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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 subscribe to this hub.

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Share the DesignSpark Love…

Earn as many ‘virtual raffle tickets’ as you can to maximise your chance of winning big in our brand-new, quarterly prize draw; plus, top referrers each period will win an exclusive DesignSpark goody bag!

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DS Advent Giveaway 2019

Our DesignSpark Elves, Faraday and Lovelace, have returned to DesignSpark HQ for December for our annual advent giveaway on our Twitter account @DesignSparkRS. Don't miss your 24 chances to win great prizes!

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DesignSpark New Year Giveaway 2020

We are offering you the chance to win an exclusive engineers bundle worth over £2500, including a connected coffee machine, soldering station and Nintendo Switch Lite. Sponsored by Maxim Integrated, TE Connectivity and STMicroelectronics.

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December 2, 2019 08:15

DesignSpark New Year Giveaway 2020

We are offering you the chance to win an exclusive engineers bundle worth over £2500, including a connected coffee machine, soldering station and Nintendo Switch Lite. Sponsored by Maxim Integrated, TE Connectivity and STMicroelectronics.

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November 25, 2019 16:42

DS Advent Giveaway 2019

Our DesignSpark Elves, Faraday and Lovelace, have returned to DesignSpark HQ for December for our annual advent giveaway on our Twitter account @DesignSparkRS. Don't miss your 24 chances to win great prizes!

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October 21, 2019 13:01

Traco Power DC-DC Converters in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod from the winning TUM team

Did you know that this summer the team of the Technical University of Munich took home the #SpaceX #Hyperloop Pod Competition win thanks to achieving the top speed overall (288 mph!!)? Traco Power DC-DC converter played an important role.

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October 11, 2019 12:21

Share the DesignSpark Love…

Earn as many ‘virtual raffle tickets’ as you can to maximise your chance of winning big in our brand-new, quarterly prize draw; plus, top referrers each period will win an exclusive DesignSpark goody bag!

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October 10, 2019 14:47

Win a 10-piece RS PRO Screwdriver Set

To celebrate the launch of the new RS PRO shop, RS Components are giving you the chance to win a 10-piece insulated screwdriver set.

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September 22, 2019 11:10

Cypress Design Challenge - Electronics for Agriculture

When we are trying to build electronics for agriculture the most important parameters are robustness and efficiency. This data collection board is a general-purpose board ready for agro-based projects. It uses an ATMEGA164PU an AVR 8 bit MCU.

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September 22, 2019 11:07

*WINNING ENTRY* Cypress Design Challenge – Swarm Style Decentralised Greenhouse Control System

This article documents my experimentation with the CYBT-213043-MESH and CYW920819EVB-02 development kits and my attempts to utilise the latest Bluetooth standards to create novel centralised and decentralised greenhouse control systems.

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September 22, 2019 11:06

*WINNING ENTRY* Cypress Design Challenge - premises entry system

Low power BLE Mesh network consisting of sensors and 'Bells'. Sensor boards have reed switch inputs and doorbell push switch. When activated, messages are sent to the network. Bell units pick up the messages for relevant AWD sounds. NOT COMPLETED!

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September 2, 2019 12:53

Win A Mekamon Robot

Enter for your chance to win a Mekamon Gaming Robot, which is available from RS Components (188-2466).

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August 12, 2019 07:14

Vlog For A T-Shirt #VloggingDay

Saturday 10th August is #VloggingDay so RS Components and DesignSpark are offering you the chance to get your hands on an exclusive t-shirt in return for a short 1-2 minute vlog of you talking about technology.

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May 22, 2019 13:27

The Code Factor - The global online coding challenge

You will need to "code your best". To win this you will code against the best. Codemotion challenges you, your friends, your family, their friends, and their family to code the shortest way through the 6 steps of ultimate CODE FACTOR!

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May 13, 2019 15:35

Cypress Bluetooth 5.0 IoT Design Contest

A great design challenge for you to incorporate the industry’s first SIG-compliant Bluetooth Mesh Solution, find out more ...

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