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 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

White paper investigates MRO purchasing state of play

White paper investigates MRO purchasing state of play
A White Paper report offers insight and analysis into the state of play for current and future MRO procurement globally. The survey, conducted among 851 procurement professionals - all members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply - covers the opportunities and pressures procurement professionals face around key areas including innovation, inventory management and supplier knowledge.
30th November 2018

Development kit accelerates IoT applications

Development kit accelerates IoT applications
The Renesas Synergy AE-CLOUD2 kit from is now available and shipping from RS Components in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The kit enables rapid evaluation, prototyping and development of LTE-cellular IoT cloud-connected applications. The kit helps embedded developers to quickly and easily connect IoT devices and sensors to global cloud services via cellular (Note), Ethernet or Wi-Fi communications.
27th November 2018

LED illumination products match and recreate natural sunlight

LED illumination products match and recreate natural sunlight
Availability of a range of LED-based products that use new technology to deliver a quality of illumination that is exceptionally natural looking and is designed to be virtually indistinguishable from sunlight has been announced by RS Components. The ‘SunLike’ LED range from Seoul Semiconductor has been developed as a natural-light LED that is optimised for human-centric lighting.  
26th November 2018

RS supports kids in Guinness world record challenge

RS supports kids in Guinness world record challenge
RS Components was the partner for a challenge that saw 600 primary school children from across the UK submit inventions for a Guinness World Record attempt. The challenge was to combine the highest number of children's ideas to make a Rube Goldberg machine: a machine designed to carry out a simple task in an overcomplicated way, using multiple simple devices that trigger each other in a domino effect.
26th November 2018

Video engine ICs can help cut BoM costs

Video engine ICs can help cut BoM costs
Two graphic display controller ICs from Bridgetek that target the development of next-generation graphics displays for human machine interface (HMI) applications are in stock at RS Components. The BT815/816 controllers are the third generation of embedded video engine (EVE) devices.
22nd November 2018

electronica: Toolkit extension opens up IoT applications

electronica: Toolkit extension opens up IoT applications
An extension to the capabilities of its DesignSpark Zerynth Studio middleware toolkit, through its partnership with Zerynth, was announced by RS Electronics at electronica. Members of the DesignSpark engineering community can now use Python to program microcontrollers for blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) applications through the DesignSpark Zerynth Studio suite.
18th November 2018

3D CAD modelling tool offers new functionality

3D CAD modelling tool offers new functionality
A new version of DesignSpark Mechanical, a free-for-download 3D CAD modelling tool has been unveiled by RS Components on the opening day of electronica 2018 in Munich. 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.
13th November 2018

RS Adds 10,000 new models to PCB Parts Library

RS Adds 10,000 new models to PCB Parts Library
A major extension of its PCB Part Library, which provides a key tool for engineers working in PCB design by delivering direct access to schematic symbols and footprints has been unveiled by RS Components. The library now includes more than 10,000 new models from a range of leading suppliers, including C&K Switches, ON Semiconductor and ROHM Semiconductor.
13th November 2018

RS plays major role at inaugural electronica Experience

RS plays major role at inaugural electronica Experience
The inaugural ‘electronica Experience’ at this year’s show in Munich (November 13-16) will see RS Components (RS) playing a prominent role. Taking place in the brand new Hall C6, the electronica Experience aims to deliver advice and a first-hand technology experience to young people to help inspire them to pursue a career in engineering.
9th November 2018


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