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Heavy duty film capacitors for smart meters

Reliable when it's hot and humid

Power utilities are rolling out smart meters in order to enable automated meter reading and optimized energy management. The X2 capacitors from the EPCOS B3293* heavy duty series of film capacitors are well suited as they operate reliably.

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PTC thermistors for inrush current limiting

Always on the safe side

At high temperatures and currents PTC thermistors offer reliable protection as inrush current limiters (ICLs) in power supplies - even in case of short circuits.

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Chip beads for noise suppression in smartphones

Effective EMC solution with a single component

Smartphones support more bands and operate at ever higher frequencies up to several GHz. For this purpose, TDK’s series of MMZ multilayer chip beads enables effective noise suppression over a wide frequency range with a single miniaturized component.

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Products & Technologies

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Power factor correction

Controllers for up to 32 thyristor modules via RS485

TDK Corporation has extended its BR7000 series of EPCOS power factor controllers with two new types. The BR7000-I-TH controller offers 12 relay outputs for capacitor contactors and 12 transistor outputs for thyristor modules. The BR7000-I-TH/S485 features an additional RS485 bus interface that allows up to another 32 EPCOS TSM-LC-S thyristor modules to be controlled.

May 2014

Applications & Cases

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Piezo actuators for fuel injection systems

Most reliable and cost-efficient

TDK presents third generation EPCOS piezo actuators with copper electrodes. They are distinguished by their compact volume, long service life and reliability as well as extreme temperature tolerance.

July 2014

Tools & Services

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Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

Dynamic DC Bias Model for accurate circuit simulation

TDK Corporation has expanded its technical support tools for MLCCs: The new DC Bias Model enables designers to simulate DC bias characteristics of MLCCs, even when the DC bias applied to the MLCCs varies.

July 2014

Company & Trends

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Outstanding performance

TDK presents Distribution Awards in Europe

TDK Corporation honored its best distributors in Europe for their outstanding performance in the distribution of TDK and EPCOS components.

March 2014