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- Vishay’s product portfolio is an unmatched collection of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and optoelectronics) and passive components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Vishay is proud to be a major partner with Digi-Key.

MELF Resistors for Engineers Only

Vishay MELF Resistors

Everything about Vishay MELF resistors including application notes and design tools with same day shipping. Learn More

Sample and Design Kits

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Vishay offers its sample and design starter kits containing capacitors, resistors, and sensor starter kits to make the designer's component selection easier. Learn More

PTS Flat Chip Temperature Sensors

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Vishay's PTS AT SMD flat chip temperature sensors are the perfect choice for temperature control of electronics operating under varying environmental conditions. Learn More

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High Power Thin Film Resistors for Engineers Only

Vishay’s MC HP thin film resistor series are a great solution for all your modern electronic applications with higher power dissipation & operating temperatures. Learn More

Carbon Film MELF Resistors for Engineers Only

Vishay’s Carbon Film MELF Resistors are the perfect circuit protection choice with high pulse load capability and surge voltage up to 10 kV for 1.2/50µs pulse. Learn More

Wide Terminal Thin Film Resistors For Engineers Only

MCW wide terminal thin film resistors from Vishay are an optimal choice when applications require reliability and stability with AEC-Q200 qualification. Learn More

Thin Film Chip Resistor Arrays For Engineers Only

Vishay's ACAS thin film chip resistor arrays are perfectly suited for applications requiring a stable resistance ratio, available with AEC-Q200 qualification. Learn More

MELF Resistors for Engineers Only

Everything about Vishay MELF resistors including application notes and design tools with same day shipping. Learn More

Sample and Design Kits

Vishay offers its sample and design starter kits containing capacitors, resistors, and sensor starter kits to make the designer's component selection easier. Learn More

Tools & Support

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Chip Fuse Developments for Secondary Circuit Protection

Technical note: Developments for secondary circuit protection safety standards required in battery powered instruments. Learn More

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Linear Film Resistors

Technical note: Model calculation for drift of thin film resistors. Learn More

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Linear Film Resistors - Pulse load handling for fixed Linear Resistors

Technical note: Power and thermal behavior of fixed linear resistors are mostly based on DC or RMS loads, but pulse loads, like single energy pulse or a continuous flow of pulses, become more and more an important factor in professional electronics. Learn More

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Basics of Linear Fixed Resistors

Applications note: It is a rare circuit that can do without resistors and yet a look at a modern circuit board will show that it has become more difficult to locate them visually. What are they and where are they? Learn More

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E-Series Values

Standard series values in a decade for resistance and capacitances. Learn More

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Recommended Solder Pad Dimensions

Pattern styles for SMD resistors and thick film flat chip resistor arrays. Learn More

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UMA and UMB MELF Resistors Publish Date: 2019-05-23

The key functional performance parameters of these MELF resistor series will be discussed as well as design, features, and benefits.

Duration: 5 minutes
Automotive Qualified Platinum Thin Film Temperature Sensors Publish Date: 2018-04-09

This presentation will introduce Vishay's Automotive Qualified Platinum Thin Film RTD Sensors (PTS AT series), which are used for temperature sensing and measurement applications.

Duration: 10 minutes
MM HV High Voltage Thin Film MELF Resistors Publish Date: 2018-03-27

An overview of the MM HV MELF resistor family, including key functional performance parameters, design, features, benefits, and typical applications.

Duration: 5 minutes
MM and SMM Thin Film MELF Resistor Series Publish Date: 2018-03-13

This presentation will introduce the MM and SMM Thin Film MELF Resistor Series.

Duration: 10 minutes

Featured Videos View All (6)

CMB 0207 – The SMD champion for high pulse load applications

Learn which properties define the pulse load capability of SMD film resistors and why our CMB 0207 carbon film MELF resistor is a pulse load champion.

MELF Assembly Video

The video demonstrates how Vishay MELF resistors are easily assembled when using the right equipment and process conditions.

ACAS Vishay Thin Film Chip Resistor Arrays

This Vishay TechCast takes a look at the construction and the manufacturing process of the ACAS product, and explores the advantages and applications of the Thin FIlm Chip Resistor Arrays

Resistors: Pulse Handling Capabilities of MELF Resistors

A product demonstration of MELF resistors

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