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High frequency integrated thin film band-pass filters introduced

High frequency integrated thin film band-pass filters introduced
AVX has 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 1,308-4,320MHz with 50Ω characteristic impedance, and is rated for 5W continuous power, and operating temperatures spanning -40°C to +85°C.
28th November 2018

Equalisers deliver reliable, tight-tolerance solutions in TOSA

Equalisers deliver reliable, tight-tolerance solutions in TOSA
A range of ruggedly constructed, ultraminiature (EIA 0402, 1005 metric) equalisers has been launched by AVX Corporation, with the GEQ Series RC equalisers. These combine high-performance tantalum nitride (TaN) resistive elements and silicon/oxygen/nitrogen (SiON) capacitive elements with AVX’s proprietary, automotive-qualified, glass-sandwich FLEXITERM surface-mount technology.
1st October 2018

AVX honoured with TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the EMEA region

AVX honoured with TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the EMEA region
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has earned a TTI Supplier Excellence Award in the EMEA region, which comprises Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, for the fourth consecutive year.
10th September 2018


Maximum temperature of wet tantalum supercapacitors increased

Maximum temperature of wet tantalum supercapacitors increased
  Manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components, AVX Corporation, has increased the maximum operating temperature for its TWD High-Temp Max-Cap (HTMC) Series axial leaded, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitors from 125 to 175°C.
31st August 2018

AVX receives four star supplier excellence award from Raytheon

AVX receives four star supplier excellence award from Raytheon
Manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, AVX Corporation, was recently honoured with a four Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defence Systems (IDS) business unit.
29th August 2018

High temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor launched

High temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor launched
It has been announced that AVX Corporation has launched a new high temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series, designed for use at 230°C. The new TWA-X Series features a high capacitance cathode system that achieves high CV performance.
19th July 2018

Space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCS

Space-level ESCC QPL 3009/041 X7R BME MLCCS
AVX 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.
17th July 2018

Interactive online simulation tool for capacitors

Interactive online simulation tool for capacitors
It has been announced by AVX, that they have released the new SpiCAT online simulation tool. Designed with users in mind, the new simulation software offers access to two separate portals, SpiMLCC and SpiTAN, which supersede SpiCap III and SpiTan IV. 
13th July 2018

Component manufacturer qualified to produce MIL-PRF-123 capacitors

Component manufacturer qualified to produce MIL-PRF-123 capacitors
It has been announced that AVX is now qualified to produce and supply MIL-PRF-123 capacitors at its corporate headquarters in South Carolina. Furthermore AVX has had its M123 Series ceramic chip capacitors added to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) Qualified Parts List for MIL-PRF-123. 
11th July 2018

Industrial poke-home connector now available

Industrial poke-home connector now available
An industrial poke-home connector available without a wire stop has been released by AVX. The 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 a range of compatible wire gauges: 20-26AWG solid and stranded wire, and offers variants both with and without a wire stop.
13th June 2018

High-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series launched

High-temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series launched
A high temperature wet electrolytic tantalum capacitor series has been launched by AVX. Designed for use at 230°C, the 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 vibration.
12th June 2018

AVX Corporation announces agreement to acquire KUMATEC

AVX Corporation announces agreement to acquire KUMATEC
AVX Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, AVX Interconnect Europe,a limited liability company under German law, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire KUMATEC Sondermaschinenbau & Kunststoffverarbeitung (‘KUMATEC’), a limited liability company under German law. KUMATEC develops, constructs and manufactures automation equipment and processes plastic components.
24th May 2018

Capacitors contribute to success of NASA's Curiosity Rover

Capacitors contribute to success of NASA's Curiosity Rover
  AVX is celebrating the continuing success of NASA’s Curiosity rover (also known as the Mars Science Laboratory), which has spent roughly 2,100 Martian solar days - or sols, which comprise 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35.244 seconds - investigating the planet’s Gale Crater since it landed on 6th August, 2012.
14th May 2018

High-temperature ceramic and tantalum capacitor solutions

High-temperature ceramic and tantalum capacitor solutions
AVX Corporation, is showcasing its portfolio of high-temperature capacitor solutions during the exposition portion of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society’s (IMAPS’) International Conference on High Temperature Electronics (HiTEC 2018), which will take place 8th-10th May in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is widely recognised as the industry’s premier biennial technical conference dedicated to the advancement of high-temperature electronics research and applications.
30th April 2018

Insulation displacement connectors with a 2.55mm profile

Insulation displacement connectors with a 2.55mm profile
AVX has released the 9176-800 Series low-profile insulation displacement connectors (IDCs), which reduce the Z-axis height of the next-lowest-profile insulated IDC connector, the 9176-400 Series, by 1mm, reduce the total overall volume of the Standard 00-9176 Series IDCs by more than 50%, and are the first industrial IDCs available in a 2.55mm profile.
25th April 2018

New case size and codes added to automotive-grade capacitors

New case size and codes added to automotive-grade capacitors
A new ‘U’ case (EIA Metric 7361-43) has been added to AVX Corporation’s 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.
23rd April 2018

BTB pin jumpers designed for maximum tolerance absorption

BTB pin jumpers designed for maximum tolerance absorption
AVX 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 an integral wire stop and, currently, the only industrial poke-home connector with a 2.5mm profile.
16th April 2018

The first industrial poke-home connector without a wire stop

The first industrial poke-home connector without a wire stop
AVX Corporation 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 wire, and is the first in the series and on the market to offer variants both with and without a wire stop.
9th April 2018

Ultra-broadband resistors feature a 125mW power rating

Ultra-broadband resistors feature a 125mW power rating
AVX 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 utilise 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 trimming, which achieves tight tolerances.
6th April 2018

Small stack capacitor case study presented at APEC 2018

Small stack capacitor case study presented at APEC 2018
  Manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, AVX, is presenting and exhibiting at the 2018 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Centre in San Antonio, Texas, 4th to 8th March.
20th February 2018


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