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Automotive power inductors

Panasonic's ETQP series power choke coils (PCC) offer superior performance and robustness, and feature high efficiency, low loss and a miniaturized design.
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  • Complies with AEC-Q200
  • Unique metal composite core material leads to special benefits (e.g. low saturation, low loss at high frequency, stable over temperature)
  • Designed for harsh environments up to 180°C and 50G vibration
  • Line-up ranges from 0.33μH to 100μH in case sizes from 5x5mm to 12x12mm
  • Recommended for filter and DC/DC applications  

Line-up of automotive power inductors

Panasonic metal composite SMD power choke coils (PCC) are specially designed for automotive use and feature superior robustness and high reliability.
Performance attributes include non-saturation behavior, low losses and stability over a wide temperature range. This results in downsized components.

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Series High performance PCC-MC ETQP*M***Y** Low profile PCC-LP ETQP*M***KV* Large current PCC-1280 ETQP8M***J** High frequency PCC-H ETQP*M***HF* High vibration resistance PCC-SC
Size (L×W×H [mm] 5.5×5.0×3.0 - 10.9×10.0×6.0 5.5×5.0×3.0 - 10.7×10.0×4.0 12.6×13.2×8.0 5.5x5.0x3.0,
Inductance [μH] 0.33 - 100 0.33 - 47 0.33 - 4.7 2.2, 10, 22 0.68, 2.45 3.3 ~ 47
Rated current *1) [A] 1.4 - 33.2 1.7 - 19.6 16.8 - 44.4 5.2, 3.0, 2.1 27, 12 2.2 ~7.2
DCR [mΩ] 1.1 - 348 2.6 - 206 0.7 - 4.9 19.5, 68.0, 144 1.66, 7.4 13.1 ~ 148.6
Operating temperature range *2) [°C] -40°C to +150°C
(+180°C short time)
-55°C to +155°C -40°C to +160°C
(+180°C short time)
-40°C to +150°C -40°C to +150°C -40°C to +150°C

*1) DC current which causes temperature rise of 40 K. Parts are reflow soldered on four-layer PCB (1.6mm FR4) and measured at room temperature.
*2) Including self-temperature rise

Power inductors for automotive

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MC series: high-performance for demanding applications

The most advanced products within PCC product family, providing customers the most possible quality, robustness and performance.
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LP series: low profile

LP series devices have a low profile structure which makes them compatible with most common metal-composite designs.
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Large current series

The innovative integral construction guarantees highest vibration resistance and reliabilty while providing industry leading performance.
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High frequency series: Low core loss at high frequencies

This series offers reduced core loss in high-frequency bands of more than 2MHz.
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LE series: performance effective

The newest series in the PCC family, LE series products have an excellent cost-performance ratio and are recommended for 1:1 ferrite replacements.
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High vibration resistance series

High resistance to vibration acceleration up to 50G enabling the automotive ECU to be more resistant to vibration.

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Simulation data libraries

Equivalent circuit models and S-parameter data can be downloaded for each individual item.
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LC simulator

Simulates attenuation requirements when configuring an LC filter using a power inductor and aluminium electrolytic capacitors.
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Power loss simulator

This loss simulator for automotive applications enables the simulation of losses and temperature rises due to the current in power inductors.
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CAD data

CAD data can be download.
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Characteristic viewer

This tool presents various characteristics of a selected part using a graph of the operating frequency, temperature etc.
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Inductor guide download

An Introduction to power inductors for automotive applications.
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