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Latest articles from 'Circuit protection devices'

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AVX offers range of application-specific varistors

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a number of application-specific multi-layer varistors.

News from AVX, Sep 16, 2009

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LED illumination option for switch/circuit breaker

E-T-A Circuit Breakers has introduced the latest offering in its 3120 Series of rocker-actuated, combined switch/circuit breakers.

News from E-T-A Circuit Breakers, Sep 14, 2009

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CM1771 for HBLED lighting features 100V breakdown

California Micro Devices has announced an addition to its Luxguard family of turnkey solutions for ESD protection and thermal management for HBLED lighting applications.

News from California Micro Devices, Sep 2, 2009

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Toshiba expands range of miniature photocouplers

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its family of miniature photocouplers with devices that incorporate two switching channels in single SO-8 packages measuring 5mm x 4mm.

News from Toshiba Electronics Europe, Aug 21, 2009

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ESD protection device uses Picoguard

California Micro Devices has introduced the the CM1238, an ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection device for the XtremeESD range, using the Picoguard XS architecture.

News from California Micro Devices, Aug 20, 2009

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Varistor provides minimal signal distortion

AVX Corporation has expanded its Transguard multi-layer varistor series to offer designers the ability to clamp transients and filter EMI in one ultra-compact device.

News from AVX, Aug 19, 2009

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Murata expands NFA18SL series of Emifil LC arrays

Murata's latest addition to its NFA18SL series of Emifil LC arrays, the NFA18SL227V1A45, has improved electrical performance with deeper insertion loss characteristics at high frequency.

News from Murata Electronics (UK), Aug 18, 2009

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Schurter's metal switch features ceramic actuator

Schurter has introduced the MSM CS metal switch, which is equipped with an actuator made of durable ceramic.

News from Schurter, Aug 14, 2009

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Schurter offers overvoltage protection components

Schurter is offering overvoltage protection components to add a third protective element to fuses and filters.

News from Schurter, Jul 30, 2009

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Diode provides protection against voltage spikes

Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched an ultra-miniature bidirectional electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode that provides protection against negative and positive voltage spikes.

News from Toshiba Electronics Europe, Jul 13, 2009

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ITT CoF filters provide platform for TVS connector

The chip-on-flex (CoF) filters from ITT Interconnect Solutions provide the framework for a new TVS surge suppression connector.

News from ITT Interconnect Solutions, Jun 29, 2009

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Protection devices housed in ultra-small package

ON Semiconductor has introduced two electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection devices housed in its ultra-small 0201 dual silicon no-lead (DSN-2) package.

News from ON Semiconductor, Jun 23, 2009

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Aerco details circuit-protection ranges

Aerco's range of circuit-protection products includes panel fuse holders, fuse boxes, open fuse holders, fuse links and accessories.

News from Aerco, May 27, 2009

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Optocoupler operates over industrial temperatures

Avago Technologies has announced extended temperature 2.5A gate drive optocouplers for use in a wide range of industrial applications.

News from Avago Technologies, May 19, 2009

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Avago designs ultra-low power optocouplers

Avago Technologies has developed an ultra-low power optocoupler technology for the next generation of optical isolators operating at up to 90 per cent less power than standard optocouplers.

News from Avago Technologies, May 19, 2009

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ATC Semitec stocks motor protection PTCs

ATC Semitec is now stocking a range of motor protection PTCs to complement its existing range of resettable thermal cut-outs.

News from ATC Semitec, May 19, 2009

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MOV planar arrays protect against transient events

Syfer Technology has introduced a range of metal oxide varistor (MOV) planar arrays to deliver protection against lightning strikes and other transient events in safety critical applications.

News from Syfer Technology, May 18, 2009

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Power entry module provides overcurrent protection

The power entry module 6136 from Schurter combines the IEC C20 appliance inlet and TA35 circuit breaker into one component.

News from Schurter, May 8, 2009

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Bourns TBUs feature current-disconnection function

Mouser Electronics is stocking the Bourns Transient Blocking Units (TBU) circuit-protection devices - winner of EDN's 2008 Innovation in Power Semiconductors award.

News from Mouser Electronics, May 7, 2009

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NCP362 protects USB 2.0s from electrical surge

ON Semiconductor has released the NCP362, an overvoltage protection (OVP) device with integrated current protection and high-speed electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection.

News from ON Semiconductor, May 4, 2009

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Linear unveils dual hot-swap controller

Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4222 dual hot-swap controller for protecting boards with multiple load supply voltages ranging from 2.9V to 29V.

News from Linear Technology Corp, May 1, 2009

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Avago releases 3.3V high-gain optocouplers

Avago Technologies has released its second series of hermetically sealed 3.3V high-gain optocouplers for use in aerospace, industrial and military applications.

News from Avago Technologies, Apr 17, 2009

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AVX announces zinc oxide varistors

AVX has developed a zinc oxide-based varistor series that exhibits a low leakage current of 2uA maximum.

News from AVX, Apr 16, 2009

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Toshiba launches miniature photocouplers

Toshiba has announced two miniature photocouplers that are ideal for office equipment, home appliances, solid-state relays and other applications demanding high-impulse noise immunity.

News from Toshiba Electronics Europe, Apr 2, 2009

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CM1282 ESD device protects mobile antennas

California Micro Devices (CMD) has announced the Picoguard CM1282, a single-channel ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection device for FM radio, GPS, Bluetooth and WLAN mobile antennas.

News from California Micro Devices, Mar 11, 2009

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What is it?

Circuit protection devices:

Circuit protection devices safeguard electrical circuits from over-voltage and over-currents. Examples of these devices include voltage regulators, varistors, electrostatic discharge protection devices, switch/circuit breakers and thyristor surge protection devices.

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