Farnell element14 announced today it will be stocking over 400 Panasonic new AECQ-200 approved ERA series high reliability thin film resistors well suited for a range of applications within the automotive, transportation, medical and measurement industry.
The High-reliability metal thin film chip resistor series works well under hard environmental conditions and is guaranteed for a loading life of 1000h at 85°C, 85% relative humidity with an operating temperature range of -55°C to +155°C. The products come with a High precision and low T.C.R. (Temperature coefficient of resistance), Wide Resistance Range of 10Ω to 1MΩ (E-96), Low current noise, excellent non-linearity and reference standards.
Key applications include battery charging and discharge control, automotive and circuits where low noise is a critical factor such as audio signal processing and precise measurement circuits.
Mike Buffham, Director or European Product, Supplier, Pricing and Asset at Farnell element14, said: “We are pleased to be able to offer the new thin film resistors to our extensive global Panasonic line card. To make our customers lives even easier, Farnell element14 will also offer first-hand access to the latest discussions, news and technical articles and product videos at the Panasonic Group on the element14 online community.”
Ken Steel, Distribution Director from Panasonic, said: “Farnell element14 is a technology leader and the specialist multi-channel distributor in the electronics sector, making them our preferred choice to take our latest offering to market. Farnell element14 customers have had access to the very latest technology from Panasonic over the years and this is a relationship we continue to strengthen in all our key markets.”