RS Components

Address:
PO BOX 99
Corby
Northants

NN17 9RS
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 1865 207546

Web: http://rswww.com

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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High-reliability safety capacitors meet AEC-Q200

High-reliability safety capacitors meet AEC-Q200
Automotive-grade AC-line-rated ceramic disc capacitors, manufactured by Vishay are in stock at distributor RS Components. The high-reliability radial-mounting AY1 series is qualified to AEC-Q200, meeting the stringent demands for use in automotive.
11th April 2019

High-power connectors target EV vehicles

High-power connectors target EV vehicles
A portfolio of high-power connectors from Amphenol that are specifically designed for connecting up power cables used with electric vehicle (EV) drive systems is available at RS Components. Designed to be a safe and reliable solution for servicing electric vehicles, the MSD series of receptacles and plugs offers a tool-free solution for disconnecting an internal high-voltage battery pack and delivering short-circuit protection.
26th September 2018

Circular connectors meet ISO 11783-2 standard

Circular connectors meet ISO 11783-2 standard
Availability of a new series of ISOBUS circular connectors manufactured by Amphenol has been announced by RS Components. The key application area for the ISOBUS series of cable connector sockets is in agricultural and forestry vehicles, as the series offers a standardised connection that meets ISO 11783-2.
14th August 2018


What futuristic transport will you see in your life time?

Driverless cars are already being widely tested on our roads and are expected to be the way to get around very soon, but what other developments will we see in transport in our lifetimes? 
21st December 2017

Build a Pi-powered plane watcher

Build a Pi-powered plane watcher
This project uses a Raspberry Pi with super low cost software-defined radio (SDR) hardware to receive tracking information from the Mode-S transponders of aircraft up to hundreds of km away, with the addition of a neat 3.5” TFT display to provide a handy summary of airspace activity. Article contributed by RS Components (click for full article).
14th June 2017

Cooperating subsystems drive the car of the future

Cooperating subsystems drive the car of the future
Controlled by a computer that is able to not only monitor what is happening inside the vehicle but the driving environment around and in front of it, the car of the future will be a fusion of electronic senses. And what it learns will influence much more than the car’s steering.  By Simon Duggleby, Technical Marketing Manager, Electronics, RS Components.
16th January 2017

Automotive Components Aren’t Just For Cars

6 Reasons Why Automotive Components Aren’t Just For Cars. Automotive components are designed for the harshest operating environments which makes them supremely robust. So it makes sense to incorporate these components into non-automotive applications too, taking advantage of the extra performance capabilities. And here's why.
21st December 2016

Connectors meet demands of hybrid electric vehicles

Connectors meet demands of hybrid electric vehicles
Two high-quality connectors from Amphenol that are designed to meet the rigorous demands of use in hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs) are in stock at RS Components. Key applications for the new MSD and mini-MSD connectors include high-energy storage systems for the battery Manual Service Disconnect (MSD) used for servicing plug-in HEV (PHEV) systems.
2nd December 2016

Full-HD dash cams collect video and black-box data

Full-HD dash cams collect video and black-box data
Two full-HD in-vehicle video recorders (dash cams) have been added to RS Components’ portfolio, enabling businesses to access the benefits of real-time video evidence and black-box event recording. The new dash cams enable business road users to prove culpability in accidents or other emergencies, and so avoid losses due to threats such as poor driving or deliberate crash insurance fraud.
14th October 2015

Automotive MOSFETs target heavy load applications

Automotive MOSFETs target heavy load applications
RS Components has announced availability of a new family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs from International Rectifier.  The new devices deliver benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications including electric power steering (EPS), braking systems and other heavy loads on internal combustion engine (ICE) and micro hybrid vehicle platforms.
4th November 2013


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