RS Components

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PO BOX 99
Corby
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NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

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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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IoT development board saves time and money

IoT development board saves time and money
Availability of Microchip’s AVR microcontroller IoT (Internet of Things) development board for Google Cloud has been announced by distributor RS Components. This rapid development solution enables engineers to achieve the fast prototyping of cloud-connected devices within minutes.
18th October 2018

Ethernet interfaces step up to meet IoT challenges

Availability of the HARTING ix Industrial range of Ethernet interfaces has been announced by RS Components. These new devices set a higher standard for Ethernet interfaces and respond to the future challenges posed by Industry 4.0 and the IoT (Internet of Things).
17th October 2018

Design tools inspire young engineering talent

Design tools inspire young engineering talent
Tools from Seeed Studio, Arduino and Bare Conductive that target academic institutions, including educators and students of electronics, as well as inspiring electronics design engineers with new projects and prototypes have been released by RS Components.
16th October 2018


Step to it: RS supports electronica visitors challenge

Step to it: RS supports electronica visitors challenge
RS Components (RS) is supporting the ‘Big Step Challenge’, which is being launched by Messe Muenchen, the organisers of electronica 2018. The challenge has been devised to harness the power of the show’s international audience essentially ‘walking to unite the world through technology’. The electronica trade fair attracts visitors from more than 80 countries, who will be encouraged to take part.
15th October 2018

High-power LEDs employ epoxy-based packaging

High-power LEDs employ epoxy-based packaging
The introduction of a series of high-power LEDs from Osram in innovative packaging provides more options for engineers and lighting designers, says RS Components (RS). Osram has dispensed with traditional and costly ceramic-based packaging for professional exterior lighting applications. It now employs epoxy-based packages on its OSCONIQ P series of high-power and ultra-high-power LEDs offering outstanding reliability, long-term performance and excellent light output per dollar.
11th October 2018

Low-cost programmer/debugger suits entry-level designs

Low-cost programmer/debugger suits entry-level designs
The MPLAB Snap in-circuit debugger/programmer from Microchip which allows fast, easy debugging and programming of most Microchip PIC, AVR and SAM flash microcontroller units (MCUs) — including 32-bit devices — and dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs) is available at RS Components.
9th October 2018

Compact rugged connectors offer protection against liquid

Compact rugged connectors offer protection against liquid
The trading brand of Electrocomponents, multi-channel distributor, RS Components (RS), has introduced the Molex Squba range of 1.80mm sealed wire-to-wire connectors, designed to fit into small spaces while offering IP67 protection against liquid, dust and dirt. Squba supports currents up to six amps carried over No. 24 to No. 22 AWG wire, delivering high power over a small wire gauge.
5th October 2018

MCUs, development kits speed time to market

MCUs, development kits speed time to market
Renesas Synergy MCUs and development kits from Renesas Electronics are now available and shipping from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The Renesas Synergy Platform is a fully qualified MCU hardware and software platform that enables faster time to market for a wide range of wireless and wired embedded IoT applications.
27th September 2018

High-power connectors target EV vehicles

High-power connectors target EV vehicles
A portfolio of high-power connectors from Amphenol that are specifically designed for connecting up power cables used with electric vehicle (EV) drive systems is available at RS Components. Designed to be a safe and reliable solution for servicing electric vehicles, the MSD series of receptacles and plugs offers a tool-free solution for disconnecting an internal high-voltage battery pack and delivering short-circuit protection.
26th September 2018

Desktop vacuum former offers 3D alternative

Desktop vacuum former offers 3D alternative
An innovative, easy-to-use desktop vacuum former from London-based start-up Mayku is on sale at RS Components. The Mayku FormBox works with any domestic vacuum cleaner to make moulds and other objects in minutes, with no software or digital model manipulation required.
23rd September 2018

32-bit microcontrollers are based on robust security

32-bit microcontrollers are based on robust security
Availability of the SAM L10 and SAM L11 family of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) from Microchip Technology has been announced by RS Components. Supporting development kits that enable users to experience the high performance levels and integrated hardware-based security delivered by these new Arm Cortex-powered MCUs are also in stock.
20th September 2018

Coaxial connectors cope with harsh environments

Coaxial connectors cope with harsh environments
A series of RS Pro anti-vibration hermetically sealed coaxial connectors for RF and microwave applications are in stock at RS Components. Ideal for use in harsh application environments and advancing the design of standard push-on RF/microwave connectors, a key feature of the anti-vibration connector range is its screwing mechanism that prevents accidental disconnection.
18th September 2018

Heavy-duty connectors meet all industry standards

Heavy-duty connectors meet all industry standards
Screw terminals, cage-clamp terminals and housings are among a range of heavy-duty connectors released by RS Pro. The components offer excellent value for customers and are designed for the industrial environment, especially in sound and lighting applications and in the robotics and machinery sectors.
13th September 2018

electronica 2018: Inspiration beckons at RS Components

electronica 2018: Inspiration beckons at RS Components
Innovative products, inspirational stories and some fun will be found on the RS Components (RS) stand at electronica in Munich later this year (November 13-16). The company will be showcasing the latest technologies from world-leading vendors and enabling visitors to find inspiration for their next engineering project.
9th September 2018

Podcasts cast entertaining eye on technology history

Podcasts cast entertaining eye on technology history
Guglielmo Marconi, Hedy Lamarr and Grace Hopper all feature in a new comedy podcast series called History Makers produced by RS Components. The podcasts explore a modern day technology theme, such as Wi-Fi, artificial intelligence or 3D printing, and delves into the lives of the great inventors from centuries past who made it all possible, with a few laughs along the way.
3rd September 2018

Sensor demo boards cover ambient-light applications

Sensor demo boards cover ambient-light applications
The latest Vishay SensorXplorer kit and 10 compatible sensor demo boards for ambient-light, proximity and bio-sensing applications are available at RS Components (RS). The associated sensors, available from RS in small packs for prototyping or tape-and-reel for production, meet project needs from proof of concept to volume assembly.
30th August 2018

DC/DC converters offer improved efficiency

DC/DC converters offer improved efficiency
2W and 3W DC/DC converters in the compact SIP-8 package from Traco Power are in stock at distributor RS Components. The devices target a range of general electronics design applications, and are especially suited to deployment in factory automation equipment.
23rd August 2018

PCB stacking connector offers versatility at low cost

PCB stacking connector offers versatility at low cost
The Amphenol ICC BergStak Lite 0.8 mm vertical mating PCB-to-PCB connector system is available from RS Components. An economical and versatile connector range with a multiplicity of configuration options, BergStak Lite is well suited to high-speed, high-density parallel board stacking applications in IP phones, measurement equipment, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, portable industrial terminals, security systems and test equipment.
23rd August 2018

Circular connectors meet ISO 11783-2 standard

Circular connectors meet ISO 11783-2 standard
Availability of a new series of ISOBUS circular connectors manufactured by Amphenol has been announced by RS Components. The key application area for the ISOBUS series of cable connector sockets is in agricultural and forestry vehicles, as the series offers a standardised connection that meets ISO 11783-2.
14th August 2018

Linux-based Arduino Yún rev. 2 targets IoT projects

Linux-based Arduino Yún rev. 2 targets IoT projects
Availability of the latest version of the Arduino Yún Linux-based board has been announced by RS Components. It delivers advanced network connections for IoT (Internet of Things) projects. Offering value and reliability, the Arduino Yún rev. 2 targets use by design engineers, hobbyists and those in educational establishments.
10th August 2018


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