AVX Corporation has added an N1500 super dielectric option to its high-voltage, multilayer ceramic (MLC), radial leaded capacitor series. An extension of the SV Series, the new N1500 super dielectric capacitors take up less board space and offer higher capacitance values than comparable C0G dielectric capacitors and are ideally suited for applications including snubbers in high-frequency power converters, resonators in SMPS, AC line filtering and high-voltage coupling/DC blocking.
The new N1500 dielectric SV Series capacitors feature a capacitance range of 100pF to 0.47µF with tolerances of ±5%, ±10%, and 20%, a voltage range of 600-5000V, and a maximum dissipation factor of 0.15%. The operating temperature range for the series is -55°C to +125°C. Additionally, a Hi-Rel screening option (100% Group A testing per MIL-PRF-49467) is available.
AVX’s high-voltage SV Series MLC radial leaded capacitors are coated with high insulation resistance and high dielectric strength epoxy, which eliminates the possibility of arc flashover.