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New Series of Wirewound, Molded, Surface-Mount Inductors Extends Vishay Offerings With Drop-In Replacements for Industry-Standard 2220 Devices


Inductors

Products mentioned:

IMC-2220
For more information:
Media contact -  Andrew Post, Sr. Manager, Global Communications
Phone:  1.610.251.5287 
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MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA - September 13, 2002 - Vishay Intertechnology, Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of a new series of wirewound, molded, surface-mount inductors designed to eliminate electro-magnetic interference in power lines for personal computers, telecommunications, appliances, and other electronic devices.

Measuring 0.221 in. by 0.197 in. [5.6 mm by 5.0 mm] with a 0.197-in. [5.0-mm] height height profile, inductors in the Vishay Dale IMC-2220 series serve as a drop-in replacements for industry-standard 2220 (or metric 5650) devices.

Forty-nine inductance values ranging from 1.0 μH up to 10000 μH are available with tolerances of 10% and 5%. Intended for medium- to low-frequency resonant circuits, the new devices are rated for currents from 25 mA to 1.8 A.

The series is rated for an operating temperature range of -25C to +85C and a storage temperature of -40C to +100C. The IMC-2220 devices' molded construction provides superior strength and moisture resistance and features environmentally friendly terminations that are 100% lead (Pb)-free and compatible with both vapor-phase infrared and wave soldering methods. The new inductors are available in tape-and-reel packaging (400 pieces per reel) for automatic handling.

Samples and production quantities are available now. Lead time for production quantities is eight to 10 weeks.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment, in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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For more information:
Media contact -  Andrew Post, Sr. Manager, Global Communications
Phone:  1.610.251.5287 
Fax:  1.610.889.9429 
E-mail:  andrew.post@vishay.com