Digi-Key Launches Power Solutions Technology Zone

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 14, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its fifth Technology Zone for Power Solutions is now available online.

This new Technology Zone is dedicated to providing comprehensive power design resources for engineers. It comes on the heels of a number of other Digi-Key initiatives to provide valuable, cost-saving and timesaving resources for design engineers. The Power Solutions Technology Zone is featured on Digi-Key's website www.digikey.com/technologyzones.

Additionally, the Power Solutions Technology Zone is designed to offer alternatives for the engineer to assist in fulfilling all of their power requirements.

"We are excited to announce the addition of Power Solutions to Digi-Key's exclusive Technology Zones," said Dave Doherty, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "Our goal is to provide valuable, relevant content for our customers in each of the areas represented by our Technology Zones. Power Solutions is another means for Digi-Key to reach our customers and provide them with the information and product they need, when they need it."

This new Technology Zone includes featured products, access to Power Design Support, product training modules, application notes, a product guide, videos, and a "Buy Versus Build" feature to aid in designing power solutions.

"Not only will engineers have access to a wide range of product information and tutorials through the new Power Solutions Technology Zone, they will also be able to view real-time pricing and availability of power products distributed by Digi-Key," said Tony Harris, Digi-Key's chief marketing officer. "Engineers can also access power design support directly from the Power Solutions Technology Zone on Digi-Key's website. With these resources available at their fingertips, engineers will save time and money when completing their power designs."

In addition to the new Power Solutions Technology Zone, Digi-Key currently offers technology zones for Lighting Solutions, Microcontroller Solutions, Sensor Solutions and Wireless Solutions. Digi-Key's exclusive technology zones are engineering-focused web-environments that provide information about technology including suppliers, products, resources, product training modules and more. Each of these technology zones can be accessed by visiting www.digikey.com/technologyzones.

Go to www.digikey.com/technologyzones and click on "Power Solutions" to view the newest addition to Digi-Key's exclusive Technology Zones.

Digi-Key Corporation focuses on providing customers with superior service, which includes product selection and availability, on-time delivery, and responsiveness. Using leading-edge processes and state-of-the-art technologies, Digi-Key serves a global customer base from its 600,000 square foot facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA.

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.