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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Easy Solder Battery Clips Publish Date: 2009-11-26

Memory Protection Devices introduces their line of AAA model BK-82 and AA model BK-92 easy solder battery clips.

Snap Dragon Coin Cell Holders Publish Date: 2011-08-19

MPD has invented a whole new category of coin cell battery holders called Snap Dragons.

6 V Lantern Battery Replacement Publish Date: 2012-06-29

The MPD battery holder is a direct substitute for batteries meeting ANSI No. 908 as well as many manufacturers’ model numbers.

Gliders Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Memory Protection Devices is introducing a whole new category of battery holders for lithium coin cell batteries.

12 V Auto Plugs Publish Date: 2012-06-29

MPD offers a wide variety of 12 V auto plugs that are available in ratings up to 20 A with or without LED indicators.

Surface Mount Lithium Battery Holders Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Memory Protection Devices introduces lightweight, low profile surface mount lithium battery holders capable of withstanding extremely high temperatures.

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

Recent PTMs View All (2)

Battery Holders for Wireless Applications Publish Date: 2010-08-09

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

Duration: 10 minutes
GLiDERS™ Publish Date: 2011-10-31

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

Duration: 5 minutes

Featured Videos View All (9)

MPD Lithium Battery Holders, Gliders with Sliding Trays Mount Directly onto PCB Surface

Gliders are a hybrid between a retainer and a coin cell battery holder, offering the price competitiveness of a coin cell retainer, while at the same time giving a better and more reliable connection than the standard battery holder.

Snap Dragon

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

Coin Cell dimensional tolerance and battery holders

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

Not all coin-cell holders hold coin cells: iButtons and battery holders

It can sometimes be advantageous to mount RFID devices called iButtons in battery holders. In this short video, we discuss when it makes sense to put an iButton in a battery holder, and what kind of battery holders can double as iButton holders.