Visual inspection

Components are reviewed for inconsistencies in their packaging, date codes, labelling, or visual faults.

Engineering review

Materials identified as suspect during the visual inspection process are sampled to ensure product consistency.

Testing

IC testing is completed to guarantee that any questionable materials meet the manufacturer specifications

DETECTION OF COUNTERFEIT ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS (DCEC PROCESS)

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified
We follow certified work instructions for counterfeit prevention
We put our suppliers through a rigorous screening process before they are placed on our AVL
We work with certified test facilities that specialize in counterfeit detection
We are a member of multiple “watchdog” websites that keep us up-to-date on counterfeiters and counterfeit ICs
We offer multiple value-added services
We are an ERAI “Electronic Reseller Association Inc” member