Varactor Diodes

The Varactor Diode gets its name from the variable nature of the diode its self. It is a special type of diode designed for variable capacitance.
How do they work?
In order to achieve a specific variance in capacitance, the diode works with the different region types of a capacitor known as P-type and N-type. These types can be manipulated to give out higher depletion sizes or narrowed and decreased in size, this will give you the variable capacitance you wish out of the device.
Features and benefits:
• Very small and light weight
• Little noise from the component
• Very low cost
• Increase in a reverse bias will increase the capacitance
• Very easy to mount and replace
• High capacitance ratios
• Very low resistance
Where might I use one?
• Satellites
• TV tuners
• DVD devices
• RF Tuning
• Frequency synthesizers

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Description Price Diode Configuration Application Number of Elements per Chip Minimum Diode Capacitance Maximum Reverse Voltage Minimum Quality Factor Minimum Tuning Ratio Package Type Pin Count Tuning Ratio Test Condition Dimensions Height Length Maximum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 179-1056
Mfr. Part No.BB135,115
BrandNXP
TWD3.20
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 17.5pF 30V - 8.9 SOD-323 2 0.5 → 28V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 626-1891
Mfr. Part No.BB135,115
BrandNXP
TWD10.30
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 17.5pF 30V - 8.9 SOD-323 2 0.5 to 28V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 890-2588
Mfr. Part No.1SV285(TPH3,F)
BrandToshiba
TWD4.60
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Single UHF Band Radio 1 1.85pF 10V - - 1-1G1A 2 1 → 4V 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.2mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 791-9585
Mfr. Part No.SVC270-TL-E
TWD8.50
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Common Cathode Tuner 2 25.1pF 16V 100 1.65 MCPH 3 2 → 8V 2 x 1.6 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 2mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 826-9373
Mfr. Part No.BB837E6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD6.50
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
Single Tuner 1 6pF 30V - 10.2 SOD-323 2 1 → 28V 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 1.7mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 179-1058
Mfr. Part No.BB202,115
BrandNXP
TWD8.10
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 28.2pF 6V - 2.5 SOD-523 2 0.2 → 2.3V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +85 °C
RS Stock No. 436-7874
Mfr. Part No.BBY40,215
BrandNXP
TWD10.10
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Single Tuner 1 26pF 30V - 5 SOT-23 (TO-236AB) 3 3 → 25V 3 x 1.4 x 1mm 1mm 3mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 145-9418
Mfr. Part No.BB439E6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD7.50
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner 1 4.3pF 28V - 5 SOD-323 2 - 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 1.7mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 162-9645
Mfr. Part No.SVC230-TB-E
TWD5.00
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Common Cathode Tuner 2 25.1pF 16V 100 1.65 SOT-23 3 2 → 8V 2.9 x 1.5 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 2.9mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 857-8116
Mfr. Part No.BBY5503WE6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD4.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single VCO in Mobile Communication 1 5.5pF 16V - 2 SOD-323 2 2 V, 10 V 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 1.7mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 124-5433
Mfr. Part No.SVC704-TL-E
TWD5.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single VCO 1 3.4pF 16V - 6 MCPH 3 1 → 7V 2 x 1.6 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 2mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 791-9591
Mfr. Part No.SVC704-TL-E
TWD13.40
Each (On a Tape of 20)
units
Single VCO 1 3.4pF 16V - 6 MCPH 3 1 → 7V 2 x 1.6 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 2mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 823-5655
Mfr. Part No.BB857H7902XTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD6.90
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
Single SAT Tuners - - 30V - - SCD-80 2 - 1.3 x 0.8 x 0.7 (With Pin)mm 0.7mm 1.3mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0356
Mfr. Part No.BB181,115
BrandNXP
TWD3.10
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 8pF 30V - 12 SOD-523 2 0.5 → 28V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 178-7399
Mfr. Part No.BB837E6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD3.90
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner 1 6pF 30V - 10.2 SOD-323 2 1 → 28V 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 1.7mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 165-5623
Mfr. Part No.BBY5303WE6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD3.70
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 4.8pF 6V - 1.8 SOD-323 2 1 → 3V 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 1.7mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 178-7396
Mfr. Part No.BB814E6327GR1HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD3.40
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Common Cathode Tuner 2 43pF 18V 200 2.05 SOT-23 3 2 → 8V 2.9 x 1.3 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 2.9mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 110-9106
Mfr. Part No.BB439E6327HTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD16.40
Each (On a Tape of 40)
units
Single Tuner 1 4.3pF 28V - 5 SOD-323 2 - 1.7 x 1.25 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 1.7mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 752-7899
Mfr. Part No.BBY5302VH6327XTSA1
BrandInfineon
TWD11.40
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Single VCO 1 1.85pF 6V - 1.8 SC-79 2 1 → 3V 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 1.2mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 162-9649
Mfr. Part No.SVC272-TL-E
TWD5.20
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
Common Cathode Tuner 2 14.07pF 16V 150 2.3 MCPH 3 2 → 8V 2 x 1.6 x 0.85mm 0.85mm 2mm +125 °C