ATC-PS TEST CABLES DELIVER HIGH PERFORMANCE, PHASE STABLE RESULTS

Danbury, CT – Amphenol RF is pleased to introduce the ATC-PS series of amplitude and phase stable test cables. These pre-configured SMA assemblies are designed for high performance applications which require minimal insertion and return loss. They are ideal for test and measurement applications up to 20 GHz and each assembly is tested to ensure electrical and mechanical performance. This new series of cable assemblies is available in standard lengths of 24, 36, 48, and 72 inches, as well as 1 meter. Custom lengths are available upon request.

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New Vishay Intertechnology Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoder Displacement Sensor: Higher Durability, Reliability Over Hall Effect Potentiometers

MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 9, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new magnetic position sensor that delivers accuracy comparable to Hall effect devices while offering higher reliability and better durability. The one-time programmable (OTP) Vishay Sfernice RAME027 provides accuracy of ± 0.33 % at 25 °C in a small 27 mm form factor. Typical applications will include military and industrial joysticks, electrical actuators, machine tools, textile manufacturing, milling, and robotics.

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Bourns Ultra-Low Capacitance TVS Diode Array for Gb Ethernet Ports

RIVERSIDE, Calif., August 8, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced a TVS diode array designed to provide effective surge protection in high-speed communication port and sensitive transceiver applications. The Bourns® Model CDDFN10-2574N TVS diode array features a DFN10 package that uses a flow-through layout to enable minimal impedance change, which is a critical requirement for high-speed ports such as Gigabit Ethernet (GbE). Furthermore, its ultra-low capacitance of only 1.7 picofarads minimizes signal degradation on each channel.

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Vishay Intertechnology RF MLCCs Offer Reliability and Design Flexibility With Industry's First Operating Temps to +200 °C in Small Cases

MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 7, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the industry's first surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) for high frequency RF and microwave applications to offer an operating temperature range to +200 °C. For telecom base stations and military communication systems, the Vishay Vitramon VJ HIFREQ HT series provides ultra high Q and low ESR in four compact case sizes.

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TE Connectivity Debuts ChipConnect Cable Assemblies

HARRISBURG, Pa. – August 3, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today its new ChipConnect internal faceplate-to-processor (IFP) cable assemblies. Designed for Intel Omni-Path Architecture (OPA), TE’s ChipConnect assemblies mate directly with LGA 3647 sockets at the processor and Intel Omni-Path internal faceplate transition (IFT) ports at the faceplate for 25 Gbps speeds. These new cable assemblies reduce system design time and costs by eliminating the need to use costlier, lower-loss printed circuit board (PCB) materials and associated re-timers to route signal. System design is made easier by reducing the complexity of PCB laminates and routing.

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Vishay Intertechnology Extends OSOP Series of SMD Dual In-Line Thin Film Resistor Networks With New 16-Pin and 24-Pin Versions

MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 2, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company has extended its OSOP series of surface-mount dual in-line thin film resistor networks in the 25 mil pitch QSOP package with new 16-pin and 24-pin versions in accordance with JEDEC MO-137, variation AB and AE. Available in isolated, last pin common, and custom schematics, the Vishay Dale Thin Film networks feature tight ratio tolerances to ± 0.025 % and low TCR tracking of ± 5 ppm/°C to deliver higher precision than competing devices.

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Stackpole Current Sense Chip Resistor Kits Offer a Range of Sizes and Values

RALEIGH, NC (August 1, 2017) -- Stackpole's current sense kits are a compact folder containing a variety of 1% tolerance resistance values in a choice of 1206, 2010, or 2512 chip sizes. Stackpole offers values from various series to provide a broad range of values. Higher resistance values are thick film technology, where the lower resistance values will be foil on ceramic or all metal foil.

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