AVX Releases the First Industrial Insulation Displacement Connectors With a 2.55mm Profile

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 18, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, has released the new 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.

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AVX Acquires Innovative, Award-Winning Antenna Company, Ethertronics

Ethertronics' 200+ patents & innovative IMD antenna systems technology - which was recently honored with an Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year Award & provides critical support for the first-ever processor-enabled consumer TV antenna - will further expand AVX's extensive portfolio of advanced electronic component solutions.

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AVX Releases A New Series of Tall Board-to-Board Stacker Connectors

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 25, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has released a new series of tall board-to-board stacker connectors. The new 00-9148 Series tall stacker connectors are cost-effective, reliable, and robust; exhibit excellent resistance to shock and vibration; and help reduce tolerance accumulation in a variety of demanding applications across the automotive, consumer, medical, and industrial markets. The single-piece connectors also reduce assembly time and shorten BOM lists, and feature a double-row design with an 8mm (±0.2mm) board-stacking height, a 1mm pitch, and eight positions, each rated for 1A continuous current.

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AVX RELEASES NEW HIGH-VALUE RESISTORS

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 17, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new HR Series high-value resistors. Featuring a glass wafer sandwich package enabled with AVX's proprietary, automotive- and medically-qualified FLEXITERM® surface-mount termination technology in a small EIA 0402 outline, the new HR Series high-value resistors provide an extra margin against flexure damage during installation. Ruggedly constructed from high-quality materials that yield excellent performance in small sizes, the series offers: low current consumption, tight tolerances, DC power to 125mW, high voltage performance to 1kV, and an operating temperature range spanning -40°C to +125°C. Ideal applications include: multi-chip modules (MCM), bias networks, and a wide variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, and test and measurement equipment.

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Bourns Introduces AEC-Q200 Qualified Power Inductor Products Offering Exceptionally Low Resistance, High Saturation Current

RIVERSIDE, Calif., October 5, 2016 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today introduced three new series of AEC-Q200 qualified high current shielded power inductor products. The Bourns® Models PQ2614BLA, PQ2614BHA and PQ2617BHA are designed with a flat wire winding offering exceptionally low DC and AC resistance and high saturation current of over 100 A. The flat wirewound design also provides a compact, highly efficient inductance solution. These features make the new inductor products particularly well-suited for automotive power conversion applications as well as DC/DC converters, switch-mode power supplies and filtering applications in consumer, industrial, medical and communications electronics.

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DFI Reliable Mini-ITX Motherboard Optimized for Medical Imaging Solution

A total healthcare solution provider based in the U.S. was looking to build a MDR Video RP equipment to be integrated into their overall medical data management system that could capture detailed medical images/videos and enable real-time connectivity with the enterprise IT infrastructure. The equipment should demonstrate outstanding graphics capabilities, be able to connect to the database instantly, and conform to strict regulations imposed by government entities. Considering these requirements, DFI suggested the use our Mini-ITX HM101-QM87 motherboard to power this medical imaging device.

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AVX Releases WBR Series Thin Film Wire Bond Resistors with Wide Customization Capabilities

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (May 24, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new WBR Series thin film wire bond resistors. Diced to small 0202 (0.02" x 0.02") chip outlines with extremely tight dimensional tolerances (±0.003"), WBR Series top-contact, bottom-isolated resistors are ruggedly constructed, rated for up to 250mW DC power, and deliver ultra-stable, high-reliability performance in low profile packages.

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Vishay Intertechnology Dual DPDT / Quad SPDT Analog Switch Saves Space and Improves Signal Integrity

MALVERN, Pa. — May 17, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new dual DPDT / quad SPDT analog switch featuring low resistance of 0.37 Ω at 2.7 V in the compact 2.6 mm by 1.8 mm by 0.55 mm miniQFN16 package. Ideal for both analog and digital signal switching in space-constrained consumer, medical, and industrial applications, the Vishay Siliconix DG2788A delivers improved resistance flatness, signal integrity, parasitic capacitance, and bandwidth.

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AVX Releases New 2mm-Pitch Right Angle Board-to-Board Battery Connectors

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new 9155-700 Series 2mm-pitch right angle board-to-board battery connectors, which are rated for 125VAC, up to 2A, and 5,000-cycle durability. Designed to provide miniaturized, mechanically stable, high-integrity connections in harsh environment applications subject to high shock and vibration, including: handheld and portable devices that require dock or cradle charging, patient monitoring devices and other portable medical electronics, industrial programming modules, point of sale (POS) terminals, and a broad range of IoT devices, the new 9155-700 Series connectors feature a compact design with a 4mm connector height, a stable contact point 2.1mm above the PCB, robust and reliable gold-plated beryllium copper (BeCu) contacts, two SMT anchor brackets, and optional plastic locating bosses.

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