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Memory Protection Devices

- Memory Protection Devices is a world-class designer and supplier of electronic components of power connection technology. Our specialties include battery holders, battery contacts, 12 volt auto assemblies and connectors. Because of the focused nature of our product line, we offer the highest quality parts in the industry and competitive pricing. This commitment to excellence is reflected in our certification as an ISO 9001:2000 company. Some of the services we offer to clients include personal customer service, custom manufacturing, and unmatched technical support.

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Featured Products

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MPD Coin Cell Battery Holders

Memory Protection Devices has pioneered a large number of new styles of coin cell battery holders to suit the various needs of the electronics industry. Learn More

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12 V Auto Plugs

MPD offers its standard and custom 12 V plugs. All of their products are available standard in amperages from milliamps up to 20 A. Learn More

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Cylindrical Battery Contacts

MPD manufactures battery contacts and springs for use with cases that have molded battery compartments, as well as for PCB mounting.

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Fuse Clips and Fuse Holders

Memory Protection Devices introduce their fuse clips and fuse holders, offered in array of sizes for reliable application

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2.1 mm x 5.5 mm or 2.5 mm x 5.5 mm DC Jacks

MPD's DC Jacks come in sizes of 2.1 mm & 2.5 mm x 5.5 mm and are available in through hole, chassis, and panel mount options

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Covered 8-AA Battery Pack

MPD's BK-030 is made of a Polypropylene housing with spring steel, nickel plated contacts.  The output of 12 V for the 8 batteries can be used with many consumer products.

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Ultra-Low CR2016 Coin Cell Holder

Memory Protection Devices, Inc. (MPD) has just introduced the BLP2016SM-GTR, an ultra-low profile CR2016 coin cell holder with top-loading battery entry.

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Top and Side Loading Coin Cell Holders

MPD introduces its top loading and side loading coin cell holders. These include vertical, through-hole, surface mount, traditional, gliders, and retainers.

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Tools and Support

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Automotive 12 V

No matter what size and shape cigarette plug is needed, MPD has a solution for you. The conditions of the real world can cause all different types of device failures, and we understand the many requirements for a cigarette plug to overcome these. Learn More

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Coin Cell Holder

The first coin cell battery holder made for general PCB placement was invented and patented by MPD in 1983, and since then we have been modernizing and improving our designs constantly. Learn More

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Battery Holders

Battery holders were MPD's first products, and to this day they continue to be our primary focus. Every year we continue to innovate and create not only new types holders for new kinds of batteries, but also new types of holders for common batteries. Learn More

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Battery Insulators

MPD battery insulators are convenient for pre-installing batteries into consumer electronics. Learn More

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Fuse Clips/Holders

Fuse holders can be designed to fit into any type of electrical circuit, ensuring that you can always provide adequate circuit protection in your design. MPD's fuse holders are made with reliability as the ultimate goal, since an unreliable fuse holder means an unreliable insurance that your circuit won't be destroyed by a sudden power spike. Learn More

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Battery Contacts

MPD manufactures high quality battery contacts and springs for use with cases that have molded battery compartments, as well as for PCB mounting. Battery clips and blocks are designed to directly mount cylindrical cells to PCBs, with both through hole and surface mount options available. Learn More

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GLiDERS™

Duration: 5 minutes

GLiDERS are a hybrid battery holder utilizing a sliding tray system combined with a low cost battery retainer that delivers high reliability.

Holder Coin Cell 1632 Gold SMD

Battery Holders for Wireless Applications

Duration: 10 minutes

When choosing a battery holder for wireless applications consider the environmental factors, battery access and replacement, size, weight, power, and cost.

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MPD BK-913 CR2032 Coin Cell Holders | Digi-Key Daily

Memory Protection Devices' (MPD) BK-913 is a 4.27mm CR2032 coin cell holder with through hole PC pins. The BK-913 is nickel plated for the prevention of galvanic corrosion and is designed for pick-and-place ease.

MPD BK-912-G-TR Coin Cell Battery Retainer | Digi-Key Daily

Memory Protection Devices' (MPD) BK-912-G-TR surface mount coin cell battery retainer is compact at just 22.86mm width and a weight of .8 grams.

Coin Cell dimensional tolerance and battery holders

Lee Teschler gives a brief description about the CR2032 battery size and the different battery holders.

Snap Dragon

This video highlights the benefits of the Snap Dragon line of battery holders.