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How to Verify the authenticity of the Altera Parts?

Altera_Forum
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Hi! I have recently bought a bactch of Altera Part# ep1c6f256c8n in original sealed packing with the label from a stocklist from china. anyway to verify the authencity of this part? 

 

lot number is : vce9s3642 

 

sorry i cannot post picture of the label coz i have not enough post count. hoped someone can help. 

 

 

 

thks! 

tommy
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Hi Tommy, 

 

Altera does not provide the part marking verification as we want to avoid the devices came from grey market.  

https://www.altera.com/support/support-resources/knowledge-base/solutions/rd11102010_938.html 

 

Altera has its authorized distributor to sale Altera Devices. If the customer got the devices from you, they should be valid Altera devices. Otherwise, Altera do not ensure the device quality and do not provide the further service.
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