The EClamp®2386K is a low pass filter array with integrated TVS diodes. It is designed to suppress unwanted EMI-RFI signals and provide electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection in portable electronic equipment.
- Bidirectional EMI/RFI filter with integrated TVS for ESD protection
- ESD protection to IEC 61000-4-2 (ESD) Level 4, ±15kV (air), ±8kV (contact)
- Filter performance: 30dB minimum attenuation 800MHz to 2.7GHz
- TVS working voltage: 5V
- Resistor: 200Ω +/− 15%
- Total Capacitance: 12pF (VR = 2.5V)
- Protection and filtering for six lines
- Solid-state technology
- Lead-free, RoHS and WEEE compliant
- Color LCD Protection
- Cell Phone CCD Camera Lines
- Clamshell Cell Phones
- 3000 pcs. Tape & Reel
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