors at APEC 2017

In addition to releasing two new capacitor series, AVX will also promote its vast portfolio of advanced passive components for low- to high-power applications, as well as the various design tools they offer to ensure more first-pass design successes FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 7, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, will launch two new capacitor series for EV/HEV applications during its exposition at this year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC 2017), which will take place March 26 – 30 in Tampa, Florida. In addition to releasing the new FHC1 and FHC2 Series capacitors, which were especially designed for use in conjunction with IGBT modules to prevent ripple currents from

New Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series Thin Film Chip Capacitors for Signal & Power Applications

New Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series Thin Film Chip Capacitors for Signal & Power Applications

Qualified to AEC-Q200, the new Automotive Grade Accu-P Series SMD capacitors deliver the industry’s tightest capacitive tolerances, in addition to exceptionally repeatable performance, extremely high stability, & remarkably low ESR & high Q at high frequencies FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 9, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of SMD thin film chip capacitors especially designed to meet demanding performance specifications in automotive signal and power applications. Qualified to AEC-Q200, AVX’s new Automotive Grade Accu-P® Series capacitors deliver the tightest tolerances of any capacitor available on today’s market (down to ±0.01pF), in addition to exceptionally repeatable performance, remarkably low ESR and high Q at high frequencies (including

New Multilayer Organic (MLO®) High Pass Filters for Wireless Applications

New Multilayer Organic (MLO®) High Pass Filters for Wireless Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 6, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of low profile, high pass filters with best-in-class performance. Based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high density interconnect technology, the new HF Series MLO high pass filters utilize high dielectric constant and low loss materials to help engineers integrate high Q passive printed elements, such as inductors and capacitors, in multilayer stacks with land grid array surface mount packaging that’s expansion-matched to most organic printed circuit board materials, providing improved reliability over standard silicon and ceramic devices. Exhibiting low insertion loss, excellent rejection of out of band frequencies, low parasitics, favorable heat

New Series of 15W High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters with a Frequency Range Spanning 512-1800MHz

New Series of 15W High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters with a Frequency Range Spanning 512-1800MHz

The new LP Series filters feature a miniature 2816 chip size with a maximum height of 1mm, exhibit low insertion loss & extremely sharp attenuation, & deliver excellent high frequency performance in wireless applications across several frequency bands FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 23, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of 15W high performance, low pass integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filters that exhibit low insertion loss and extremely sharp attenuation in high frequency wireless applications spanning 512MHz to 1,800MHz. Featuring a miniature 2816 chip size with a maximum height profile of 1mm, and a rugged construction based on thin film multilayer technology and designed for reliable automatic assembly,

New Vertical Poke-Home Connector Carefully Tooled to Compete Against Hand Soldering in 18AWG Applications

New Vertical Poke-Home Connector Carefully Tooled to Compete Against Hand Soldering in 18AWG Applications

The new 58-9296 Series single position, vertical poke-home connectors are the first reliable, compact, & cost-effective alternative to hand soldering in high volume, 18AWG applications with perpendicular terminations & limited board space, including: power supplies, LED drivers, & industrial motor controls FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 17, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the first vertical connector capable of successfully bridging the gap between inexpensive, but wildly inconsistent hand soldering processes and expensive, but exceedingly reliable two-piece connector systems in high volume, 18AWG applications with perpendicular terminations and limited board space, including: power supplies, LED drivers, and industrial and motor controls. Carefully tooled to effectively compete against hand soldering processes,

AVX Announces Wide-Ranging Additions to its 3D Model Design Tool for Polymer, Tantalum, & Niobium Oxide Capacitors

AVX Announces Wide-Ranging Additions to its 3D Model Design Tool for Polymer, Tantalum, & Niobium Oxide Capacitors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 14, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, announces wide-ranging additions to its 3D model design tool for polymer, tantalum, and niobium oxide capacitors. Now featuring a broad range of 3D CAD drawings for conformal, hermetic, and wet tantalum capacitors, as well as new SMD footprints and profiles, the newly expanded 3D Model design library allows engineers to visually simulate and preemptively test PCB layout and ensure that populated PCBs will fit within planned enclosures. These capabilities effectively eliminate the need for 2D mockups and significantly reduce the risk of board redesign prior to fabrication, both of which enable reduced design cycle durations and valuable cost savings. New

AVX Expands Professional Conductive Polymer Chip Capacitor Series With Range Extensions & Upgrade

AVX Expands Professional Conductive Polymer Chip Capacitor Series With Range Extensions & Upgrade

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 12, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has extended and upgraded its TCR Series professional conductive polymer chip capacitors with new case sizes, capacitance values, and voltage ratings, a higher maximum operating temperature, enhanced performance capabilities in humid environments, MIL-STD-202 mechanical shock and vibration qualification, and improved reliability. Based on AVX’s robust conductive polymer electrode technology — the materials, construction, and processing of which has been optimized for utmost stability — TCR Series capacitors deliver reliable, long lifetime performance in DC/DC converter applications throughout the telecommunications, industrial, and avionics industries, and, under recommended use conditions, display a more benign failure mode than traditional SMD electrolytic capacitors. “Our

AVX Releases A New Series of COTS Plus Polymer Solid Electrolytic Multianode Chip Capacitors

AVX Releases A New Series of COTS Plus Polymer Solid Electrolytic Multianode Chip Capacitors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 8, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new high-reliability TCS Series COTS Plus polymer solid electrolytic multianode chip capacitors. Designed for demanding, long-lifetime DC/DC converter applications in telecommunications, industrial, and avionics electronics, TCS Series capacitors feature a robust design consisting of parallel capacitor segments with conductive polymer electrodes in a single package. Combining rugged construction with optimized anode design and materials, the COTS Plus TCS Series delivers very low ESR values (12mΩ), low leakage current (0.1CV), high volumetric efficiency (with capacitance ratings spanning 470µF to 1000µF), high frequency capacitance retention, stable performance characteristics, and a more benign failure mode than traditional SMD electrolytic capacitors under recommended

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