Murata introduces compact, high-current 0806 size Metal Alloy inductors for automotive 2018-02-05


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., has added the 0806-inch size (2.0 × 1.6 mm) DFE201612PD series to its DFE_PD series of Metal Alloy inductors. Suitable for the power supply of automotive information equipment such as infotainment systems, this product conforms to AEC-Q200 and supports a maximum operating temperature of 125°C. It achieves a rated current of 2.2A (at 1μH), or approximately twice the rated current of 1.0A (at 1μH) for a ferrite multilayer base power inductor of the same size(*1). Mass production of the product has already started.



Digital and information equipment were mainly used in the consumer market, but are also now mounted in automobiles. As a result, Demand is increasing for compact, high-current power inductors used in information electronics in automotive applications which higher reliability. Therefore, Murata has modified its DFE201612P series of compact, high-current power inductors to realize a maximum operating temperature of 125°C, and has introduced the DFE201612PD series of power inductors that also supports AEC-Q200. Going forward, Murata plans to further expand its lineup of sizes and develop highly reliable inductors that can support high temperatures and high currents for automotive applications.


Product Series

DFE201612PD series


AEC-Q200:A reliability standard for automotive electronic components

*1 Murata product LQM2MPZ_G0 series