In this step by step guide i'm gonna show you how you can get free samples.
But first, the rules you need to know.
If you don't know what a FPGA is, Don't sample it.
If you sample something, buy something (just be fair)
And don't sell your free samples, please give respect to the company.
Note somme companies require a business e-mail adress just use 10 minute mail
Step 1: Ressistors
Step 2: Led's
Step 3: Semiconductors
http://www.microchip.com/samples/ you need a business e-mail
http://www.samplecomponents.com/scripts/samplecenter.dll?atmel?cmd=partsearch you need to contact sals and fil in a form
https://shop.maxim-ic.com/storefront/searchsample.do?menuitem=Sample&event=SampleSearchLoad you need a business e-mail
http://www.fairchildsemi.com/samples/ you need a business e-mail
http://www.linear.com/ ( i got my samples today 2xLT1302 and 2xLT1085ct )
http://centralsemi.com/ they wil call you
Step 4: Connectors
Step 5: Enclosures
Step 6: Others
http://www.purdyelectronics.com/ free shipping only for USA adresses
http://www.parallax.com/ You may be able to get a sample Basic Stamp 1 (or other parallax products) from them if you politely contact the sales dept. (they don't offer samples anymore) ( see email reponse)
http://www.ctparts.com/ They even offer free evaluation kits on some items. They check each order with a sales contact.
Step 7: The End
I hope you coud do something with this guide.