RS Components celebrates with Raspberry Pi Foundation on shipment of the 10 millionth Raspberry Pi

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced in conjunction with the Raspberry Pi Foundation that the cumulative sales total for Raspberry Pi products has now reached 10 million units, further cementing its position as the best-selling British computer ever. To celebrate this significant milestone, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is holding a special event at the House of Commons, hosted by Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital and Culture.

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RS Components extends support for latest USB Type-C truly universal power and multi-data-standard connectivity

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, is now stocking the latest USB-C connector http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/type-c-usb-connectors/9097110/ from TE Connectivity http://uk.rs-online.com/web/b/te-connectivity/connectors/usb-d-sub-computing-connectors/ (TE), which is capable of supporting multiple connectivity standards, data speeds up to second-generation USB 3.1 (10gbps), and power delivery up to 100W (at 20V).

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New focus on Private Label business drives the global launch of RS Pro

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, are placing a greater focus on their Private Label business with the launch of the new RS Pro brand, creating a single unifying value proposition for their private label product range. The RS Pro range of more than 40,000 high-quality, competitively priced industrial products and electronic components will evolve and expand, extending its reach in the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.

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