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Digi-Key Launches New ToolsXpress TechZoneSM


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THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN--November 7, 2011: 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 the launch of the ToolsXpress TechZoneSM, the company's newest addition to its online TechZone resources.

“ToolsXpress is your one-stop-shop for development tools and support”

The Digi-Key ToolsXpress TechZone provides engineers with information on evaluation/development kits and tools for some of the most prominent silicon suppliers in the market. Whether the designer is looking for OEM boards, wireless modules, programmers, emulators, or software, the ToolsXpress TechZone will aid in this mission.

Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone provides the same information formerly found on the Devtools Xpresswebsite. Engineers can access development tools, development kits, software, product training modules, and white papers within the ToolsXpress TechZone. Engineers can also view featured products and access Digi-Key's Design Services Providers and Design Support Services for additional help.

"ToolsXpress is your one-stop-shop for development tools and support," said Mark Zack, Digi-Key's vice president of semiconductor product. "We have stock on-hand, ready for overnight delivery, from the broadest set of suppliers representing the widest variety of tools, kits, and software."

Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone provides information about the following product lines: embedded, microcontrollers, wireless, and energy harvesting.

Additionally, a ToolsXpress Community is now available in Digi-Key's TechXchange community forum to allow engineers the opportunity to discuss their development projects and seek the expertise of those within the community.

Click here to visit Digi-Key's ToolsXpress TechZone as well as Digi-Key's six other solution-specific technology zones.

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.

The company's online offerings and resources include: an interactive online catalog; PTM product training modules; TechZoneSM technology zones; Another Geek Moment videos; Digi-Key toolbar; PurchasingProSM for electronics buyers; TechXchangeSM; a Mobile and Social Center; and a Reference Design Library.

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About Digi-Key Corporation
As one of the world's leading, totally integrated, Internet-based distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key Corporation has earned its reputation as an industry leader through its total commitment to service and performance. Digi-Key is a full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than two million products from over 470 quality name-brand manufacturers. A testament to Digi-Key's unparalleled commitment to service, North American design engineers have ranked Digi-Key as the #1 Most Preferred Distributor (UBM/EE|Times Distributor Customer Preference Study/June 2011). With global sales for 2010 surpassing $1.5 billion, Digi-Key's single location in North America is one of its greatest assets.