Latest Press Releases


14 Jul 2017
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3
pi-top launches pi-topPULSE to add music, lightshows and Amazon Alexa capability to the Raspberry Pi 3

Today, pi-top, the makers of the world’s most affordable Raspberry Pi based computer, launches pi-topPULSE. The sleek, HAT compatible, pi-top add-on board functions as a high-end Raspberry Pi Speaker, features a vivid LED matrix and includes an inbuilt microphone that integrates to give you your very own interactive Raspberry Pi assistant.

30 Jun 2017
RS Components extends rapid-prototyping product portfolio with pair of high-quality 3D printers from Zortrax
RS Components extends rapid-prototyping product portfolio with pair of high-quality 3D printers from Zortrax

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is extending its portfolio of high-quality 3D printers with two new high-reliability printers from Zortrax for a wide range of professional users. The printers provide design engineers with the ability to produce detailed, accurate and cost-effective rapid prototyping of their designs, enabling a shorter development process and quicker time to market. Engineers can quickly produce concept mock-ups, prototype products for functional testing or even low-volume production for a wide variety of applications across many industries such as automotive, industrial or robotics.

28 Jun 2017
RS Components introduces high-quality and high-reliability power supplies from Cosel
RS Components introduces high-quality and high-reliability power supplies from Cosel

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is stocking a new range of products from power supply manufacturer Cosel. With rapidly growing sales in Europe the brand is well-known in Japan and the US for manufacturing reliable and high-quality power supplies, including ultra-small AC/DC switching supplies and state-of the-art DC/DC converters. Based on the distribution agreement between RS and Cosel, signed in late 2015, RS has already made hundreds of Cosel products available globally and is now introducing more than 500 new products to the range. All these products are competitively priced and are now in stock, many supplied with five-year warranties.

26 Jun 2017
RS Components introduces new RS Pro range of affordable rework tools for electronics design and repair engineers
RS Components introduces new RS Pro range of affordable rework tools for electronics design and repair engineers

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is extending its competitively priced high-quality RS Pro range with a series of new workbench equipment, including a soldering station, a pair of rework stations and a fume extractor. These devices target repair work in production facilities, as well as in service environments or for engineers and technicians working in laboratories.