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.
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.
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.
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.
Farnell joins with Xilinx to help FPGA engineers
Farnell is continuing its efforts to make developing with programmable logic devices easier, quicker and more advantageous for its community of engineers with the launch of its Path II Programmable series, sponsored by Xilinx.
Distributor offers up to 50% off on T&M equipment
Cost-constrained design engineers, research establishments, manufacturing and educational facilities can use a time-limited offer from Farnell to acquire high precision test and measurement equipment, manufactured by Rohde & Schwarz, for up to 50% below unit price.
Tip selector helps enhance soldering efficiency
Operatives and engineers who want to ensure solder efficiency can now access a soldering tip selector just launched by Farnell. The easy-to-use selector helps customers choose the right tip for over 100 different soldering systems and stations, from 1,500 tips in stock all available from Farnell for next day delivery.
Farnell boosts industrial automation portfolio
Farnell reckons that designers, systems integrators, panel builders and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) engineers now have a single source for all of their industrial automation products following the distributor’s addition of 12,000 new Schneider Electric products to its portfolio.
Versatile range of 3D printers arrives in Europe
Ultimaker 3D printers are now available in Europe from Farnell. The 3D printers help users bring prototypes and functional models to life in hours instead of weeks. Engineered to perform, the Ultimaker 2+ is reliable, efficient and user-friendly.
Audio amplifiers use multilevel switching technology
A range of audio amplifier solutions which use pioneering multilevel switching technology to increase audio performance and reduce power loss during operation are available at Farnell. Infineon’s MERUS range of Class D audio amplifier solutions deliver extreme reliability and stability for the entire product lifetime.