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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Compact contactors enable up to 40% space savings
Eaton’s complete Moeller series of compact DILMT contactors are on sale at distributor RS Components.
Low-cost oscilloscope delivers 200MHz bandwidth
To strengthen its test and measurement portfolio, RS Components has introduced the Tektronix TBS2000B digital storage oscilloscope.
RS Components tackles queue management problem
Managing the flow of customers and staff, by helping them to move around safely and efficiently in a wide range of retail, commercial and industrial environments, as well as at live events such as conferences and exhibitions is critical during this pandemic.
Global reach: DesignSpark project tunes into the internet
RadioGlobe, an open-source DesignSpark engineering project that features a real globe as its user interface has been released by RS Components.
RS event addresses ethnicity imbalance in UK engineering
RS Components (RS) has partnered with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to host its second annual REflect event and National Day.
Logic control modules boast Ethernet and .NET interfaces
easyE4, a new range of logic control modules from power management specialist Eaton are in stock at distributor RS Components.
RS PRO unveils fibre-glass reinforced enclosures
RS Components (RS) has expanded its RS PRO portfolio of enclosures designed for industrial applications.
Space challenge students win RS Components backing
RS Components (RS) is sponsoring the PowerHab team from the University of Strathclyde as part of IGLUNA 2020, a pan-European initiative bringing together multidisciplinary students from across the globe in a collaboration to build solutions for a theoretical space habitat.
Smoky bacon, Marmite? RS sets STEM crisp challenge
A summer STEM initiative for 8 to 16 year olds has been launched by RS Components in collaboration with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics.
RS Components dedicates microsite to ventilator makers
Building and supplying ventilators is crucial in the fight against COVID-19. RS Components has created a dedicated Ventilator Solutions landing page to give makers, manufacturers and engineers faster access to optimised designs.
RS Components unveils online education initiative
RS Components (RS) has launched its latest initiative, tailored to all levels of education; from primary through to higher education.
People counter expedites social distancing flow
Off-the-shelf availability of the PC-10 People Counter from miniature PLC manufacturer BARTH Elektronik is announced by RS Components.
AFE microcontrollers deliver better than 0.1% precision
Microcontrollers (MCUs) which combine an analogue front end (AFE) and an MCU core for use in equipment that delivers high-precision measurements of analogue signals, such as temperature, pressure, weight, or flow are in stock at RS Components.
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.
Flash memory suits mission critical applications
Semper NOR flash memory products from Cypress Semiconductor are now available at distributor RS Components.
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).
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
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.
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.
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.