Search, select, and place components quickly with PartQuest

By John McMillan

PartQuest enables designers to get product designs off to a fast start with access to more than 680,000 manufacturer parts available from Digi-Key®. Search filters enable you to perform as narrow or precise of a component search as you want. Locate the parts you need fast and download the schematic symbols and land patterns you need for free to get your design started.


Once the search results that match your component values are presented, you can review component datasheets, sort the parts by price, manufacturer, RoHS compliance and more. You’ll be off and running in no time.

PartQuest is not only a powerful search engine with access to free parts, it also enables you to create and save your design component selections to your own unique projects so you always have access to up-to-date component availability and pricing. In a PADS Netlist with xDX Databook Flow, you can select the parts you want and download and save them to the appropriate partition.

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PartQuest is your portal to productivity, enabling electronics designers to turn product ideas into finished products faster by reducing the time spent searching, selecting, and creating components.

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