High CV Tantalum Cap Has Low Profile

March 10, 2015
A line of lead-free capacitors is supplied in a low-profile package.
For circuits designed to fit tight spaces, the 1206-06 D case TACmicrochip series tantalum capacitors measure 3.4 × 1.8 mm with a maximum height of only 0.6 mm, or about 0.15 mm shorter than existing 1206 V case TACmicrochip capacitors. These 47-μF capacitors, which are ideal for use in audio and higher-frequency amplifiers, can be embedded in 0.8-mm-thick printed circuit boards (PCBs) and are well suited for the latest-generation handheld electronic devices. The capacitors are supplied with 100% lead-free tin terminations and are rated for operating temperatures from -55 to +125°C.

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