Digi-Key Stocks Tyco Electronics New CFP Compliant Ethernet Connectors and Components

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - November 12, 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, announced today it is now stocking Tyco Electronics' new CFP compliant Ethernet connectors and components.

These products are now available on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.

The new CFP compliant connector is an ultra high-speed pluggable I/O interface supporting 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet applications. The integrated system provides the mechanical, EMI, and thermal performance necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the CFP Multi Source Agreement (MSA) optical transceivers and OEM host line cards. Insertion loss, return loss, and crosstalk meet or exceed the performance of existing industry 10Gb/s solutions.

Applications for these connectors include switches and routers for telecom and data center applications and optical transport equipment for long haul, metro, and multiservice provisioning platform applications.

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.