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Low profile tantalum capacitor for embedded electronics

Low profile tantalum capacitor for embedded electronics
AVX Corporation has extended its TACmicrochip Series with what is reportedly the lowest-profile 3216-footprint tantalum capacitor currently available on the market. Measuring just 0.5mm high, the first new ‘I’ case capacitor (EIA Metric 3216-05) is rated for 10μF and 6.3V, but will be followed by future code releases to further extend the offering.
24th June 2019

RF component solutions at IMS 2019

RF component solutions at IMS 2019
Supplier of advanced electronic components, AVX, is showcasing its extensive portfolio of high-frequency, high-performance passive components optimised for microwave and RF applications extending across the automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, and aerospace market segments at this year’s International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2019), Boston, Massachusetts.
3rd June 2019

Multilayer varistor transient voltage suppressors

Multilayer varistor transient voltage suppressors
Manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components, AVX, has released the industry’s first multilayer varistor (MLV) transient voltage suppression (TVS) devices rated for 175°C operation. The new TransGuard VT Series high-temperature MLVs provide reliable bidirectional overvoltage protection across operating temperatures extending from -55°C to +175°C with zero derating across the entire range.
11th April 2019


Tantalum capacitor designed for use in wide range of electronics

Tantalum capacitor designed for use in wide range of electronics
  AVX has extended its TACmicrochip Series with the lowest profile 3216-footprint tantalum capacitor currently available on the market. Measuring just 0.5mm high, the first new 'I' case capacitor (EIA Metric 3216-05) is rated for 10μF and 6.3V, but will be followed by future code releases to further extend the offering.
3rd April 2019

Wet tantalum capacitors deliver high CV performance

Wet tantalum capacitors deliver high CV performance
AVX Corporation has announced that several of its TWA Series axial-leaded, hermetically sealed wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors are now qualified to MIL-PRF-39006/33A. Designed to deliver high reliability, high CV performance in harsh-environment military, defence, avionics, and industrial applications, including satellites, DC/DC power supplies, power converters, bulk energy storage, and pule power circuits.
15th March 2019

Efficient lambda-bridge thermal conductors

Efficient lambda-bridge thermal conductors
Manufacturer of electronic components, AVX Corporation, has released the new λ-Bridge (Lambda-Bridge) Series thermal conductors. Constructed with high-quality aluminium nitride (AlN) or beryllium oxide (BeO) materials, Lambda-Bridge thermal conductors provide efficient, cost-effective thermal management solutions with reliable, repeatable performance in four small EIA form factors: 0302, 0402, 0603, and 0805.
27th February 2019

Wire-to-wire connectors for 12–18AWG industrial applications

Wire-to-wire connectors for 12–18AWG industrial applications
  AVX has expanded upon its proven-reliable wire-to-wire (WTW) connector portfolio with the release of the new 9286-300 Series poke-home connectors for 12-18AWG wire.
25th February 2019

Ultra miniature capacitors designed for microwave applications

Ultra miniature capacitors designed for microwave applications
AVX has introduced a new line of ultra miniature, 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-metallised backside ground, and can be supplied on a variety of low loss substrates, including quartz, alumina, glass, and silicon.
3rd January 2019

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


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