Multilayer Varistor ESD Suppressor (MLVA Bussmann Series)

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Bussmann® MLVA Series of multilayer varistors are designed to protect electronic circuits from ESD damage. With its small, standardized 0201, 0402 and 0603 sizes, it’s easy to implement them into any circuit board design. The MLVA is suitable for push button, power line and low frequency overvoltage protection.


  • Zinc oxide based ceramic chip
  • Provides ESD protection with fast response time (<1ns) allowing equipment to pass IEC 61000-4-2 Level 4 Test
  • 0402 and 0603 meet IEC 61000-4-4 and 61000-4-5
  • Low profile designs for board space savings
  • Low and stable leakage current reduces power consumption
  • Low clamping voltage
  • Wide 5.5 to 26Vdc operating voltage range
  • Halogen free and RoHS compliant for global applications


  • Computers and peripherals
  • Digital still cameras
  • Cell phones
  • Medical equipment
  • Printers/copiers/scanners
  • DVD Players
  • MP3/Multimedia players
  • LCD TV / Monitor
  • External storage
  • Cable/DSL Modems
  • Set top boxes