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16th January 2018
EV charging infrastructure receives a boost

With the announcement of Rapid Electronics and ICEE Managed Services entering a partnership to introduce a fully integrated EV charging installation service, the EV charging infrastructure has received a boost. The new service is aimed at the commercial, B2B and local authority markets. Spanning the entire planning, procurement and delivery process, it includes equipment selection, supply, installation, commissioning and lifetime m...

11th October 2017
Rapid Electronics, Pickering Electronics seal UK deal

Rapid Electronics has partnered with Pickering Electronics to become its first official distributor in the UK. Pickering Electronics is a long-established manufacturer of Single-in-Line (SIL/SIP), Dual-in-Line (DIL/DIP), Through-Hole, Surface Mount and custom configuration reed relays in 1 Form A, 2 Form A, 1 Form B, 1 Form C and 2 Form C.

30th October 2015
Connectors stay waterproofed when disconnected

An innovative series of IP68 connectors from Intelliconnect which remain waterproof even when they are disconnected has been introduced by Rapid Electronics. There is no shortage of waterproof connectors available on the market, yet most have to be mated in order to be fully waterproof as the casing itself acts as the seal.

28th January 2015
VATN displays offer LCD/OLED compromise

VATN displays from Midas Components are available for the first time at Rapid Electronics. The displays provide wide viewing angles, very high contrast ratios and low backlight leakage make VATN (Vertically Aligned Twisted Nematic) LCD displays an ideal compromise between LCD and OLED functionality and performance and an excellent alternative for the buyer looking for a display at a performance and price point between LCD and OLED.

24th September 2014
Intelliconnect chooses Rapid for channel plunge

Intelliconnect Europe , the UK-based specialist manufacturer of RF and waterproof connectors is diving into the distribution channel. It has agreed a contract with Colchester based Rapid Electronics appointing the company as its first Stockholding Distributor. The initial products to be made available to customers will be a selection of Intelliconnect’s market-leading waterproof range and triaxial interconnects.

6th March 2014
UDOO joins open source, single board computer fray

A single board embedded PC with around four times the processing power of the Raspberry Pi is now exclusively available from its UK distributor Rapid Electronics. The UDOO features a quad core ARM i.MX6 Freescale CPU processor which runs at 1GHz and packs 1GB of DDR3 RAM.

21st December 2012
Rapid Electronics offer the best in British transformers

Rapid Electronics has recently introduced a new range of chassis mounting and PCB transformers from English manufacturer Blore Bowron. To celebrate the product launch, Rapid is offering 10% off the entire product range until 28th February 2013.

29th November 2012
Rapid signals new offering of ultrasonic transducers and transceivers

Rapid has recently introduced a new range of ProWave open and enclosed ultrasonic transducers and transceivers, all available in stock for both niche and high volume requirements. These high quality components are suitable for use in a wide range of applications and environments, including externally, underwater and in dusty, contaminated conditions.

1st October 2012
Stylish spots & beautiful bulbs from Energenie – innovative LED lighting solutions now available from Rapid Electronics

If you are still clinging to a few incandescent bulbs around the house and office, Energenie’s eye-catching range of LED lighting solutions will not only save on your carbon footprint but also save you money too – and they are now available from Rapid Electronics.

23rd August 2012
You can’t touch this … you don’t need to. Touchless control sensor modules now available from Rapid Electronics

Touchless sensor modules add multifunctional capabilities to LED lighting – allowing users to switch and dim lighting in response to hand gestures and proximity, without the need for physical contact. Just such a touchless modular system from German green technology specialist Fara is now available from Rapid Electronics.

15th August 2012
LED downlights from Rapid Electronics provide high performance retrofitting potential

Now available from Rapid Electronics is a new fire-rated product from JCC offering a high performance low energy downlighting solution, ideal for retrofitting into commercial and residential buildings.

Test & Measurement
3rd August 2011
High quality Seaward PAT test equipment available at Rapid Electronics

PAT testing professionals will be interested to know that Rapid Electronics has introduced an extensive range of competitively priced PAT testing equipment from leading manufacturer Seaward.

26th July 2011
Rapid Electronics now displaying Winstar LCD and OLED signage devices

Rapid Electronics has introduced a new range of LCD and OLED standard character modules from leading manufacturer Winstar, for use in commercial and industrial signage and information display. The products include alphanumeric and graphic LCD modules, with display configurations including 8 x 2 (two lines each containing a maximum of 8 characters), 16 X 2, 20 x 4 and 40 x 4. With a range of dimensions, dot sizes and character sizes, the modules a...

Test & Measurement
25th July 2011
New range of UNI-T test equipment available at Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has introduced an extensive range of high performance, competitively priced test equipment from leading manufacturer UNI-Trend. The products include digital multimeters, 2-channel oscilloscopes, power supplies, function generators and automotive multimeters. Additionally the range includes a wide variety of testers, analysers and counters, such as sound level meters, anemoscopes, tachometers and luminometers. Suitable for a mult...

5th July 2011
New lower prices on Arcol carbon composition resistors at Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has reduced its prices on two popular ranges of high energy dissipation carbon composition resistors from leading manufacturer Arcol.

7th June 2011
Environmentally sealed and retro Hammond enclosures now available from Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has added to its extensive range of enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing, with new families of flat lid and styled lid small enclosures and retro-style instrument cases.

16th May 2011
Extensive range of Van Damme A/V and data cables now available from Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has introduced Van Damme’s highly respected range of audio and video, data and network cabling to its product portfolio.

27th April 2011
Myrra transformers now available from Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has added two new ranges of high performance PCB mounting and flyback power transformers from leading manufacturer Myrra.

8th April 2011
ST and Fastrax MCU evaluation tools now available from Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics can able to help customers test and trial new microcontroller systems with its range of evaluation tools and development platforms for ST and Fastrax ICs. Fastrax is one of the leading names in GPS positioning technology, and now available from Rapid is a mini evaluation kit and application board for the Fastrax range of GPS receiver modules. Powered by USB, the small, compact PCB provides user-friendly PC evaluation and testing...

30th March 2011
New ranges of versatile enclosures now available from Rapid Electronics

Rapid Electronics has extended its range of high quality enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing – now available are the new 1550Z series of aluminium sealed boxes, the 1555 series of ABS enclosures and 1590 series of instrument enclosures.

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