Rochester Electronics LLC
Rochester Electronics is the world's most comprehensive solution for mature and end-of-life semiconductors. We turn End-of-Life problems into Extension-of-Life® solutions that provide you with the authorized, guaranteed components you need for as long as you need them. Every day, in industries all over the world, critical semiconductors become unavailable from the original manufacturer, even though there is a continuing need for them.
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Rochester Electronics receives IATF 16949 Certification for Automotive Production
Rochester Electronics has announced that it has received the IATF 16949:2016 certification for the manufacture of semiconductor components at its US-based facilities.
A different distribution model
The COVID pandemic highlighted the precarious nature of the electronics industry chain as supply shortages have caused delays in all mark sectors.
Rochester keeps your business moving
Rochester’s 40-year history of semiconductor support – both active shortage and obsolete – is rich in innovation and today Rochester is the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors – 100% authorised by over 70 leading semiconductor manufacturers.
Rochester Electronics partners with Kyoto Semiconductor
Rochester Electronics is partnering with Kyoto Semiconductor, an optical device solution manufacturer to collaborate in offering active and end-of-life (EOL) products to customers.
Rochester and STMicro collaborate to extend customer PLM
Rochester Electronics has collaborated with STMicroelectronics to provide a growing range of both active and end-of-life stocked products.
Continuous supply for Cypress and Rochester customers
Rochester Electronics has been authorised by Cypress Semiconductor to sell units of the obsolete Dual Port and FIFO SRAM product lines. The Dual Port and FIFO product line have been discontinued by Cypress under PTN18051 notice dated 1/28/2018 with a last time ship date of 1/28/2019.
Partnership ensures continued Ampleon supply
Ampleon and Rochester Electronics have joined forces to extend the supply of Ampleon’s VDMOS portfolio of high-performance RF transistors to customers worldwide. This strategic partnership will allow continued product availability to their valued customers.
Providing an authorised source of supply for Analog Devices
Analog Devices has named Rochester Electronics exclusive long-term provider supporting the ADSP-TS20xS TigerSHARC products. Analog Devices has transferred all residual excess inventory and associated product wafers to Rochester Electronics. This partnership agreement allows continued product availability to their valued customers.
Eliminating design qualification costs with replication devices
Rochester Electronics and Analog Devices have teamed up to help customers avoid the high cost involved in requalifying existing products by replicating an obsolete ADSP-2101 DSP. After the DSP went to End of Life (EOL) status, Rochester Electronics worked with ADI and an industrial customer to replicate the device to satisfy existing production requirements.
The counterfeit problem is not going away
Where would the electronics industry be without semiconductors? From the handheld devices we use every day to advanced equipment in the medical and aerospace industries, to the explosion of electronic systems in the automotive sector, they are integral to keeping the modern world up and running.
Rochester adds support for Freescale MC68040 MPUs
Rochester Electronics has been licensed by Freescale to provide a continuing manufacturing solution for the Freescale MC68040 32-bit MPU product family. Freescale announced the discontinuation of the 68040 devices and will be shipping the last products they will produce until November 2015. The agreement between Freescale and Rochester provides customers of the popular legacy MPUs with access to a secure and reliable source of parts for continued...
Confident obsolescence management with Extension-of-Life
Semiconductor manufacturers regularly announce the planned obsolescence of older products, to direct their resources towards supporting new product introductions with the latest technologies. The effects of these natural cycles challenge OEMs to ensure the sustainability of their products. This is especially true in high reliability, long life cycle products in sectors such as medical, industrial, transportation telecomms-infrastructure or aerosp...
Rochester Electronics adds Altera FPGAs & CPLDs to its range
Rochester Electronics has announced that it has expanded its relationship with Altera to include selective members of its FPGAs and CPLDs product families. As a result of this agreement, Rochester is now able to provide users of Altera products with a flexible, long-term supply pipeline of devices for applications with extended lifespans. Under the partnership, Rochester will market selective Altera products with the manufacturer’s full sup...
Processor replication with IP rights eliminates errata
Rochester Electronics offers replication of processors through its Semiconductor Replication Process (SRP). There are several companies within the semiconductor industry selling their emulated versions of popular processors originally produced by Freescale and Intel. Because Rochester receives processor IP from the original manufacturer, there is no need to emulate.
The world's largest wafer bank has tripled in size at Rochester Electronics
Rochester Electronics continues to expand its state-of-the-art wafer bank to support the ever-increasing number of semiconductor end-of-life (EOL) announcements and assist customers requiring reliable, authorized Extension-of-Life solutions.
ASIC solutions end the costly & continuous re-design cycle
Rochester Electronics has an ASIC solution that can alleviate the possibility of more system re-designs in the future.
Freescale and Intel processors now active at Rochester Electronics
Rochester Electronics will launch 2015 with the re-introduction of many popular processors from Freescale and Intel.
AMD’s AM79C940B series MACE chip re-introduced by Rochester
The Media Access Controller for Ethernet (MACE) chip is a CMOS VLSI device designed to provide flexibility in customised LAN design. The MACE device addresses applications where multiple I/O peripherals are present, and a centralised or system specific DMA is required. The high speed, 16-bit synchronous system interface is optimised for an external DMA or I/O processor system.
Voltage follower series re-introduced by Rochester
The LM110 voltage follower series is a monolithic operational amplifier that has been tested at temperatures ranging from -55 to +125°C, and are most useful in fast sample and hold circuits, active filters, or as general-purpose buffers.
AMD communication devices re-introduced by Rochester
The AM7968 TAXIchip Transmitter and the AM7969 TAXIchip Receiver Chipset is a general-purpose interface for very high-speed (4-17.5MBps, 40-175MBd serially) point-to-point communications over coaxial or fibre-optic media. The speed of a TAXIchip system is adjustable over a range of frequencies, with parallel bus transfer rates of 4MBps at the low end, and up to 17.5MBps at the high end.