AVX Expands Leaded M123 Series to Provide 1uF Values in Molded Radial and DIPguard Configurations

AVX increases space-level MIL-PRF-123 ceramic capacitor product offering.

Greenville, SC, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com)-- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its space-level M123 Series ceramic capacitor to provide 1uF values in molded radial and DIPGuard configurations. The M123A18BXB105KC capacitor features a unique design characteristic, offering a 2-PIN DIPGuard option. The M123A02BXB105KC device is an extension of the capacitance offering for the molded radial configuration. Tested in accordance with MIL-PRF-123 specifications, the M123 Series ceramic capacitor is designed for mission-critical applications, including military, defense and aerospace, where high-performance and superior reliability are required.

“The M123 Series capacitors offer proven technology for applications requiring space-level reliability,” said Dan Lane, marketing manager at AVX. “The MIL-qualified ceramic capacitors are designed for use in critical applications such as space, where very high reliability is required in harsh environments with lasting performance.”

AVX offers the largest portfolio of MIL-PRF-123 approved capacitors, with a wide range of capacitance values, tolerances and physical configurations available.

Typical pricing and lead times for the M123 Series ceramic capacitor are set at competitive levels.

For more information, contact AVX at One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644; by calling 864-967-9343, or on the Web at www.avx.com.

Zac Linton