Digikey is the standard and default electronics vendor chosen by designers and professionals all over the world. Since Digikey is based in USA, ordering components from Digikey to India is going to cost an additional $40 for shipping. This shipping charge is not really a problem for companies and professionals.
But for hobbyists and students who want to order parts for their projects in small quantities, this $40 shipping charge is going to be disappointing.
If you are thinking of ordering components from Digikey to India in small quantities, and don't want to incur this heavy shipping charge, Then consider ordering your parts from the following vendor,
Source Technologi is a electronics components Authorized Distributor for Digikey in India.
You can order your parts from Digikey via Source Technologi. They will charge an extra margin on Digikey actual price and deliver your parts via courier.
Source Technologi pricing
To give you and idea on the prices quoted by Source Technologi,
I had inquired them about the price of STM32W108 microcontroller with Digikey part number 497-11408-6-ND (USD $5.55) and they had quoted a price of Rs.555/- for 1 No's.
Original price on Digikey site was $5.55 = Rs.344.50/- but Source Technologi quoted Rs.555/-
How to order from Source Technologi?
Send them an inquiry via email including the Digikey part number you want to order and they will reply with the price.
If you are OK with the pricing then you can confirm the order by making payment to them via Bank deposit.
Contact information for Source Technologi
VTH Source components Private Limited
# 67, Govindappa Road, Basavanagudi,
Bangalore - 560004. Karnataka, India.
Ph: +91-80-26571838, 26576657, 26561167
Also see :
- Where to buy electronics components in India?
- Choosing between M.Tech or Job after completing Engineering(B.E)
- Interfacing Android handset with microcontroller - Bluetooth
- Low Cost Linux boards in India