Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock of TT/BI Technologies' HM78D Series Dual Winding Inductors

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 26, 2012

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of the HM78D series of dual winding inductors from BI Technologies, a division of TT Electronics.

The HM78D series offers higher inductance, better efficiency, and superior current handling in a rugged, low-cost part. The new HM78D-1210 series comes in 12.5 mm footprint shielded SMD packages and, in common with other HM78D models, can be configured as inductors, common mode chokes, or DC/DC converters.

"Digi-Key has always made every effort to offer our customers the highest quality product," said Jeff Shafer, vice president, global interconnect, passives, and electromechanical product, Digi-Key Corporation. "TT Electronics has been a vital part of achieving this goal and we are pleased to add these high-quality inductors to our line card."

"By taking advantage of Digi-Key's online presence, product training modules, and technical support, TT Electronics/ BI Technologies rapidly extends our magnetics solutions to a worldwide audience," said Donna Schaefer, global product line director, magnetic business unit, TT Electronics.

The HM78D series can be purchased now from the Digi-Key website.

As the leading integrated Internet-based distributor of electronic components, information about and inventory of millions of products is accessible to customers around the globe, with all products shipped from Digi-Key's single, North American location. The company's integrated business model provides product and support information online to help put engineers and procurement professionals in control as they solve tough product development challenges.

About TT Electronics PLC

TT Electronics PLC is a focused, global electronics group supplying leading manufacturers in the defense, aerospace, medical, transportation and industrial markets. The Group consists of four divisions: Components, Sensors, Secure Power and Integrated Manufacturing Services, each delivering technology, products and services to customers in target markets worldwide. TT Electronics PLC operates from headquarters based in Weybridge, Surrey, with more than 20 global manufacturing locations and more than 6,000 employees worldwide. Additional information is available from their corporate website: www.ttelectronics.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.