RS Components

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PO BOX 99
Corby
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NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

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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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Distributor and supplier team up to aid pushbutton migration

Distributor and supplier team up to aid pushbutton migration
A collaboration between RS Components and Siemens will help customers with the phase out of the manufacturer’s SIRIUS 3SB3 22mm pushbutton range and the migration to Siemens’ SIRIUS ACT range of devices. In October 2017, Siemens announced the beginning of a gradual phase-out period – lasting two years – of its 22mm SIRIUS 3SB3 command and signalling devices, providing customers with enough time to migrate to the newer range of ACT pushbutton devices.
12th June 2018

Data loggers head T&M portfolio expansion

Data loggers head T&M portfolio expansion
RS Components (RS) has expanded its RS Pro test and measurement portfolio with a multitude of new equipment. The launch includes Wi-Fi cloud-connected data loggers, a multifunction installation tester, a rugged multimeter, gas leak detectors, moisture meters, pressure meters and particle counters.
5th June 2018

Termination connectors reduce harness assembly time

Termination connectors reduce harness assembly time
Availability of the Molex MUO 2.5 series of terminal connectors has been announced by RS Components. The connectors have been designed to replace closed-end (CE) terminals and thereby reduce harness-assembly lead times, as well as improving quality, reliability and processing.
28th May 2018


COB LEDs boast high thermal performance

COB LEDs boast high thermal performance
The newly launched Lumileds Gen-4 Luxeon COB LEDs which enable smaller, simpler luminaires to deliver bright and vibrant lighting are in stock at distributor RS Components. With efficacy of up to 170lm/W, the industry’s smallest LES, and package thermal resistance up to four times lower than other COB LEDs, lighting designers using Luxeon Gen-4 LEDs can create new styles featuring denser arrays, smaller optics, and simplified construction.
22nd May 2018

Fan controllers deliver temperature-sensitive speed control

Fan controllers deliver temperature-sensitive speed control
Energy-efficient fan controllers together with the 4300N series of fans from ebm-papst, are in stock at RS Components. The latest fan controller solutions are low-cost, credit-card-sized devices. The DCP controllers offer optimised power consumption by providing temperature-sensitive speed control for four-wire PWM controlled compact fans at 12, 24 and 48V DC.
17th May 2018

80 variants extend switch-mode power supplies family

80 variants extend switch-mode power supplies family
A family of more than 80 chassis-mount switched-mode power supplies (SMPS) has extended the RSPro range from RS Components. The range covers power ratings from 15W to 1000W and a choice of fixed, single DC output at 5V, 12V, 24V, 36V or 48V. The outputs are regulated within ±10%, with ripple and noise as low as 120mVp-p at 12V.
11th May 2018

Connected Home hub debuts on DesignSpark

Connected Home hub debuts on DesignSpark
The Molex interactive ‘Connected Home’ technology hub is now available on the DesignSpark website, RS Components’ online design community for engineers and makers. Developed by RS and Molex the Connected Home hub brings together all of Molex’s advanced connectivity technologies available from RS that can help developers and engineers create solutions to realise the connected home.
26th April 2018

Sales platform opens way to market for makers, start-ups

Sales platform opens way to market for makers, start-ups
A beta version of a significant new platform – DesignSpark Marketplace - has been unveiled by RS Components. It enables makers, pro-makers, start-ups and small businesses to promote and sell their own inventions and products to a wide audience of fellow makers and engineers, including more than 650,000 members of the RS DesignSpark engineering and maker community.
23rd April 2018

Makers howay! RS sponsors Newcastle Maker Faire

Makers howay! RS sponsors Newcastle Maker Faire
RS Components (RS), says its DesignSpark engineering and maker community will be a gold level partner of Maker Faire UK 2018, which will take place at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne (28-29 April). Held in Newcastle annually for over a decade, the event is the largest Maker Faire in the UK.
16th April 2018

Non-contact sensor boasts 125ms response time

Non-contact sensor boasts 125ms response time
A low-cost, high-performance infrared temperature sensor from RS Components (RS) is a non-contact thermometer that is designed to measure temperature from a distance. The RS Pro sensor measures just 31mm diameter by 30mm high – and side-entry cable, makes it ideal for mounting in areas were space is limited.
11th April 2018

App aids design engineers to find components data

App aids design engineers to find components data
A new app for iOS, Android and Windows devices has been released by RS Components. The DesignSpark Toolbox app is available to download free-of-charge, and provides a single point of access to common electronic reference materials, calculation and conversion tools in an easy-to-use format for electronics design engineers, makers and students.
9th April 2018

RS Components sponsors Dublin Hackaday Unconference

RS Components sponsors Dublin Hackaday Unconference
RS Components’ DesignSpark community is supporting the first Hackaday Unconference in Ireland as the exclusive headline sponsor. The event is aimed at hackers, designers and engineers, particularly members of the Hackaday community, an online blog that features hardware and software hacks.
4th April 2018

Flyback switcher ICs cut power losses by 25%

Flyback switcher ICs cut power losses by 25%
A family of offline flyback switcher ICs from Power Integrations that offer efficiency of up to 94% are available from RS Components. They suit state-of-the-art compact power supply designs. The family can also cut power supply losses by a further 25% when compared to the previous generation, enabling the development of small and lightweight power supplies that do not require heatsinks, but can still handle up to 65W of power.
29th March 2018

Low-cost PICkit programmer delivers faster debugging

Low-cost PICkit programmer delivers faster debugging
  RS Components has introduced the MPLAB PICkit 4 in-circuit debugger/programmer from Microchip, which enables fast and easy debugging and programming of PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) and dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs) using the MPLAB X integrated development environment (IDE).
23rd March 2018

RS Components, Titan II roll into Bug Bang Fair

RS Components, Titan II roll into Bug Bang Fair
Titan II, RS Components innovation truck will be rolling into The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair at the NEC, Birmngham (14-17 March). RS will, for the first time, join key supporters of the show including the Army, Royal Navy, BBC Learning and the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET).
14th March 2018

Flush-mounted pushbuttons boast improved mechanical endurance

Flush-mounted pushbuttons boast improved mechanical endurance
More than 150 new lines of flush-mount pushbuttons from Schneider Electric’s Harmony XB5F range are available at RS Components. Designed for control panels and targeting panel builders, machine builders and maintenance engineers, the plastic range features a modernised design with no compromise on performance.
14th March 2018

Get a closer look at the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

This 3D video from RS Components shows you where all the key components of the new board are located and what features this model has to offer - making it even simpler to set up your new Pi.
14th March 2018

Pushbutton switches cope with harsh environments

Pushbutton switches cope with harsh environments
A major expansion of switching products from C&K has been announced by RS Components. It includes devices for mounting on both panels and printed circuit boards. The extension of the portfolio available from RS includes a full selection of PCB- and panel-mounted pushbuttons, DIP switches, key switches and tactile switches.
8th March 2018

Electrolytic capacitors deliver stability, reliability

Electrolytic capacitors deliver stability, reliability
A range of polarised aluminium electrolytic capacitors from Vishay BComponents featuring increased vibration capabilities over standard devices is in stock at RS Components. Delivering the high stability and reliability vital for automotive and industrial applications, the surface-mount (SMD) 260 CLA-V, 246 CTI-V, and 250 CRZ-V and radial 246 RTI-V and 250 RMI-V combine high-vibration performance with low impedance, high ripple current, and long useful life.
6th March 2018

CodingSchule - Getting with the programme

Despite living in a digital era, computer programming still doesn’t form part of the German curriculum. Without it being a compulsory subject, most school pupils aren’t exposed to the topic until their teenage years.
6th March 2018


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