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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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.
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.
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.
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).
LED signal towers deliver fast status indicator
RS Components (RS) has launched the RS PRO range of preassembled, prewired and modular LED signal towers.
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.
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.
Thermoplastic enclosures protect critical circuitry
Thermoplastic enclosures suitable for critical electrical and electronic equipment in hostile environments are in stock at distributor RS Components.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.