Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Offers Webinar on Power-Distribution Topologies

  Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Offers Webinar on Power-Distribution

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PHOENIX -- November 14, 2013

Deciding on the appropriate distribution topology and combination of DC/DC
regulators and modules can be confusing and often frustrating. That’s why
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:
AVT), is making available to designers everywhere a free, on-demand course
that can help them better understand their options when making topology and
component-selection decisions.

Click to Tweet: @TXInstruments and #Avnet offer a free webinar on fundamentals
of choosing power-distribution topologies and regulators http://bit.ly/1hJePNj

The course, sponsored by Avnet in conjunction with Texas Instruments (TI), is
available here: http://bit.ly/1hJePNj

“Avnet and Texas Instruments are excited to sponsor this new TechOnline
Fundamentals course, providing a comprehensive overview of power supply
architecture selection options,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president,
supplier management and business development, Avnet Electronics Marketing
Americas. “Industry expert Bill Schweber looks at the critical issues,
tradeoffs, and choices among LDOs, discrete regulators and complete modulators
in terms of performance, size, efficiency and other factors, while showing
designers how they can use TI’s innovative products more effectively.”

“A good power-supply design and implementation with appropriate components are
critical to developing an optimal and reliable product,” said Steve Hunt, vice
president and business unit manager for power products at TI Silicon Valley
Analog.“Through this webinar, the engineer will learn how to make
architecture and component decisions and use online tools which help shorten
product development cycles.”

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About Avnet Electronics Marketing

Avnet Electronics Marketing is an operating group of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc.
that serves electronic original equipment manufacturers (EOEMs) and electronic
manufacturing services (EMS) providers in more than 80 countries, distributing
electronic components and embedded systems from leading manufacturers and
providing associated design-chain, supply-chain and value-added integration
services. The group's website is located at www.em.avnet.com.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest
distributors of electronic components, memory products and embedded technology
serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by
connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of
customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For
the fiscal year ended June 29, 2013, Avnet generated revenue of $25.5 billion.
For more information, visit www.avnet.com.


Avnet Electronics Marketing
Heidi Elliott, 480-643-7584
Senior Director, Marketing Communications
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