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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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Raspberry Pi adds embedded design ingredient

Raspberry Pi adds embedded design ingredient
Seen at its launch as an educational tool, Raspberry Pi is now flexing its muscles in the industrial arena and today (January 16) added extra punch with the launch of the Raspberry Pi 3 Compute Module aimed at embedded systems designers. It is available now at RS Components in Europe and Asia/Pacific and Allied Electronics in the Americas.
15th January 2017

Security solution presented by anti-vandal switches

Security solution presented by anti-vandal switches
Anti-Vandal switches from TE Connectivity that offer a flexible, vandal-proof solution are now available at distributor RS Components. The switches are designed for security and reliability in a wide variety of panel-mount applications including kiosks, ticket dispensers and ATM and vending machines, as well as industrial equipment, elevators and escalators, instrumentation, and communication and control equipment.
5th January 2017

Solder-tag board opens way to low cost prototyping

Solder-tag board opens way to low cost prototyping
A 40-pin solder-tag board for the Raspberry Pi credit-card sized computer board has been introduced by RS Components. Exclusively available from RS, the solder-tag board is ideal for electronics engineers developing prototypes based around the Raspberry Pi board, as well as being well suited for education and the training of students and electronics beginners.
3rd January 2017


AC compact axial fan kits fit into tight spaces

The portfolio of reliable and cost-effective HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), fans and thermal management equipment has been extended at RS Components with the introduction of a new range of high-performance AC compact axial fan kits from ebm-papst. The fan kits have been designed to simplify the buying process, and provide a quick and efficient way to address ventilation requirements.
6th December 2016

Connectors meet demands of hybrid electric vehicles

Connectors meet demands of hybrid electric vehicles
Two high-quality connectors from Amphenol that are designed to meet the rigorous demands of use in hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) are in stock at RS Components. Key applications for the new MSD and mini-MSD connectors include high-energy storage systems for the battery Manual Service Disconnect (MSD) used for servicing plug-in HEV (PHEV) systems.
2nd December 2016

RS strikes deal to make Raspberry Pi in Japan

RS strikes deal to make Raspberry Pi in Japan
To meet growing demand in Asia/Pacific region, RS Components (RS), and the Raspberry Pi Foundation have announced that its latest iteration Raspberry Pi 3 credit-card-sized single-board computer will be manufactured in Japan under a local contract manufacturing arrangement.
2nd December 2016

Culver named as President at RS Components

Culver named as President at RS Components
Marianne Culver has returned to the top ranks of electronic component distribution. She has been named as President RS Components. She will join the business immediately as a member of the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to CEO Lindsley Ruth.
28th November 2016

MCU prototyping boards deliver platform for range of applications

MCU prototyping boards deliver platform for range of applications
Gadget Renesas SAKURA boards, which offer an easy-to-use development platform based on the Renesas RX family of flash microcontrollers are in stock at RS Components. These general-purpose programmable boards offer a flexible platform that is suitable for a range of levels of software development experience from beginners at school to professional design engineers.
24th November 2016

Enclosures usher Raspberry Pi into industrial world

Enclosures usher Raspberry Pi into industrial world
A range of enclosures from Phoenix Contact brings the Raspberry Pi single-board computer into the industrial world. The new housing system offers a high level of protection as well as a large range of expansion options for greater functionality, enabling Raspberry Pi computers to meet the rigorous demands of the industrial environment. The enclosures are in stock at RS Components.
17th November 2016

Distributor extends design and test products selection

Distributor extends design and test products selection
The Electronics Workbench web page has been updated by RS Components. The page – which serves engineers designing circuit boards, working in PCB manufacturing, or carrying out electronics test and measurement – features relevant DesignSpark articles and discussions, best-practice advice from industry leaders and the very latest products, equipment and innovations.
15th November 2016

Online tool offers guide to component obsolescence

Online tool offers guide to component obsolescence
Component obsolescence is a problem for many design engineers so RS Components has introduced Obsolescence Manager, a new online tool that can help OEMs and product developers to manage the problem of obsolescence, and plan for when the End-of-Life (EOL) notices are placed on parts that will soon cease to be produced, repaired and supported by component vendors.
14th November 2016

electronica 2016: Resurgent RS plans big splash

electronica 2016: Resurgent RS plans big splash
It’s fair to say RS Components is planning a bit of a splash at electronica in Munich (November 8-11). A bigger stand has been booked, close to 150 personnel are being deployed and the piece de resistance, the RS Live lorry, which transforms into a presentation area showcasing products which guide visitors from concept to production, will be driven down to Munich and parked in the showgrounds.
5th November 2016

Development platform enables rapid prototyping for IoT applications

Development platform enables rapid prototyping for IoT applications
The new Intel Joule platform, which includes high-performance compute modules and kits for developers, inventors, and entrepreneurs working on innovative applications enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) is on sale at RS Components. The multipurpose Intel Joule platform is ideal for a wide variety of potential applications.
4th November 2016

RS, Power Integrations ink global pact

RS, Power Integrations ink global pact
In a further push to strengthen its semiconductor offering, RS Components (RS) has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Power Integrations. The deal covers power semiconductor technologies for applications including offline AC/DC power conversion, IGBT and gate driving and offline LED drivers.
27th October 2016

Partnership offers maintenance and operational supplies knowledge

  The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) and RS Components have forged a partnership to offer CIPS members knowledge resources to unravel complexity to achieve cost savings, and understand the nature of MRO costs.
26th October 2016

Distributor strengthens connectors/cable portfolio

Distributor strengthens connectors/cable portfolio
More than 600 Amphenol FCI connector and cable assembly product lines have been added to the RS Components portfolio. The additions expand the RS AFCI offering to over 1700 lines, including backplane and mezzanine connectors, power connectors, power supply accessories, board-to-board and wire-to-board connectors, I/O connectors, optical interconnect, cable assemblies, terminal blocks and flexible printed circuit (FPC) connectors.
20th October 2016

Connectors cope with harsh environments

Connectors cope with harsh environments
The DEUTSCH Industrial Vehicle (DIV) product range from TE Connectivity has been added to RS Components’ terminal and connector portfolio. The DEUTSCH DRB series is a range of heavy-duty connectors suitable for on- and off-highway bulkhead applications in the marine, industrial and agricultural sectors.
18th October 2016

IoT gateway smooths path to industrial IoT

IoT gateway smooths path to industrial IoT
The portfolio of industrial IoT (Internet of Things) devices at RS Components has been extended with exclusive supply of the innovative SIMATIC IOT2020 open and flexible IoT gateway. Siemens and RS joined forces to offer an IoT platform for the engineers of tomorrow, and the IOT2020 encapsulates these trends, providing the simplest way for engineers to get started with the industrial IoT and meet the challenges of an increasingly connected world.
14th October 2016

Power connector system offers purchasing flexibility

Power connector system offers purchasing flexibility
There is a new addition to the RS Components range of Molex high-quality connectors. The new Molex Nano-Fit power connector system is suitable for use across a wide range of market sectors including aerospace and defence, automotive, telecommunications, medical, industrial and home appliances. The range is available in two batch sizes to provide customers with high purchasing flexibility, including small-quantity packs for R&D and prototyping, as well as larger quantity packs for production.
14th October 2016

Energy drawing robot

Inventor and engineer Matt Venn has built an energy drawing robot which can draw a visualisation of energy generated through a set of roof top solar panels.
10th October 2016


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