RS Components

  • PO BOX 99 Corby Northants
    NN17 9RS
    United Kingdom
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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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News & Analysis
19th May 2020
Trio launch Connect the Community challenge

RS Components has joined forces with Nordic Semiconductor and the UK's largest gas network operator, Cadent, to launch a global ‘Connect the Community’ competition calling for practical examples of how technology could transform the lives of people in isolation.

30th April 2020
Flash memory suits mission critical applications

Semper NOR flash memory products from Cypress Semiconductor are now available at distributor RS Components.

News & Analysis
20th April 2020
RS rouses design community to produce 3D-printed visors

RS Components (RS) is partnering with the National 3D Printing Society (N3DPS) in the UK to produce 3D-printed visors and enable frontline health workers to quickly access vital personal protection equipment (PPE).

16th April 2020
RS and Allied open distribution networks to all-comers

In an unprecedented move for the component distribution industry, RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics & Automation (Allied) are opening up their distribution networks to electronic and industrial distributors, including their direct competitors, writes Mick Elliott

Test & Measurement
26th March 2020
Data acquisition system in stock at RS Components

A low-cost, next-generation data acquisition system that offers the ability to quickly and dynamically sample more signals simultaneously is in stock at RS Components.

Test & Measurement
18th March 2020
Thermal imaging cameras feature IR-Fusion technology

A range of easy point-and-shoot IR thermal imaging cameras is now in stock at distributor RS Components.

Test & Measurement
10th March 2020
RF signal generators feature touchscreen GUI

A new generation of radio-frequency (RF) signal generators from Aim-TTi, provide high performance and functionality without the price tag normally associated with a leading manufacturer.

Test & Measurement
4th March 2020
Keysight bolsters RS test and measurement portfolio

A wide selection of test and measurement products from Keysight Technologies is in stock at distributor RS Components.

3rd March 2020
RS offers 30% discount on pcb design software

RS Components (RS) is offering a 30% discount on its new DesignSpark PCB Pro software, an upgraded version of its DesignSpark PCB design suite with added productivity features.

18th February 2020
TVS Flat devices deliver lower cost per watt ratio

A large portfolio of TVS Flat devices, manufactured by STMicroelectronics, is in stock at distributor RS Components (RS).

13th February 2020
LED signal towers deliver fast status indicator

RS Components (RS) has launched the RS PRO range of preassembled, prewired and modular LED signal towers.

11th February 2020
Current-sense resistors optimise power use on PCBs

The portfolio of high-precision, low-ohmic current-sense resistors from Isabellenhütte is now available at distributor RS Components.

Events News
7th February 2020
RS Components gets artistic at embedded world

In a novel approach to exhibiting at a trade show RS Components plans to stage an artistic display to demonstrate the fusion of electronics and automation at embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg. Through the use of a machine that at first glance has no obvious purpose, visitors will get a clear view of how connected electronics can solve a classic automation and control task.

6th February 2020
Thermoplastic enclosures protect critical circuitry

Thermoplastic enclosures suitable for critical electrical and electronic equipment in hostile environments are in stock at distributor RS Components.

28th January 2020
F-RAMs range boast no-delay data write

The Excelon range of advanced ferroelectric RAM (F-RAM) devices from Cypress Semiconductor is now in stock at distributor RS Components. An energy efficient non-volatile memory, Excelon offers fast write speeds with no delay, and an effectively unlimited lifespan.

28th January 2020
Products worth £2500 up for grabs in RS New Year giveaway

RS Components (RS) has teamed up with Maxim Integrated, STMicroelectronics and TE Connectivity to offer one lucky member of its DesignSpark engineering platform, the chance to win an exclusive bundle of products worth more than £2,500.

22nd January 2020
AC/DC modules deliver high power density for IoT applications

A new series of encapsulated switch-mode power supplies (SMPS), offering the smallest 3W AC/DC power solution available on the market is in stock at RS Components. Recom’s RAC03-K series of modules has been designed for a wide range of applications.

T&M and Monitoring
18th December 2019
DMM meets challenge of demanding environments

Designed for use by maintenance engineers in the most demanding industrial environments, the new Fluke 87V MAX true-RMS digital multimeter (DMM) is in stock at RS Components. An enhanced version of the Fluke 87V DMM, the 87V MAX comes with an IP67 rated casing, doubled battery life, and all the features required to efficiently troubleshoot almost any electrical problem.

13th December 2019
Fibre optic connector stands up to harsh environments

A fibre optic connector recently launched by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin is in stock at RS Components. Specifically designed and manufactured for use in harsh environments, the 6000 Series fibre LC duplex connector has IP69K and IP68-rated sealing caps, providing high levels of protection against dirt and water ingress.

9th December 2019
RS Components upgrades PCB CAD software

DesignSpark PCB version 9 is the latest version of RS Components’ free-for-use PCB electronics CAD software. New features include dangling connection detection in schematics, net selection in copper pour areas, and enhancements to Excellon NC drill files.

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