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DesignSpark is an engineer and maker community from RS Components, we provide free CAD software, online resources and design support. Our flagship CAD software includes DesignSpark PCB, DesignSpark Mechanical and DesignSpark Electrical. Join our community at www.designspark.com/register

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Competitions

1 week ago

DS Advent Giveaway: 24 chances to win!

During December we will be running an advent giveaway on our Twitter account @DesignSparkRS. Don't miss your chance to win!

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Sols Tale: The story of a little boy who lost his arm.

When his son's arm was amputated at just 10 days old, Ben Ryan set out on a personal mission to improve his son's life. Find out more about his incredible journey so far using 3D printing.

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10,000 New Models Added to PCB Part Library

We've added more than 10,000 new schematics and footprints to our innovative PCB Part Library, which saves you time in designing using any of the world's leading PCB design software packages.

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DesignSpark Mechanical v4.0

We are delighted to announce the launch of DesignSpark Mechanical v4.0, the first update to our free professional 3D CAD software since 2015, providing new functionality, a more intelligent design engine and even faster performance.

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Win a FitBit Charge 3

Follow DesignSpark and RS Components on social media for a chance to win a FitBit Charge 3, to celebrate the launch of the Big Step Challenge at electronica 2018.

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Internet of Things

1 month ago

IoT Creek Part 1: The Elk Horn Creek Lake

Cypress Senior VP Alan Hawse introduces his IoT Creek project based on Cypress MCU and Wireless technology. He discusses the pressure sensor system implemented in the Elk Horn Creek lake to gauge current water levels.

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Innovation

1 month ago

Space Apps Exeter 2018

We proudly sponsored Space Apps Exeter 2018, a 48-hour hackathon organised by NASA where participants solved challenges that could help to change the world.

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The technology at the core of Prince Harry’s Oura Health ring

There has been a mix of bemusement and intrigue this week as Prince Harry appeared alongside Meghan Markle on their tour of Australia wearing a mysterious black ring. Find out how Cypress' PSoC6 is at the heart of the Oura Smart ring.

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Articles

2 months ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Six - From Calculations to Cyber

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of cyber, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Ada Lovelace life and Bec desperately changes all of her passwords to something more complicated than 1234.

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Articles

2 months ago

History Makers Podcast - Now Available on Spotify

Our 5-star rated comedy podcast about technology is now available on Spotify, hosted by former Robot Wars judge and DesignSpark blogger Dr Lucy Rogers alongside award-winning comedians Bec Hill and Harriet Braine.

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3D Printing and Design

2 months ago

History Makers Podcast - Episode Five - From Wedgwood’s Wares to 3D Printing

In the latest episode Dr Lucy guides us through the subject of 3D manufacturing, “robot” Harriet uses her databanks to bring Josiah Wedgwood to life and desperately clings on to the concept of hope in a world obsessed by materialistic wealth.

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Electronics Design

2 months ago

EW BrightSparks 2019 - Celebrating the next generation of design engineers

RS Components and Electronics Weekly have teamed up again to find the most talented young electronics engineers in the UK. Nominations are open now.

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