RS Expands its Energy Efficient Solutions Range

Corby, United Kingdom (PressExposure) April 06, 2009 -- Energy efficient solutions in the electronic components industry.

RS Components is pleased to announce the further expansion of its Energy Efficient Solutions range and its launch into additional European markets.

The latest products include power supply switcher ICs, microcontrollers with NanoWatt technology from Microchip and AMOLED displays, which can reduce the overall energy consumption of an end-product by up to 90% in comparison with conventional designs.

Following the success of this range in the UK, France, Germany and Italy, RS is launching the Energy Efficiency Solutions range across Spain, Austria, Scandinavia and Ireland.

"We are committed to developing our Energy Efficient Solutions range to help our customers adopt next-generation technologies which dramatically reduce energy consumption, drive cost savings and help achieve a low-carbon economy," explained Chris Page, General Manager of Electronics at RS.

Consumers worldwide now demand products with a lower cost of ownership, extended lifetime and smaller carbon footprint, and engineers are focusing on reducing the power their designs consume. The Energy-Efficient Solutions range allows design engineers to select from over 2,000 of the latest products with best-in-class power-efficiency. By providing all the latest systems, modules and components for a complete solution in one place, RS is helping engineers increase the speed of their designs to market.

RS has also created a dedicated Energy-Efficient Solutions area on its website, "The site, which spans over 50 different technologies and 60 manufacturers, provides the perfect place for engineers to access the associated products needed to exploit the true system benefits of Microchip's latest range of NanoWatt technology microcontrollers," commented Mike McGlade, Sales Channel Manager, Microchip.

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About RS Components Ltd

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About RS
RS Components is a catalogue based distributor of Electrical, Electromechanical, Industrial and Electronic Components. Founded in 1937, RS is part of Electrocomponents plc, and is a global business supporting over a million engineers. It has operating companies based in over 25 countries, including France, Italy, Germany and Denmark, with operations as far afield as Chile, Singapore, Australia and China, and distributes to over 160 countries worldwide.

Since it began RS has had the simple objective of providing a part for every job, from research and development though pre-production to maintenance and repair. As those jobs have diversified and became even more complex, RS has developed its offering and services accordingly. The customers it serves are professional users, with many different job functions, within all types of organisations and they require many different types of technical products supplied at high service levels.

Whether looking for power tools, process control equipment, transistors, oscilloscopes, plumbing supplies or protective clothing, they can all be supplied from one single source through a choice of purchasing channels and delivery methods - including free delivery as standard..

New technology also plays an important part. When RS launched it was the first UK plc in its marketplace with a fully integrated transactional web site. Operating in every market, its e-Commerce capabilities have seen over 40% of sales achieved over the internet.

RS also provides free technical advice and information on RS products from over 60 technical engineers as well as access to over 110,000 datasheets, ensuring that customers get the support and advice that they need.

RS offers customers unrivalled choice, support and reliability underpinned by an unrelenting commitment to service

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Press Release Submitted On: March 31, 2009 at 8:51 am
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