July 8, 2014

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 3, 2014

Service for design engineers: New data book for EPCOS EMC filters

TDK Corporation presents the new completely revised data book for EPCOS EMC filters 2014. It covers the comprehensive range of filter solutions for applications in industrial electronics, telecommunications and data technology.

May 22, 2014

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 15, 2014

Improved online service: New TDK Product Center established

TDK Corporation announces the launch of its new Product Center, a major new section of the global group website, which serves as the single point of access to all product-related information for all three product brands of the TDK Group: TDK, EPCOS and TDK-Lambda.

May 8, 2014

Power factor correction: High-performance thyristor module with data logging

TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-S thyristor module for dynamic power factor correction (PFC). It is designed for voltages of 200 V AC to 440 V AC (50/60 Hz) and is suitable for compensating reactive powers of up to 55 kvar.

April 24, 2014

Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: Soft-termination MLCCs with high flex cracking resistance

TDK Corporation presents a new series of soft-termination MLCCs that are specially designed to withstand flex cracking caused by bending stresses to the PCB.

April 17, 2014

Current sensors: Clamp AC current sensors for power distribution panels

TDK Corporation announces the development of the CCT series of clamp AC current sensors, whose two types are rated for up to 30 A and up to 100 A, respectively. They are thus suitable for power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems.

April 10, 2014

Ferrites: EPCOS ferrite disk selected by Linear Technology for wireless power receiver reference design

TDK Corporation presents a new EPCOS ferrite disk that has been selected by Linear Technology Corporation for a wireless power receiver reference design with its LTC4120-based receiver.

April 8, 2014

Ferrite cores: Modular stackable U-cores for flexible large designs

TDK Corporation has developed a new kind of ferrite core: EPCOS stackable U-cores feature a unique modular ferrite design that offers flexibility and economy for high-voltage transformer and HF filter applications.

April 1, 2014

Power capacitors: Extended range with higher energy density

TDK Corporation has extended its range of EPCOS MKK power capacitors. The new MKK DCi-R series B25640* with resin impregnation is based on the proven MKK DC series with gas impregnation and MKK DC-I with oil impregnation.

March 26, 2014

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 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.