RS Components

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PO BOX 99
Corby
Northants

NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

Web: http://rswww.com

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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LCD display pushbuttons swell switches range

LCD display pushbuttons swell switches range
An almost twofold increase in its offering of NKK switches has been announced by RS Components. The introduction of more than 460 additions to the range includes: toggles; pushbuttons; DIP and slide switches; and rotary, rocker, tactile and smart switches that integrate LCDs. Key introductions in this large range extension are LCD display pushbuttons that are ideal for the many broadcast industries, including a frameless OLED pushbutton switch.
22nd February 2017

RS signs SEGGER to worldwide deal

RS signs SEGGER to worldwide deal
RS Components (RS) has signed a global distribution agreement with SEGGER Microcontroller, a leading supplier of development and debug tools, production programmers, RTOS and a full range of middleware, cryptographic and security software for a large range of microprocessors and microcontrollers from top semiconductor manufacturers.
22nd February 2017

CAD tools helps UK company get ahead

Allen Brooks, an engineer from NTElectronics UK, uses both DesignSpark PCB and DesignSpark Mechanical from RS Components to produce commercial designs for his clients. Here he tells his story.
9th February 2017


USB-C connectors cover wide range of design applications

USB-C connectors cover wide range of design applications
The new MUSBR series of ruggedised USB-C connectors and dust caps from Amphenol is now available at RS Components. Designed for use by electronic design engineers working with the latest USB Type-C technology, applications cover diverse sectors including: smartphones, tablets, PCs and laptops; power packs and chargers; and applications in areas such as industrial machinery.
8th February 2017

Distributor upgrades website for mobile device users

Distributor upgrades website for mobile device users
A new and improved website optimised for mobile devices to support its growing mobile user base has been developed by RS Components (RS). The company has seen a fourfold increase in mobile traffic to its website year on year and the new site enables customers to more easily search and buy products whenever and wherever they need.
7th February 2017

Smart solutions with wireless technology

Getting connected with wireless technology for a smarter way of working.
6th February 2017

PCB schematics access aids design engineers

PCB schematics access aids design engineers
RS Components has extended its relationship with SamacSys. It now offers direct access to SamacSys schematic symbols and footprints for all PCB components, via the new PCB Part Library service. Studies have shown that up to 50% of an electronics design engineer’s time can be spent on sourcing and managing data for component models used within design software tools.
3rd February 2017

Networking technology project opens way to IoT initiatives

Networking technology project opens way to IoT initiatives
An initiative for a low-power wide-area-networking (LPWAN) technology programme in Calderdale, a metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire is being supported by RS Components. Businesses in the region will participate in a free long-range wireless communications network ‘testbed’ that has been built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications in mind.
31st January 2017

Connector range covers consumer, datacoms applications

The Milli-Grid connector range from Molex has been introduced by RS Components (RS). These single-row connectors are ideal for a wide variety of applications in data communications, including high-end computing servers and PCs, telecommunications and networking infrastructure equipment.
24th January 2017

Going Loco with 3D CAD

Going Loco with 3D CAD
  Alistair Lofthouse, owner of a small commercial print business called ALD Print, talks about his experiences of using the 3D CAD software for a series of scaled locomotive models.
24th January 2017

Development kits accelerate IoT designs

Development kits accelerate IoT designs
The Creator Ci40 and Ci20 IoT development kits from Imagination Technologies are available at RS Components (RS). The Creator kits include the hardware, software and cloud infrastructure required to quickly build a wireless IoT system. Built on open industry standards, the Creator IoT framework is supported by an ecosystem including reference software and projects.
20th January 2017

Illuminating design solutions

Illuminating design solutions
  Karen Corvo from Intelligent Group Solutions, a display and optoelectronics solutions provider talks about why they chose to use DesignSpark CAD software design tools.
18th January 2017

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


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