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. 626-2046
Mfr. Part No.BB207
BrandNXP
£0.257
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
Common Cathode Tuner 2 76pF 15V - 2.6 SOT-23 (TO-236AB) 3 1 → 7.5V 3 x 1.4 x 1mm 1mm 3mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 170-2060
Mfr. Part No.BB207
BrandNXP
£0.214
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Common Cathode Tuner 2 76pF 15V - 2.6 SOT-23 (TO-236AB) 3 1 → 7.5V 3 x 1.4 x 1mm 1mm 3mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0399
Mfr. Part No.BB145B,115
BrandNXP
£0.09
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Single VCO 1 6.4pF 6V - 2 SOD-523 2 1 → 4V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 179-1058
Mfr. Part No.BB202,115
BrandNXP
£0.187
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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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. 626-2074
Mfr. Part No.BB202,115
BrandNXP
£0.429
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 28.2pF 6V - 2.5 SOD-523 2 0.2 to 2.3V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +85 °C
RS Stock No. 626-1914
Mfr. Part No.BB145B,115
BrandNXP
£0.091
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
Single VCO 1 6.4pF 6V - 2 SOD-523 2 1 to 4V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0382
Mfr. Part No.BB131,115
BrandNXP
£0.069
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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Single Tuner, VCO 1 8pF 30V - 12 SOD-323 2 0.5 → 28V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 626-2080
Mfr. Part No.BB208-03,115
BrandNXP
£0.378
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Single TCXO, Tune, VCXO 1 19.9pF 10V - 3.7 SOD-323 2 1 to 7.5V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 179-1056
Mfr. Part No.BB135,115
BrandNXP
£0.076
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. 166-0534
Mfr. Part No.BB208-03,115
BrandNXP
£0.151
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
Single TCXO, Tune, VCXO 1 19.9pF 10V - 3.7 SOD-323 2 1 → 7.5V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 626-1879
Mfr. Part No.BB131,115
BrandNXP
£0.23
Each (In a Pack of 25)
Units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 8pF 30V - 12 SOD-323 2 0.5 to 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
£0.254
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. 166-1216
Mfr. Part No.BBY40,215
BrandNXP
£0.109
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
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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. 436-7874
Mfr. Part No.BBY40,215
BrandNXP
£0.309
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. 626-1992
Mfr. Part No.BB181,115
BrandNXP
£0.23
Each (In a Pack of 30)
Units
Single Tuner, VCO 1 8pF 30V - 12 SOD-523 2 0.5 to 28V 1.25 x 0.85 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 1.25mm +150 °C
RS Stock No. 166-0356
Mfr. Part No.BB181,115
BrandNXP
£0.069
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. 146-0823
Mfr. Part No.BB156,115
BrandNXP
£0.16
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
Single VCO 1 14.4pF 10V - 2.7 SOD-323 2 1 → 7.5V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C
RS Stock No. 626-1958
Mfr. Part No.BB156,115
BrandNXP
£0.369
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
Single VCO 1 14.4pF 10V - 2.7 SOD-323 2 1 to 7.5V 1.8 x 1.35 x 1.05mm 1.05mm 1.8mm +125 °C