Duesseldorf, Germany TDK Electronics has introduced three SMD Power Inductors, suitable for DC/DC converter usage in mobile applications. The company's latest line of Power Inductors, spearheaded by the VLF 5014 , provides a substantial size reduction whilst offering higher current handling. It has a mount area of 4.5 x 4.7mm, with a maximum height of 1.4mm. When combined with the functionality of higher current handling, the product is ideally suited to power LED flash driver circuits, for use as flashlights in mobile handsets. The VLF5014 is particularly applicable to the LED flash DC/DC converter for the higher power LEDs of 1,2A or greater. The VLF 4014 and VLF 3014 have a mount area of 3.5 x 3.7mm and 2.6 x 2.8mm respectively. Both have a height of 1.4mm. All inductors benefit from high magnetic shield construction, actualising high resolution for EMC protection. The latest range of VLF Power Inductors offer a generic use for portable DC/DC converters in addition to application support for products including DVCs, DSCs, PDAs, HDDs, Cellular handsets and LCD displays. The y are fully RoHS compliant. TDK Electronics Europe GmbH , Duesseldorf, Germany. www.tdk-components.de.
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