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  • n. An electronic component having a variable resistance; used to protect circuits against power surges.

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Examples

  • Also, most blue boxes use telephone earpieces (with the varistor removed) for speakers.

    The Official Phreaker's Manual version 1.1 by The Jammer and Jack the Ripper

  • As a result, an additional varistor for ESD suppression is no longer needed. blog comments powered by Disqus

    Fareastgizmos.com

  • There are three stages of surge and spike protection in the form of a GDT (gas discharge tube), MOV (metal oxide varistor) and TVS (transient voltage suppression diode).

    The Star Online: Technology

  • Equipped with sub-nS turn-on time, the 85VDC varistor has the ability to withstand multiple strikes and provides excellent energy and current handling capability while protecting sensitive circuits from over-voltage conditions caused by ESD, lightning, NEMP and inductive switching.

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  • "The VC121085S150 Series is not only a cost effective, single-chip solution, but is also the highest rated 1210 varistor on the market."

    EFYTIMES.COM - by EFY NEWSNETWORK TEAM

  • AVX has developed a 100pF version of its miniature 0201 TransGuard Series multilayer varistor, offering space savings and design flexibility by decreasing the chip count on printed circuit boards.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The 85V DC varistor from AVX can withstand multiple strikes and provides excellent energy and current handling capability while protecting sensitive circuits from over-voltage conditions.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Equipped with sub-nS turn-on time, the 85VDC varistor can withstand multiple strikes and provides an excellent energy - and current-handling capability while protecting sensitive circuits from over-voltage conditions caused by electrostatic discharge, lightning, NEMP and inductive switching, according to the company.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • AVX has expanded its zinc oxide (ZnO) based varistor series to include an 18V-rated version that exhibits a low leakage current of 1uA maximum, which extends battery life in portable devices.

    Electronicstalk - electronics industry news

  • Note that the varistor survived, but the system failed.

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