Established Ceramic Disc Caps Add Compact Members

To reduce costs and save space, the VY1 and VY2 series ac-line rated ceramic disc safety capacitors are enhanced with a Mini Size Series with Y5V ceramic dielectrics. Featuring body diameters down to 7.5 mm, the Vishay BCcomponents increase reliability for Class X1 (760 VAC) / Y1 (500 VAC) and Class X1 (440 VAC) / Y2 (300 VAC) applications, respectively, in accordance with IEC 60384-14.4. The Y5V dielectric provides a higher dielectric constant, allowing for a reduction in diameter without losing capacitance value. The VY1…Y5V and VY2…Y5V are optimized for RFI and AC line filtering applications in compact power supplies, power adapters for home automation devices, E-meters, home appliances, consumer electronics, and industrial equipment. The Mini Size Series safety capacitors offer a capacitance range from 1,000 pF to 10,000 pF with tolerances of ±20% and may be operated from -40°C to +125°C. More specs and datasheets are available at:


Vishay Intertechnology Inc.

Shelton, CT