Category | EPCOS

Thyristor module with expanded operating voltage range

Posted on 26 March 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-N690 thyristor module for power factor correction (PFC) with an expanded operating voltage range up to 690 V AC. The module performs two-phase switching of the capacitors, so that a neutral conductor is not needed. Depending on the operating voltage, the new module is designed for a reactive [...]

Innovative online tool: The fast and easy way to find the right snubber capacitor

Posted on 17 February 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS Snubber Cap Finder – an innovative online tool that simplifies and speeds up the search for suitable snubber capacitors to protect IGBT modules against voltage peaks. With Snubber Cap Finder, the user only has to enter the manufacturer's IGBT code number in the search mask, and the integrated database, [...]

EMC filters: LeaXield™ minimizes earth leakage currents

Posted on 20 November 2014

  TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS LeaXield™ active filter module – a completely new solution for the minimization of earth leakage currents in power drive systems with frequency converters. Leakage current can cause RCDs (residual current device) to trip. In some applications this means that RCDs with low thresholds such as 30 mA cannot be [...]

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

Posted on 22 July 2014

  Dynamic DC Bias Model for accurate circuit simulation First tool for the dynamic simulation of DC bias characteristics of MLCCs More accurate power supply circuit simulation when used together with TDK technical support tools for inductors More efficient electronic circuit design TDK Corporation has expanded its technical support tools for MLCCs: The new DC [...]

Ultra-flat and compact varistors for ESD protection

Posted on 11 November 2013

    Miniaturization leap by 80 percent; extremely low insertion height of 0.1 mm 50 times higher absorption capability for ESD pulses Attractive alternative to TVS diodes     TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS multilayer varistors of the CeraDiode® family, which includes the most compact, flattest and most rugged varistor for the ESD [...]

Service for design engineers: New data book for EPCOS Ferrites and Accessories

Posted on 24 September 2013

              TDK Corporation presents the completely revised 2013 edition of the EPCOS Data Book Ferrites and Accessories. Among the product highlights are innovative power materials for a wide range of temperatures, which enable the design of energy-efficient power supplies. For example, the power loss minimum of material N88 is [...]

EMC filters: Very compact solution with extremely low leakage current

Posted on 16 September 2013

              TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS EMC filters. The B84142A*166 series of 2-line filters features types designed for rated currents of 10 A, 16 A, and 30 A at a rated voltage of 250 V AC (50/60 Hz). A particular feature is their very compact size: The [...]

World's first chip beads able to offer effective noise suppression in the 2.5-GHz range

Posted on 04 September 2013

              TDK Corporation has extended its MMZ portfolio of Gigaspira beads with the MMZ1005-V series, which features the world’s highest* impedance peak frequency in the 2.5 GHz range. The new EMC components enable, for the first time, simple and effective noise suppression of high-frequency signals above 2 GHz, as [...]

Power inductors: SMT design with increased current capability

Posted on 29 August 2013

  TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS SMT power inductors whose current capability is 10 percent higher than existing types. The components of the improved and highly reliable B82476B1*M100 series of SMT power inductors are designed for rated currents between 0.33 A and 7.5 A. The spectrum of inductance values ranges from 1.0 [...]

Inductors: Miniaturized transponder coil for automotive applications

Posted on 20 August 2013

  TDK Corporation has expanded its TPL series of transponder coils with a new miniature version that is especially designed for use as an antenna coil in tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) for vehicles. Measuring in at just 7.85 mm x 2.70 mm x 2.70 mm the new TDK TPL802727 transponder coil offers the same [...]