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Raspberry Pi 3 is here!

Raspberry Pi 3 now available to order from RS Components: latest generation low-cost computer board raises the bar with higher performance, 64-bit support and wireless connectivity Available from RS, the latest generation Raspberry Pi 3 delivers 50% higher performance than Raspberry Pi 2, and integrates Bluetooth and wireless LAN communications technologies Johannesburg, South Africa – […]

RS announces expansion of RS range of high-quality material filaments for 3D printers

RS Components announces expansion of RS range of high-quality material filaments for 3D printers Expanded range of professional-quality filament adds new materials for FDM/FFF 3D printers for rapid prototyping applications Johannesburg, South Africa – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced a significant expansion of […]

4 Raspberry Pi’s for robotic vehicle winners

RS Components Press Release – Race Day Third year micro-controller students at the department of electrical, electronic and computer engineering at the University of Pretoria had the opportunity to win one of four Raspberry Pi limited edition credit-card-sized single-board computers each on 25 May.  The computers, with HDMI cables and plug-in power, were sponsored by […]

Raspberry Pi 2 is here!

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B available to order from RS Components: next-generation low-cost computer board multiplies performance New Raspberry Pi 2 computer board delivers more than six times the processing power and twice the memory of previous models Johannesburg, South Africa – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor […]

Get the second generation Ormerod 3D printer from RS

RS Components distributes second-generation RepRapPro Ormerod, bringing affordable 3D printing technology to engineers worldwide • RS first to supply complete kit to build new Ormerod 2 low-cost self-replicating 3D printer • New open-source hardware design means easier assembly and performance improvements • When combined with free DesignSpark Mechanical 3D design software, it provides a further […]

RS expands on 3D printing range with availability of high quality filament from Verbatim

Plastic filament produced to extremely tight tolerances for consistent feed and stable 3D printing Johannesburg, South Africa – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of high quality 3D printing filament from Verbatim. These top brand PLA and ABS filaments extend the RS 3D […]

Compact video inspection camera from RS enables faulty equipment diagnosis and accurate inspection in hard to reach locations

Ergonomically designed handheld digital inspection camera saves time and money for electricians and maintenance professionals Johannesburg, South Africa – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of an RS branded professional-quality digital camera that enables electricians and maintenance professionals to quickly achieve high-accuracy inspections […]

Raspberry Pi Model A+ now available at RSOnline

RS Components announces stock availability of new Raspberry Pi Model A+ The new Raspberry Pi Model A+ is smaller, lower-power board with HAT-compatible 40-pin GPIO as featured on Model B+ and is more expandable, more embeddable and more mobile Johannesburg, South Africa – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global […]