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AVX Extends its Portfolio of High-Performance, Low-Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters With Six New 8W, 1206 Chip-Size Solutions Spanning 700MHz to 3.8GHz

AVX Extends its Portfolio of High-Performance, Low-Pass Integrated Thin Film Filters With Six New 8W, 1206 Chip-Size Solutions Spanning 700MHz to 3.8GHz

The new low-profile 1206 LP Series filters deliver excellent high-frequency performance with low insertion loss & extremely sharp attenuation in a wide range of high-frequency wireless applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 30, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has extended its portfolio of high-performance, low-pass integrated thin film (ITF) filters with the release of six new 8W LP Series filters in miniature 1206 chip sizes with low maximum height profiles of 0.97mm. Based on proven thin film multilayer technology, the new SMD filters deliver excellent high-frequency performance with low insertion loss and extremely sharp attenuation in wireless applications with frequencies spanning 700MHz to 3.8GHz, including: military and mobile communications

AVX Adds New Case Size & Codes to its Automotive-Grade TRM Professional Series Ultralow-ESR Tantalum Capacitors

AVX Adds New Case Size & Codes to its Automotive-Grade TRM Professional Series Ultralow-ESR Tantalum Capacitors

Designed for demanding, high-reliability applications, TRM Professional Series multianode tantalum capacitors meet AEC-Q200 requirements & offer capacitance values spanning 4.7–1,500µF, voltage ratings spanning 2.5–50V, & ultralow ESR values extending from 18mΩ at 100kHz FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 29, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has added a new “U” case (EIA Metric 7361-43) to its TRM Professional Series multianode, ultralow-ESR tantalum capacitors, extending the range with several new ratings designed to address the demands of an ever-expanding scope of high-reliability automotive, military, medical, aerospace, and industrial applications. These volumetrically efficient surface-mount, J-lead capacitors are now available in “U” case, “E” case (EIA Metric 7343-43), and “D” case (EIA Metric

AVX Releases A New Series of Tall Board-to-Board Stacker Connectors

AVX Releases A New Series of Tall Board-to-Board Stacker Connectors

The new single-piece 00-9148 Series connectors are cost effective, reliable, & robust, & help reduce tolerance accumulation in a variety of demanding applications across the automotive, consumer, medical, & industrial markets FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 25, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has released a new series of tall board-to-board stacker connectors. The new 00-9148 Series tall stacker connectors are cost-effective, reliable, and robust; exhibit excellent resistance to shock and vibration; and help reduce tolerance accumulation in a variety of demanding applications across the automotive, consumer, medical, and industrial markets. The single-piece connectors also reduce assembly time and shorten BOM lists, and feature a double-row design with an 8mm

AVX Expands its 0805 High-Performance, Low Pass LP Series Integrated Thin Film Filters by Elevenfold

AVX Expands its 0805 High-Performance, Low Pass LP Series Integrated Thin Film Filters by Elevenfold

Now available in 12 variants spanning 700–4,000MHz, LP Series filters exhibit low insertion loss, extremely sharp roll-off, & excellent high-frequency performance ideally suited for wireless applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 24, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, sensors, controls, and interconnect solutions, has added 11 new frequencies to its 0805 high-performance, low-pass LP Series integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filters. Now available in 700, 750, 780, 942, 1000, 1250, 1800, 1900, 2400, 2900, 3500, and 4000MHz variants, the 0805 filters are compact and low-profile — measuring just 2.03 x 1.55 x 0.80mm ±0.10mm (l x w x h) — and exhibit low insertion loss and extremely sharp roll-off ideally suited for a broad range

New Accu-L® Series Thin Film Chip Inductors for Automotive Signal & Power Applications

New Accu-L® Series Thin Film Chip Inductors for Automotive Signal & Power Applications

Qualified to AEC-Q200, the new, low-profile, 0402 & 0805 Accu-L Series inductors deliver ultra-tight inductance tolerances, in addition to: RF power capabilities, high Q, high SRF, low DC resistance, & outstanding high-frequency performance from 450-2,400MHz. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 22, 2018) -AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has released a new series of thin film multilayer chip inductors especially designed to meet demanding performance specifications in automotive signal and power applications. Qualified to AEC-Q200, the new automotive grade Accu-L® Series inductors exhibit ultra-tight inductance tolerances down to ±0.05nH, in addition to: RF power capabilities, high Q, high self-resonant frequency (SRF), low DC resistance (Rdc), and outstanding high-frequency performance from 450MHz to

AVX To Present Paper on Advances In High-Reliability Conductive Polymer Capacitors at MRQW 2018

AVX To Present Paper on Advances In High-Reliability Conductive Polymer Capacitors at MRQW 2018

The 2018 Microelectronics Reliability & Qualification Working Meeting (MRQW) will take place February 6–8 & will address various topics concerning the reliability & qualification of microelectronics targeted for use in space systems FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 18, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, will present a technical paper about advances in high-reliability conductive polymer capacitors for space applications at the 2018 Microelectronics Reliability and Qualification Working Meeting (MRQW), which will take place February 6–8 in El Segundo, California. Sponsored by The Aerospace Corporation, supported by NASA and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and designed for reliability engineers, radiation-effects engineers, and microelectronic technology developers and parts procurement professionals, MRQW provides a forum for

AVX Releases High-Value Resistors

AVX Releases High-Value Resistors

Ideal for use in MCMs, bias networks, & a variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, & test & measurement equipment, the new HR Series resistors deliver robust performance in a small EIA 0402 outline enabled with FLEXITERM® surface mount technology FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new HR Series high-value resistors. Featuring a glass wafer sandwich package enabled with AVX’s proprietary, automotive- and medically-qualified FLEXITERM® surface-mount termination technology in a small EIA 0402 outline, the new HR Series high-value resistors provide an extra margin against flexure damage during installation. Ruggedly constructed from high-quality materials that yield excellent performance in small sizes, the series offers:

AVX Extends its Space-Qualified ESCC QPL 3009 Series With New 200V X7R PME MLCCs

AVX Extends its Space-Qualified ESCC QPL 3009 Series With New 200V X7R PME MLCCs

The new 200V ESCC QPL 3009 PME MLCCs provide critical PCB space savings & component weight reductions over stacked ceramic capacitors & performance improvements over 100V MIL-PRF capacitors in mil/aero applications including: space launchers, satellite communications, & power supplies FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 16, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has extended its space-qualified ESCC QPL 3009 Series X7R multilayer ceramic surface-mount capacitors with new 200V PME MLCCs in 0805–2220 case sizes. Compact, lightweight, and currently available with capacitance values spanning 330pF – 330nF, the new 200V ESCC QPL 3009 PME MLCCs deliver significant performance improvements over 200V MIL-PRF stacked ceramic capacitors and 100V MIL-PRF surface mount products in 100V circuits

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ethertronics

AVX Corporation Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ethertronics

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ethertronics Inc., a privately held manufacturer of passive and active antenna systems. Ethertronics is a leader in advanced antenna system technology and manufactures antenna products for wireless applications such as mobile phones, Wi-Fi, defense, aerospace, medical, and Internet of Things. John Sarvis, President and Chief Executive Officer of AVX Corporation, stated, “The addition of Ethertronics is an exciting opportunity for AVX as we expand our extensive electronic product offering into a new arena. Ethertronics is a premier brand that we are proud to add to the AVX family. The combination of AVX and Ethertronics offers exciting growth potential for the years

New Vertical, Poke-Home, Wire-to-Board Connectors for Discrete 18-22AWG Wire

New Vertical, Poke-Home, Wire-to-Board Connectors for Discrete 18-22AWG Wire

The new 00-9296 Series connectors deliver simple, robust, repeatable, & cost-effective wire terminations designed to replace hand-soldered connections & two-piece connectors in industrial, commercial, smart grid, & SSL applications with densely-populated PCBs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 15, 2017) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has extended its range of vertical wire-to-board (WTB) connector solutions with the release of the new 00-9296 Series single-position, vertical, top-entry, poke-home connectors for discrete 18–22AWG solid or stranded wire. The new 00-9296 Series connectors deliver simple, robust, repeatable, and cost-effective wire terminations designed to replace both labor-intensive and inconsistent hand-soldered connections, as well as costly, two-piece connector solutions in perpendicular, low-pin-count industrial, commercial, smart grid, and SSL