Inductors Hit The Road Under Hood

Vishay Intertechnology expands its line of automotive grade IHLP, low-profile high-current inductors with a component in the 2020 case size. The Vishay Dale IHLP-2020BZ-5A combines an operating temperature to +155°C with a low profile of 2 mm to save space in under the hood automotive applications.


The AEC-Q200 qualified device is optimized for energy storage in dc/dc converters operating up to 2 MHz. It specifies a typical DCR from 7.3 mΩ to 181 mΩ and a wide range of inductance values from 0.47 µH to 10 µH. It provides rated current to 13.43 A and promises to handle high transient current spikes without saturation.


Packaged in a 100 % lead (Pb)-free shielded, composite construction that reduces buzz to ultra-low levels, the inductor offers high resistance to thermal shock, moisture, and mechanical shock.


Device Specification Table:

Case size


Profile (mm)


Inductance range (mH)

0.47 to 10.0

DCR typ. (mΩ)

7.3 to 181.0

DCR max. (mΩ)

7.8 to 193.7

Heat rating current (A)

2.50 to 13.43

Saturation current (A)

2.13 to 9.35

SRF typ. (MHz)

17.5 to 101.6


Samples and production quantities of the new inductor are available now, with lead times of 10 weeks for large orders. For deeper knowledge, take a look at the IHLP-2020BZ-5A datasheet.

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