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RF components

High-performance multilayer band pass filter in 1005

TDK Corporation has developed a multilayer band pass filter in size 1005 that is significantly smaller than the 1608 types. With its miniature dimensions of just 1.0 x 0.5 x 0.37 mm, the insertion height of the new band pass filter has been reduced by more than a third and its volume by 75 percent.

June 2012
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Inductors

SMT version with highest reliability

TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS SMT inductors with the highest reliability. The components of the new R series offer 30 percent higher saturation current capability than standard series types. The saturation current is between 1.05 and 38.0 A at inductance values from 0.82 to 1000 µH. The DC resistance is between 5.0 mΩ and 1.35 Ω.

May 2012
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Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

High-capacitance X8R MLCCs for high temperatures up to 150 °C

TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of TDK X8R multilayer ceramic chip capacitors with new types that offer up to twice the capacitance of existing components with the same dimensions.

April 2012
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NTC and PTC thermistors

Reliable limiting of current surges

Ceramic EPCOS NTC and PTC thermistors protect the inputs of power supplies efficiently and cost-effectively from excessive inrush and surge currents.

April 2012
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EMC components

Common-mode filter with improved performance in a smaller package

TDK Corporation presents the new ACP3225 series of common-mode filters that offers improved performance in a smaller package when compared to existing products. Thus, the new wirewound common-mode filter features a current capability of 1.2 A and a common-mode impedance of 1,000 Ω.

April 2012
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Inductors

Ultra high-Q multilayer inductors

TDK Corporation presents the new MHQ1005P series of multilayer ceramic inductors with a Q factor that, depending on the type, is as good or much better than comparable, but more expensive, wirewound inductors.

April 2012
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Inductors

Compact multilayer power inductors in case size 1608

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has extended its portfolio of compact multilayer power inductors to include the TDK MLP1608-V series in size 1608. The miniaturized components are suited for use in the power supply circuitries of mobile devices such as smartphones, conventional mobile phones, digital cameras and similar products.

February 2012
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Inductors

Compact storage chokes for high currents

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, has extended the range of its standard ERU series of power inductors with the EPCOS ERU 20 series. These new components are characterized by a particularly high current capability.

January 2012
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Film capacitors

Wide range with low insertion height

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has developed a wide range of EPCOS MKP and MKT film capacitors with low insertion heights. The new capacitors of the B32*6T series with a lead spacing of 37.5 mm feature insertion heights of only 15 or 19 mm.

December 2011
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RF components

Thin-film technology enables world’s smallest band pass filters with bottom terminals

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TFSB series of TDK thin-film band pass filters, which with a footprint of 1.0 x 0.5 mm² and an insertion height of just 0.3 mm are the world’s smallest.

October 2011
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Film capacitors

High dielectric strength for wind power plants

TDK Corporation presents new EPCOS power capacitors with higher rated voltages from 550 VRMS AC up to 1000 VRMS AC. The MKP AC HP B25360* series covers a capacitance range from 10 to 150 µF.

September 2011
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RF Components

Thin-film capacitors in 0402 with a high Q factor

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TDK TFSQ0402 series of thin-film capacitors in a 0402 (EIA 01005) package. Under the product name Z-match the new capacitors are designed for RF power amplifier circuits and matching circuits in smartphones, mobile phones, wireless LANs and other communication technologies.

August 2011
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Inductors

Miniaturized series of gate-drive transformers

TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, has developed a new series of EPCOS EP5 SMT pulse transformers. They are used to couple gate-drive circuits to MOSFETs and IGBTs operating at switching frequencies within a range of 150 kHz to several MHz.

August 2011
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Power factor correction

Data loggers with long recording times

TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS DataLOG SD data logger for the EPCOS PFC controllers BR6000-R12/S485 (from V5.0) and BR7000. This newly developed data recording equipment can be used to record and store all the values measured by the controller.

July 2011
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Inductors

Highly efficient power inductors for automotive applications

TDK-EPC Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, developed the VLM13580-D1 and DR SMD power inductors with an extended operating temperature range and increased rated current. Thus, the new TDK power inductors are suitable for use as choke coils in the DC-DC converters of automotive engine control units (ECU).

May 2011
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Power factor correction

PhaseCap Compact with extended voltage range

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has extended its range of power factor correction (PFC) capacitors: the EPCOS PhaseCap® Compact series now also includes types with voltages of 690, 800, 900 and 1000 V. The capacitors of the B25673A*A* series offer PFC values of between 5 kvar (50 Hz) and 33 kvar (60 Hz) at capacitance values of between 3 x 11 and 3 x 55 µF.

March 2011
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Soft-termination MLCC

Driving MLCC reliability in rugged environments

The extremely harsh conditions prevailing in automotive electronics place especially high demands on the reliability of the solder joints of the many MLCCs that are used.

March 2011
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Inductors

Multilayer ferrite coils with the industry’s highest rated current

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has developed a TDK multilayer ferrite coil (MLZ2012-H series) in case size EIA 2012 with a rated current that is 2.5 times higher than existing products.

February 2011
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Film capacitors

Compact motor run capacitors

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the EPCOS MotorCap™ DM series of highly compact motor run capacitors. The space-saving version is implemented in a new housing technology in which the capacitor windings are directly molded in plastic.

February 2011
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Inductors

Compact flyback transformers

TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents a new series of compact SMD flyback transformers from EPCOS for space-saving power supplies. Thanks to their EFD cores, they enable insertion heights of only 8.65 to 14.8 mm, depending on the transformer type.

November 2010