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AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

AVX Extends its Range of Space-Level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCs with Two New Case Sizes

Now available in seven case sizes spanning 0402 to 2220 with capacitance values & voltage ratings extending from 2.2nF – 22uF & 16-100V, AVX’s space-qualified BME MLCCs have the highest CV range of any ESCC MLCC currently available on the market   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 17, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has extended its range of space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) – the first range of ESCC BME MLCCs fully qualified for use in European, Asian, and American space market applications – with new 0402 and 2220 case sizes. Now available in seven case sizes spanning

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

AVX Releases Unique Three-Piece STRIPT™ Contact System for Linear LED & Coplanar PCB Connections

Initially developed for off-road vehicle lighting, the new 70-9159 STRIPT linking BTB contact system delivers a size-to-performance ratio & current handling capabilities unmatched by existing BTB & WTB solutions, & at a lower cost than traditional insulated connectors FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 11, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, developed a cost-effective, ultra-high-reliability, three-piece STRIPT™ contact system for linear LED and coplanar PCB connections in off-road vehicle lighting applications. Designed to absorb broad end-to-end mating tolerances, handle up to 20A of continuous current, and exhibit robust resistance to extreme shock, vibration, and temperatures, the new 70-9159 Series linking board-to-board (BTB) contact system consists of two low-profile,

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

AVX Now Qualified to Produce & Supply MIL-PRF-123 Capacitors at its Corporate Headquarters

Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series SMT MLCCs provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range of both general-purpose & stability-critical military & aerospace applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is now qualified to produce and supply MIL-PRF-123 capacitors at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, and has had its M123 Series ceramic chip capacitors added to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Qualified Parts List for MIL-PRF-123. Available in both BX and BP dielectrics, the new MIL-qualified M123 Series surface-mount, multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) provide proven, space-level-reliability solutions in a wide range

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

New High-Temperature, Max Capacitance Wet Electrolytic Tantalum Capacitor Series for 230°C Operation

Ideal for military, aerospace, industrial, & oil drilling equipment, the new high-CV TWA-X Series capacitors are resistant to mechanical shock & high-frequency vibration per MIL-STD-202 & are capable of up to 500-hour lifetimes at extreme temperatures & derated voltages. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 7, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has launched a new high-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series. Designed for use at 230°C, the new TWA-X Series wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors feature a high-capacitance cathode system that achieves high CV performance in standard case sizes and a hermetically sealed, welded tantalum can and header assembly that provides robust resistance against mechanical shock and high-frequency

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

AVX Extends New BTB Pin Jumper Series for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications With New Two-Position Pin Jumper

The new one- and two-position 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers offer drop-in replacements for existing jumpers with the added benefits of a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (June 6, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, extended its new series of pin jumpers for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications with a new two-position pin jumper. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop — which is both the first industrial poke-home connector

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

New High-Performance MLO Band-Pass Filters For RF/Microwave Applications

The new BP Series MLO® band-pass filters feature an ultralow profile of less than 0.556mm, support 18 pass bands spanning 620–5,930MHz, & exhibit excellent frequency response with low insertion loss, high out-of-band rejection, & steep roll-offs FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 3, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a new series of low-profile, high-performance band-pass filters based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high-density interconnect technology. The new BP Series MLO band-pass filters incorporate high-dielectric-constant and low-loss materials that are expansion matched to most organic PCB materials, providing improved reliability over standard silicon and ceramic devices, feature an ultralow profile of less than

New BTB Pin Jumpers for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications

New BTB Pin Jumpers for Maximum Tolerance Absorption in SSL & Industrial Applications

Although designed for use in conjunction with AVX’s new 2.5mm no-wire-stop 70-9296 Series STRIPT™poke-home contact, the new 10-9296 Series BTB pin jumpers are drop-in compatible with competitors’ jumpers & offer a shortened insulator, a unique insulator geometry that achieves watertight connections, & the only ~38mm pin length currently available FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 11, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released a new series of pin jumpers designed for board-to-board (BTB) and module-to-module connections in solid-state lighting (SSL) and other low-pin-count industrial applications. When used in conjunction with the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ horizontal, poke-home contact without a wire stop — which is both

The First Industrial Poke-Home Connector Available Without a Wire Stop

The First Industrial Poke-Home Connector Available Without a Wire Stop

Designed for use in SSL, industrial, & other ruggedized applications, the new 2.5mm 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ contacts accept an industry-leading range of wire gauges extending up to an unmatched 20AWG, provide maximum mechanical stability & wire retention strength, & effectively absorb variable PCB & module mating tolerances. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 9, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the first industrial poke-home connector available without a wire stop. The new 2.5mm poke-home contact – the latest addition to its 70-9296 Series STRIPT™ insulator-less, single-position, horizontal, poke-home contacts – combines a low profile with an industry-leading range of compatible wire gauges: 20-26AWG solid and stranded

New Ultra-Broadband Resistors

New Ultra-Broadband Resistors

The new, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) UBR Series ultra-broadband resistors feature a rugged construction, tight tolerances, & a 125mW power rating, & deliver excellent DC to 20GHz performance in a wide range of optoelectronic, automotive, telecom, broadband, & satellite communications applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 5, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the new UBR Series ultra-broadband resistors. The ruggedly constructed, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) ultra-broadband resistors are made with high-performance tantalum nitride (TaN) materials and utilize the company’s proprietary, automotive-qualified, glass-sandwich FLEXITERM® surface-mount technology, which provides an extra measure of protection against flexure damage during installation, as well as 100% laser

New T4Z Medical Series HRC4000 Tantalum Capacitors for Non-Critical Medical Devices

New T4Z Medical Series HRC4000 Tantalum Capacitors for Non-Critical Medical Devices

Manufactured in compliance with strict FDA regulations, the T4Z Medical Series delivers consistent, high-reliability performance with the lowest DCL values in the market (0.01CV down to 0.005CV) & offers short, stable lead-times extending to a maximum of eight weeks, providing an ideal alternative to commercial capacitors FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 22, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the new T4Z Medical Series HRC4000 medical-grade tantalum capacitors. Designed to replace commercial capacitors in the filtering, hold-up, and charging circuits of non-critical medical devices that require high-reliability and strict change control, including: implantable, non-life-sustaining devices, such as heart monitors, neurostimulators, insulin pumps, and temporary cardiac monitors;

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