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EPCOS metal oxide disk varistors

17 August, 2017

TDK Corporation's leaded EPCOS metal oxide disk varistors have been approved for an increased operating temperature of 105°C, up from 85°C.

Surge protection 101

26 March, 2014 by Mike Smyth, specialist technical writer

Surges or sudden bursts of voltage and current can be disastrous to electronic and electrical equipment and to the cables feeding them. Surge protectors limit the voltage getting through to equipment and often the feed lines, either by blocking it or diverting to earth voltages above a predetermined level.

Small varistors package

27 April, 2009 by

Epcos claims to be the first manufacturer of ESD protection components to offer low-capacitance CeraDiodes and multilayer varistors (MLV) in a 0201 package.

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