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Test & Measurement
18th March 2020
Power supplies suit benchtop or automated test systems

The NGP800 Series of power supplies from Rohde & Schwarz has been added to the Farnell portfolio. 

16th March 2020
Raspberry Pi Tips compiled in eBook

In celebration of Pi Day, the element14 Community has published a new eBook: “Essential Raspberry Pi Tips”.

11th March 2020
Farnell offers products to combat electrostatic discharge

 To protect electronic components from the damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Farnell is offering a raft of products from leading suppliers.

10th March 2020
Raspberry Pi starter kit kick starts embedded computing

Exclusive to Farnell is a Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit, featuring the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B computer and a range of Farnell’s own brand Multicomp Pro products.

Test & Measurement
6th March 2020
Test equipment range targets budget users

Looking to reduce up front and product-lifetime costs for engineers, Farnell has unveiled a range of affordable industrial and production-grade precision test equipment and tools, to be marketed under its Multicomp Pro brand.

Test & Measurement
4th February 2020
RF signal generators boast high signal purity

Adding heft to its test and measurement portfolio, distributor Farnell is selling the TGR2050 series of next generation Radio Frequency (RF) signal generators from Aim-TTi. The generators have a small footprint and lightweight design.

Events News
29th January 2020
IoT and IIoT demos centre stage at embedded world 2020

A wide range of solutions for intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) devices and systems will be exhibited by Farnell at embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg (February 25-27). Taking centre stage at the exhibition will be Farnell’s investment in next-generation technologies for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, connectivity, sensing and power management.

8th January 2020
Farnell and XP in power products push

An increased range of XP Power products is now available from Farnell, aiding design engineers working on a range of applications, particularly those in the industrial and medical sectors. The distributor now stocks over 4,500 power products including power supplies and EMC/RFI suppression products, with technical and customer support.

17th December 2019
MCU family boasts high level security

Availability of the RA Family of 32-bit Arm Cortex-M based MCUs from Renesas is announced by Farnell. The product introduction will offer design engineers the flexibility to leverage Renesas’ ready to use partner solutions and Arm ecosystem whilst developing their own hardware and software solutions.

12th December 2019
Farnell decks the halls with seasonal gifts

Ditch the socks, chocs and other schlock. Farnell wants to brighten the spirits for every engineer with gift ideas and exciting giveaways as part of its annual Engineer and Maker’s Wish List. So the element14 Community has selected a mix of popular and innovative products.

Artificial Intelligence
28th November 2019
Farnell adds AI resources, products to aid engineers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaoing our world so Farnell, along with element14, are expanding the AI products and resources available to help engineers develop new solutions leveraging the technology. Opportunities for engineers include availability of the BeagleBone AI single board computer and online resources to help overcome the complexity, cost and power challenges of developing for AI.

20th November 2019
Prizes and offers beckon in Farnell's Winter Games

Farnell has launched its Winter Games competition, giving customers access to exclusive weekly offers from market leading suppliers and fun online games where participants can win e-vouchers as well as the Winter Games Grand Prize, a Go Pro Max 360° Camera.

7th November 2019
Power surge at Farnell lifts industrial, medical range

Engineers building designs in industrial, medical and automotive applications can now source Traco Power’s new products from distributor Farnell. The Traco Power product range includes industrial and medical DC/DC converters from 1 – 300W, AC/DC PCB mounted converters as well as AC/DC Open Frame and Enclosed DIN-Rail power supplies from 5 up to 1000W.

22nd October 2019
Molex inventory gets a boost at Farnell

Farnell has expanded its inventory of Molex products covering connectors, terminals, antennas and cable assemblies. The distributor now has around 10,000 Molex products in stock.

Test & Measurement
16th October 2019
Test components serve diverse industries

Farnell has added the Schützinger range to its portfolio of test connectors, leads, probes and In-circuit (IC) clips with nearly 500 new products now in stock and ready for same day shipping. The reliable, precision-made test and measurement components are ideal for product development, manufacture testing and servicing equipment in a diverse range of industries.

8th October 2019
Sensors and potentiometers swell distributor linecard

Contactless sensors and potentiometers from Piher are the latest additions to Farnell’s linecard. These devices employ state-of-the art, hall-effect and inductive technologies to offer lower cost, high performance control and measurement solutions.

19th September 2019
Norwegian schools receive micro:bit boost

As exclusive manufacturer and distributor of the BBC micro:bit, Farnell is working with governments, re-sellers and strategic partnerships to support product-led educational initiatives globally. Programmes supported by Farnell aim to create fun and interactive learning environments for students to develop an understanding of electronics at a young age, and build a pathway into a range of engineering and technology-driven careers.

19th September 2019
IoT survey seeks engineers views and insights

Farnell has launched its second, annual IoT Survey. The survey is an opportunity for engineers designing IoT and IIoT projects to give latest insights on the market and help shape the product range and technical resources offered by Farnell to support this continually expanding and diversifying technology.

16th September 2019
Industrial IoT gateway provides versatile connectivity

A low-cost industrial gateway powered by Raspberry Pi is now available at Farnell. The Avnet SmartEdge Industrial IoT Gateway, coupled with seamless, secure connectivity, enabled by Avnet’s IoT Connect platform, delivers a powerful set of features to gather, analyse and provide actionable, real-time data visualisation.

30th August 2019
Farnell adds Kitronik to product portfolio

Farnell is now stocking the Kitronik range of accessories for micro:bit, Arduino and Raspberry Pi, perfect for educators, students, makers and hobbyists. The products encourage imagination and creativity when used in conjunction with the latest generation of open-source programmable computer boards.

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