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TVS Offer Tighter ± 3.5 % Breakdown Voltage Tolerance

TVS Offer Tighter ± 3.5 % Breakdown Voltage Tolerance

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of surface-mount TransZorb® transient voltage suppressors (TVS) in the low-profile DO-214AA package. Vishay General Semiconductor SMBJXXD series TVS achieve ± 3.5 % breakdown voltage tolerance and very low reverse leakage current. Compared to previous-generation devices, the new series offers excellent clamping features with higher peak pulse surge current and lower clamping voltage for better input protection of IC devices.

SMBJXXD series TVS are designed to protect sensitive electronics against voltage transients induced by inductive load switching and lightning. The devices are ideal for DC adapter power line protection, power supply snubber circuits, and general voltage surge protection in consumer, computer, industrial, and telecommunication equipment.

Available with unidirectional polarity, the SMBJXXD series consists of 47 TVS with stand-off voltages from 5 V to 188 V. The devices offer a temperature range from -55 °C to +150 °C and meet the MSL Level 1 standard, per -STD-020, LF maximum peak of 260 °C. Ideal for automated placement, the TVS are RoHS-compliant and halogen-free. Samples and production quantities of the new SMBJXXD series are available now, with lead times of eight weeks for large orders. Pricing for U.S. delivery is $0.06 per piece.

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