Capacitors are available in dielectrics of COG (NPO), X7R, Z5U, and Y5V in a wide range of capacitance values and tolerances. Catalog features more than 30 series of capacitors, thermistors, resistors, and inductors. Among the models of capacitors included are full lines of stacked PEN film and ceramic, tantalum, and discoidal chips. In addition to specifications, charts, graphs, and schematics, the catalog provides reference charts and a metric conversion table.
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