How the Supply Chain Developed an IP&E Shortage

Editor’s note: The most ubiquitous components in any electronics design – interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices – are in the midst of an unprecedented supply shortage. What distinguishes this scarcity from others is the broad base of markets that are desperate for IP&E. OEMs are facing idle production lines while they wait for devices…

Vishay MLCCs

Vishay Offers Alternatives to EOL MLCCs

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. is offering a number of multilayer chip capacitors (MLCCs) that may be used as alternatives for end-of-life (EOL) commodity parts. Several component manufacturers have recently announced EOL product change notifications (PCNs) for select NPO, X7R and X5R ceramic capacitors. “A lot of customers don’t realize we manufacture these parts unless they are in…

TTI Supplies Yageo CQ Series MLCCs

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, are Yageo’s CQ series surface mount multilayer ceramic capacitors (SMD MLCCs), also known as high quality factor capacitors (high-Q capacitors). The devices add copper inner electrodes and firing ceramic materials with excellent dielectric characteristics, providing lower dissipation and fewer self-heating…

RS Stocks Vishay HOTcap MLCCs

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of the new HOTcap™ series of radial-leaded multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) from Vishay that meets the extreme operating conditions demanded by automotive applications. The K…H series of high operating temperature, radial-leaded MLCCs offers unprecedented performance and reliability in a small package. Utilising…

AVX Upgrades Simulation Software for SMPS MLCCs

Greenville, S.C. – AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX), a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new version of its SpiCALCI simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance characteristics and parameters for its advanced switch mode power supply (SMPS) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to help electrical design engineers select the part that will…

Modelithics Offers Modeling of Vishay VJ HIFREQ MLCCs

To help designers simulate circuit performance and reduce time to market, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that Modelithics, Inc. — the industry leader in providing simulation models for RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave devices — is now offering modeling for Vishay Vitramon VJ HIFREQ series high-frequency surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) in the…

World Micro to Distribute HolyStone Capacitors

Atlanta, Ga. – World Micro announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with HolyStone International. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market HolyStone products in North America. HolyStone is a leading manufacturer of MLCC’s. The core product lines are High Voltage Capacitors, High Capacitance Capacitors, and X and…