Mouser Electronics and Exar Corporation Sign Global Distribution Agreement Stock includes interface, power management, and communication products

Mansfield, Texas, USA - December 9, 2008 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has signed a global distribution agreement with Exar Corporation, provider of an extensive array of semiconductor solutions for power management, communications, and interface applications.

Mouser is stocking a broad range of Exar’s products, such as transceivers and UARTs; a variety of power management ICs, such as boost and buck regulators, charge pumps, LED drivers, LDO regulators, and USBs; and communications products used in T/E Carrier and SONET/SDH applications, such as T1/E1 and T3/E3 framer combos, timing ICs, and transceivers, as well as SATA products for Storage applications.

“We are pleased to be adding Exar Corporation to our semiconductor lineup. Exar specializes in power management, communications, and interface silicon solutions, and their expertise results in excellent products for our design engineering customers,” says Mike Scott, Mouser Vice President of Active Products.

"Exar is excited to be working with Mouser,” said Paul Stafford, director of global distribution sales for Exar. “As a leading catalog and online distributor, Mouser’s focus on the design engineering community will accelerate the evaluation and adoption of Exar’s products.”

Known for its broad-based product line, unsurpassed customer service, and streamlined warehouse operations, Mouser continuously offers customers the most innovative products and latest technologies for their new design projects.

Mouser Electronics is the only major distributor to publish a new 2,100+ page print catalog every 90 days. In addition, its website with interactive online catalog is updated daily, contains more than a million products for easy online purchase, provides over 1.5 million cross-references, as well as more than 900,000 downloadable data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, and other technical design information.

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is an electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers. features more than a million products online from more than 366 manufacturers. Mouser’s 2,100+ page catalog is published every 90 days, providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 280,000 customers in 170 countries from its 432,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility in Mansfield, Texas. For more information, visit

About Exar

Exar Corporation is Powering Connectivity by delivering highly differentiated silicon solutions empowering products to connect. With distinctive knowledge in analog and digital technologies, Exar enables a wide array of applications such as portable devices, home media gateways, communications systems, and industrial automation equipment. Exar has locations worldwide providing real-time system-level support to drive rapid product innovation. For more information about Exar, visit


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