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New Vishay Intertechnology Thick Film, Multi-Resistance-Value Chip Resistor Arrays Supplement Thin Film Arrays
For Automotive and Industrial Applications, AEC-Q200-Qualified Arrays Available With Two or Four Resistors in 0606 and 0612 Case Sizes
MALVERN, Pa. — April 26, 2016 — Providing an alternative to thin film arrays in applications requiring lower performance, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced the industry’s first thick film chip resistor arrays to offer multiple resistance values in one device. Allowing designers to lower pick-and-place costs and save board space in automotive and industrial applications, the AEC-Q200-qualified devices are available with two resistors of different values in the 0606 case size (CRAS0606), or two pairs of resistors with different values in the 0612 case size (CRAS0612 and CRAE0612).
With resistance from 10 Ω to 1 MΩ, resistance tolerance of ± 1 % and ± 5 %, and TCR of ± 100 ppm/K and ± 200 ppm/K, the Vishay Draloric resistor arrays released today are to be used as voltage dividers, operational amplifier feedback circuits, and DC/DC converter output voltage sensing.
The convex terminal arrays are available with square corners (version S) or scalloped corners (version E). RoHS-compliant and halogen-free, the CRAS0606, CRAS0612, and CRAE0612 feature a 50 V operating voltage, power dissipation of 0.063 W per element at +70 °C, and operate over a temperature range of -55 °C to +155 °C.
Samples and production quantities of the thick film, multi-resistance-value resistor arrays are available now, with lead times of 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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