Digi-Key Corporation Signs Worldwide Distribution Agreement with DLP Design, Inc.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - September 25, 2008

Digi-Key Corporation and DLP Design, Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement.

DLP Design provides hardware and software solutions that make it easy for engineers and hobbyists to interface to a host computer via the USB interface. Products include USB adaptors, USB security dongles, development boards, modules and adapters, temperature humidity sensors, microcontroller FLASH programmers, prototyping boards, and RF/RFID products.

DLP Design products stocked by Digi-Key are available for purchase directly from Digi-Key. These products are featured on Digi-Key's websites and will be featured in future print catalogs.

"We are very pleased to partner with DLP Design and bring its products to our customers," said Mark Larson, Digi-Key president and COO. "With the potential to provide faster time to market, I am certain that DLP Design products will be of great interest to the design engineers who rely on Digi-Key for the latest in solutions."

Don Powrie, president and COO of DLP Design, responded, "We are confident that our new distribution agreement with Digi-Key will significantly increase awareness of our product line. Furthermore, Digi-Key's sponsorship of the DLP232PC Design Contest will only serve to strengthen the relationship between our two firms."

About DLP Design

DLP Design, Inc., a Texas corporation in business since 2000, provides hardware and software solutions that make it simple for the engineer or hobbyist to interface to a host computer via USB. Specialty products for prototyping and new-product evaluation as well as consultancy services in the areas of product design and manufacture are available. DLP Design is a privately held corporation based in Allen, Texas. For more information, visit DLP Design, Inc..

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.