DFRobot's Development and Prototyping Products and Accessories Available Globally from Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 2, 2017

DFRobot's extensive offering of easy-to-use development and prototyping products and accessories are available for immediate shipment through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as part of a new distribution agreement.

DFRobot's product portfolio includes sensor boards, MCU boards, single board computers, and 3D printers.

"We believe this new partnership with Digi-Key will provide the perfect service for our users," said Ricky Ye, CEO at DFRobot. "The accessibility of our products to Digi-Key's global customer base will contribute to the ongoing engagement of getting more and more people to explore the amazing world of creation."

The ease of use of DFRobot's products makes them ideal for applications such as rapid prototyping, robotics, and maker/hobbyist designs, as well as educational purposes.

"We are excited to partner with DFRobot and offer their expansive line of unique development boards, robotics designs, and 3D printing products to our customers," said David Stein, VP, Global Semiconductors at Digi-Key. "Their large community following and helpful documentation will allow designers and technicians to get started quickly and reduce their overall time to market."

For more information about DFRobot and to see their entire product listing, please visit their Supplier Center page on the Digi-Key website.

About DFRobot

DFRobot is a robotics and open source hardware provider that is dedicated to creating innovative, user-friendly products that foster a strong community of learning. It has a product catalog boasting over 1000 components and widgets including sensors, robotic platforms, communication modules and 3D printers.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, headquartered in Thief River Falls, Minn., USA, is an authorized global, full-service distributor of electronic components, offering more than five million products, with over 1.3 million in stock and available for immediate shipment, from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. Digi-Key also offers a wide variety of online resources such as EDA and design tools, datasheets, reference designs, instructional articles and videos, multimedia libraries, and much more. Technical support is available 24/7 via email, phone and webchat. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering can be found by visiting www.digikey.com.