HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y., July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ATC is pleased to announce that their 800R NPO Ceramic Ultra-Low ESR MLC Series is now available for purchase online through ATC QUIKBuy® on their shopsite. These capacitors are packaged on tape and reel in quantities of 500 ($1023) and 1000 ($1600). Customers may also order free samples of snip tape. ATC's 800 Series Engineering Design Kits for prototyping are also available online. Visit

The 800R Series is manufactured in one of ATC's signature case sizes: case R (L = 0.070", W = 0.090") with a capacitance range of 1 pF to 100 pF at 500 WVDC.

The 800R Series is designed to provide superior heat transfer in high RF power applications from UHF through microwave frequencies. This product is designed with new NPO low loss rugged dielectric and a silver-rich electrode system. The combination of ATC's proprietary dielectric material and electrode formulations makes this series highly desirable for high RF power applications.

If you have any questions regarding this product offering, please contact ATC Sales or RF Applications Engineering.

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AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and interconnect solutions with 21 manufacturing and warehouse facilities in 11 countries around the world. AVX offers a broad range of devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, timing and circuit protection devices and connectors. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AVX).

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William C. Colyer 
Manager Field Applications Engineering AVX