Digi-Key is the fourth largest electronic component distributor in North America and a broad-line distributor of board level components. It ranks as the fifth largest electronic component distributor in the world.
The Heraeus Sensor Technology USA line of thin film platinum resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) is now available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics.as part of a new distribution agreement. Heraeus thin film platinum RTD elements are characterized by high stability, interchangeability, and fast response time.
Two new printed circuit board (PCB) design solution offerings, PADS Maker and PADS MakerPro have been announced by Mentor and Digi-Key Electronics. These new offerings are targeted for the aspiring innovator who needs commercially proven technology at an affordable price point. The PADS Maker product is FREE while PADS MakerPro provides additional design capacity for $499.
Marktech Optoelectronics has teamed up with Digi-Key Electronics to offer custom-made photodetectors specifically designed and optimised to meet customer specifications. The custom detectors can be made from Marktech silicon photovoltaic or photoconductive photodiodes, avalanche photodiodes, phototransistors, or InGaAs PIN photodiodes.
A new interface to the Ultra Librarian on-line library provides symbols, footprints, and 3D models for one million in-stock Digi-Key parts. Digi-Key’s new interface to Ultra Librarian offers an easy download of library components in 22 CAD formats supporting most EDA and CAD toolsets.
Digi-Key Electronics says it is reviewing several potential options for a one million square foot fulfillment, value-added manufacturing and warehouse centre representing an investment of between $200-$300 million. While multiple options are under review, Digi-Key’s long-time base, Thief River Falls would be its preferred location. This would be contingent on both local approvals and legislative changes.
DFRobot, a supplier of easy-to-use development and prototyping products and accessories has signed a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics. DFRobot’s product portfolio includes sensor boards, MCU boards, single board computers, and 3D printers.
Recent product line expansion means that more than 37,500 Analog Devices products are available for shipment from distributor Digi-Key Electronics. Digi-Key has increased their ADI stocking portfolio by 20% in the last few months to support engineers worldwide. The newest product additions, including precision signal conditioning solutions, high frequency wideband components, and data converters, are easily accessed online.
During Embedded World 2017 in Nuremburg (March 14-16) Digi-Key Electronics will have representatives on-hand to help engineers fuel innovation and get designs to market faster. Visitors to the booth also have the opportunity to use free tokens to play on one of many slot machines for the chance to win a USB memory stick.
A selection of high-quality Quartz Monitor Crystals and oscillators from Tatien is available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics. Taitien offers a broad portfolio of frequency control products with a focus on high precision OCXOs, TCXOs and VCXOs. The products are suitable for many demanding applications including Industrial, Automotive, Consumer, Cellular Infrastructure, Networking, PC, and Peripherals.
An expanded inventory which now offers DEUTSCH industrial environmentally sealed electrical connectors from TE Connectivity (TE) has been announced by Digi-Key Electronics. The heavy-duty connectors are designed to withstand dirt, moisture, salt spray and rough terrain. TE’s DEUTSCH connectors are constructed of rugged thermoplastic or durable aluminum and feature silicone seals and grommets that help prevent contamination.
PULS’ line of efficient DIN rail power supplies is now available worldwide from Digi-Key Electronics as a result of a new distribution agreement. PULS focuses its DIN rail power supplies on offering customers a steady supply of reliable and technically-advanced products that are easy to install and operate.
The high-reliability rugged AC and DC fans and blowers from Sanyo Denki are currently available globally from Digi-Key Electronics. Sanyo Denki produces fans with a high temperature range, long life, and environmental protection options, which dramatically increase the overall application life of many products and designs.
A new IoT software platform from enmo Technologies is now available through Digi-Key Electronics.The enmo Platform enables any mobile IoT device to connect to any cloud service. Powering the Platform is enmo’s IoT.Over.Beacon technology, an innovative application of Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE), enabling new and valuable IoT use cases.
Gallium nitride (GaN) FETs in standard TO-xxx through hole and PQFN88 surface mount packaging from Transphorm are available for immediate shipment from Digi-Key Electronics. Transphorm is a global semiconductor company that develops the industry’s only JEDEC-qualified GaN FETs for high-voltage power conversion applications. The company’s product portfolio includes 600V and 650V discretes for power levels up to 4.5kW.
A robust portfolio of DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2-compliant external AC-DC adapters is being offered to customers via a collaboration between CUI and Digi-Key Electronics. In February 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) published a revision to its EISA 2007 external power supply (EPS) efficiency standard, increasing the minimum efficiency requirements as well as expanding the range of products applicable under the new standard.
A meeting took place between Qualtek Electronics met with Digi-Key, to honour the company with a plaque commemorating the 30-year partnership between the two companies. While visiting, Qualtek used the opportunity to present Digi-Key with the 2015 Distributor of the Year Award in person.
A 2016 Cadillac ATS was the big giveaway on Digi-Key Electronics’ booth at electronica in Munich and the winner is deserving of the prize. Mathias Höbelt is an electronics apprentice at TQ Systems and attended electronica. His name was drawn at random and to say he was surpised is an understatement.
A global distribution agreement signed by Digi-Key and SPEC Sensors covers a range of ultra-low-power sensors. SPEC Sensors specialises in low profile, ultra-low-power gas sensors that enable the integration of high performance gas sensing.
Digi-Key Electronics will have all hands on deck at electronica in Munich (November 8-11) demonstrating tools and products available to engineers and makers who are interested in the innovation brought on by the Internet of Things. Modules and development boards and individual components such as sensors and microcontrollers are all in stock at Digi-Key and can be found via a robust parametric search that makes it easy to identify the exact part needed for IoT projects.