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BYD Microelectronics Transducers Reach Operational Milestone

May 30, 2014

BYD Microelectronics (BME) said that the Multi-channel, Current Transducers in BYD Electric Cars have reached an operational milestone of over 130,000,000 miles in the last five years.

According to a release, Electric Vehicles have operated for more than 400,000 miles each and the BLX9 (the main BME multi-channel current sensor) has performed without a single issue over 5 years.

The BYD BLX9 was designed to minimize system footprint and reduce power consumption. It is an open-loop, hall-effect, three-channel system that measures all three phase current leads in a single module. It is designed to withstand extreme temperatures as high as 125 degrees Celsius and as cold as -40 degrees Celsius and is representative of all of BME's microelectronics products.

BYD Microelectronics is a subsidiary of BYD Company Ltd.

BME was created to provide quality and customized integrated circuits and discrete power devices for BYD's vertical integration manufacturing.

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Source: Manufacturing Close - Up

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