Knowles (Syfer) Products Now Available Globally through Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - March 7, 2016

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a distribution agreement with Knowles (Syfer) (formerly Syfer Technology Ltd.). The Knowles Capacitors (Syfer) brand is considered to be a premier global source for application-specific multilayer ceramic capacitors and EMI suppression filters. The Knowles (Syfer) selection of products is currently available for purchase worldwide from

"We are delighted to be working with Digi-Key to bring the Knowles (Syfer) product range to an expanded audience of designers and users," commented Steve Butcher, VP Sales and Marketing at Knowles Capacitors. "The combination of Digi-Key service and Knowles products offers a terrific combination for our customers."

Knowles has many unique products and technologies including StackiCap™, which offers high CV in a compact package, as well as FlexiCap™, a world first in MLCC flexible terminations to reduce mechanical cracking.

The StackiCap™ range of capacitors is suitable for many applications such as switch mode power supplies, filtering, tank and snubber circuits, DC-DC converters, DC blocking, voltage multipliers, etc., and will provide huge benefits in applications where size and weight are critical. Applications for MLCC products are widespread in the telecommunications, power conversion, automotive, and aerospace industries and are supported by approvals including CECC, UL, and TUV, with qualification also to AEC-Q200 for automotive applications.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to add Knowles (Syfer)’s innovative application-specific capacitors to our diverse line card," said Tom Busher, VP of Global I P & E at Digi-Key. "Engineers and customers anywhere can create designs and products with high-quality components suitable for their demanding applications."

For more information about Knowles (Syfer) capacitor products and to see their entire product listing, please visit their Supplier Center page at

About Knowles (Syfer)

Knowles Capacitors (part of the Knowles Corporation ) was formed by combining Dielectric Laboratories, Novacap, Syfer and Voltronics, each well-established specialty capacitor makers with a combined history of over 175 years, into a single organization.

They are a premier global manufacturer renowned for innovative application specific high-voltage, Hi-Q RF MLCCs and thru-hole/SMT EMI suppression filters. Their comprehensive product range includes; MLCCs include RF/Microwave/ultra-low ESR, high voltage (up to 12 kVdc), 250 Vac ratings, safety certified SMDs as well as space-grade parts. Their patented StackiCap™ range is a unique capacitor assembly designed to achieve high capacitance and high voltage.

About Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Electronics, 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 four million products from more than 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 at