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Microcontrollers

There is no escaping the wide variety of microcontrollers out there and the myriad of applications they can inhabit and the effects that they have on our lives.

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Sensors

Moving with the times sensors are constantly evolving and keeping pace with newer technology. They are faster, smarter and more integrated than ever before and with the advent of IoT and Industry 4.0 sensors are the first line gateway in providing key data for control and remote monitoring of the i

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Electronics Design

Electronic Design is in essence, the activity responsible for all consumer, industrial, automotive and military based electronics systems we find today. All of the products we use on a daily basis such as digital watches, mobile phones, tablet computers, laptops, all of the electronic items we take for granted, were at one stage, nothing more than an idea that became an electronics design.

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PLC and HMI

More often than not industrial processes are controlled by PLCs whilst HMIs are becoming the frontline interface of modern systems. PLC's developed out of the need to improve efficiency in relay based control systems.

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Panel and Control Cabinets

Control Panel and cabinet design is a key fundamental in allowing the user to interact efficiently with the industrial process right on the front line. This is the place to discover and contribute information on new product developments and design techniques.

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Electronics Design

Electronic Design is in essence, the activity responsible for all consumer, industrial, automotive and military based electronics systems we find today. All of the products we use on a daily basis such as digital watches, mobile phones, tablet computers, laptops, all of the electronic items we take for granted, were at one stage, nothing more than an idea that became an electronics design.

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Microcontrollers

There is no escaping the wide variety of microcontrollers out there and the myriad of applications they can inhabit and the effects that they have on our lives.

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Marine and Offshore

With 70% of the world covered by oceans our Marine and Offshore hub is the perfect place to find information relating to this sector. With fuel consumption increasing, the need to harvest and control this great commodity is paramount. Here we provide practical product solutions suited to the oil and gas industry, regular insight and key information on topics such as hazardous area environments.

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Workbench

This is the place to read about the products and procedures needed to maintain your workbench and surrounding area. Discover how to handle ESD sensitive components, learn why grounding is important and the precautions taken to ensure the integrity of any ESD working environment. Find out more about fume extraction techniques used in soldering and rework, plus lots more, check back for regular updates.

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Test and Measurement

Test and measurement is one of the more valued categories in electronics, but it’s said that it’s not the most glamorous. The simple matter of it all is, if you cannot assure yourself and potential customers that your latest electronic design actually works, then it’s not worth anything really. And if your design does fail to work, how do you find out exactly what is wrong with it?

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Connectors

Connectors are an essential component in almost every electrical and electronic device in the world. They are called upon to deliver power, signal and data in some of the most demanding environments.

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SIMATIC IOT2020

Developed by Siemens and exclusive to RS Components, the IOT 2020 is a multi-task open Industrial IoT gateway, and is the easiest way to start with Industrial IoT.

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Automotive

They meet much higher standards in performance and within this hub you can find out more about what makes Automotive components the correct choice.

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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a small, powerful computer and development board to help educate a new generation of programmers and electronic engineers.

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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (also referred to as IoT), is the increasing use of cheap and easy to program hardware to add internet and other types of connectivity to everyday objects.

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Technology Lifestyle

Technology is everywhere, and its presence is increasing at an exponential rate, finding its way into all avenues of our lives. From the Smartphone of today that has more computing power than personal computers from just a few years ago, to the IoT and the billions of connected devices that reside within. There is no escaping the march of technology, and no denying the speed of its advance, we can either turn our back on it or embrace the chance