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 enhances DesignSpark PCB PRO
New features have been added to RS Components’ DesignSpark PCB PRO and an RS stock number introduced to make it easier to purchase.
Wearable device enables easier social distancing
A new wearable device that makes social distancing in workplaces easier is available from distributor RS Components.
RS expands sensors range for factory automation
RS Components (RS) has expanded its RS PRO sensors range to give customers a comprehensive choice of sensors for use in factory automation applications.
Sensors, light curtains support latest IIot technologies
RS Components has expanded its industrial control portfolio with a range of IIoT-enabled technologies from SICK.
Chip resistors offer reliabllity in tough environments
Ultra-high precision chip resistors have been added to distributor RS Components’ extensive passive portfolio.
How to launch a successful garage business
Whether you've been in the automotive industry for years and you want to start your own business, or you have a passion for cars and have an entrepreneurial streak there are certain things you should consider before launching your garage business.
RS Components clinches global deal with Infineon
RS Components (RS) has boosted its semiconductor offering by signing a global franchise agreement with Infineon Technologies.
Engineering Edge podcast returns to the airwaves
A second series of its factual podcast The Engineering Edge, has been released by RS Components.
EV charging solution suites homes, hotels and offices
ABB’s latest easy-to-implement electric vehicle (EV) charging solution is in stock at distributor RS Components.
Solar energy powers RS Components distribution centre
RS Components has placed sustainability as a priority in a €65 million expansion of its distribution centre (DC) in Bad Hersfeld, Germany.
Smart lighting system can be voice or app controlled
LEDVANCE SmartHome+ is a range of voice or app controlled smart lighting products in stock at distributor RS Components.
RS, OKdo unveil Raspberry Pi-based starter kit
RS Components and OKdo have exclusive availability of a starter kit based on the 8GB version of the latest Raspberry Pi single-board computer (SBC).
Arduino shields speed KNX-compliant implementations
In stock now at distributor RS Components (RS) are NCN5100ASGEVB evaluation boards from ON Semiconductor. They accelerate KNX-compliant implementations.
Lab equipment range suits medical applications
An extensive range of its own-brand RS PRO lab equipment is in stock at RS Components.
Design kits enable test during prototype development
A wide range of design kits created by Würth Elektronik for engineers to use during prototype development are now in stock at RS Components.
RS PRO range extends RS Components T&M reach
An extensive range of RS PRO handheld test and measurement instruments for engineers and technicians on the go is in stock at RS Components.
RS PRO releases thermal imaging control system
The RS PRO range at RS Components has been extended with a thermal imaging access control system.
Insulation tester spearheads RS Components T&M range
An extensive range of RS PRO bench test & measurement products is now in stock at RS Components.
Proximity sensors help cut welding downtime
RS Components (RS) has added the OMRON E2EW series welding proximity sensors to its portfolio.
Connectors come to the aid of EV designers
New additions to its range of Amphenol PowerLok connectors have been announced by distributor RS Components.