Claiming to cut dc resistance by as much as 50%, the BLM03AX series chip-type ferrite beads in the EIA 0201 (0.6 mm x 0.3 mm x 0.3 mm) size category also promise to increase battery operation time in hand-held devices. The series comes in a wide range of impedances at currents up to 1,000 mA. Pricing for the series is $0.056 each. MURATA POWER SOLUTIONS INC., Mansfield, MA. (508) 339-3000.