THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 15, 2008
Digi-Key Corporation and Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS) announced today that Digi-Key is now offering off-the-shelf delivery on the most comprehensive offering of Apex Precision Power™ products in the world.
Apex Precision Power is the new name in product innovation for high power precision control of current, voltage and speed in applications for the industrial, test and measurement, aerospace and medical markets. Apex Precision Power products focus on the use of power operational amplifiers (linear) and pulse width modulation amplifiers (PWM/switching) in motor and motion control related applications. IC, board-level module and hybrid product designs deliver combinations of power output up to 50A, on operating voltage supplies up to 1200V, and slew rates as high at 1000/Vµs.
Apex Precision Power products stocked by Digi-Key are featured in its print and online catalogs and are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. Digi-Key now has the broadest inventory in the world for Apex Precision Power products, with approximately 200 devices in stock today.
"Apex Precision Power products from Cirrus Logic enhance Digi-Key's power analog product offering," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "We are excited to offer this quality line of products to the hundreds of thousands of design engineers who rely on Digi-Key to deliver the components they need when they need them."
The Apex Precision Power products are the result of the 2007 Cirrus Logic acquisition of Apex Microtechnology. These products expand Cirrus Logic's technology expertise as an industry leader in high-precision analog.
"With this agreement with Digi-Key to make Apex products readily available, our customers will enjoy a strategic advantage over their competitors by expediting the design in phase and achieving robust solutions," noted Greg Brennan, vice president, Apex Precision Power Products Business Unit, Cirrus Logic.
About Cirrus Logic
Cirrus Logic develops high precision, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for a broad range of consumer and industrial markets. Building on its diverse analog and signal processing patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for consumer and commercial audio, automotive entertainment, industrial and aerospace applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Tucson, Ariz., Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at Cirrus Logic.
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.