Design

We can’t wait until tomorrow to create a more sustainable world; we need to start making changes now. With everything from informative guides and useful articles to technical specifications and product selectors, we have gathered all you need to produce energy-conscious designs.

All around the world.....

Take a trip with us around the world as we look at some of the most exciting and ground-breaking sustainable technology initiatives that are helping to shape tomorrow, today!

ideas and advice to help your next design
Batteries Not Included

Batteries Not Included

Get to grips with the fundamentals of energy harvesting and storage and power management to create wireless sensors, with this great guide.

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Energy Harvesting for IOT

Energy Harvesting for IOT

We take a look at what energy harvesting is, how it works, and which solutions hold the most promise.

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A complete guide to IGBTs

A complete guide to IGBTs

Our guide sets out everything you need to know about IGBTs, including applications, how they work, and FAQs.

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The ST 3.6kW totem pole...

The ST 3.6kW totem pole...

We discuss what silicon carbide MOSFETs are, their advantages, and take a look at the STEVAL-DPSTPFC1 reference design that utilises SiC devices to provide power factor correction.

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A first look at the MAX20361

A first look at the MAX20361

The latest hardware offering from Maxim Integrated that combines MPPT solar cell harvesting techniques with a boost converter and adaptable charging capabilities.

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Solar powered head-up display

Solar powered head-up display

Using the MAX20361 evaluation kit to maintain driver awareness by monitoring environmental conditions in the cab, and creating actionable outputs for the driver to follow.

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key technologies for design engineers

Silicon Carbide

Perfect for energy handling applications within generation, conversion, distribution, and storage. View our expanding range of components.

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Efficient and Renewable Energy

We highlight components that can help your next design contribute to a more sustainable and low carbon world.

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Sustainable Semiconductors

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

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Low Energy Optoelectronics

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

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Connection Components

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

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Capacitors Resistors Varistors

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

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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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Supporting Hardware

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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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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Enclosures, Fans and Thermal

Extensive range of enclosures for a wide number of applications, plus the necessary hardware to maintain the right temperature inside.

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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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Prototyping & PCB Development

When designing, prototyping allows you to build, test and evolve your PCB design, and we can help by supplying all the parts you need.

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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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Automation

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

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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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Getting more from the technologies
Reducing carbon footprints

Reducing carbon footprints

A look at some of the products and brands we supply that go into creating sustainable, renewable energy solutions.

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Guide to Silicon Carbide

Guide to Silicon Carbide

View our interactive guide to see what the benefits of Silicon Carbide are, which applications is it suited for, and what components are available today.

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NEW digital product guide

NEW digital product guide

We've pulled together highlights from across our energy efficient and sustainable components ranges, to help give you ideas for your next design.

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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.

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 design tools and delivery options to suit your needs, we aim to offer you more.

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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