Digi-Key Corporation and Crystek Corporation Forge Worldwide Distribution Pact

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 16, 2007

Digi-Key Corporation and Crystek Corporation, a provider of frequency products, announced today that the companies have entered into a global distribution agreement.

Crystek specializes in ultra low noise, high frequency and tight stability products with a frequency range of up to 6GHz. Crystek’s portfolio of frequency products includes quartz crystals, clock oscillators, TCXOs, OCXOs, VCXOs, VCOs, and more. Applications include digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satellite communications systems, base stations, personal communications systems, portable radios, and test instruments.

Crystek products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement will enable Digi-Key to fulfill both the prototype/design and production quantity needs of its diverse customer base.

“We are very pleased to add Crystek Corporation to our line card,” said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. “Expanding our frequency offering with products from Crystek’s extensive portfolio of quality frequency products is in perfect keeping with Digi-Key’s commitment to offer our customers the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components.”

“It is with great excitement that we enter into a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key,” said Anthony Mastropole, Crystek president and CEO. “Digi-Key will enhance our ability to provide our products to customers quickly on a global scale.

About Crystek Corporation

Headquartered in Fort Myers, Fla., Crystek Corporation has been providing frequency products since 1958 and has the broadest portfolio of frequency control technology in the industry, including quartz crystals, clock oscillators, TCXOs, OCXOs, VCXOs, VCOs, and more. Crystek specializes in ultra low phase noise, high frequency and tight stability products with a frequency range of up to 6GHz. Operating in two divisions, Crystek Crystals and Crystek Microwave, the crystals division is focused on quartz-based solutions while the microwave division supports a broad range of voltage controlled oscillators (VCOs), PLL synthesizers, and the new RedBox Connectorized VCOs. Applications include digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satellite communications systems, base stations, personal communications systems, portable radios, test instruments, and more. For more information, www.crystek.com.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.