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AVX Releases New Series-Connected Supercapactors With Optimal Pulse Power Handling Characteristics

AVX Releases New Series-Connected Supercapactors With Optimal Pulse Power Handling Characteristics

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 2, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of supercapacitor modules. Comprised of series-connected cylindrical, electrochemical, double-layer supercapacitors, the new SCM Series supercapacitor modules are currently available in two voltage ratings (5V and 5.4V), and exhibit optimal pulse power handling characteristics, including: high capacitance values (0.47F – 7.5F ±20% tolerance), low ESR (4mΩ – 300mΩ at 1,000KHz), low leakage (2µA – 1,000µA), high energy density (1 to 5.6Wh/kg), and long lifetime performance (50,000+ cycles). Designed to provide reliable hold-up, energy harvesting, and pulse power solutions, SCM Series modules can be used alone or in conjunction with primary or secondary batteries to provide extended

AVX Releases New Cylindrical Supercapacitor Series With Excellent Pulse Power Handling Characteristics

AVX Releases New Cylindrical Supercapacitor Series With Excellent Pulse Power Handling Characteristics

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 31, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of cylindrical, electrochemical, double-layer supercapacitors. Rated for 2.7V and delivering high capacitance values (1F – 3,000F), low ESR (0.16mΩ – 200mΩ at 1,000KHz), low leakage (6µA – 5,800µA), high energy density (1.2 to 5.6Wh/kg), and long lifetime performance (50,000+ cycles), the new SCC Series supercapacitors exhibit excellent pulse power handling characteristics, and can be used alone or in conjunction with primary or secondary batteries to provide extended backup time, longer battery life, and instantaneous pulse power as needed. Available in a wide range of case sizes with diameters spanning 6.3mm to 60mm, case lengths spanning

AVX Releases New Multilayer Organic Low Pass Filters With Best-In-Class Performance

AVX Releases New Multilayer Organic Low Pass Filters With Best-In-Class Performance

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 26, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of low profile, low pass filters with best-in-class performance. Based on AVX’s patented and proven multilayer organic (MLO®) high density interconnect technology, the new LP Series MLO low pass filters utilize a combination of high dielectric constant and low-loss materials to enable the fabrication of multilayer, stacked passive devices, such as inductors and capacitors, with high volumetric efficiency, high Q, and exceptional electrical performance. Designed to support both a wide frequency range (0.4GHz – 6.5GHz) and several wireless standards, LP Series low pass filters feature an ultralow 0.55mm height profile, and exhibit excellent isolation, low

AVX Announces Micro SIM Card Connectors With 33% More Signal Pins & A Shell Guide To Prevent Misinsertion

AVX Announces Micro SIM Card Connectors With 33% More Signal Pins & A Shell Guide To Prevent Misinsertion

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 10, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, and the only authorized supplier of Kyocera Electronic Devices to the Americas and Europe, announces the 5236 Series µSIM memory card connectors from Kyocera Connector Products. Available in both single- and dual-card versions, both of which share a common PCB layout and feature 33% more signal pins than comparable connectors — eight for the single and 16 for the double — 5236 Series connectors feature a shell guide mechanism that prevents incorrect card insertion and unwanted ejection, enabling the secure operation of µSIM cards in mobile electronics, including smartphones and tablet PCs. Compact and low profile, with a minimal 0.7mm pitch, the

AVX Releases New 750 MHz High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filter in Ultra Miniature 0805 Case

AVX Releases New 750 MHz High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filter in Ultra Miniature 0805 Case

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 6, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new 750MHz 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 spanning 746MHz – 756MHz, 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, the new 750MHz LP Series filter delivers excellent high frequency performance, and features an ultra miniature 0805 chip size with a rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly. “Wireless systems engineers rely on advanced electronic components, like our

AVX Adds 26VDC Components To Its Proven, Dual-Function TransFeed™ & TransFeed Automotive Series Varistors

AVX Adds 26VDC Components To Its Proven, Dual-Function TransFeed™ & TransFeed Automotive Series Varistors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 22, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has added new 26VDC components to its proven, dual-function TransFeed™ and TransFeed Automotive Series varistors, extending the series’ superlative EMI/RFI filtering and bi-directional ESD protection capabilities to an even broader range of applications, including: automobiles, power supplies, computers, medical instruments, smartphones, multimedia add-on cards, barcode scanners, remote terminals, transceivers, and test equipment. TransFeed and Transfeed Automotive Series multilayer varistors (MLVs) are transient voltage suppression (TVS) devices that combine the most beneficial electrical characteristics of AVX’s robust TransGuard® TVS devices with those of its proven feedthru capacitors in a unique 0805 single-chip solution that responds to transient events faster than any other TVS

AVX Announces The 6411 Series PCI Express® M.2 Connectors From Kyocera Connector Products

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 8, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, and the only authorized supplier of Kyocera Electronic Devices to the Americas and Europe, announces the 6411 Series PCI Express® M.2 connectors from Kyocera Connector Products®. Compatible with the new M.2 specification developed by the Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG), 6411 Series PCI Express connectors support multiple functions with high-speed signal integrity on a single card, effectively contributing to thinner and lighter notebook and mobile computers, including Ultrabook™ and tablet PCs. Designed to support high-speed, high-integrity PCIe Gen 3, USB 3.0, and SATA 3.0 signal transmissions for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, solid state drive (SSDs), global navigation satellite system (GNSS), near field

AVX Releases New 2.9GHz High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filter in Ultra Miniature 0805 Case

AVX Releases New 2.9GHz High Performance, Low Pass Integrated Thin Film Filter in Ultra Miniature 0805 Case

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 3, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new 2.9GHz 0805 high performance, low pass integrated thin film (ITF) SMD filter that exhibits low insertion loss and extremely sharp roll-off in high frequency (1.7GHz – 2.9GHz) 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, the new 2.9GHz filter delivers excellent high frequency performance, and features an ultra miniature 0805 chip size with a rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly. “Wireless electronics engineers are constantly challenged to create smaller end products, and rely

AVX Adds A Locking Plug To Its Single Two-Piece Contact Series For Board-To-Board Applications

AVX Adds A Locking Plug To Its Single Two-Piece Contact Series For Board-To-Board Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 25, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has added a locking plug to its low-profile 70-9159 Series single two-piece contacts for high current, coplanar PCB mating applications, which deliver the industry’s smallest profile capable of supporting a full 5A. The latest addition to AVX’s revolutionary, robust, and cost-effective portfolio of STRIPT™ insulator-less single contact solutions, the new 70-9159 Series locking plug contact features a positive latching mechanism that effectively replaces costly thermal adhesives, unreliable hand soldering, and large, light-blocking connectors in low-cost linear LED lighting, and a variety of other commercial and industrial coplanar and extended card applications. Based on AVX’s market-proven 9159 Series gold-plated beryllium-copper (BeCu) spring contact

AVX Announces STRIPT™ Connectors

AVX Announces STRIPT™ Connectors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 18, 2016) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has renamed its revolutionary single contact technology. Introduced to the market in early 2011 as naked connector technology, AVX’s broad range of robust, insulator-less single contacts will now be sold as STRIPT™ connectors. STRIPT connectors are UL-certified single contacts that deliver the same performance as complete connector solutions without the additional space required by and assembly costs associated with a plastic insulator, effectively bridging the gap between hand soldering and one- and two-piece connector solutions. Based on unique board-to-board (BTB) and wire-to-board (WTB) single-contact designs pioneered by AVX, and constructed with premium base contact materials, STRIPT connectors enable engineers to meet stringent