Pricing and Availability

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Product Pricing Information

We constantly review our prices to ensure our customers get the very best value. We offer tiered pricing on most items. The more you buy, the more you save.

Some prices are valid for a limited period. These are clearly marked with icons that help you understand why we've reduced our prices.

If you're planning to purchase a large quantity, to get our lowest price please use our online form to request a quote with a target price.

Price Icons

Below is a list of the icons used for indicating special prices

  •   Contract Price: This is a specific item that is offered on contract usually due to increased volume purchases.
  •   Promotional Price: Special pricing offers that are made available from time to time.
  •   Web Only Price: Price that is available when purchased on the web only.
  •   Web Only Contract price: Price available to your contract when purchased via the web only.
  •    Quoted Price: Price extended as part of a custom eQuote
  •   Bundled Price: All items in a quote that must be purchased together to qualify for the pricing offered.

Stock Availability and Lead Times

element14 holds stock on over 600,000 products in distribution centers located around the world.

Stock information is displayed on our website direct from our distribution centres. Our site displays real-time stock levels, so you can purchase with confidence.

NOTE: All products showing in stock are generally available for same-day delivery. You may place and order for a quantity that exceeds the available stocked product, the excess quantity will be placed on backorder and shipped to you as soon as we receive stock.

Availability and Lead Time Information

The following is an overview of the various messages that may appear for products to indicate availability for in and out of stock items and lead times for items not in stock at the moment:

  • ### in stock for same day despatch
    These items are in stock and can be despatched the same day if ordered before the cut-off time.
  • 0 in stock or awaiting delivery
    These items are on order and should arrive soon. Click the “Check more stock” to see the next available date.
  • Coming soon
    This product is not in stock; however you may place a pre-order by clicking the “Buy” button or register interest by clicking the link to receive notifications.
  • No longer stocked
    This item is no longer stocked. Click the “Check more stock” to see the lead time from the manufacturer.
  • No longer manufactured
    These are obsolete/discontinued items. Please refer to substitute and alternative products offered.
  • Available until stock exhausted
    These items are in limited supply. Once they have been ordered, they will no longer be available for normal delivery.
  • Short lead time
    Click the “Check more stock” to see the next available date.
  • Supplier direct ship
    Supplier direct ship products that show available inventory are in stock at the supplier and can be shipped out within 2-3 business days.
  • Not normally stocked
    Products not normally stocked that show available inventory are in stock up to the quantity displayed. Additional quantities will ship with lead time displayed.
  • Lead times are not currently available
    We cannot tell when or if this item will be in stock. Please look for alternatives.

Product Information

Q: Can I speak to someone about technical product information?
  • Try our live support 24 hours a day, Monday - Friday
  • Email technical support:
  • Call technical support: +60 3 5637 3555, 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
Q: Can I get help to find a product?
  • Try our live support 24 hours a day, Monday - Friday
  • Email technical support:
  • Call technical support: +60 3 5637 3555, 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
Q: How do the search filters work?
A:Check the box to filter by selected parameters then click “Apply”.

For parametric filters, the available filters will automatically update with each selection, however you still need to click “Apply” to see the updated product list that matches your filter selection.

You can disable the automatic update by unchecking the “Auto Apply filters” check box above the parametric boxes.

For more information visit the Searching for Products page.

Related Links

Q: How do I stop product notifications?
A: Simply Log in and go to the My Account: Product Notifications and follow the instructions provided for removing a notification.

Related Links

Q: What is a product lead time?
A: When high demand for a product results in it being out of stock, we will provide an estimate of how long it will be before we expect additional inventory from the manufacturer to be available for delivery to customers.
Q:How do I check stock and lead times?
A:See the Pricing and Availability section for more information.
Q:What can I enter in the search box?
A:See the Searching for Products section for more information.
Q:How do I select or search by product attributes?
A: Simply type the product attributes alongside the product you need in the search box. For example, if you're searching for a capacitor with a capacitance of 100pF, type “100pF capacitor” into the search box and click “Search”.

The search results will then return all products relevant to the words you have typed in. Other product attributes can then be selected to narrow your results further.
Q:How do I compare products?
A: On the search results page, select products for a side-by-side comparison of attributes to help you make your final choice. Check the products you want to compare and then click "Compare".

To select products from different results screens for comparison, follow these steps:
  • Select your first SKU or series of SKU's on the first results page.
  • Click “Compare”
  • On the Compare screen, use the browser back button to go back to the previous results page
  • Go to the next page of results
  • Select the next SKU or series of SKUs
  • Click “Compare”
Once a SKU is added to the "Compare" screen, it will stay there until you remove it or you close the browser.
Q:What do the 'Tech Info' icons mean?
  •   Click to access a datasheet on the manufacturer's website.
  •   Click to open the MSDS on the manufacturer's website.
  •   Click to access the manual for this product.
  •   Click to view the product's application note.
  •   RoHS Compliant Item
  •   Click to access a RoHS Certificate of Compliance
Q:What does the ‘RoHS Compliant’ icon mean?
A: See the RoHS / Legislation section for more information.
Q: What is a substitute item?
  • An exact substitute is functionally identical (same form, fit and function) but has a different unit of measure from the same manufacturer.
  • An upgrade substitute is a product that has been improved by the same manufacturer.
  • A suggested substitute is a product that is functionally similar with similar form and fit.