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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2010

Schmartboard MCU Challenge

Jameco is Proud to Sponsor the Contest

Belmont, CA. – Jameco Electronics, an electronic components distributor, is a proud sponsor of the Schmartboard 2010 MCU Challenge. This contest calls out to create a circuit using the SchmartBoard "EZ" development board for the Microchip 8 Bit PIC MCU, Parallax Propeller or Texas Instruments MSP430, C2000, and Stellaris Cortex M3.

"We're very excited to be sponsoring this contest" says Gil Orozco, Vice President of Product Management at Jameco Electronics. "It's a great opportunity for our do-it-yourselfers to challenge themselves and show off their design engineering skills."

The entry deadline for the Schmartboard 2010 MCU Challenge is November 30, 2010. All project submittals must be made by December 31, 2010 and winners will be notified by January 30th, 2011. All submitted projects will be posted on the SchmartBoard website by the end of February 2011. Anyone interested in joining the contest can click here for complete contest entry rules.

About Jameco Electronics

Jameco Electronics, which is celebrating 35 years in business, is a privately held electronic components distributor headquartered in Belmont, California. The average employee tenure at the family business is more than nine years. Jameco is a franchise distributor for more than 150 different electronic component brands, and is well-known for its price-alternative house brand and factory overrun inventory.

Jameco's product line includes digital and analog semiconductors, interconnects, passives, electromechanical, wall transformers, power supplies, fans, prototype/design, test equipment and tools. To get a free copy of the catalog, please visit https://www.jameco.com/freecatalog or call 1-800-831-4242.

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