Digi-Key Announces Stock on Littelfuse TVS SMD Diode KitsPress Release

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - July 6, 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 it has stock on transient voltage suppression (TVS) SMD diode kits.

These kits are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

Each kit covers a broad range of Littelfuse TVS diodes and contains five pieces each of select popular voltage values.

Ranging from industry standard package sizes of SMA to SMC with wattage ratings starting at 400 watts and going as high as 3000 watts, Littelfuse TVS diodes are designed to protect sensitive electronic equipment from voltage transients in applications such as telecommunications, computers, and industrial and consumer electronics. A PTM Online... On Demand® product training module that reviews overvoltage protection concepts and Littelfuse TVS diode products is available on Digi-Key's website.

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 Littelfuse

Littelfuse is the worldwide leader in circuit protection, offering the industry's broadest and deepest portfolio of circuit protection products and solutions. Backed by industry-leading technical support, design and manufacturing expertise, Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every product that uses electrical energy, including portable and consumer electronics, automobiles, industrial equipment and telecom/datacom circuits. In addition to its Chicago, Illinois, world headquarters, Littelfuse has over 20 sales, distribution, manufacturing and engineering facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Technologies offered by Littelfuse include Fuses; Gas Discharge Tubes (GDTs); Positive Temperature Coefficient Devices (PTCs); Protection Relays; PulseGuard® ESD Suppressors; SIDACtor® Devices; Silicon Protection Arrays (SPA™); Switching Thyristors; TVS Diodes and Varistors. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website at www.littelfuse.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.