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  • Boss

    1 day ago

    Hi why not come along and post this in the DSPCB community forum as it will be a good discussion point.
    https://designspark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/community/topics/200624545-DesignSpark-PCB-Discussion
  • Boss

    1 day ago

    There are many options and the RS site search tool with filters should allow easy selection. here is my selection link
    http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/connectors/pcb-connectors/pcb-connector-housings/?searchTerm=10%20way%20crimp%20connector&applied-dimensions=4294882775,4294765840
  • GreigRS

    2 days ago

    The prize is £5,000 for each aspect, you can enter one, two or three aspects.
  • davecole

    2 days ago

    @DesignSpark
    Is there a tutorial?
    Can you still use the templates/ cutting tools?
  • DesignSpark

    2 days ago

    Hi Snowdan, The custom case integration to DesignSpark Mechanical was removed as we sought to replace it with a better process which will be more seamless & intuitive to use. The new concept is still being...
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Introducing the Fluke Networks DSX-600 CableAnalyzer™

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October 20, 2017 12:15

Why does my Oscilloscope look noisy

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Development Kits

October 20, 2017 08:53

Software Defined SoC on Arty Z7-20, Xilinx ZYNQ evaluation board

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LeakKiller Challenge

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LeakKiller Challenge - Looking for source code?

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Are you a Maker? We're here to help!

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October 18, 2017 07:33

Become a Tech Investor! Check out our friends at Crowdcubes 5 "Live" Opportunities this Month

The first of our monthly top tips from our friends at Crowdcube. The crowd funding equity experts will be offering up their 5 "live" tech investment opportunities. Find out how to invest, or be invested in. Will it be you next month?!

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October 18, 2017 07:33

Smart Factory Developer Call Out

Can you answer the challenges set by RS, Thales and B.O.C. to enable 21st Century Smart Factories?

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Machine Safety

October 17, 2017 14:07

Don’t lift to listen in Noisy Environments – use Peltor III

Noise induced hearing loss can affect anyone and at any age, so when using hearing protection don’t be tempted to “lift” the earmuff to listen, as this can allow in dangerous noises!

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October 17, 2017 13:49

Overcurrent protection for Power over Ethernet (PoE) from SCHURTER

Transmitting both power and data over a single cable is an ingenious and simple idea – a "plug & play" solution. It is essential to protect electronics from overcurrents, and SCHURTER offers just the right fuses to provide this protection.

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Motion Control

October 17, 2017 08:55

Are you ready to change from MICROMASTER to SINAMICS?

In October 2017 Siemens will start to phase out the popular Micromaster inverter drives. With their new SINAMICS drives the replacement is already available in the market. RS helps customers to migrate smoothly.

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October 17, 2017 08:20

Interview with 'Escape' contestant Neera Kukadia

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Raspberry Pi

October 17, 2017 08:19

Making Your Pulse Race! The new Raspberry Pi 3 B and pi-topPULSE Kit

New from the DesignSpark branded stable is the Raspberry Pi 3 B and pi-topPULSE kit. If you need sound, lights and Amazon Alexa, this is the kit for you!

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