In this article, Mouser explains how to sidestep delays caused by obsolete components or components not recommended for new design (NRND)
Identifying product lifecycle and NRND products are just two examples of value-added services from high service distributors like Mouser Electronics that go beyond simple component supply. Mouser gives suggestions for component alternatives, along with the risk level assessment for those potential replacements.
Having the most advanced technology to develop cost-efficient prototypes limits costly redesigns, manufacturing delays or even project termination. It also leads to a design edge in delivering more features, capabilities and longer lifecycles. As an authorized global distributor, Mouser works closely with its 1,200 plus manufacturer partners to provide the fastest and easiest access to industry’s newest components.
Mouser customers can subscribe to receive product notifications online. The company offers real-time product availability through its website and customer service representatives, providing accurate product information to make confident buying decisions.
In addition, Mouser delivers easy and rapid access for buyers to essential technical data and application resources with its Purchasing Resource Library. This online library features dozens of articles and videos that empower buyers with the insights needed to make informed purchasing decisions. Purchasing professionals can access the Purchasing Resource Library by visiting resources.mouser.com/purchasing-resource-library.
The Purchasing Resource Library contains instructional videos, developed in partnership with leading manufacturers, dedicated to some of the most important components in electronics design. The library also features articles that address trending topics, such as vehicle charging infrastructure, chip shortages and supply chain challenges. It can help buyers choose the most suitable products for their design and engineering needs.
The site also offers convenient links to the distributor’s services and tools, including the Forte intelligent BoM tool, Price and Availability Assistant and API hub. Mouser is a one-stop shop for semiconductors and electronic components, making it easier than ever for buyers to find and purchase the tools for innovative new designs.
Mouser states it launches more new products than any other global distributor and its website is updated many times per day with new information. It provides options to help buyers easily find what they want via access to more than six million orderable part numbers.
For added service, buyers may also order and communicate with Mouser representatives via phone, email, fax and live chat. Orders are shipped directly from Mouser’s global distribution center in Texas, which features state-of-the-art automation for expedited processing.