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Welcome to the home of competitions.
This is where you can find out about and enter our exclusive competitions and design challenges. Our challenges are open to all DesignSpark members, so if you haven't already why not register today. If you want to be kept informed of up and coming events, then simply subcribe to this hub.

 

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The Arduino design challenge

Arduino is a flexible platform for developing new products and concepts. With this in mind, we would like to challenge you to develop a sensor-based application in which Arduino and the physical world collide.

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Win the RS Pro Digital Storage Oscilloscope

Here is a great chance to add a Digital Storage Oscilloscope to your workbench. Our latest competition features the RSDS1204 4 Channel 200MHz. Find more on how to enter.

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Lights Fantastic - Design Challenge

Win £1,500 of RS products, plus an ILS Intelligent LED Pixel, in DesignSpark's 'Lights Fantastic' challenge in partnership with ILS. Running from September to December, we invite you to enter this exclusive challenge, find out more here.

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Review of the RS Pro soldering station

Here we review and give you a chance to win the latest RS Pro soldering station. This product is ideal for the professional engineer and is a great addition to any workbench. Packed with lots of useful features you'll be using this time after time.

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November 16, 2018 11:20

RS Pro DSO contest...

I develop IoT, RF remote telemetry, and RF communications devices. A four channel 200 MHz BW scope would be a great help in analyzing modulation wave forms and I/Q IF chains. Currently, my most used test instrument is a cheap 2 channel scope...

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November 13, 2018 11:20

RS Pro DSO entry

An oscilloscope is the most important electronic eyes and the piece of equipment I (and probably many others) use the most. Going from two to four channels will be a great improvement when I get the vintage music equipment to work again.

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November 13, 2018 09:47

RS Pro DSO entry

I am an electronics manager. I studied electronics and then once I finished school I got a bursary to become an electrician. For 13 years I worked as an electrician until I was given the opportunity to start an electronics section in my Company.

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November 9, 2018 09:44

RS Pro DSO entry

1) It will be used to aid the development and test of advanced high-speed gear-shift systems for race motorcycles. 2) My ageing oscilloscope is most used for capturing and measuring ignition cut pulses and gear selector shift times.

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November 9, 2018 09:42

RS Pro DSO entry

My old analogue scope died and needs to be replaced. Now that I'm moving into building DC-DC power supplies and diagnosing I2C and LIN comms, I need a capable scope.

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November 7, 2018 09:07

Invent with RS Pro Digital Storage Oscilloscope

My intention to have the oscilloscope is to use it to analyze and record electrical data from a power source that I am inventing. Currently, the project is a design with few sections tested due to limited resource and collected data.

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November 7, 2018 09:06

RS Pro DSO entry

I am an electronics engineering student, currently half way through my degree, a DSO would be a great addition to my small but growing collection of test equipment.

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November 2, 2018 15:34

RS Pro DSO entry

Hi, I'm entering your RS Pro DSO entry competition. I use a Rigol 2 channel oscilloscope as in attached picture. I have some new 4 layer ARM stm32f7 & DSP adau1467 DSP audio mixer recorder prototype boards I am developing. I need more channels!!

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November 2, 2018 08:57

Arduino design challenge - 120/240 Volt powered Arduino with motion Sensing and Activated Relay

While working with Arduino in the last few years I’ve made some interesting Shields but by far this one is the most useful. With voltages as high as 250 Volts AC powering the Arduino with one cable and an output from a relay capable of 5 Amps output.

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November 2, 2018 08:57

Arduino entry - Development of WEEDINATOR Agricultural Robot

Engineering projects are often a story of heartache and joy, relentless perseverance and occasional puff of Magick Smoke. The final product is presented as a fabulous, all singing, all dancing feet of genius. But what about the journey to get there?

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November 2, 2018 08:56

Arduino entry - Particulate sensor

In this increasingly contaminated world, even in an office or at home there are annoying substances. This is why I decided to create a small tool to detect the particulate present in the environment where I work and I live.

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November 2, 2018 08:56

Arduino entry - Trees and plants protector from starving during summer

Plants and trees protector from starving during summer design with Arduino 101 and few sensors like soil temperature, soil moisture, humidity, pressure, etc.

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