Design

As design engineers, you’re playing an active and important part in shaping our future. To help and support you during your design projects we want to make sure that we’re bringing together the most relevant tools, technologies and information all in one place, providing you with more.

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ideas and advice to help our next design

Having the right products is key to any job, but having somewhere that can offer you industry knowledge, expertise and additional support is where we can add additional value. Below we have brought together a recorded session from Nordic Semiconductor discussing Bluetooth Low Energy Technology, an article that discussed how Cypress / Infineon Technologies approaches the design of Industrial HMI and a digital brochure which further outlines our range and related services.

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Bluetooth Low Energy Webinar

A very informative recorded session from Nordic Semiconductor, discussing this ubiquitous technology.

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Industrial HMI Solutions

Industrial HMI Solutions

A close look at how Cypress / Infineon Technologies approaches the design of Industrial HMI.

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Everyday Electronics

Everyday Electronics

Get an even clearer idea of how our range can help you with your next design, with our latest brochure overview of our offer and related services.

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keep up to date with our application and product guides
key technologies for design engineers

When you're solving the design challenges you face today and tomorrow, it makes sense that you have the latest parts and information on hand. Our 500,000 products are constantly being innovated to make sure you have exactly what you need to maximise efficiencies. Below, we've brought together some key technologies to support you with your projects making it easier and quicker to browse and select the right product for the job. Many of these products have accompanying 3D model downloads, helping you add them straight to your schematics to help make things easier for you.

Sensing ICs

Whatever physical property your design needs to monitor, our wide range has it covered. Plus the associated dev' kits for prototyping too.

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Semiconductors & Dev Kits

From the global leading brands, available in small quantities and bulk pack options. Plus the development tools required for prototyping.

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Test & Measurement

We've got your bench covered with power supplies, signal generators, scopes, meters, spectrum analysers and e-loads from leading brands.

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Connectors

Power, signalling and data connectors for board, panel and machine level applications, from the brands you can rely on.

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Cable & Wire

Standard and high performance equipment wire, plus multi-core cables and accessories to mark, protect and route cabling as required.

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Power & Circuit Protection

Our extensive range of both on and off-board power supplies and circuit protection hardware are from the brands you trust.

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Electromechanical

The switches, knobs, relays, fans and thermal management you need to complete your design. Our extensive range has everything you need.

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Passive Components

Essential building blocks for any electronics design, explore our huge range of passive components from the brands you trust today.

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Automation

Logic, process control, and datacommunication are core to industrial automation and form the heart of many machine control designs.

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Tools, Soldering & ESD

From VDE screwdrivers to tweezers, we have a vast range of tools, soldering and desoldering stations and ESD products to help you.

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Displays & Optoelectronics

Including displays and related components, LED lighting parts, couplers, LEDs and indicators. Plus associated dev' kits for prototyping.

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Fluid Power & Mechanical

Whatever machine you're designing, we can provide the power transmission and mechanical components to help, from the brands you want.

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Design support

We believe that your goals are ultimately our goals, that's why we're on hand with 24/7 support for our customers. From Technical Support to downloadable datasheets & instructions to a wide range of delivery options to suit your needs, we aim to offer you more.

Product Support

Product Support

Access product support through our technical specialists, online resources, by phone or through your RS Local branch.

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3D Models

3D Models

Save time designing, with our huge resource of over 130,000 accurate 3D models from across our diverse range.

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3D Printing Service

3D Printing Service

We've partnered with Protolabs to offer you 3D printed rapid prototyping, and other manufacturing services such as Injection Moulding and CNC Machining.

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Designspark

Achieve your design goals with DesignSpark. With free software solutions as well as being an online community of like-minded engineers, you can get access to technology articles, projects, peer-to-peer support and a library of 3D CAD resources.

DesignSpark PCB Software

DesignSpark PCB Software

You want to innovate with your PCB board designs. With DesignSpark PCB, there is no limit to your schematic size or the number of sheets.

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DesignSpark Electrical Software

DesignSpark Electrical Software

You want to save time, automating wiring and device numbering and reports. DesignSpark Electrical ensures designs are accurate and coherent.

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DesignSpark Mechanical Software

DesignSpark Mechanical Software

Take your design concepts through to production with ease with DesignSpark Mechanical.

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Going Beyond Limits

Technology is enabling us to work in some of Earth's most extreme environments. Based in Norway, one of our customers, KYSTDESIGN, talks to us about the challenges of designing an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) capable of operating 6,000 metres underwater.

Our leading electronics design partners

We partner with some of the worlds biggest brands to ensure that you're able to get access to the latest products from the leading electronics design suppliers, all in one place.