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Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Adds MEMS Oscillators from Discera to Line Card

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 5:39am


PHOENIX—February 16, 2012 -- Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas announced it has inked a distribution deal with Discera. As one of the leading developers of micro-electrical mechanical systems (MEMS)-based timing solutions, Discera products offer more features and a wider temperature range than standard quartz products. To find out more about Discera’s offering, contact an Avnet sales representative or visit Avnet’s e-Commerce engine, Avnet Express.

Discera offers a wide range of oscillator products utilizing proprietary PureSilicon™ resonator technology. These MEMS oscillators address the performance, size, power and cost requirements of the consumer, enterprise, industrial and communication markets.

"Avnet's broad distribution network will extend Discera’s reach throughout the Americas," said Bruce Diamond, Discera’s chief executive officer. "Our PureSilicon MEMS oscillators have better performance, shorter lead times and higher reliability than quartz-based products. We have made significant progress replacing quartz and are delighted to have Avnet as our ally."

“The addition of Discera to Avnet’s Americas offering brings a unique set of solutions for customers looking to transition from quartz oscillators to a silicon based solution,” said Steve Boysen, senior vice president, director of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) strategic sales, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “The combination of Discera products with Avnet’s supply- and design-chain expertise will help fuel our mutual customers’ future designs at lowered costs and more efficient output.”

To find out more, or to purchase Discera products, visit the Avnet Electronics Marketing website.



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