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AVX Announces Sponsorship of Formula-E Racing Team

AVX Announces Sponsorship of Formula-E Racing Team

AVX puts the pedal to the metal in its latest effort to promote increased environmental sustainability, partnering with Mouser, TTI, & Molex to sponsor the GEOX DRAGON racing team for Season 5 of the world’s first & only all-electric automotive racing series FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 14, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is sponsoring the GEOX DRAGON Formula-E racing team in partnership with Mouser Electronics, TTI, Inc., and Molex. The world’s first and only racing series with all-electric vehicles, the ABB FIA Formula-E Championship is a fusion of engineering, technology, sport, science, design, music, and entertainment — all firmly rooted in the three core values

Corporate Headquarters Goes Green

Corporate Headquarters Goes Green

With 2,700 PV modules projected to produce an annual output of 1.3GWh of power, the new solar energy parking canopy at AVX headquarters offers significant cost savings & environmental benefits.   FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 12, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, recently installed a 908kW solar energy parking canopy at its corporate headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. Consisting of 2,700 PV modules, the installation boasts a projected annual output of 1.3GWh of clean, green power, which is equivalent to the amount of power generated by more than one million pounds of burned coal. The new solar energy parking canopy will provide AVX with financial

New Portable Millimeter Wave Measurement System from Ethertronics®

New Portable Millimeter Wave Measurement System from Ethertronics®

The new ETH-MMW-1000 provides a compact, cost-effective, extremely accurate, & easily adaptable solution for testing 5G antennas & other devices at millimeter wave frequencies spanning 18-75+GHz in a wide range of laboratory & production environments. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 23, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, announced that Ethertronics, an AVX Group Company, has released the new Ethertronics® ETH-MMW-1000 Millimeter Measurement System: a compact, cost-effective, extremely accurate, and easily adaptable portable solution for testing 5G antennas and other devices at millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies. Suitable for all mmWave system development and validation – including 5G communications, telecom industry research and development, university research, and other mobile

New Ultra-Miniature, Thin-Film Transmission Line Capacitors for High-Performance Microwave & RF Applications

New Ultra-Miniature, Thin-Film Transmission Line Capacitors for High-Performance Microwave & RF Applications

The new capacitors have a novel metal-insulator-metal (MIM) structure & a wide range of capacitance values, & are developed using a high-frequency structure simulator (HFSS) to deliver the highest possible RF performance & reliability. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 2, 2019) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, introduced a new line of ultraminiature, thin-film transmission line capacitors for high-frequency links, DC blocking in the UHF range (300MHz – 3GHz), and other high-performance microwave and RF applications. The new capacitors have a novel metal-insulator-metal (MIM) structure, copper traces for optimal circuit conductivity, a transmission line wire-bond pad, and a gold-metallized backside ground, and can be supplied on a variety

Miniaturization and Advances of Bulk Head Mounted EMI Filters

End systems are evolving at faster paces and typically involve a common theme where increasingly complex electronic content have to work at faster speeds, in smaller packages, powered by lower voltages. That trend shows little sign of slowing since the sub-components used in creating systems, whether passive device or active, are shrinking due to improved material purity, new device processing and advances in manufacturing. Passive Components Blog powered by EPCI December 18, 2018 https://passive-components.eu/miniaturization-and-advances-of-bulk-head-mounted-emi-filters/

New Insulator to the Industry’s Only 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series to Further Expand Application Suitability

New Insulator to the Industry’s Only 2.55mm-Profile IDC Series to Further Expand Application Suitability

The one- to four-position 9176-800 Series low-profile IDCs now accommodate 22–28AWG to deliver high-reliability performance in an expanded range of space-constrained, harsh-environment industrial, medical, & transportation applications FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 12, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has added a new insulator to its 9176-800 Series low-profile insulation displacement connectors (IDCs) — the first and currently only industrial IDCs available in a 2.55mm profile — to accommodate an additional wire gauge and further expand application suitability. Now available in one to four positions in each of four wire gauges, the series’ redundant, fatigue-resistant phosphor bronze contacts provide high-reliability, gas-tight, cold-welded connections for discrete 22, 24,

AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

AVX is exhibiting at electronica 2018

Visit AVX & subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, & ATC in Hall B6, Booth 223 & Hall C3, Booth 500 November 13-16 in Munich FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 8, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is showcasing its vast portfolio of proven products for demanding automotive, medical, military, aerospace, industrial, and consumer market applications at electronica 2018 , November 13-16 in Munich. AVX is exhibiting alongside subsidiaries Ethertronics, AB Elektronik, and ATC in Hall B6 at Booth 223 and in Hall C3 at Booth 500, and invites attendees to come speak with any of its many onsite technical experts to learn about the unique features and benefits

EMI Filtering for High Reliability Applications

EMI Filtering for High Reliability Applications

EMI Filtering for High-Reliability Applications Amanda Ison AVX Corporation, 11144 Penrose St, Sun Valley, CA 91352www.avx.com Electromagnetic interference (EMI), or electrical noise, is generated by everything from cellphones to solar flares and can make accurate signal transmission as difficult as trying to have a clear conversation in a noisy room. To improve signal clarity in electronic circuits, device designers turn to EMI suppression filters. Effective EMI filtering is necessary for almost every modern electronic device, including devices that generate their own EMI, as well as devices that are sensitive to EMI within their environment, and is especially important in high-reliability applications that utilize lower-power signals and have strict signal fidelity demands. High-reliability EMI filters are designed to consistently meet or

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming “Success” Television Production

AVX to Showcase its Innovative Technology in an Upcoming "Success" Television Production

AVX will highlight the company’s state-of-the-art electronic components designed for real-world product applications in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network®, and in an upcoming production of the “Success” program FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 18, 2018) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, will be featured in a nationally aired commercial on the Fox Business Network® on Thursday, October 18, and Sunday, October 21, as well as in an upcoming production of “Success,” hosted by actor Rob Lowe. “Success” is an award-winning program that highlights innovative concepts and stories stemming from a variety of topics, including education, health, business, and more, through short-form and long-form documentary

New Ultraminiature, High-Frequency Integrated Thin Film Band-Pass Filters

New Ultraminiature, High-Frequency Integrated Thin Film Band-Pass Filters

Available in five frequency bands spanning 1,308–4,320MHz for compatibility with a broad range of wireless applications, the new BP Series multilayer, ITF band-pass filters deliver excellent high-frequency performance in an ultraminiature, low-profile 0805 case FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 3, 2018) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, introduced new 0805-case BP Series multilayer, integrated thin film (ITF) band-pass filters. Designed for broad compatibility with a wide range of high-frequency wireless applications, including mobile communications systems, satellite TV receivers, GPSs, vehicle-locating systems, and wireless LANs, the series is available in five frequency bands spanning 1,308MHz to 4,320MHz with 50Ω characteristic impedance, and is rated for 5W continuous power, and