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Adjustable Inductors

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Adjustable inductors, also known as variable inductors or tunable inductors, are components used in the automotive industry for various applications. Inductors are passive electronic components that store energy in a magnetic field when current flows through them. Adjustable inductors allow the manipulation of their inductance, which is a measure of their ability to store energy in the magnetic field.

Here are a few ways adjustable inductors are used in the automotive industry:

Radio Frequency (RF) Tuning: Adjustable inductors are used in the tuning circuits of automotive radios, GPS systems, and other wireless communication devices. They help adjust the resonance frequency of the circuits to optimize signal reception and transmission.

Power Electronics: In electric and hybrid vehicles, adjustable inductors can be used in power electronics systems such as DC-DC converters and inverters. These components can be adjusted to control the amount of energy transferred and the efficiency of the power conversion process.

Sensors and Actuators: Adjustable inductors can be part of sensors and actuators in automotive systems. For instance, they might be used in proximity sensors that detect objects around the vehicle or in actuators that control various functions, such as adjusting suspension systems.

Engine Control Units (ECUs): Adjustable inductors can play a role in the circuits of ECUs, which are responsible for managing various functions in the engine and other vehicle systems. These inductors might be used for filtering and signal conditioning.

Electronic Control Modules: Adjustable inductors can be used in electronic control modules for functions such as ignition control, fuel injection, and emission control. These inductors can help regulate the timing and voltage levels in these modules.

Antenna Matching Networks: In wireless communication systems within vehicles, adjustable inductors can be used in antenna matching networks to optimize the impedance matching between the antenna and the rest of the circuitry. This helps ensure efficient signal transfer.

Variable Power Supply Filtering: Adjustable inductors can be used in power supply filtering circuits to smooth out voltage ripples and reduce noise in the electrical system.

Electric Power Steering: In electric power steering systems, adjustable inductors can be used to control and filter the current flowing through the steering motor, aiding in precise steering control.

It’s important to note that the specific applications and usage of adjustable inductors in the automotive industry can vary widely based on the design and requirements of the vehicle’s electronic systems. Our adjustable inductors feature a compact structure that is surface mountable, comply with automotive standards and deliver variable inductance inputs.

  • Shield case structure minimizes external noise
  • Multi-terminal structure enables custom winding connections
  • AM/FM tuner
  • Intermediate frequency transformer
  • Power Electronics
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Engine Control Units (ECUs)
  • Electronic Control Modules
  • Antenna Matching Networks
  • Variable Power Supply Filtering
  • Electric Power Steering
K5-N Series

Adjustable Coil for ultrasonic corner sensor. Standard type. SMD. 1,000 pcs/reel.

M5-N Series

Adjustable coil for IFT for car tuner (FM-RF, FM-OSC). SMD. 1,000 pcs/reel.