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Panel and Control Cabinets

Panel and Control Cabinets

Control Panel and cabinet design is fundamental in allowing the user to interact efficiently with the industrial process right on the front line. Whether it’s the latest in flush mounting components or reducing space within the cabinet during design, find more information on new product developments and design techniques right here.

 

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  • DesignSpark

    1 week ago

    This is an area for technology based questions, this looks like a support question for our software or applications.

    Please post your question or raise a support ticket with our engineers...
  • DS Electrical

    5 months ago

    Hi Gary, thanks for your feedback. Your views are very important to us and we would like to know more about your experiences. Have you accessed the software tutorials in the support section? What sort...
  • Gary_williams

    5 months ago

    Unfortunately my experience is that you are better off with a pen and paper. This software in NOT suitable for use without some form of training or handholding. Whilst is handles things like wire and component...
  • DS Electrical

    7 months ago

    Hi Harmonitron, thank you for your questions.
    Regarding Q1, the 15 page limit is highlighted in our top FAQs section under the question "Are there any limitations with DesignSpark Electrical?" https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/electrical-support
  • Harmonitron

    7 months ago

    Q1. Why does every promotion of the DesignSpark fail to mention that the free version is limited to 15 pages / sheets?
    Q2. Why is it so difficult to find the price of a licence to do 50, 100 or...
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