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Second-generation RepRapPro Ormerod brings affordable 3D printing technology to engineers

RS Components (RS) is making available the new version of the RepRapPro Ormerod 3D printer which offers extensive versatility and functionality in an easy-to-assemble kit of parts. 3D printing enables electronic and mechanical engineers to quickly and easily realise early design concepts by creating fast-turnaround prototypes, potentially saving months in the product design cycle. The Ormerod 2 brings several advantages compared to its predecessor, including a much simpler and more integrated assembly with improved instructions and wiring looms for simple plugin connection and no soldering is necessary.

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Mouser Electronics launches high voltage technology site

Mouser Electronics has introduced a new High Voltage Components Technology site. Mouser's new site has been designed to provide developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in this popular technology segment, including the newest products and the critical importance of keeping safety in mind when doing high voltage designs.

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RS Components expands 3D printing range

RS Components (RS) has announced the availability of high quality 3D printing filaments from Verbatim. These top brand PLA and ABS filaments extend the RS 3D print offering to further benefit engineers in the rapid prototyping of their designs. The Verbatim PLA and ABS ranges are available in 1.75mm diameter filament. The PLA range is also supplied in 3mm diameter filament.

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TTI Europe stocks industrial mini I/O connectors from TE Connectivity

TTI is now stocking TE Connectivity's (TE's) mini I/O industrial connector system. This compact, latching, wire-to-board I/O interface measures one-quarter the size of a conventional RJ45 plug and features two points of contact for increased reliability in high vibration industrial applications.

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Long-range Bluetooth Smart modules available from Solid State Supplies

Solid State Supplies has introduced the BLE121LR extended-range Bluetooth Smart module from Bluegiga, which enables customers to develop low-energy applications capable of communicating over distances of up to 450 metres, benefiting from the easy interoperability of Bluetooth Smart.

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Transonics unveils new QUICK TURN PCB Service

Transonics plc. a supplier of electronic components and logistics solutions, has announced the introduction of its QUICK TURN PCB service offering a combination of Asian pricing and delivery direct to UK customers in as little as 8 working days. In addition unit prices are fixed at the time of order with a guarantee that there will be no additional costs.

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Conrad offering high-density industrial I/O modules

Conrad Business Supplies has added the latest Weidmüller u-remote HD high-density remote I/O modules to its industrial automation portfolio. These latest modules double the interconnect density of Weidmüller’s compact u-remote connectivity system for connecting sensors and actuators to a PLC or central controller.

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RS Components launches Internet of Things (IoT) themed area via DesignSpark

RS Components (RS) has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) themed area via its online DesignSpark community, providing software design tools and resources ideal for rapid prototyping and product development. Hosted under Design Centres, the IoT page includes the latest blogs and a series of articles written by partners, community members and Industry experts, acting as a knowledge base to aid engineers designing IoT-enabled applications.

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Future Electronics signs global franchise agreement with Stadium Power

Future Electronics has announced that it has signed a global distribution franchise agreement with UK power supply manufacturer Stadium Power. The Stadium Power portfolio of AC-DC power supplies, DC-DC converters, LED drivers and intelligent battery chargers will be available through Future Electronics’ specialist Future Power Solutions (FPS) division.

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