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Jan 29th, 2014
AVX adds new high voltage ratings to its high temperature SMPS capacitors
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its series of high temperature, SXP-style, encapsulated, radial leaded, switch mode power supply (SMPS) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to include three new high voltage ratings: 1500V, 2000V, and 3000V.
Capable of withstanding operating temperatures as high as 200°C, voltage ratings for the SXP-style SMPS capacitor series now span 50-3000V. Exhibiting low ESR, low ESL, low DCL, and excellent high frequency performance, AVX’s SXP-style SMPS capacitors provide critical mechanical protection for the ceramic element, enabling their use as DC filters in high power, high frequency motor drives, high pulsed-current circuitry, and a range of other extreme high temperature and harsh environment applications, such as: downhole oil exploration, including logging while drilling and geophysical probes, and various space, aerospace, and hybrid automotive applications.
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