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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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

Compact 20MHz oscilloscope boasts sampling rate of 200MS/s

Compact 20MHz oscilloscope boasts sampling rate of 200MS/s
An ultra-compact oscilloscope that has a footprint approximately the size of a passport with a thickness of just 19 mm has been introduced by RS Components (RS). The RS Pro 2205A-20 is the smallest oscilloscope in the RS Pro range. Connected and powered via USB it offers a bandwidth of 20MHz and features an arbitrary waveform generator.
2nd March 2018

Development kit bridges MCU power and performance gap

Development kit bridges MCU power and performance gap
A collaboration between RS Components (RS), Cypress Semiconductor and MikroElektronika has created Clicker 2 for PSoC 6, a development kit for faster prototyping with Cypress' PSoC 6 ultra-low-power microcontrollers (MCUs). Bridging the gap between expensive, power hungry application processors and low performance MCUs, PSoC 6 MCUs deliver advanced compute performance for energy-conscious devices like IoT endpoints or other small battery-powered objects.
26th February 2018

Function/arbitrary generators capable of low jitter pulses

Function/arbitrary generators capable of low jitter pulses
Two new products from test and measurement company Aim-TTi are in stock at RS Components (RS). The launch of the TGF3000 series of function/arbitrary generators celebrates the 40-years working partnership between RS and Aim-TTi. The function/arbitrary waveform generator delivers a frequency capability of up to 160MHz, combined with two identical full-performance channels that can operate as independent generators or in coupled or tracking modes.
23rd February 2018

Designing your connected home with RS Components and TE Connectivity

Designing your connected home with RS Components and TE Connectivity
  Getting started with setting up a connected home can be extremely daunting. More devices than ever now have the capability to be connected to the Internet of Things and help to automate your life. Many of us love the idea of connecting our homes and the benefits that it could bring, but how do we actually do it?
19th February 2018

LeakKiller Challenge winners home and hosed

LeakKiller Challenge winners home and hosed
RS Components (RS) has announced the winners of its unique open source IoT design competition — the LeakKiller Challenge — in association with Legal & General (L&G). With £2.5m paid out by buildings and contents insurers every day for damage caused by water leaks, RS and Legal & General launched the LeakKiller Challenge in September 2017.
14th February 2018

Probes, multimeter head T&M cornucopia

Probes, multimeter head T&M cornucopia
A bonanza of 100 test and measurement products have been launched by RS Components under its RS Pro label. The new introductions include products from three key equipment ranges: oscilloscope probes and thermal imaging cameras, both of which are new product areas for RS Pro, as well as a new digital multimeter.
13th February 2018

Solid-state drives deliver enhanced speed

Solid-state drives deliver enhanced speed
The SSD 860 range of solid-state drives (SSDs) from Samsung are in stock at RS Components. Based on the manufacturer's 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) multi-level-cell (MLC) flash-memory technology, the 860 range improves on Samsung's SSD 850 range of SSDs to deliver enhanced speed, reliability and capacity for users.
8th February 2018


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