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VCAS Series Multi-Layer Varistors (MLVs) are now Qualified to VW80808

VCAS Series Multi-Layer Varistors (MLVs) are now Qualified to VW80808

VCAS Series multilayer varistors — the industry’s first MLVs with automotive-grade flexible terminations — are now the first of their kind to meet both AEC-Q200 and VW80808 standards as well. The new VW80808 qualification further ensures optimal performance in an extended range of demanding, high-reliability applications in the automotive industry and beyond. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (December 5, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, is proud to announce that several VCAS Series multilayer varistors (MLVs) are now qualified to both the VW80808 and AEC-Q200 standards. VCAS Series MLVs, introduced in October of 2022, were the industry’s first MLVs equipped with automotive-grade flexible terminations, and several

New: Safety-Certified MLCC Capacitors

New: Safety-Certified MLCC Capacitors

The new NP0/C0G and X7R KGK Series Class X1/Y2 and KGH Series Class X2 safety-certified capacitors deliver high reliability, stability, and capacitance in small case sizes and feature a slate of global certifications that enables broad employment in consumer and industrial devices. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 16, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has expanded its extensive portfolio of commercial surface-mount MLCCs with the release of its first safety-certified MLCCs, the new Class X1/Y2 KGK Series and Class X2 KGH Series. Class-X and Class-Y safety-certified capacitors are designed to protect against surges and transient and provide EMI filtering AC line filtering applications. Class-X safety

New: Miniature High-Pass Thin-Film Filters

New: Miniature High-Pass Thin-Film Filters

The new HP Series filters deliver reliable and repeatable high-frequency performance in space-constrained microwave and RF applications including wireless LANs, satellite TV receivers, vehicle location systems, base stations, and ground and mobile communications systems. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (November 14, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has released a new series of miniature high-pass thin-film filters engineered to provide excellent high-frequency performance in a variety of space constrained microwave and RF applications in the telecommunications, automotive, consumer electronics, and military markets. The new HP Series high-pass thin-film filters are based on proven multilayer integrated thin-film technology that enables the quick adjustment of RF parameters and

New: Multilayer Organic Filters Deliver Best-in-Class Performance in RF Applications

New: Multilayer Organic Filters Deliver Best-in-Class Performance in RF Applications

LP Series MLO low-pass filters, HF Series MLO high-pass filters, and BP Series MLO band-pass filters consistently outperform standard silicon and ceramic filters and help RF design engineers satisfy sustained market demand for smaller, more capable electronics. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 31st, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, offers three multilayer organic (MLO) filter series that are both designed and field proven to deliver best-in-class performance in a variety of RF applications. The LP Series MLO low-pass, HF Series MLO high-pass, and BP Series MLO band-pass filters are low-profile passive devices based on KYOCERA AVX’s patented MLO high-density interconnect technology. This technology has a

New: KYOCERA AVX Releases Gen-2 PrizmaCap Supercapacitors

New: KYOCERA AVX Releases Gen-2 PrizmaCap Supercapacitors

The new Gen II PrizmaCap supercapacitors deliver higher capacitance, voltage, and energy density than Gen I PrizmaCaps and exhibit higher reliability across a wider range of operating temperatures. Ideal applications extend across the medical, consumer, commercial, and industrial electronics industries. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 26th, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, expanded its PrizmaCap line of rugged, high-capacitance, and high-reliability supercapacitors with the release of two new Gen II series. The new Gen II PrizmaCap supercapacitors, also known as prismatic electrochemical double-layer capacitors (EDLCs), deliver higher capacitance, voltage, and energy density than Gen I PrizmaCaps and exhibit higher reliability across a wider range of

New: 9296-11X Series Poke-Home Single Contacts

New: 9296-11X Series Poke-Home Single Contacts

The new 9296-11X Series STRIPT™ vertical poke-home through-board contacts offer valuable cost and space savings, support design flexibility, and reliably terminate 12–18AWG solid and stranded wire. Ideal applications include machine controls, building controls, LED lighting, and home appliances. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (September 13, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has released the new 9296-11X Series STRIPT™ vertical poke-home through-board contacts for 12–18AWG wire. The new 9296-11X Series vertical through-board contacts further expand the company’s portfolio of user-friendly poke-home contacts and connectors. This addition brings the portfolio total to 10 series, two of which — this series and 9296-000 Series contacts — can now support

New: SCM Series Series-Connected Supercapacitor Modules

New: SCM Series Series-Connected Supercapacitor Modules

The new supercapacitor modules exhibit very high capacitance, very low ESR, high efficiency, high power density, and excellent pulse power handling characteristics and are ideal for hold-up, energy harvesting, and pulse power applications in the industrial, energy, telecommunications, automotive, transportation, and medical industries. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (August 15, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, released the new SCM Series double-layer, series-connected electrochemical supercapacitor modules. The new SCM Series series-connected supercapacitor modules can be used by themselves or in conjunction with primary or secondary batteries to extend battery life and backup time or provide instantaneous power pulses in hold-up, energy harvesting, and pulse power applications

KYOCERA AVX First Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO) Products

KYOCERA AVX First Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO) Products

The new high-performance, voltage-controlled KOV and KLN Series OCXOs employ modern layout topologies and robust designs backed by more than 90 years’ experience in the frequency control solutions industry and deliver superior performance in a wide variety of networking, industrial, medical, test and measurement, military, aerospace, and oil and gas applications. KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has released its first oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) products. The new high-performance OCXO products are the latest addition to the company’s line of frequency control solutions and are backed by more than 90 years of experience serving that industry and manufactured in the USA. OCXOs are temperature-controlled devices that

Time- and Cost-Saving 9176-700 Series Capped IDC Connectors

Time- and Cost-Saving 9176-700 Series Capped IDC Connectors

The new four- and five-position 9176-700 Series connectors provide robust and reliable gas-tight wire-to-board connections ideal for an even broader range of demanding automotive, transportation, industrial, lighting, and medical applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (March 30, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, added new four- and five-position models to its 9176-700 Series capped insulation displacement contact (IDC) connectors for 18–24AWG wire, which are engineered to satisfy the demanding requirements of automotive, transportation, industrial, lighting, and medical applications. 9176-700 Series capped IDC connectors have a user-friendly, low-profile surface-mount form factor with an integrated termination/retention cap that allows users to simply insert a wire into the contact

NEW | Extensive Range of Radial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

NEW | Extensive Range of Radial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

The new range includes wet, conductive polymer, and hybrid aluminum electrolytic capacitors with commercial and industrial reliability levels and competitive pricing, and it offers a comprehensive selection of CV values and cases sizes with one of the shortest lead times of any competing capacitor available on the market. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 21, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, released an extensive new range of radial-leaded aluminum electrolytic capacitors engineered for use in industrial, communications, and consumer electronics applications and available with a 24-week lead time, which is currently one of the shortest lead times of any competing capacitor on the market. The new

NEW | MIL-PRF-32535 BME NP0 MLCCs Approved to the DLA QPD

NEW | MIL-PRF-32535 BME NP0 MLCCs Approved to the DLA QPD

These small, high-CV MLCCs enable revolutionary board space, weight, and component count reductions in high-reliability military applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 15, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, is proud to announce that its MIL-PRF-32535 BME NP0 MLCCs have been approved to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Qualified Products Database (QPD). The new MIL-PRF-32535 BME NP0 MLCCs have higher CV capabilities than standard surface-mount PME MLCCs qualified to military and aerospace specifications and are currently available in “M” and “T” reliability levels and 0402, 0603, and 0805 case sizes and rated for 68–1,500pF and 4–100V. These small, high-CV MLCCs enable revolutionary board space, weight,

NEW | Automotive-Qualified SuperCapacitors

NEW | Automotive-Qualified SuperCapacitors

Five field-proven SCC Series supercapacitors are now tested and qualified to the stringent AEC-Q200 standard, proving their ability to reliably withstand the challenging mechanical and electrical conditions common in automotive applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 2, 2023) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, is proud to announce its first automotive-qualified supercapacitors, which are also known as cylindrical, electrochemical, double-layer capacitors. The five new automotive-qualified SCC Series supercapacitors are tested and qualified to the stringent AEC-Q200 standard, which proves their ability to reliably withstand test conditions designed to replicate challenging mechanical and electrical conditions common in automotive applications. SCC Series supercapacitors have a ruggedly constructed form

NEW | Multilayer Varistors Qualified to OPEN Alliance Standards for Automotive Ethernet Applications

NEW | Multilayer Varistors Qualified to OPEN Alliance Standards for Automotive Ethernet Applications

As an OPEN Alliance member, KYOCERA AVX has extended its proven, high-performance, and ultralow-capacitance AntennaGuard range with the addition of two new MLVs that meet IEEE 1000BASE-T1 and 100BASE-T1 testing requirements, significantly outperform competing diode solutions, and deliver exceptional reliability in space-saving 0402 and 0603 packages. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (January 10, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has extended its AntennaGuard range of proven, high-performance, and ultralow-capacitance products with two new 0402 multilayer varistors (MLVs) that meet IEEE 100BASE-T1 and 1000BASE-T1 testing requirements. The new ASPGuard® Series MLVs have small, ultralow-profile, surface-mount packages optimized for high-density designs and exhibit high current and energy handling

NEW | Industry’s First Automotive-Qualified Multilayer Varistor (MLV) with FLEXITERM® Technology

NEW | Industry’s First Automotive-Qualified Multilayer Varistor (MLV) with FLEXITERM® Technology

The new AEC-Q200-qualifed VCAS Series MLVs feature soft terminations that provide up to 5mm of flexure over 3,000 temperature cycles extending up to 150°C with zero flex failures and stable electrical characteristics. The series also provides high current and energy handling capabilities, bidirectional overvoltage protection, and EMI/RFI attenuation in power and signal lines. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (October 3, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has released the industry’s first automotive-qualified multilayer varistors (MLVs) equipped with the company’s patented FLEXITERM® soft termination technology, which has been widely employed on a number of automotive-qualified multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for more than 15 years. Designed to satisfy

New Series of Vertical, Dual-Row, Top-Entry Card-Edge Connectors

New Series of Vertical, Dual-Row, Top-Entry Card-Edge Connectors

The new 9159-650 Series features twice as many proven-robust, gold-plated BeCu compression contacts as the 00-9159 Series it’s based on in roughly the same form factor and extends the current rating to 2.5A per contact to deliver exceptional reliability and high signal integrity performance in harsh environment automotive, industrial, and lighting applications. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 11, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, has extended its line of single-piece card-edge connector solutions with the addition of the new 9159-650 Series vertical, dual-row, top-entry card-edge connectors. Designed to provide significant functionality in a broad range of perpendicular, PCB-mating automotive, industrial, and lighting applications with harsh

New Horizontal Wire-to-Board Connectors for Industrial and Commercial Applications

New Horizontal Wire-to-Board Connectors for Industrial and Commercial Applications

The new UL-approved 9296-400 Series horizontal poke-home connectors have the industry’s lowest height profile for 18–26AWG wire, can also mate with 1mm-diameter jumper pins, are available with 1–6 pins on a 4mm pitch, and are rated for up to 600VAC/DC, 10A, and 130°C. FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (April 7, 2022) – KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, expanded its line of wire-to-board connectors with the release of the new UL-approved 9296-400 Series 4mm-pitch horizontal poke-home connectors. The new 9296-400 Series connectors are designed to enable the quick, easy, cost-effective, and reliable board termination of discrete 18–26AWG solid or stranded wires or 1mm-diameter jumper pins in a broad