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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.


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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BV-2450-PC Vertical CR2450 Lithium Coin Cell Holder

MPD’s BV-2450-PC is a latch assisting, vertically mounted CR2450 lithium coin cell holder that saves valuable PCB footprint space.

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BK-6219 Narrow Profile CR2025 Battery Retainer

Part number BK-6219 is an addition to MPD's retainer family and is designed for 20 mm diameter batteries.

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BH-14250-PC Battery Holder

MPD's BH-14250-PC ultra-low profile battery holder for 14250 batteries adds no height to a cell since the battery is held flush with the bottom of the holder.

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BK-57 AA SMD Battery Contact

MPD's BK-57 is a surface mounting AA battery contact. Normally used in pairs, these clips have a great price/performance combination.

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BH2450T-C Lightweight LCP Base Battery Holder

MPD’s BH2450T-C lightweight LCP base CR2450 lithium coin cell battery holder is lower profile and features higher reliability than competing products.

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BA1AAPC AA Battery Holder

MPD's BA1AAPC is an ultra-low-profile battery holder for AA batteries using premium materials like polypropylene, with high heat resistance and good stiffness.

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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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Holder Battery for 1025 Cell PCB


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 Coin Cell Holder Evaluation Kits | Digi-Key Daily

MPD’s development kit of through-hole and surface-mount coin cell battery holders includes five pieces of each type.

Publish Date: 2018-05-29

MPD BQ2032 Enclosed Battery Holder | Digi-Key Daily

MPD offers the BQ2032, an enclosed lithium battery holder for CR2032 coin cells, usable in wearable electronics and MCU designs.

Publish Date: 2016-11-15

MPD 12 V Auto Plugs | Digi-Key Daily

MPD’s 12 V auto plugs have several options available for any make of automobile in Europe, America, and Asia.

Publish Date: 2016-10-13

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.

Publish Date: 2016-08-08