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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.


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How to use serial EEPROM memory for storing data

Using the Arduino Platform and basic coding, in this video from Digi-Key, Robin shows how it possible to store data on a serial EEPROM memory chip with the I2C serial bus. 
25th June 2019

Buttons and switches addressing design needs

Buttons and switches addressing design needs
Touchscreens and membrane switches are useful for visual and low-profile control panels. However, some applications require designers to emphasise safety, ease of access, the switching of high voltages or current, a known configuration at power up, or robustness. For such situations, mechanical switches and buttons are often ideal, but designers need to choose carefully. Rich Miron, Applications Engineer at Digi-Key Electronics, explains.
15th May 2019

Support confirmed for Renesas/IDT products

Support confirmed for Renesas/IDT products
Digi-Key Electronics has confirmed its support of Renesas Electronics and IDT's broad product portfolios after the official announcement of completion of Renesas’ acquisition of IDT. To showcase how the complementary Renesas and IDT product portfolios work together, the companies developed “Winning Combinations,” compelling Renesas-plus-IDT product combinations that capture and highlight the technological advantages provided by the newly combined company.
2nd April 2019


MTBF calculator enables fast component comparisons

MTBF calculator enables fast component comparisons
Digi-Key Electronics and BQR Reliability Engineering are collaborating to deliver a simple yet powerful Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) calculator to support Digi-Key’s global customers. The tool makes it easy and quick to calculate MTBF for BOMs of any size. Users can export the BOM file and click on “Launch Calculator” on the Digi-Key website and the result appears immediately.
31st March 2019

Digi-Key launches supplier-driven CAD library

Digi-Key launches supplier-driven CAD library
A secondary KiCad library, known as the Digi-Key Partner Library, has been released by Digi-Key on GitHub. It is intended to be a supplement to the existing Digi-Key KiCad library released last year. Whereas the previous library was developed and curated by Digi-Key’s Applications Engineering team, the Partner Library was created to allow manufacturers to submit their own symbols and footprints to be compiled into the Digi-Key format.
22nd March 2019

IoT development platform features at embedded world

IoT development platform features at embedded world
During embedded world 2019 in Nuremberg (February 26-28)Digi-Key Electronics will have representatives on-hand to talk about some of the latest products and technology they have to help make the jobs of engineers and designers easier and more efficient. In addition, visitors can get a hands-on demo of the DK IoT Studio and find out more about two new platforms that were recently added to the tool.
20th February 2019

Celebrate national engineers week 2019 with Digi-Key

Celebrate National Engineers Week with Digi-Key Electronics by taking part in its contest by unscrambling the daily puzzle for a chance to win great prizes from B&K Precision, Pomona, FLIR, and TE Connectivity. 
20th February 2019

Digi-Key inks global deal with Navitas

Digi-Key inks global deal with Navitas
Navitas Semiconductor and Digi-Key Electronics have completed a distribution agreement to provide worldwide, 24-hour availability and accelerate market penetration and revenue ramp of GaNFast power ICs. They are said to be the world’s first GaNFast power ICs to enable power systems to simultaneously achieve MHz-frequency and highest-efficiency operation.
31st January 2019

Digi-Key wins Bourns POS Plaudit

Digi-Key wins Bourns POS Plaudit
Bourns has named Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, the recipient of their "Best POS Growth eCommerce Partner, EMEA" award.
21st January 2019

MEMs microphone supplier signs Digi-Key

MEMs microphone supplier signs Digi-Key
Vesper, a developer of advanced acoustic sensors has added Digi-Key Electronics to its worldwide distribution network as the startup company company scales. Vesper offers what is said to be the first wake-on sound MEMS microphone, bringing voice activation to battery-powered devices of all kinds.  
12th December 2018

Creating the next-generation of robotics

Creating the next-generation of robotics
There is no doubting that robots are on the rise. And despite some naysayers claiming that automation will take jobs away from humans, all the evidence points to robotics improving productivity, cost effectiveness, safety and actually creating employment. By next year it is predicted that the number of industrial robots deployed worldwide will increase to around 2.6 million units.
3rd December 2018

The Digi-Key Christmas gift guide 2018

Kyle has been very good this year (at least that’s what he’s telling himself) and is looking to get his hands on the newest Picade from Pimoroni.
3rd December 2018

Worthy winner scoops Digi-Key's electronica Chevvy draw

Worthy winner scoops Digi-Key's electronica Chevvy draw
There was an air of tension at electronica last week as Digi-Key Electronics announced the winner of the it's 2018 Chevrolet Camaro V8 Convertible prize draw. And it turns out the name out of the hat is a deserved winner. Marcus E., a university student studying for his bachelor's thesis from Regensburg, Germany, attended electronica off his own bat to get a feeling for current market trends.
21st November 2018

electronica: Design tool puts pep into IoT solutions

electronica: Design tool puts pep into IoT solutions
A design tool which will help developers and providers to create IoT solutions was unveiled at electronica 2018. The DK IoT Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) that allows users to go from idea to prototype in minutes without writing any code. The tool, developed in partnership with Atmosphere IoT has an intuitive user interface along with drag-and-drop functionality.
18th November 2018

Join the hack a pumpkin challenge with Digi-Key

Join the second annual Hack a Pumpkin Challenge with Digi-Key Electronics.
29th October 2018

How to make a Raspberry Pi LED flasher - Maker.io tutorial

To help us get started with the Raspberry Pi, Robin Mitchell, has a simple circuit for blinking an LED that should take you a matter of minutes to set up.
24th October 2018

RF power components join Digi-Key global portfolio

RF power components join Digi-Key global portfolio
Radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range power-over-distance wireless power components from Powercast are available worldwide through Digi-Key Electronics thanks to a new distribution agreement. Digi-Key will offer everything needed for manufacturers to design wirelessly powered devices using Powercast’s wireless power technology, which works in the far field (up to 80 feet) for automatic, contactless, over-the-air charging of multiple devices.
16th August 2018

A showcase in how to work smart

A showcase in how to work smart
Work smarter, not harder – or so the saying goes. And in the world of electronics ‘smart’ is something of an industry buzzword. From the cars we drive and the lights in our home, to the way we operate our industrial plants and factories, everything is now becoming ‘smarter’ and this technology is now a driving force behind the advancement of the fourth industrial revolution.
31st July 2018

LoRaWAN developer tools strengthen IoT resource

LoRaWAN developer tools strengthen IoT resource
In a move which bolsters its Internet of Things offering to customers Digi-Key Electronics has added Senet’s LoRaWAN developer tools and connectivity offerings to it’s Internet of Things Resource Center. The partnership simplifies the process for IoT application developers to access a full complement of Low Power Wide Area development kits, gateways, end sensor devices, connectivity services and other resources through a single online resource.
20th July 2018

Status symbol elevates KiCAD library

Status symbol elevates KiCAD library
Digi-Key Electronics has tagged the open source, Digi-Key KiCad symbol and footprint library with a 1.0 status on their GitHub Repository. The “version 1.0” is a major milestone for the library development, indicating that the library is "complete", has all major features, and is considered reliable enough for general release to engineers, designers, and customers.
9th July 2018


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