Component Search Engine Resources

Even with their mammoth databases filled with web pages from all over the Earth, the standard search engines cannot log every bit of information available to Internet users. Search engines like Google and Yahoo might be a good place to start, but there are other options that typically return better results. Many of those are listed right here. Please try out the RF Cafe advertiser services first.


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Extensive searchable datasheet collection.

Another good datasheet resource.

001-978-518-5070 / Erftstadt, Germany
We perform a live search at over 25 franchised/authorized distributors for up to the minute accurate stock information as well as general pricing information. Most of the selected distributors offer datasheet, short descriptions and RoHs status. Includes distributors for high volume inventory as well as catalog distributors for your prototype needs from distributors worldwide, including USA, Europe and Asia.

Components Distributors
Links to Digi-Key, Allied, etc.

Component Forum
U.K. based search engine.

Datasheet Archive
An extensive search engine with more than 100 million datasheets from 7,500 manufacturers available for download.

DataSheet Pro
Datasheetpro is a FREE data sheet search engine for component and design engineers. Our database contains millions of specs on electronic and semiconductor components from all major manufacturers around the world.

ECN Reference Directory
973-920-7000 / Rockaway, NJ
Search by company or product type.

EEM Update
516-227-1300 / Uniondale, NY
Manufacturer's catalogs.

everything RF
Everything RF is a parametric search engine for RF & Microwave components, helping you to find parts that best suit your requirement. Our database contains thousands of components from over a hundred manufacturers. everything RF also provides News and Information on Industry Events and New Products keeping you in touch with the latest developments in this fast paced industry. Our Articles section provides links to various Technical Articles and Tutorials on the Internet – A very useful resource for RF & Microwave Engineers.
Component search engine.

An online global marketplace for electronic components, connecting worldwide OEM's & CEM's with reputable electronic component distributors in the industry.

IC Master
516-227-1300 / Uniondale, NY
Web site of the IC Master.

800-525-7052 / Englewood, CO
Global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools, and related services to customers in the energy, defense, aerospace, construction, electronics, and automotive industries.

561-274-6780 / Delray Beach, FL
"Electronics component inventory database".

Online Technology Exchange
800-606-8459 / St. Petersburg, FL
Component search.

PCNAlert (acquired by IHS)
626-585-2788 / Pasadena, CA
Implements and deploys a common standard for product change and end of life component information; also provides free trial and AML/AVL analysis and RoHS services.
919-387-8185 / Cary, NC
Online searchable directory of process suppliers enabling buyers to easily source manufacturers of process, energy and greater manufacturing products such as valves, pumps and strainers. Site includes free magazines, jobs, news & events.
61-2-9769-1401 / Sydney, Australia
A search engine for buyers of electronic components.

866-786-8339 / Pasadena, CA
Millions of datasheets & specs from thousands of manufacturers. Get latest datasheet from the manufacturer, check inventory at authorized distributors, find component cross references & more. Free. Easy. Straight from the source.

The Electronic Source Book
800-836-9000 / Irvine, CA
Free! Unlimited access part number search. Access hundreds of  distributors, thousands of manufacturers, millions of parts!

T-SAN Electronics
310-212-7705 x200 / Torrance, CA
Find electronic parts including semiconductors, capacitors, integrated circuits, laptop batteries and computer logic boards from T-San.