March 11, 2014
RF components: Industry’s smallest multilayer diplexer
TDK Corporation has developed a new multilayer diplexer in case size IEC 1005 for the implementation of 2.4 GHz/5 GHz band WLAN in smartphones and other mobile devices.
March 6, 2014
Zero-defect quality: Best Quality Performance Award from Whirlpool
TDK Corporation announces that Whirlpool Latin America has honored EPCOS do Brasil, a subsidiary of TDK Corporation, for the second consecutive year with the Best Quality Performance Award 2013.
February 25, 2014
EMC components: LCL filters for recuperative frequency converter systems
TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS LCL filters (B84143*405) for recuperative frequency converter systems. These high-performance filters consist of a power choke, a capacitor bank with damping resistors and a robust choke.
February 20, 2014
Outstanding quality and delivery performance: Supplier Excellence Award from Bosch Rexroth
TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS Limited in China, has received the Supplier Excellence Award 2013 from Bosch Rexroth in China for the first time. The prize honors outstanding performance in terms of product quality, punctual and on-time delivery, and support to R&D.
February 18, 2014
Inductors: Multilayer type in 0402 with world’s highest Q
TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of MHQ-P high Q multilayer inductors with the miniature MHQ0402P series in case size IEC 0402. Measuring just 0.44 mm x 0.24 mm x 0.24 mm, the new inductors feature the highest Q factor for any multilayer inductor of its size ...
February 12, 2014
Micro modules: World’s smallest Bluetooth Smart module in production
TDK Corporation presents an ultra compact Bluetooth low energy module designed for the Bluetooth 4.0 low energy (LE) specification, which is being marketed as Bluetooth Smart.
January 16, 2014
EMC components: Broad range of motor chokes up to 1500 A
TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS motor chokes for the output side of frequency converters. These components, also known as dv/dt chokes, are designed for a rated voltage of 520 V AC.
January 9, 2014
Acoustic components: MEMS microphone with outstanding SNR
TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS MEMS microphones with the new C928 type. This microphone is distinguished by its particularly high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 66 dB(A) in the frequency range between 20 Hz and 20 kHz.
December 19, 2013
EMC components: New global website for TDK chip beads launched
TDK Corporation has significantly enhanced and completely redesigned its global website for TDK chip beads. The new website, which is available in English, Japanese and Chinese, offers user-friendly tools to quickly and easily find the components that perfectly meet specific requirements.
December 3, 2013
Inductors: Compact metal power inductors for mobile devices
TDK Corporation presents the new VLS-HBX series of compact metal power inductors, which feature a very low profile of just 1.0 mm, combined with a high current capability.
November 28, 2013
EMC components: World’s smallest common-mode choke for CAN and FlexRay
TDK Corporation presents the new ACT1210 series of common-mode chokes for both CAN and FlexRay bus systems. With their compact dimensions of just 3.2 mm x 2.5 mm x 2.4 mm, the chokes are the world’s smallest.
November 21, 2013
Inductors: Portfolio of 2220 SMT inductors extended
TDK Corporation has significantly extended of its portfolio of EPCOS SMT inductors in case size 2220 (EIA). The new SIMID 2220-T (B82442T*) series covers inductance values in the range from 1.0 μH to 10 000 μH (E12 series).
November 7, 2013
EMC components: World’s smallest common-mode choke for automotive Ethernet
TDK Corporation presents a new series of common-mode chokes for automotive Ethernet that features the world’s best common-mode noise suppression. Measuring in with a footprint of 4.5 mm x 3.2 mm and an insertion height of just 2.8 mm, the miniaturized ACT45L series is the world’s smallest common-mode choke for automotive Ethernet ...
November 7, 2013
Multilayer varistors: Ultra-flat and compact varistors for ESD protection
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 protection of mobile equipment.
October 15, 2013
Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Automotive grade MLCCs for reliable ESD protection
TDK Corporation presents the new CGA3EA series of automotive grade MLCCs that meet the ESD immunity requirements according to the IEC 61000-4-2 standard. The new components are available in package size 1608 (EIA 0603) and offer rated capacitances ranging from 1 nF to 10 nF and a rated voltage of 100 V.
October 10, 2013
EMC components: Portfolio of reactors for frequency converters extended
TDK Corporation presents a new product group of EPCOS standard 3-phase line reactors for frequency converters with input rectifier stages. Seven new types in the B86305L* series cover a broad current range from 4 A to 230 A.
September 24, 2013
Service for design engineers: New data book for EPCOS Ferrites and Accessories
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.
September 12, 2013
EMC filters: Very compact solution with extremely low leakage current
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).
September 3, 2013
EMC components: World’s first chip beads able to offer effective noise suppression in the 2.5-GHz range
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.
August 29, 2013
Power inductors: SMT design with increased current capability
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.