Latest Press Releases


2 Nov 2017
RS Components introduces Pmods™ and Arduino-style shields from Digilent to rapidly add extra functionality to prototype designs
RS Components introduces Pmods™ and Arduino-style shields from Digilent to rapidly add extra functionality to prototype designs

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of versatile development tools and equipment with a new 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. These include single-board-computer designs and Internet of Things (IoT) projects that require additional capabilities, such as wireless communications including Bluetooth and Wi-Fi; MEMS devices such as three-axis gyroscopes, accelerometers and microphones; or motor control.

26 Oct 2017
RS Components to host ‘Guess and Win’ competition on DesignSpark in partnership with TraceParts
RS Components to host ‘Guess and Win’ competition on DesignSpark in partnership with TraceParts

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has teamed up with TraceParts, one of the world’s leading providers of 3D digital content for engineering, to run a joint month-long competition during November 2017.

24 Oct 2017
RS Components introduces pressure sensor evaluation kit from Honeywell
RS Components introduces pressure sensor evaluation kit from Honeywell

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of a development kit from Honeywell that enables the simple evaluation of sensors. 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.

19 Oct 2017
RS Components kickstarts early IoT development on latest PSoC 6 MCUs, with advanced access to Cypress’ PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit
RS Components kickstarts early IoT development on latest PSoC 6 MCUs, with advanced access to Cypress’ PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is making available the Pioneer Kit development platform for the PSoC® 6 MCU from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. 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.