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RS Components Launches Electronics Website For USA

Are you are one of the many DesignSpark members based in the United States of America? If so, then we have some exciting news. RS Components has launched a brand new website just for you, focusing on board-level components: 

As a company, RS has electronics ingrained within our DNA and we firmly believe that ambitious design can change the world, so we’re proud to bring you another great service to help deliver our promise to empower and inspire engineers at the heart of technology.

Whether you are searching for the latest chipset, that hard to find connector, small quantity design packs or fully developed design tools, we are here to help you every step of the way.

Any company can stock and sell products, but we’re here to help with every aspect of your design process.

Not only do we work with the leading suppliers from across the industry to ensure that we have the latest products and technologies available, but also work collaboratively with them and our customers to help them to drive change and development for the future.

Whatever your problem, we’re here to help you solve it.

More than just a distributor… Your design partner.

In addition to the wide range of products available from we have a host of free, professional software and design resources available through DesignSpark, including:

DesignSpark PCB - DesignSpark PCB is the world’s most accessible electronics design software, specially designed for Rapid Prototyping and turning your circuit ideas into testable boards faster. Easy to learn and easy to use, DesignSpark PCB helps you to explore more design options. At the core of this unique software is a powerful EDA engine that enables you to capture Schematics and design PCB boards and layouts. 

DesignSpark Mechanical - DesignSpark Mechanical gives every engineer the power to quickly design and change product concepts in 3D without having to learn complex traditional CAD software. In partnership with SpaceClaim, we give you the power to start modelling your ideas instantly and have your prototypes 3D-printed the same day!

DesignSpark Electrical - DesignSpark Electrical is our free electrical CAD software. The latest addition to the DesignSpark set of tools, this is a bespoke electrical CAD solution for engineering professionals looking to save time and create error-free designs. It enables you to access enterprise-level CAD functionality for free with DesignSpark Electrical.

PCB Part Library - Ever get frustrated by having to build and maintain your own PCB Part Libraries? Then our new service is here to help. Working with SamacSys we've developed PCB Part Library aimed to take care of creating Schematic Symbols and PCB Footprints, leaving you to get on with your next big idea.

Obsolescence Manager - A free engineering resource specifically built to proactively manage component obsolescence risk across the RS range, providing alternative solutions to problem components.

Tech Hubs - Explore our wide range of articles created by the community of engineers and students. We have 29 technology hubs including Electronics Design, Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things.

DesignSpark Toolbox App - This is the must-have iOS and Android app for any electronics engineer, featuring over 20 calculation tools, 18 comparison tables, a product barcode scanner, thousands of 3D models, plus technical information and specifications for more than 500,000 products. And it's free from the App Store.

Zerynth - Speed up your development with Zerynth, an IDE which enables you to program popular microcontrollers in Python and connect them easily to the top cloud infrastructures.

Articles - Read the latest articles and projects posted by members of the DesignSpark community or submit your own.

Resource Centre - Download a wide variety of tools to help you to develop your electronic projects. From schematic aids to circuit simulation and from software development tools to etch tools, you can find them all here.

Support Forum - Join the discussion with specific forums and FAQs for each of our tools and much more.

Plus much more... 

Visit the website now by Clicking Here 

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2 Apr 2019, 11:04


April 3, 2019 08:01

Hi Brad - Thanks, the link is now updated.

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April 3, 2019 08:12

I love the good news, but when I clicked on the link in "Visit the website now by Clicking Here" (at the end of the article), it brought me right back to ... this page.

The link near the top of the article ( ) did work, though. :-)

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