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Build your own laptop - pi-top kit now in stock at RS Components

RS has announced that it is extending its portfolio of high-quality processor board development kits with the addition of the competitively priced pi-top 'build your own laptop' kit, which offers opportunities in the maker and educational arena helping users to 'learn, play and create'.

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First Electronics Experiences (again!)

Teaching my younger sister electronics and programming basics with The Genuino Starter Kit.

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RS makes good on commitment to Digital FAE role, with neat SEGGER-WAY into Debug support.

The Newest “J Link Pro” RS Stock No. (131-1324) includes an Ethernet connection which allows the development board being debugged to be both electrically isolated and Globally networked either hardwired or wirelessly.

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With Grid-EYE to the Winner Podium - First LEGO League and Panasonic

The First Lego League (FLL) is a program that supports youngsters in order to introduce them to science in a competitive way. The Lego Hackerz used Panasonic's Grid_EYE sensor and have successfully qualified for the world finals

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Academic Articles

February 21, 2017 10:56

EIE Microcontroller Application Design Contest (2016 – 17)

The “EIE Microcontroller Application Design Contest (2016 – 17)” is organized by the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (EIE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and sponsored by RS components Ltd and EGG Technology Ltd.

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Electronics Design

February 21, 2017 10:01

How Makers, Engineers, and Developers can accelerate development and prototyping with RENESAS RL78/L1A Promotion Board

RPBRL78/L1A accelerates the start for your next embedded development. It works right out of the box, and comes with all necessary components to make it easy to begin developing and debugging a complete embedded application based on RL78/L1A MCU.

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Electronics Design

February 21, 2017 09:27

Using Creator Ci40 Microphone & Stereo Audio Inputs

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February 21, 2017 07:54

HOW TO CONTROL A SOCKET OUTLET USING IOT - Part 2

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Academic Articles

February 21, 2017 07:54

HOW TO CONTROL A SOCKET OUTLET USING IOT - Part 1

In this article, I will be showing how to create a home automation system using simple components and hardware.

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February 20, 2017 17:53

Easy LoRaWAN and more with LoPy

Prototyping friendly multi-radio platform is packed with plentiful features

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February 20, 2017 16:43

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February 20, 2017 15:07

Inventors and the invention: The Rolling Fluid Turbine

The Rolling Fluid Turbine was invented by the Czech civil engineer Miroslav Sedlacek, an associate professor at the Department of Economics and Management in Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague.

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