Digi-Key Corporation Announces Exclusive Stock of Lapis Semiconductor's Low Power MCUs

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 27, 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, is now the exclusive North American distributor of Low Power 8-bit, Flash MCUs from Lapis, a Rohm Semiconductor company.

Lapis Low Power Microcontrollers can be used in a wide array of hand-held and power-conscious applications. Because these MCUs are low power consuming, the series has traditional successive approximation ADC as well RC-type ADC, which are optimized for accurate and low cost temperature and humidity monitoring, and can drive a wide array of LCD panels.

Applications for these MCUs include battery operated devices, test and measurement products, environmental monitoring, home health, and beauty appliances.

Lapis Low Power MCUs are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites.

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.