Digi-Key Corporation and Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions Expand Distribution Agreement to Include Trompeter

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 26, 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 addition of Emerson Connectivity Solutions' Trompeter product line to its expansive line card.

"Digi-Key is pleased to expand this distribution agreement with the addition of the Trompeter products," said Jeff Shafer, Digi-Key's vice president of global interconnect, passives, and electromechanical product. "With Trompeter, we are now able to provide a broad range of cutting-edge RF interconnect solutions to engineers and procurement professionals around the world."

"We are thrilled to expand the Emerson Connectivity Solutions offering at Digi-Key, to now include the Trompeter product line. Digi-Key's proven track record over the years will help assure the success of Emerson Connectivity Solution's intent to transition the Trompeter line from a primarily direct served model to one that is largely focused on service through the channel," said Doug Pennington, Emerson Connectivity Solutions Vice President of Sales.

Trompeter brand products produce RF interconnect end products, cross-connects, and related tools for the telecom, central office, broadcast, military aerospace, and instrumentation markets worldwide. Trumpeter offers a broad line of patch panel insertion-controlled interconnect modules and rapid response RF cable assembly business.

Trompeter products are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

About Trompeter

The Trompeter line of interconnect manufactured by Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions is recognized as a global leader in delivering best in class RF connectivity. The Trompeter line of patch jacks, RF connectors, cable assemblies, HDTV digital technology, and DS3 connectivity solutions is unrivalled. Trompeter is committed to innovation, product quality, and world-class customer service, and offers an extensive line of cost-effective products are rigorously designed and tested to provide the critically engineered solutions necessary to enhance the end-user's overall experience.

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.

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