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  • Intel

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    The Maker Movement Powered by Intel: What will you Make?


    • New Products from RS Components

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      At RS components, we are always introducing fantastic new products. Each month we will look at some of the great new products we have introduced into our offer.


      • RS Pro

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        RS Pro – cost-effective supplements for engineers


        • DesignSpark Custom Case

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          With DesignSpark Mechanical, you can design the case you want, when you want. Take your concept into full working reality,simply and quickly. It's easy, just choose your case type and it's dimensions, then select from a range of hole cutters and begin. Use the functionality of DesignSpark Mechanical to build your unique case, save it and then order. Full bill of materials and costs are added during the design phase so your always in control.


          • Automation and Industrial Control

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            Automation and Industrial Control Design Centre This page is dedicated to Industrial Automation and Control applications, from simple interface devices through to complete control applications.


            • RED PITAYA V2

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              Red Pitaya is an open source measurement and control tool replacing many expensive laboratory instruments at a surprising price tag. This powerful tool is at the heart of a revolutionary Red Pitaya Ecosystem, which facilitates discovering, experiencing, learning, developing and sharing a variety of applications.


              • Panasonic

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                Panasonic's Industrial Components Division provides an extensive range of passive and active electronic components. From resistors and relays, to connectors and batteries


                • Test and Measurement

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                  The DesignSpark T&M Design Centre is dedicated to the EDE's, Electrical Maintaners, Students and every people involved on the electrical and electronics measures


                  • Vishay

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                    Manufacturer of analog switches, capacitors, diodes, inductors, integrated modules, power ICs, LEDs, power MOSFETs, resistors and thermistors.


                    • Rapid Prototyping

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                      We know that as an Engineer you enjoy trying new things and solving problems that have not been solved before, this is why we want to help by giving you all of the tools you need to rapidly prototype your next great idea.


                      • Parallella

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                        The Parallella platform is an open source, energy-efficient, high-performance, credit-card sized computer based on the Epiphany many-core processor from Adapteva.


                        • The Internet of Things

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                          The Internet of Things (also referred as IoT) is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects. This connectivity allows designers, programmers & engineers to build new uses for those objects for different industrial or consumer applications.


                          • Red Pitaya

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                            Red Pitaya is an open source measurement and control tool replacing many expensive laboratory instruments at a surprising price tag.r


                            • DesignSpark Automation Magazine

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                              DesignSpark Automation Magazine, your quarterly digest for news. DesignSpark Automation magazine is a quarterly magazine for electronics design engineers.


                              • BeagleBone

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                                Beagleboards are low-cost, fan-less single-board computers based on low-power Texas Instruments processors featuring the ARM Cortex-A series core with all of the expandability of today's desktop machines, but without the bulk, expense, or noise.


                                • ModelSource

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                                  ModelSource is an on-line database of FREE engineering models that hosts Schematic and PCB component libraries and 2D & 3D CAD models. Browse below to find libraries for over 80,000 PCB & Schematic components.


                                  • Open Source

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                                    Open source is a way of providing free access to hardware designs, source code and the accompanying documentation, and provides a framework for collaborating on projects.