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TMCNet:  World's Smallest Power Inductors from Wurth Hit Digi-Key Shelves

[July 09, 2014]

World's Smallest Power Inductors from Wurth Hit Digi-Key Shelves

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. --(Business Wire)--

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced stock of Wurth Electronics' WE-MAPI series, the smallest metal alloy power inductors available in the industry.

Tom Busher, Vice President of Global Interconnect, Passives, and Electromechanical Product, Digi-Key ...

Tom Busher, Vice President of Global Interconnect, Passives, and Electromechanical Product, Digi-Key Corporation. (Photo credit: Digi-Key Corporation)

The New WE-MAPI inductors from Wurth are equipped with a magnetic iron-alloy core material, which allows for high rated currents in an ultra-compact design. The saturatin current of the WE-MAPI is four times greater than other components of similar size; this along with very low DCRs allow for optimum efficiency in high switching frequency DC/DC converters (>1MHz). Interference noise does not occur since the casing is compressed from a single piece.

Other features of WE-MAPI inductors include low acoustic noise and low leakage flux noise, with industrial operating temperatures of -40 ?C to 125 ?C. These innovative components find application in numerous industries, including digital cameras, graphics cards, battery powered devices, and power supplies, among others.

More information, as well as current stock and product selection, can be found on the Digi-Key website.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available at www.digikey.com.


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