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EDL: Electronic Double Layer Capacitor

Designed for use in battery back-up applications

Electronic Double Layer Capacitor

New Bedford, MA (December 2006) — Cornell Dubilier announces the release of the new Type EDL, Electronic Double Layer Capacitor. The EDL is specifically designed for use in battery back-up applications where memory hold-up is critical when battery replacement is necessary.

Type EDL is available in horizontal and vertical radial leaded stacked coin configurations, a cylindrical case with radial leads and a surface mountable package. The capacitance ranges from 0.22 µF to 70 µF with a voltage range of 2.1 Vdc to 5.5 Vdc depending on the value. The EDL boast unlimited charging and discharging capability and extends battery life up to 1.6 times longer. Recycling the EDL is not necessary and it offers first class performance with economy pricing. Typical price range for the values being offered at this time are $0.464 to $5.00 each unit. Lead-time is stock to 13 wks from authorized CDE distributors beginning December 1, 2006.

Typical applications are cellular handsets, solar battery backup, small motor starters, gaming machines, real time clock battery back-up and remote reading utility meters. Product will be available starting December 1, 2006.