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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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leonie

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June 27, 2017 11:37

Daniel Harryman - BrightSparks Class of 2017 Award Winner

Since graduating university, Daniel Harryman has been working for the Science and Technology Facilities Council designing electronic systems that acquire and analyse data from the ISIS neutron source particle accelerator.

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Panel and Control Cabinets

June 27, 2017 09:36

Solving the biggest problems faced by Electrical Designers #5

When you design an electrical system which includes one or more control cabinets, how do you design your cabinet layouts?

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Robotics

June 26, 2017 13:00

Start Enabling Machine Vision: For When The Machines Rise Up Against Us

For those of us who have been around a while, our first conscious introduction to the concept of machine vision was probably in the original Terminator movie when we were treated to the red-hued, augmented-reality perspective of the T-800 Terminator.

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leonie

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June 26, 2017 11:25

Daniele Capocci - BrightSparks Class of 2017 Award Winner

Dan Capocci joined Nissan Technical Centre initially on an industrial placement from Hertfordshire University whilst undertaking a motorsport degree.

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June 26, 2017 09:00

Newsletter 19-06-17

This week: The MeArm Robotic Kit, Hyperloop competition heats up and what DC link capacitor should you use?

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Electromechanical

June 26, 2017 08:01

Customizable tactile switches to match specific customer requirements

Actuators, domes, housings, haptics and resistance are key to a successful integration in an application. C&K’s KSC tactile switch series offers important customization options to meet most application requirements.

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Panel and Control Cabinets

June 26, 2017 07:07

Solving the biggest problems faced by Electrical Designers #4

When you have finished a project, do you then have to spend hours phoning various suppliers, getting quotes and ticking off your BoM until you think you have ordered all the parts?

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Robotics

June 23, 2017 07:54

Are you looking after your Robot?

When robots breakdown the costs to business can be in the £millions. A well planned preventative maintenance program should help avoid the unexpected.

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Panel and Control Cabinets

June 23, 2017 07:51

Solving the biggest problems faced by Electrical Designers #2

Suffering the consequences of human error – as the saying goes, we are only human. In a hectic working environment, distractions and oversights can lead to mistakes and omissions in our designs.

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Wireless

June 23, 2017 07:51

NFC Technology for Safety and Security

Using NFC to control secure access

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Internet of Things

June 22, 2017 11:04

Learning LoRaWAN Basics

Repeating the IoTUK Boost workshop and looking at LoRaWAN in further detail

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June 22, 2017 10:48

Resistivity and Resistance in ESD Control

There is a lot of confusion out there as to what the difference is between resistivity and resistance. We get asked questions on a regular basis so hopefully this post will put an end to any misunderstanding.

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