RS Components

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PO BOX 99
Corby
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NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

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RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 46,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.


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Label printer aids cable, component identification

Label printer aids cable, component identification
A high-end thermal-transfer label printer that has been designed for quick and efficient customised identification of wires, cables and components has been introduced by RS Components. The BMP61 label printer from Brady is a tool for those working in market sectors that use a sizeable amount of cables that require labelling, such as the electrical, power, telecom and ICT industries.
17th August 2017

Microchip’s ICD4 programmer - speed performance demo

Microchip compares the speed performance of its previous model ICD3 programmer with the new ICD4 programmer, which provides around twice the speed.
16th August 2017

RS Components to sponsor open source design conference

RS Components (RS) is sponsoring ORConf, an open source digital design and embedded systems conference that covers from the transistor level up to Linux user space and beyond — featuring presentations and discussion on free and open source IP projects, implementations on FPGA and in silicon, verification, EDA tools, licensing and embedded software.
14th August 2017


LEDs shed more light in smaller packages

LEDs shed more light in smaller packages
Three series of second-generation LEDs from Cree that offer higher performance with greater efficiency and longer service life are in stock at RS Components. The LEDs target design engineers and are suitable for a diverse range of lighting applications including spot, street, parking area, and both low- and high-bay lighting.
8th August 2017

Thermal protection material comes in easy-to-use format

Thermal protection material comes in easy-to-use format
A range of soft-PGS (Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet) thermal interface material from Panasonic is now available at RS Components. The material provides excellent thermal protection in an easy-to-use format that makes it ideal for delivering thermal management and heatsinking in applications where space is limited.
3rd August 2017

Distributor unveils crowdfunding initiative

Distributor unveils crowdfunding initiative
An initiative to help members of its DesignSpark engineering community realise their product and business ideas has been launched by RS Components (RS) in collaboration with Crowdcube, a leading UK-based online equity crowdfunding platform. The agreement between RS and Crowdcube extends the third-party services available to UK-based DesignSpark members
2nd August 2017

Oscilloscopes speed up design evaluation

Oscilloscopes speed up design evaluation
  A series of oscilloscopes that capture and display significantly more signal than competitive units is available at RS Components. The TBS2000 oscilloscopes from Tektronix offer 10 vertical and 15 horizontal divisions. The series also offers dedicated controls that provide quick access to important settings enabling better and faster evaluation of designs.
1st August 2017

Distributor lends helping hand to training charity

Distributor lends helping hand to training charity
RS Components (RS) is supporting a Northamptonshire-based charity in its mission to encourage youngsters into engineering. Northamptonshire Industrial Training Association Ltd (NITAL), a provider of training and apprenticeships for young people looking to enter the industry, is being given product donations by RS for use in NITAL’s Training Academy, based in Kettering.
24th July 2017

AI programming tool arrives in USB form factor

AI programming tool arrives in USB form factor
The Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick (NCS), which is the newest development tool for ultra-low-power deep-learning inference is available at RS Components. The tool enables developers to develop and prototype artificial intelligence (AI) applications to a broad range of devices at the edge in a convenient USB form factor.
24th July 2017

Micro-miniature connectors offer mil-spec alternative

Micro-miniature connectors offer mil-spec alternative
Availability of a new range of micro-miniature industrial connectors manufactured by Norcomp has been announced by RS Components. They are a cost-effective and highly capable alternative to the use of military- and aerospace-rated micro-D connectors.
18th July 2017

Build an open source MCU and programme it with Arduino

Build an open source MCU and programme it with Arduino
  Configuring the low cost Arty FPGA board with an Arduino compatible RISC-V platform.
14th July 2017

Monitoring system wins Hackster IoT design contest

Monitoring system wins Hackster IoT design contest
A rolling material monitoring system that can sit inside a bulldozer and collect data from the vehicle has been revealed as the winner of the Hackster community design contest based on the SIMATIC IOT2020 industrial IoT gateway. The contest was aimed at engineers, makers and students and challenged them to come up with innovative applications and solutions based on the open and highly flexible IoT gateway, which is manufactured by Siemens.
14th July 2017

Add-on board acts as Raspberry Pi speaker

Add-on board acts as Raspberry Pi speaker
pi-topPULSE. Is a HAT compatible, pi-top add-on board that functions as a high-end Raspberry Pi Speaker. It features a vivid LED matrix and includes an inbuilt microphone that integrates to give users an interactive Raspberry Pi assistant. The pi-topPULSE is an integrated solution for music, lights and sound that can be used by makers, students and educators alike.
13th July 2017

RJ45 connectors offer 360° shielding

RJ45 connectors offer 360° shielding
The range of products from Phoenix Contact used in industrial and electronics applications has been extended at RS Components with a new series of RJ45 connector devices. Combining the trusted RJ45 format with innovative tool-free installation techniques, the Phoenix Contact CUC series offers a one-piece design providing easy installation even in hard to reach places.
10th July 2017

The heart of robotics

Putting RS components at the heart of robotics.
5th July 2017

Bringing life to the MeArm robot arm

Bringing life to the MeArm robot arm
  The new MeArm robot deluxe kit from Mime Industries is for doing an out of the box build. Being open source it is ideal for use in your own projects. The Maker Kit is also available in a format where you can use your own controller, be it an Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone or others, to control it.
5th July 2017

Electrolytic capacitors offer enhanced ripple current

Electrolytic capacitors offer enhanced ripple current
Two new series of high-performance electrolytic capacitors manufactured by Panasonic are in stock at RS Components. Offering excellent characteristics for a wide variety of applications, the V-TC and V-TCU series of aluminium electrolytic capacitors are specialised miniaturised components offering ripple current and high capacitance.
3rd July 2017

The power packed Intel Joule

The power packed Intel Joule
  Intel is no stranger to the development kit market – the SD card-sized Edison (833-0891) is a prime example - but with the Joule, Intel is aiming squarely at a different crowd of developers.
27th June 2017

Students get taste of technology to celebrate INWED17

Students get taste of technology to celebrate INWED17
‘Engineering isn’t just for blokes’ was the message from RS Components and the University of Northampton when they came together to host an event at the Avenue campus site, to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day #INWED17. The event was attended by over a hundred year 7-9 female students and showcased the RS Live truck, the company’s mobile innovation experience.
25th June 2017

LED strips add flexibility to lighting design

LED strips add flexibility to lighting design
Availability of flexible LED strips and accessories from Osram has been announced by RS Components.. The LINEARlight FLEX range features a series of coloured LED strips that are flexible and can be cut to fit custom lighting installations, making them especially suitable for use in architecturally integrated applications as well as being suitable for outdoor use.
15th June 2017


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