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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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

Arbitrary function generators speed up test process

Arbitrary function generators speed up test process
High-performance arbitrary function generators (AFGs) from Tektronix are in stock at RS Components. The instruments off realtime waveform monitoring, programmable waveform sequencing, built-in waveform creation and the largest touch sensitive AFG screen on the market to support researchers and production engineers who need to generate test signals easily and quickly.
30th January 2019

The AI invasion: who’ll be first to get taken over?

The AI invasion: who’ll be first to get taken over?
The robotic revolution is set to cause the biggest transformation in the world’s workforce since the industrial revolution. In fact, research suggests that over 30% of jobs in Britain are under threat from breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Thanks to advances in technology, many jobs that weren’t considered ripe for automation suddenly are. Is your job next? Find out how many jobs per sector, are at high risk of being taken by robots by 2030. See the infographic  below.
22nd January 2019

Medical power adaptors plug into any AC wall socket

Medical power adaptors plug into any AC wall socket
Three plug-in power adaptor ranges from Mean Well carry safety approvals to the latest international medical and healthcare standards. They are available from RS Components. The Mean Well GSM60E and GEM601 adaptors are intended for use with home healthcare equipment, mobile medical equipment, and medical equipment that requires an interchangeable AC power supply for use in different parts of the world.
17th January 2019

RS Components joins earn-and-learn 5% Club

RS Components joins earn-and-learn 5% Club
RS Components has signed up to the ‘The 5% Club’, an important initiative in which employer members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions. Such positions include apprenticeships, sponsored students and graduates on formalised training schemes, with the target of 5% being reached within five years of joining the club.
15th January 2019

Evaluation board supports buck-boost controller IC

Evaluation board supports buck-boost controller IC
A board designed for the evaluation of Renesas Electronics’ recently launched ISL81601 bidirectional buck-boost controller IC is available at RS Components. The ISL81601EVAL1Z evaluation board integrates the ISL81601, which is a true bidirectional four-switch 60V high-voltage synchronous buck-boost controller.
10th January 2019

Extra processing power boosts Arduino WiFi board

Extra processing power boosts Arduino WiFi board
An Arduino board that comes with WiFi wireless networking capability and more processing power than previously available, by integrating a new 8-bit microprocessor from Microchip, is available at RS Components. This second version – Rev2 – of the highly popular Arduino Uno WiFi board is functionally the same as the Arduino Uno Rev3, but also comes with built-in WiFi, enabling easy connection to the Internet, plus the addition of an onboard IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) sensor.
8th January 2019

Environmental sensor saves space and power

Environmental sensor saves space and power
The Bosch Sensortec BME680 four-in-one environmental sensor and associated shuttle board that simplifies product creation is available at RS Components. The sensor integrates temperature, humidity, pressure, and gas sensing for energy-conscious, cost-sensitive and space-constrained applications.
20th December 2018

Ultra-low-power MCU targets IoT applications

Ultra-low-power MCU targets IoT applications
Simplifying designs for a wide range of industrial applications including instrumentation, multisensory systems, headless medical monitors, and single-phase electrical meters, the Renesas Synergy ultra-low-power microcontroller is available at RS Components.
18th December 2018

RS relaunches local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd

 RS relaunches local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd
RS Components (RS) has relaunched two of its RS Local branches in Aberdeen and Pontypridd. Both innovation centres have a product and service offer to support engineers locally across the design, build and maintain phases of the product life cycle.
11th December 2018

Signal transformers meet automotive standard

Signal transformers meet automotive standard
A pair of BMS (battery monitoring system) signal transformers from Bourns are in stock at RS Components. The SM91501AL and SM91502AL are dual- and single-channel isolation transformer modules, respectively, with both devices offering common-mode chokes for noise rejection in BMS applications.
11th December 2018

Demanding humidity resistance specification

Demanding humidity resistance specification
A range of 225 EDLC-R ENYCAP ruggedised capacitors manufactured by Vishay/BC Components are available at RS Components. Designed for energy storage in industrial, renewable energy and automotive environments, MAL2225 polarised electrostatic double-layer capacitors (EDLCs) combine high capacity and energy density with fast charge and discharge rates.
5th December 2018

Mechanical 3D CAD design software gets an upgrade

Mechanical 3D CAD design software gets an upgrade
Global multi-channel distributor, RS Components (RS), has unveiled a new version of DesignSpark Mechanical, the leading free-for-download 3D CAD modelling tool. Now available in Version 4.0, the first update of the tool for three years, offers new functionality and a more intelligent design engine, as well as delivering faster overall performance.
5th December 2018

Connectors incorporate 'tough contact' technology

Connectors incorporate 'tough contact' technology
Connector products from Panasonic that target use in industrial electronics equipment and consumer devices are available at RS Components. To meet stringent demands in electronic device assembly and manufacturing, connectors are required to be as compact as possible as well as delivering maximum reliability.
4th December 2018

Wearable-ready SoC combines sound and vision for IoT

Wearable-ready SoC combines sound and vision for IoT
Opportunities to create smarter IoT devices have been given a boost by RS Components’ introduction of the Sony SPRESENSE, featuring Arm Cortex-M4F performance and extensive sensing, audio, and imaging capabilities. The low-power SPRESENSE platform, comprising a 50.0mm x 20.6mm main board and 68.6mm x 53.3mm extension board, combines the Sony CXD5602 system-on-chip (SoC) for wearable electronics, and the CXD5247 power-management and audio IC.
30th November 2018


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