Chip Directory

'Click here' for a quick component search via Broker1.

Other providers of chip information

See also:
local Book
local Magazine

ABCsemiconductors English version French version (much bigger than the English version)
Data base of integrated circuits and discrete components, contains morethan 110,000 parts, listed by categories, free registration is required.

Burosch Electronic
D-70567 Stuttgart
fax: +49-711-1618981 International site German site
They provide a free IC-Database program for downloading.It was specially designed for the audio and video service technician,with info, technical data and comparison types of 83.000 semiconductors(transistors, diodes, FET.......)

See Semiconductor International.

See IHS.
CapsXpert was bought by Partminer around 200006.

(Merged with Questlink to form eChips.)

The Chipdir is the greatest, but you're alreadyvisiting it!
Don't forget to bookmark it!

Vitaly Guturov <> In Russian In English (probably bought the contents from Chipinfo)

CIEE College
fax: +1-250-862-8409

Earn Your College Degree at Home!

CIEE College(USA) offers quality accredited home study programs in:

Send for your free descriptive literature today!

12 Sutton Row
London W1V 5FH
tel: +44-171-208-4200
fax: +44-171-439-1105 Search for semiconductor for example
Online IT publisher.
Online suppliers of strategic and tactical IT information for the IT,financial and business sectors.

Custom Software Creators
P.O. Box 1092
St. Bethlehem, TN 37155
tel: +1-931-647-6120
fax: +1-931-551-4128
Download FREE demo of semiconductor crossreference library and electronic repair tips.The real packages cost money.

27 Broadlawn Dr.
Central Islip, NY 11722-0847
tel: +1-631-851-0668
fax: +1-631-234-4846
Databases on CD-ROM and other media about manufacturers, distributors, brokers etc.

D.A.T.A. Products
(Bought by IHS years ago, see around 1999 by Partminer/Freetradezone.)
These books try to list all IC's and some data about them.You can often find them in technical libraries etc.

Datasheet Locator
This service is provided by NetComponents.
Datasheet Locator
100 E Linton Blvd. - #304B
Delray Beach, FL 33483
tel: +1-561-2746780
fax: +1-561-2746796 General
Datasheet Locator is a free electronic engineering tool enabling user tolocate product datasheets from hundreds of electronic componentmanufacturers worldwide.

Netherlands General
Doknet service manuals and service parts for all brands for consumer electronics.For television, audio, video, monitoren, camera's and more electronica produkts.

See ECG.

(Combination of ChipCenter and Questlink.Owned by Arrow, Avnet, CMP Media, i2 Technologiesand Pioneer-Standard. See also the next entry.) General About the merger Questlink

eChips Online
(Not related to the previous entry according to my contact at eChips,but he wasn't completely sure.)

EDTN Network of publications General Receive a free twice-weekly email newsletter EE Times Electronic Buyers' News Semiconductor Business News

Electronic Engineers Master
Hearst Electronics Group (Electronic Engineering Database)
The engineer's Number 1 Product Search Resourcecan now lead you to 821 manufacturers of Power Supplies.
Whether you are looking for DC-to-DC Converters orOpen Frame Switchers, you can find them in the EEMprinted version or visit online

EENet General (?) Semiconductors (?) Overview of semiconductor manufacturers

EG3 Communications
12 South First St., Ste 702
San Jose, CA 95113
tel: +1-408-938-9150
fax: +1-408-938-9155
DATE: 19970915
FROM: Jason McDonald, Project Coordinator <>
TO:   All registered email users of EG3.
RE:   EE Toolbox Updated - Virtual Conference Online

The Electronic Engineers' Toolbox Version 13.0 is now available
for free download and unrestricted access

Version 13.0 contains a fully updated resource with the best
online and free resources for embedded, realtime, DSP, Internet-
enabling and other electronics-related areas.

Online now is also the 3rd EE Virtual Conference.  The VTC
includes technical white papers, FAQ's, and other informational
resources in the electronics-related target areas of EG3.

Don't miss our Smart Semiconductor Search engine, searching
ALL major semiconductor vendors in the Embedded Systems market,
such as AMD, Intel, Philips, Motorola, and more.  We've also
added a vendor search for related hardware and software tools

Focused on free Internet resources for electronic design engineers
and OEM's, the EE Toolbox can be accessed at:


To UNSUBSCRIBE from this announcement list, please email with UNSUBSCRIBE in the SUBJECT line.

(Owned by Cahners, which is in turn owned by Reed-Elsevier.)
e-inSITE is now your complete online resource for:
e-inSITE is a network site for Cahners Electronics Group,which covers the global EOEM marketplace with 3 research organizationsand 22 market-leading publications includingEDN, ECN, Electronic News, and Electronic Business.
Search detailed information for over 30,000 manufacturers, distributors and manufacturer's reps ofelectronic products and services.Most vendors also provide extensive product data and links to their websites and email addresses.

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Electrical and Electronic Bulletin System
Virtual community for professionals and vendors in the electrical and electronic industry.

Elisnet Japanese version, this service is meant for Japan only

Electronic Devices Information Service Co.,Ltd. was established in support of the information-oriented electronics industry to provide information services to customers by directly acquiring necessary technical information related to semiconductor devices from domestic and foreign electronic device manufacturers.

We also intend to help domestic and foreign device manufacturers effectively expand the markets for their products, assist clients in their businesses, and cost-effectively procure devices. We feel we can also help foreign companies gain access to the Japanese market by supplying them with the necessary infomation.

ELISNET is an on-line information database service of electronic devices.

Fuji Electric

Embedded Logic Systems
(Also called ELS)
Embedded Logic Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 44304
Tucson, AZ 85733-4304
ELS offers products for Linux and small embedded systems. We specialize in 8 and 16-bit technologies with expertise in a variety of microcontrollers and tools. We are also quite adept with Linux, and we're proud to support the open source movement.
Our software products include collections of free and open-source tools for embedded systems development. We also produce and distribute the Linux Documentation Project on CD-ROM, with a quarterly subscription service available.
ELS is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the Embedded Systems Toolkit. The EST CD is a comprehensive collection of compilers, assemblers, editors, debuggers and lots more for a wide variety of 8 and 16-bit processors. (The CD will probably include this 'Chipdir'.)

Published by: ICG Publishing
Information site about the semiconductor industry on fab level.
Semiconductor Fabtech is a leading journal for new technologicaldevelopments in the semiconductor industry. Semiconductor Fabtech Online isa leading resource on the Web mixing journal coverage, with compellingWeb-specific content and powerful marketing programs for advertisingpartners and editorial contributors.

tel: +1-518-880-0200 is the online market leader in connecting engineers and technical buyerswith suppliers in the design engineering community.Over 100,000 monthly visitors are aware of the benefits provided by our site;including SpecSearchsm, our advanced parametric search enginethat can immediately connect to more than 26 million product specifications,from more than 17,000 suppliers, in more than 1,200 product areas.Our visitors enter the exact specs they need for components, products, or entire systemsand immediately receive access to information about the suppliers who make the items they need.We also offer technical articles authored by some of the world's leading suppliers and engineering organizations.

IC Insights
IC Insights, Inc.
13901 North 73rd Street, Suite 205
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
tel: +1-602-348-1133
fax: +1-602-348-9745
IC Insights, Inc. is dedicated to delivering the industry's highest quality
semiconductor market research reports, forecasts and industry training.
Bill McClean, President of IC Insights and respected authorityon the integrated circuit market and his staff, bring over 75 yearsof semiconductor market research experience and expertise to the forefrontwith "The McClean Report," published every January.

Owned by Hearst Business Communications - Since about 1998q4 online searching for free after registration.
The IC-Master consists of books or CD-ROM's full of IC data.They contain much more information than this Chipdir but they arequite expensive. Outdated versions are cheaper (try Farnell for example).

They have a range of CD-ROM's called CapsXpert with very extensive IC-data.Very expensive but much more data than this Chipdir has.
CapsXpert was sold to Partminer around 200006.

Industry Net
(Owned by IHS)
Industry Net Tech Savvy old
Industry news, events and sources of supply.In addition to this free content, recentlyintroduced Premium Membership, your gateway to engineering databasesin the exclusive Data Depot and even more technical resources inthe Reference Shelf. Sign up now and enjoy all the benefits ofPremium Membership for the low, introductory price of $19.95 per year.
Make design and specification decisions using complete technicalproduct descriptions with's exclusive industrialcatalogs at a Premium Member, for only $37.95 per month, you can accesscatalogs from over 15,000 manufacturers and distributors ofindustrial products and services. The Industrial Catalogs havebeen subject indexed and cross-referenced enabling you to quicklysearch and FIND the company or product you are interested in.
Watch for future additions to's Data Depot includingonline ordering of more than 200,000 technical standards,specifications, and reference documents; downloadable industrystandards; and key supplier information on more than 12 millionparts.
Reference Shelf
Fingertip access to many reference tools and resourcesthat engineers use on a daily basis.
Drawing Requirements Manual
Engineering equations and formulas
NASA technology
Federal and state safety and compliance regulations
Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Roadmap (IMTR).

Info Quick
InfoQuick, Inc.
2 Executive Circle
Suite 150
Irvine, CA 92614
tel: +1-714-221-0535
fax: +1-714-221-0540
tel: +1-888-222-0535 - from within USA
This site has started charging: $49.95/month or $500/year (starting 1998).
You also need to download and install a special browser (WebStir) for W95/NT only.
They offer parts from Marshall (and later prehaps others) directly via credit card.

Interloc Systems Group, Inc.
1174 Bayview Vista
Annapolis, MD 21401
tel: +1-410-349-3945
fax: +1-301-858-7342
Interloc Systems Group, Inc. is a distributor of technical, scientific, medicaland regulatory information on CD-ROMs and On line.
Authorized distributor for IHS Engineering, D.A.T.A. and Globalin the territory of the former USSR.

P.O. Box 728
St.-Petersburg, 197022
tel: +7-812-234-3287
fax: +7-812-234-3287 General Site overview in English
A large part of the site is in Russian

Metronic is a free monthly newsletterfor electronic industry professionals.
Mectronic is also available in-print and on-line.

NTE, Inc.
Help with finding replacement chips.They seem to have their own line.Search engine results seem a bit unintelligent.


(Merged with ChipCenter to form eChips.)
100 Congress Avenue, Suite 400
tel: +1-512-322-3220
fax: +1-512-322-3132
Austin, Texas 78701
You can also order from Arrow and Avnet through them.They have gradualy changed from an information site into a distributor.

Has given up due to lack of advertisers.

SEMISEEK was formed during 1999 by a group of Internet andSemiconductor professionals determined todevelop a new type of search engine that could serve the SemiconductorIndustry. Designed for ease of use andfocused on the Semiconductor Industry, Semiseek's objective is to cut throughthe clutter of the Internet andallow Semiconductor Professionals to find the services and products they wantquickly and efficiently.
SEMISEEK has over 500 Semiconductor Industry Categories with over2500 links to SemiconductorCompanies Websites. Our category structure is designed with terminologyfamiliar to Semiconductor IndustryProfessionals. Semiseek only list the exact URL of a company's website,eliminating the clutter of thousands ofunrelated documents appearing in the search results. With over 40 years ofSemiconductor Industry experienceour staff can increase the probability that your website will be discovered,connecting your Technologies,Products, and Services to the end users who are looking for them.
SEMISEEK is a Search Engine, not a website. As a Search Engine,Semiseek influences other majorsearch engines such as Yahoo, Goto, Infoseek, Lycos, AltaVista, and many more.These search engines indexinformation from Semiseek's directory, leading Semiconductor Industry searchesinto Semiseek. Approximately35% of Semiseek's traffic comes from keyword searches on the Internet's majorsearch engines. In additionSemiseek's aggressive promotional strategy allows Semiseek to appear high inthe search results of all thesemajor search engines through the most frequently used keywords of theSemiconductor Industry. A recent list offrequently searched Keywords and Phrases is included in Semiseek's media kit.
SEMISEEK continues to add new features. As we move into the year2000, we have added a feature richInternet based e-mail service to qualified Semiconductor Professionals at nocharge to our visitors. We have anEmployment section that allows our visitors easy access to the employment pagesof our website directory.Several new sites are currently being designed for launch early in the year2000, as we continue to expand ourservices.

Semiconductor International
(A magazine published by Cahners?)
Semiconductor International
tel: +1-888-262-0850
The semiconductor industry's Internet Search Engine
Semiconductor.Net is a service of SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL andFABLINK CORPORATION, now serving more than 300,000 page views each monthto engineers, managers, and procurement agents of the semiconductorindustry.

Semiconductor Online
VerticalNet (,the Internet's leading creator and operatorof "Vertical" trade communities, has launched
Your business connection to the Semiconductor Industry.
The site features a supplier's marketplace, new product releases,industry news and technical articles, application-specific articles,leading-edge manufacturers, employment opportunities, discussion forums,as well as market data and trends.
A free listing in our supplier directory is availableto industry organizations by filling out a form found on the site.
If you are interested in knowing more about the benefitsof joining our marketplace, please contact me.
Charles Kessler

SemiDex, Inc.
100 Sund Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95032
tel: +1-408-354-4948
fax: +1-408-354-4818 general info sales for technical questions for web related issues
SemiDex, Inc. offers a database of Integrated Circuits which has aparametric search engine.
The parameters are grouped by General, Performance, Features, Power andPackaging. Additional Search capability includes Manufacturer, Keyword,Alias and Function.
The database currently contains over 60,000 memory IC's and boards and growing.

3080 Olcott St. 200c
Santa Clara Ca 95054
tel: 408 330 7575
tel: 408 330 7651
fax: General
Providing solutions to IC vendors and System houses via the tools andservices to help them expertly search for IC components and to offer then ahost of services targeted to their needs.
We provide a parametric IC search tool and data collection services.

See Technical Data Consultants.

Technical Data Consultants
France General
They publish CD-ROM's with IC datasheets. Their program also allowsparametrical searches for chips.


Date:    19970810
Subject: TechOnLine Review Covers the Latest in Modem Technology

Important news from Techonline

We would like to inform you that the August issue of TechOnLine Review, the only Internet Newsletter written specifically for Electrical Engineers has just been released today, and you can find it on

  1. The newest edition of the Techonline Review provides in depth coverage oftoday's analog modem market. Three exclusive interviews with key modemleaders plus the opinions of another dozen modem experts will help you seethrough the modem fog. Find out why there's been so much confusion about56K modems, what the vendors are claiming, and where this is all heading.
  2. Our website continues to evolve and improve. This month's websiteincludes information on over 50 new product announcements, take a look at the"What's New" and "News" sections of TechOnLine for the details.

The website now includes detailed information from new member companies:

You can also view the newly updated details on TechOnLine from:

For details on any of these happenings, or for any other information about DSP products, DSP companies, DSP events, OR DSP news, go to the "Place to go for Electrical Engineers" --


TechWire/TechMedia International
118 Younger Way
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
tel: +1-831-429-6288
fax: +1-831-429-6920

Overview of electronics industry publications worldwide

Thomas Register

Date:    19980210
Subject: News from Thomas Register
Dear Jaap van Ganswijk

Here's what's new from Thomas Register:

In celebration of our company's 100th Anniversary, we redesigned our website, improving navigation, upgrading our technology and adding substantial company and expanded product information.
We now have a total of 60,000 product heading categories with 5500 online supplier catalogs.

We've also added hundreds of companies from whom you can receive free literature immediately sent to your fax machine.
And, if you prefer to email suppliers, we've added an email confirmation feature which sends your own email inbox a record of the company you've contacted.

Our 1998 editions of Thomas Register in Print and CD ROM are also now available to order. For more information on the unique features of each product or to place your order, go to:

There's much more ahead for Thomas Register in 1998! To stay on top of it all you can visit our "What's New" section at

Thomas Register on the Internet
Your source for Industrial product and service information.

VerticalNet, Inc. is the Internet's leading creator and operator of vertical trade communities. VerticalNet leverages the interactive features and global reach of the Internet to create multi-national, targeted business-to-business communities. These narrowly focused web sites attract buyers and sellers from around the world by catering to individuals with similar professional interests.

A VerticalNet trade community provides:

Some of their individual sites (related to electronics) are: Aerospace Online Computer OEM Online Embedded Technology FiberOptics Online Medical Design Online Photonics Online Plant Automation Premises Network RF GlobalNet Test and Measurement Wireless Design Online

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