Digi-Key Corporation and Sagrad, Inc. Announce Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - April 14, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Sagrad, Inc. announced today that the companies have signed an agreement for the distribution of Sagrad's wireless products.

In stock and ready to ship from Digi-Key are Sagrad's SG901-1039 Chimera and SG901-1028 Diamondback WiFi modules as well as its SG923-0002 EVK PC-16/SPI Performance Kit for WiFi and SG923-0003 SDIO/SPI Embedded Software Evaluation Kit. These products are now available for purchase through Digi-Key's US and Canadian websites and are slated to be featured in future print catalogs.

Chimera and Diamondback are a fully integrated wireless radios which include a ZIF transceiver, RF synthesizer/VCO, high-speed data converters, an OFDM/CCK digital baseband processor, an ARM9-based MAC and a power management unit. An on-module Power Amplifier completes these highly integrated solutions.

The EVK PC-16/SPI Performance Kit provides a simple path to install a module in the PCMCIA slot in a common laptop with Windows XP driver. Radio performance evaluations can be instantaneously performed. The SDIO/SPI Embedded Software Evaluation Kit is expected to be used during phase 2 of the evaluation where an interested party uses a microprocessor evaluation kit combined with this WiFi evaluation kit to complete evaluation of the IC/module with the host processor.

Dave Doherty, Digi-Key vice president, semiconductor product, said, "We are very pleased to add Sagrad to our line card. Tens of thousands of design engineers rely on Digi-Key to provide the quality products they need when they need them. We are certain customers will appreciate having access to Sagrad's quality wireless modules and evaluation kits through Digi-Key."

"Sagrad is delighted to partner with Digi-Key as one of our distributors," said Chuck Bohac, vice president of sales and business development for Sagrad, Inc. "One of the fastest growing online and catalog distributors, Digi-Key allows access of our products to an exceptionally wide customer base while offering convenience, support and superb quality of service. We are very pleased to be part of Digi-Key's product line."

About Sagrad, Inc.

Sagrad, Inc. provides high quality design services with a special focus on digital, analog, and RF design. Incorporated in 2004 and headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, Sagrad produces phased arrays, 802.11 WiFi modules, frequency converters, and power amplifiers. For more information, visit Sagrad.

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.