Digi-Key Corporation Now Stocks Altera’s MAX V CPLDs

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 28, 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 Altera's MAX® V CPLDs to its vast product line.

MAX V CPLDs feature a unique, non-volatile architecture with densities ranging from 40 to 2,210 logic elements (LEs). The family provides robust features at up to 50 percent lower total power compared to competitive CPLDs. The devices are ideal for use in general-purpose and power sensitive designs in a wide variety of applications, including I/O expansion, interface bridging, power management control, configuration control and analog control. The MAX V family is fully supported in Altera's latest release of its Quartus® II software version 11.0.

Altera's MAX V CPLDs are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

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 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.

About Altera

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is the leader in innovative custom logic solutions, and has been ever since inventing the world's first programmable logic device in 1983. Today, over 2,600 employees in 19 countries are providing even more ingenious custom logic solutions – addressing a range of concerns, from power consumption to performance to cost – for customers in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, broadcast, computer and storage, consumer, industrial, medical, military, test and measurement, wireless, and wireline. In addition to devices, Altera's comprehensive solutions portfolio contains fully integrated software development tools, versatile embedded processors, optimized intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs examples, and a variety of development kits.

Editorial Contact for Digi-Key Corporation
Erica Hanson
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