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AVX offers application-specific multilayer varistor series

avxtransguardMyrtle Beach, S.C. — AVX Corp. has developed application-specific multilayer varistors for automotive, industrial, military, mobile handset, telecommunication, heavy equipment, appliance, and consumer product applications.

AVX application specific multilayer varistor series include the following:

  • CAN Series is designed to protect a controlled area network (CAN)
  • USB Series is the low cap version of the traditional TransGuard and is designed to protect a universal serial bus (USB)
  • Medium Power Telecom Series provides an effective alternative to metal oxide varistors (MOVs) 60 Vrms to 90 Vrms
  • Medium Power Automotive Series offer high energy ratings suited to protect against automotive related transients
  • StaticGuard protects against electrostatic discharge (ESD)
  • AntennaGuard is a low cap series designed to protect antennas and other circuits with high data rate speeds
  • UltraGuard has low leakage for protection of battery-powered applications

Custom varistors are available if the design requires specific performance and environmental characteristics not available in the standard product offering.