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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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Titan II innovation truck drives into BETT 2018

BETT 2018 will host RS Components’ innovation truck Titan II. The show celebrates, inspires and explores the role of technology and innovation in the future of education. RS will be joined by several leading partners at the show, including Richard Browning, founder of the human propulsion technology start-up Gravity.
19th January 2018

Adapter board accelerates Raspberry Pi-based designs

Adapter board accelerates Raspberry Pi-based designs
The DesignSpark Raspberry Pi Pmod(TM) (Peripheral Module) HAT adapter board has been launched by RS Components. Manufactured by Digilent, the Pmod HAT adapter enables users of the highly popular credit-card-sized computer to rapidly develop electronic design prototypes. The Pmod adapter breaks new ground for RS: it is the first DesignSpark-branded product released in conjunction with one of its suppliers.
18th January 2018

Ethernet connector responds to IoT challenges

Ethernet connector responds to IoT challenges
Availability of the ix Industrial range from Hirose has been announced by RS Components. The range sets a higher standard for Ethernet interfaces and responds to future challenges posed by Industry 4.0 and the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things).
16th January 2018


Magnetic connectors lead to safer USB connectivity

Magnetic connectors lead to safer USB connectivity
A solution for easier and safer USB connectivity in tight spaces or where the potential for unintended disconnection risks damaging equipment has been released by RS Components. Rosenberger magnetic self-locating connectors are now in stock, in USB Type-A, Type-B, Micro-B and Mini-B form factors.
14th January 2018

RS Local takes off at Heathrow

RS Local takes off at Heathrow
RS Components has relocated its RS Local Heathrow branch from the existing site on the Fairway Trading Estate in Middlesex, London, to a new unit a short distance away at Trade City on the Hayes Road. The opening marks the second branch transformation RS has executed this year, as part of the investment in its branch network offer, having already relocated the Bow branch to Bermondsey in May this year.
11th December 2017

Industrial panel meter ushers in E-Ink displays

Industrial panel meter ushers in E-Ink displays
What is claimed to be the first ever industrial panel meter to use E-Ink display technology is available at RS Components. The PanelPilot SGD 21-B from Lascar Electronics, a leading maker of display panels for industrial applications, is a low-cost and ultra-low-power single-channel voltmeter with a sleek monochrome E-Ink display.
11th December 2017

Connector range includes IP68 waterproof devices

Connector range includes IP68 waterproof devices
The RS Pro range of professional, affordable components at RS Components has been extended with additions to its connector offering. Designed to be serious alternatives to more expensive off-the-shelf commodity products, the RS Pro connection devices are suited to a variety of uses in general electronics, industrial, instrumentation, consumer and medical applications, as well as being suitable for use in harsh environments.
30th November 2017

RS finds forum for Design Spark at Rome Maker Faire

RS finds forum for Design Spark at Rome Maker Faire
RS Components (RS) will be a silver partner at the upcoming Maker Faire – The European Edition which will take place in Rome at the ‘Fiera Di Roma’ (1-3 December). RS will be showcasing its DesignSpark community for engineers, makers, hobbyists and students.
29th November 2017

Titan 2 technology truck rolls out to woo students

Titan 2 technology truck rolls out to woo students
Titan 2 is the latest version of RS Components’ mobile interactive technology truck promoting the distributor’s for the inspired campaign. Gravity Industries founder and the first world speed record setter for "flying a body-controlled jet engine power suit", Richard Browning flew in his human flightsuit, ‘Daedalus’, at the launch event in Salford, Manchester.
28th November 2017

What futuristic tech will you see in your life time?

Technology is developing at a great pace and every few months a new gadget appears to make our lives easier or more fun. But what can we expect to see in the coming years or decades?
24th November 2017

Plug connectors meet rigorous medical requirements

Plug connectors meet rigorous medical requirements
The MediSpec MPC (Medical Plastic Circular) cable- and panel-mount plug connectors from Molex which are designed to meet the stringent requirements for medical devices are available at RS Components. They extend the portfolio of connectors available from RS for various industrial and automation sector.
23rd November 2017

Wireless label printer waves goodbye to cables

Wireless label printer waves goodbye to cables
The DYMO LabelWriter Wireless which comes with built-in Wi-Fi to enable cable-free label printing is now available at RS Components. While the printer is suitable for typical general applications in the office, asset tracking, inventory, mailing and shipping and retail, especially with its ability to print barcodes, it is also ideal for use in industrial applications, including labelling shelves, warehousing, chemical storage, floor markers and equipment inventory.
14th November 2017

DC/DC modules simplify power design

DC/DC modules simplify power design
Enabling designers to save board space, bill of materials, and development time RS Components has released the latest Würth Elektronik MagI3C highly-integrated DC/DC converter modules. By integrating the switching regulator, control circuitry and inductor in the same package, the modules require minimal external components.
9th November 2017

Modules, shields open up sensor design options

Modules, shields open up sensor design options
More development tools and equipment can be found at RS Components with the addition of a range of Pmods (peripheral modules) and shields from Digilent. Enabling makers and engineers to build the bridge from systems to the physical world, the devices target use in a range of applications.
3rd November 2017

Mystery prize awaits winner of online competition

Mystery prize awaits winner of online competition
A joint month-long competition during November 2017 is being organised by RS Components (RS), and TraceParts, a provider of 3D digital content for engineering. The ‘Guess and Win’ competition will be hosted at http://www.designspark.com, the engineering community of RS Components and Allied Electronics, with entrants required to solve the puzzle to be in with a chance of winning the highly desirable mystery prize.
29th October 2017

Simple but powerful projects inspire young engineers

Simple but powerful projects inspire young engineers
Through sponsorship of designers across the globe, RS Components aims to inspire the next generation of engineers and designers, using simple ideas to illustrate wide-reaching capabilities. To inspire R&D engineers, students and young engineers about the great things that can be done with individual components and technologies available from RS, the company is sponsoring designers across the globe with some interesting and very cool projects.
27th October 2017

Development kit simplifies sensor evaluation

Development kit simplifies sensor evaluation
A development kit from Honeywell that enables the simple evaluation of sensors is available at RS Components. The Honeywell SEK001 sensor board does not require the development of code before receiving sensor measurements, enabling developers to start testing and prototyping right away.
24th October 2017

Development kit kickstarts IoT development

Development kit kickstarts IoT development
The Pioneer Kit development platform for the PSoC 6 MCU from Cypress Semiconductor is available at RS Components. The PSoC 6 is purpose-built for the IoT with an ultra-low-power, flexible architecture and integrated security features required for next-generation IoT devices. The kit has a PSoC 63 device on-board, with Bluetooth 5 ready to go, creating a powerful launchpad for developing IoT devices.  
19th October 2017

Design challenges top the agenda at EDS 2017

Insights on the challenges holding back next-generation applications and the solutions aiming to address them will be shared by RS Components (RS) at the Engineering Design Show (EDS) at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry (18-19 October).  Technical Marketing Manager Simon Duggleby, Electronics Product Manager Simon Lummis and Head Technology Evangelist Pete Wood will be on hand to discuss physical technology, security and the need to educate engineers.
16th October 2017

Modular laptop teaches the skills of tomorrow, today

Modular laptop teaches the skills of tomorrow, today
Launched today, the latest-generation pi-top modular laptop features enhancements to assist learning and boost usability, and is available through RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents.  
13th October 2017


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