AVX’s New AEC-Q200-Qualified Skycap® Capacitors Are Ideal for High-Voltage Automotive Applications

  AVX’s New AEC-Q200-Qualified Skycap® Capacitors Are Ideal for High-Voltage
  Automotive Applications

  Featuring a working voltage range of 1000-3000V, AVX’s new X7R dielectric,
   radial-leaded capacitors are the latest expansion of its proven Skycap^®

Business Wire

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- February 4, 2013

AVX Corporation, (NYSE:AVX) a leading manufacturer of advanced passive
components and interconnect solutions, has developed a unique new series of
high-voltage, conformally coated, radial leaded MLC capacitors for automotive
applications. An extension of its successful Skycap^® Series, AVX’s new X7R
dielectric High Voltage AR Series capacitors feature a working voltage range
of 1000V to 3000V, are AEC-Q200 qualified, and are readily available in two
popular sizes, AR21 and AR30; additional sizes are available upon request.

“Unique new products like the Skycap^® High Voltage AR Series capacitors,
developed by AVX, are the driving force behind AVX’s position as a leading
manufacturer of MLC capacitors for more than 40 years,” said Dan Lane,
marketing manager at AVX.

AVX’s new Skycap^® High Voltage AR Series capacitors possess the robust
construction, excellent vibration characteristics, considerable thermal
resistance, and high quality for which the Skycap^® Series is known.
Capacitance values for the AR Series range from 470pf to 68,000pf and its
tolerance values are ±5%, ±10%, ±20% and +80%-20%. Fully qualified to
automotive specification AEC-Q200, the Skycap^® AR Series is ideal for use in
automotive electronics, power supply decoupling and filtering, and a variety
of high voltage applications.

Datasheets, samples, qualification data, and pricing are available upon
request. Current lead time is 11 weeks.

For more information, please visit www.avx.com, call 864-967-2150, or write to
One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

About AVX

AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive
components and interconnect solutions with 24 manufacturing and customer
support facilities in 15 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range
of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit
protection devices and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New
York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).


Dan Lane, 864-967-9343
Marketing Manager
BtB Marketing
Christine Stieglitz, 919-872-8172
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