RS Components

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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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RS issues 'Make with Mesh' design challenge

RS issues 'Make with Mesh' design challenge
‘Make With Mesh’, is a design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, issued by RS Components in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or both, or even multiple units of Cypress’ new Bluetooth IoT boards.
24th May 2019

PoE device tester delivers cost benefits

PoE device tester delivers cost benefits
The MicroScannerTM PoE from Fluke Networks is now being shipped by RS Components. This low-cost tester delivers a complete set of tools for maintenance engineers and technicians, enabling the fast installation and troubleshooting of Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) devices.
22nd May 2019

Are you ready for a more virtual world?

Are you ready for a more virtual world?
Virtual Reality (VR) has been around for some time now, with the first goggles and gloves being developed as early as the mid-1980s by Jaron Lanier, Founder of VPL Research. Nearly 40 years later and this technology has become integrated into the mainstream and is now something the public can access and use. Many of us will have had the chance to use VR or see it in action, whether it’s been at a theme park, a VR centre or having a turn on a friend’s headset.
16th May 2019


How virtual reality is set to change the world by 2050

Virtual Reality is expected to make a big impact on the world; how we interact with other people, opening up opportunities to experience life on other planets, transforming our health and more.
15th May 2019

Data cables support 4K ultra-high-definition resolution

Data cables support 4K ultra-high-definition resolution
A wide range of high-quality audio/video (A/V) and data cables, including HDMI, USB and other assorted AV cables has been launched by RS Components under its own brand RS Pro. The range is suited to use by maintenance technicians and engineers working in IT and other AV applications across a multitude of markets and application sectors.
7th May 2019

Thick-film resistors meet AEC-Q200 standard

Thick-film resistors meet AEC-Q200 standard
A series of high-reliability thick-film chip resistors from KOA that are designed for high-precision use cases such as automation in industrial application or battery designs in the automotive sector are in stock at RS Components. The RS73 series of ultra-high-precision metal-glaze thick-film resistors offer tolerances of ±0.1% and a TCR of 25 ppm/°C.  
30th April 2019

IoT development board ensures secure designs

IoT development board ensures secure designs
Availability of a development board that makes it easy for engineers to create secure cloud-connected designs has been announced by RS Components. The PIC-IoT WG development board (AC164164) from Microchip offers a simple way to develop PIC microcontroller-based applications and connect them to the Google Cloud IoT Core platform.
24th April 2019

DIN rail power supplies are slim and space-saving

DIN rail power supplies are slim and space-saving
DIN rail power supplies from Siemens, which are suited to a wide range of industrial automation applications are now available at RS Components. Designed for use in distributed power applications in machine control boxes or in small cabinets, the single-phase SITOP PSU6200 power supplies are slim and space-saving, with plug-in terminals that support easy electrical connection.
16th April 2019

High-reliability safety capacitors meet AEC-Q200

High-reliability safety capacitors meet AEC-Q200
Automotive-grade AC-line-rated ceramic disc capacitors, manufactured by Vishay are in stock at distributor RS Components. The high-reliability radial-mounting AY1 series is qualified to AEC-Q200, meeting the stringent demands for use in automotive.
11th April 2019

Temperature sensor suits harsh environments

Temperature sensor suits harsh environments
A temperature and humidity sensor from Sensirion is in stock at RS Components. The SHT85 builds upon Sensirion’s SHT3x series, which offers CMOSens technology that for more than 10 years has delivered highly accurate units with long-term stability.
5th April 2019

PoE power injectors deliver increased flexibility

PoE power injectors deliver increased flexibility
Availability of a new selection of Power over Ethernet (PoE) single-port midspan power injectors manufactured by Phihong is announced by RS Components. Designed to deliver increased flexibility, PoE technology integrates power and data over an Ethernet cable.
2nd April 2019

Smart connectors deliver flexible ingress prevention

Smart connectors deliver flexible ingress prevention
Rated to meet different levels of prevention against dust and water ingress, including the IP66, IP67, IP68 and IP69K standards, a programmable version of the 4000 series of environmentally sealed circular connectors from Bulgin is available at RS Components.
31st March 2019

Power supplies boast reinforced double I/O isolation system

Power supplies boast reinforced double I/O isolation system
Availability of 11 new series of power supplies from TRACO Power that meet the demands of high-growth medical markets has been announced by distributor RS Components. These embedded switch-mode power supplies feature a reinforced double I/O isolation system, according to the IEC/EN/ES 60601-1 third-edition medical safety standards, including 2 x MOPP (Means of Patient Protection) approval for operating altitudes up to 5000m.
21st March 2019

Pre-wired connectors cut lead times

Pre-wired connectors cut lead times
A range of pre-wired, single-end-terminated cable assemblies based on HARTING’s Han series of connector components is available exclusively at RS Components. The assemblies use a range of commonly used cable and connector combinations to provide a quick and easy way of addressing many basic cabling requirements.
19th March 2019

Interconnectivity series meets demanding applications

Interconnectivity series meets demanding applications
An interconnectivity series from HARTING suitable for use in a range of industries and applications, including rail and transportation, and automation and robotics in plant machinery is available at RS Components. The Han-Eco B series of connector hoods and housings is a major addition to the manufacturer’s Han-Eco portfolio.
8th March 2019

TFT LCD modules save space in embedded systems

TFT LCD modules save space in embedded systems
The Gen4 Series of integrated TFT LCD modules and related starter packs from embedded graphics specialist 4D Systems has been introduced by RS Components. Gen4 display modules are designed for ease of integration and use by electronics design engineers developing touch screen interfaces, achieving high functionality with a limited space requirement.
1st March 2019

MCU and dev kit simplify low-cost IoT development

MCU and dev kit simplify low-cost IoT development
The recently launched Renesas Synergy S5D3 microcontroller (MCU) and development board is now being shipped by RS Components. The TB-S5D3 Target Board Kit enables engineers to evaluate, prototype and develop IoT endpoint designs based on Renesas Electronics’ new entry-level S5D3 MCU Group.
27th February 2019

Prototyping kits smooth path to IoT development

Prototyping kits smooth path to IoT development
Two new PSoC 6 prototyping kits from Cypress Semiconductor are available at RS Components. The first is for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth IoT development and the second for BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) based IoT applications. Along with advanced connectivity, the two kits offer a low-cost hardware development platform that enables designs based around the ultra-low-power dual-core-architecture Cypress PSoC 6 microcontroller.
7th February 2019

Design software, IoT centre stage at embedded world

Design software, IoT centre stage at embedded world
The Internet of Things (IoT) will be a key theme of the RS Components stand at the embedded world exhibition in Nuremberg (February 26-28). In addition, specialists from the RS DesignSpark team will introduce visitors to the company’s suite of free design software.
4th February 2019

You're having a laugh! RS renews comedy podcast

You're having a laugh! RS renews comedy podcast
Production of its second comedy podcast series has been started by RS Components. This follows the 5-star rating of its popular History Makers series, released last year. With a brand new title for 2019, to reflect its originator, The DesignSpark Podcast will feature a cocktail of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs, giving a comedic look, in the style of BBC Radio 4’s Now Show, at some of the hottest topics in technology.
1st February 2019


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