Digi-Key Announces a Global Distribution Agreement with Cirrus Logic

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - February 28, 2006

Cirrus Logic Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS), a leading innovator of high-precision analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), and Digi-Key Corporation today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement.

Cirrus Logic's products will be featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs and will be available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. This new distribution agreement with Cirrus Logic will allow Digi-Key to fulfill the design as well as the production needs of its customers worldwide.

"Cirrus Logic's partnership with Digi-Key provides another channel for customers of all sizes and stages of development to access Cirrus Logic products," said Bob Kromer, vice president of Worldwide Sales, Cirrus Logic. "As a premier catalog distributor, Digi-Key strengthens Cirrus Logic's ability to serve our customers worldwide through their strength in sales, engineering support and logistics."

"We are pleased to represent Cirrus Logic and add this innovative company to our line card," commented Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "We anticipate that Cirrus Logic's expansive line of audio ICs as well as its ARM-based microprocessors will be of substantial interest and appeal to the many customers from around the globe that we serve on a daily basis."

One of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, Digi-Key currently ships product to more than 130 countries.

Cirrus Logic's products include high-precision analog and mixed-signal audio ICs for consumer, professional and automotive entertainment applications, as well as high-precision analog and mixed-signal ICs for industrial applications such as industrial measurement, analytical instruments, consumer utility, digital power meters and seismic systems. Cirrus logic also develops embedded processor ICs such as audio-optimized digital signal processors for consumer and professional audio applications, and ARM-based embedded processors for consumer and industrial applications.

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

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 mixed-signal patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers highly optimized products for consumer and commercial audio, automotive entertainment and industrial applications. The company operates from headquarters in Austin, Texas, with offices in Colorado, Europe, Japan and Asia. More information about Cirrus Logic is available at www.cirrus.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.

Media Contacts: Steven G. Tsukichi, VP/Marketing, Digi-Key Corporation; Bill Schnell, Cirrus Logic, 512-851-4084 (voice), bill.schnell@cirrus.com