Electronics Buyers' Guide (EBG) - Directory of the South African Electronics Industry
RS South Africa

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South Africa

tel: +27 11 691 9300
fax: +27 11 466 1577
[email protected]
Africa

tel: +27 11 691 9300
fax: +27 11 466 1577
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3M
(Sub Agency)
4D Systems
(Shared Agency)
ABB
(Shared Agency)
Adafruit
(Shared Agency)
Alps
(Shared Agency)
Ambersil
(Shared Agency)
Amphenol
(Shared Agency)
Analog Devices
(Sub Agency)
Apem
(Shared Agency)
Arcolectric
(Shared Agency)
Arduino
(Shared Agency)
Bahco
(Shared Agency)
Bourns
(Shared Agency)
Broadcom Corporation
(Shared Agency)
Bulgin
(Shared Agency)
C&K
(Shared Agency)
Cellergy
(Shared Agency)
Chauvin Arnoux
(Shared Agency)
Chemtronics
(Shared Agency)
Cherry
(Shared Agency)
Cooper Bussmann
(Shared Agency)
Cosel
(Shared Agency)
Cree
(Shared Agency)
Cypress Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
Danfoss
(Shared Agency)
Delphi
(Shared Agency)
DesignSpark
(Sole Agency)
DeWALT
(Shared Agency)
Eaton
(Shared Agency)
ebm-papst
(Sub Agency)
Electrolube
(Shared Agency)
Epcos
(Shared Agency)
Facom
(Shared Agency)
Fairchild Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
FCI
(Shared Agency)
Festo
(Shared Agency)
FLIR Systems
(Shared Agency)
Fluke
(Sub Agency)
FTDI Chip
(Shared Agency)
Gerber
(Shared Agency)
HARTING
(Shared Agency)
HellermannTyton
(Sub Agency)
Hirose Electric Co
(Shared Agency)
Hirschmann (SKS Kontakttechnik)
(Shared Agency)
Honeywell
(Shared Agency)
Huber+Suhner
(Shared Agency)
Igus
(Shared Agency)
Infineon Technologies
(Shared Agency)
Iso-Tech
(Sole Agency)
ITT Industries
(Shared Agency)
JST
(Shared Agency)
Keysight Technologies (Distribution)
(Shared Agency)
Klaxon
(Shared Agency)
LAPP Group
(Shared Agency)
LeCroy
(Shared Agency)
LEDVANCE
(Shared Agency)
Legrand
(Shared Agency)
Lubetech
(Shared Agency)
Lumileds
(Shared Agency)
Makerbot
(Shared Agency)
Mean Well
(Shared Agency)
Megger
(Shared Agency)
Micrel
(Shared Agency)
Microchip Technology
(Shared Agency)
Mitsubishi
(Shared Agency)
Moeller Electric
(Shared Agency)
Molex
(Shared Agency)
Murata
(Shared Agency)
NEC (Computer Monitors)
(Shared Agency)
Neutrik
(Shared Agency)
Nordic Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
Norgren
(Shared Agency)
Nova
(Shared Agency)
NSK
(Shared Agency)
NXL
(Shared Agency)
NXP Semiconductors
(Shared Agency)
OKdo
(Sole Agency)
Omron Electronics
(Sub Agency)
ON Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
Osram Opto Semiconductors
(Sub Agency)
Panasonic
(Sub Agency)
Pepperl+Fuchs
(Shared Agency)
Phoenix Contact
(Sub Agency)
Phycomp
(Shared Agency)
Plano
(Shared Agency)
Preci Dip
(Shared Agency)
Raspberry PI
(Shared Agency)
Recom Power
(Shared Agency)
Renesas Electronics
(Shared Agency)
Rittal
(Shared Agency)
Rocol
(Shared Agency)
Rohm Semiconductor
(Shared Agency)
Rosenberger
(Shared Agency)
RS Pro
(Sole Agency)
Schneider Electric
(Sub Agency)
Schurter
(Shared Agency)
Sensirion
(Shared Agency)
Sharp
(Shared Agency)
SICK
(Shared Agency)
Siemens
(Sub Agency)
Silicon Labs
(Shared Agency)
SKF
(Shared Agency)
SMC
(Shared Agency)
Stanley
(Shared Agency)
TDK
(Shared Agency)
TE Connectivity
(Shared Agency)
Tektronix
(Shared Agency)
Telemecanique
(Shared Agency)
Testo
(Shared Agency)
Texas Instruments
(Shared Agency)
Toshiba
(Shared Agency)
Ultimaker
(Shared Agency)
Uvex
(Shared Agency)
Vishay
(Shared Agency)
Weller Tools
(Sub Agency)
Wera Tools
(Shared Agency)
Würth Elektronik
(Shared Agency)
Yageo
(Shared Agency)
Section - Components
-Accelerometers/gyroscopes
-Amplifiers
- audio power
- audio small signal
- buffer
- chopper
- compression
- current
- differential
- digitally controlled
- instrumentation
- isolation
- log/antilog
- microphone
- operational
- programmable
- sample and hold
- sense
- track and hold
- video
- voltage controlled
- wideband
-Analogue multiplexers
-Analogue multipliers/dividers
-Analogue switches
-Arrays
- diode
- transistor
-Comparators
-Consumer ICs
- audio
- radio
- TV/video
-Digitally controlled potentiometers
-Energy metering
-Function/waveform generators
-Haptic drivers
-Optocouplers/isolators
-Oscillators
-Phase locked loop (PLL)
-Voltage comparators
-Voltage references
-Cables - Multiconductor
- computer, LAN
- instrumentation, control
- multipair
- shielded individual/overall
- telephone
- temperature extremes
-Cables - coaxial
- flexible
- high temperature
- miniature
- rigid
- semi-rigid
- twin-axial
-Cables - flat
- antenna feed
- printed, ribbon
- woven
-Cables
- Audio/stereo
- Computer
- Harnesses
- High voltage
- Microphone
- Optical fibre
- Power
- Thermocouple
-Installation accessories
- Ducting
- Glands, grommets
- Joining kits
- Lacing cords/ribbons
- Marking systems
- Mounting clips, clamps
- Powerskirting
- Shrink tubing
- Spiral wrap
- Strain reliefs
- Ties
- Zip tubing
-Wires
- Copper braid
- Hook-up
- Magnet (winding) wire
- Wrapping wire
-AC
-Air dielectric
-Battery replacement (high energy)
-Capacitor networks
-Ceramic
- axial lead
- chip format
- DIP
- high-Q
- radial lead
-Commutating
-Damping
-Electric double layer
-Electrolytic
- aluminium
- chip format
- high ripple
- tantalum
-Feed-through
-Film (foil/metallised)
- chip format
- polycarbonate
- polyester
- polypropylene
- polystyrene
-High voltage
-Memory support
-Motor start capacitors
-RFI suppression
-Smoothing
-Surge/pulse discharge
-Varactor
-Variable-tuning trimmers
- ceramic
-Board-to-board/backplane
- Board-to-board stacking
- Elastomeric
- High density (<2 mm)
- High speed data
- Metric spacing
- Milspec
- One piece
- Surface mount
-Board-to-cable/wire
- High density (<2 mm)
- IDC discrete wire
- Mass terminated (IDC) ribbon
- Milspec
- Receptacles and headers
- Surface mount
-Cable-to-cable/panel - Circular
- audio, video
- DIN
- hybrid (mixed contact)
- milspec
- modular insert
- power
- professional
-Cable-to-cable/panel - D-Subminiature
- accessories
- high density
- microminiature
- standard
-Cable-to-cable/panel - rectangular
- high density
- hybrid (mixed contact)
- low power, I/O
- power
-Coaxial cable connectors
- Between series adapters
- BNC/TNC Series
- Milspec
- Miniature (semi-rigid)
- N Series
- SMA/SMB/SMC Series
- Std/miniature UHF
- Triaxial
- Twinaxial
-Connector support
- Cable assembly service
- Cable preparation tooling
- Database available
- Termination tooling
-Optical fibre
- Single fibre
-Special applications
- Automotive
- Avionics
- EMI-filtered
- Harsh environment
- High current
- High temperature
- High voltage
- Shielded
- Thermocouple
- Underwater
- Vehicle
-Bus Controllers/Interfaces
-Clock oscillators/dividers
-CMOS
-Comparators (digital)
-Converters
- ADCs
- Code
- DACs
- Multichannel
-Counters
-Delay line elements
-Disk drive components
-Display drivers/controllers
-Encoders/decoders
-Flip-flops
-Interface ICs
-Inverters
-Latches
-Line drivers/receivers
-Logic gates
-Low volt logic
-Management ICs
-Microcomputer chipsets
-Multiplexers
-Multivibrators
-Parity generators/checkers
-Peripheral drivers
-Pull-up (bus line)
-Pulse differentiators
-Pulse-width regulators
-Schmitt triggers
-Shift registers
-Translators (TTL-CMOS-ECL)
-TTL
-Amplifier tubes
- high-frequency
- power
- small-signal
- transmitting
-Diodes
- Arrays
- Fast recovery
- PIN
- PN junction
- Rectifier
- Schottky
- Shockley
- Step recovery
- Trigger
- Tunnel
- Zener regulator
-Power
- IGBT
- MOSFET
- Rectifier modules
- Si-bipolar
-Thyristors/SCRs
-Transistors
- Darlington
- Dual complementary
- FET
- GTO thyristors
- HF/video
- Matched pairs
- SHF/microwave
- Small signal
-Connectors
-Couplers
-Isolators
-Optical fibres
- glass (multi/single-mode)
- plastic
-Polishing/cleaning kits
-Receiver (O-E) modules
- single channel
- telecom
-Splicing/cleaving equipment
-Switches
-Transmitter (E-O) modules
- instrumentation, sensor
- laser
- LED
- single channel
-Attenuator pads
-Bus termination networks
-Delay lines
- fixed
- passive
-EMI/RFI suppression filters
- power line
- signal line
-Filters, active
- analogue switched capacitor
- digital (FIR)
- digital programmable
-RC networks
-Inductors
- Audio frequency (filter, etc)
- HF suppressor chokes
- High frequency (RF,IF,etc)
- Moulded RF chokes
- Power filter chokes
- SMD chips
- SMPS inductors
- Toroidal
- Transductors
-Transformers - power
- Current measurement
- Isolation
- Mains input
- Split-bobbin
- Switchmode (DC-DC)
- Toroidal
- Variable, auto
-Transformers - signal
- Balance-unbalance (balun)
- Pulse (incl trigger)
-Converters
- frequency-voltage
- LVDT-digital
- resolver
- RMS-DC
- synchro
- voltage-frequency
-Current transmitter ICs
-Data acquisition system ICs
-Drivers
- linear motor
- power MOSFET
- relay
- solenoid
- stepper motor
-Electricity metering ICs
-Fuzzy controller ICs
-Hall-effect devices
-IR remote control ICs
-IR sensor chips
-Light activated switches
-Motor speed controllers
-Multiplexers
-Opto-isolators
-Power op amps
-Pressure transducer ICs
-Servo amplifiers/controllers
-Signal conditioners
-Smoke detector ICs
-Soft-start circuits
-Strain-guage conditioners
-Switch - solid-state (SSR)
- I/O switching
- intelligent power control
- proportional control
-Temperature transducer
-Thermocouple compensation
-Timers
-Touch control (dimmer, etc)
-Key action available
- Conductive rubber/elastomer
- Mechanical contact
- Piezo-electric
-Keyboards
- Flat panel
- IBM-type
-Keypads
- Harsh environment
- Illuminated
- Membrane
- Modular keys
- Outdoor (weatherproof)
- Standard
- Vandalproof
-CPU
- ARM
- CISC
- RISC
-Features available
- 3 Ph Waveform Generation
- Bus driver
- Cache
- Counter(s)
- Customisable micro
- Display drivers (LCD, LED, VFT)
- Embeddable device
- Fully integrated MCU module
- Interrupt priority/control
- Memory expansion
- Motor control
- On-chip flash
- On-chip ROM/EPROM
- On-chip SRAM
- OTP
- ROMless
- Timer(s)
- UART
- Watchdog timer
-I/O features
- Analogue
- Digital
- External bus
- Parallel
- Serial
-Microcontrollers
- 4-bit bus width
- 8-bit bus width
- 12/14/16-bit bus width
- 12-bit bus width
- 16/8-bit bus width
- 16-bit bus width
-Microprocessors
-Processor types
- Math coprocessors
- Neural nodes
- Transputers
-Programmable system chips
-Battery holders
-Buzzers, sounders
-Card readers
-Ceramic parts
-Clips, alligators, battery
-Coil formers/bobbins
-Control knobs
-Dials, pointers
-Experimental/prototyping boards
-Fasteners
-Feet, enclosure
-Frequency control elements
- oscillator modules
- piezo-ceramic
- quartz crystals
- SAW resonators
- YIG
-Fuse block, holders
-Grommets
-Insulating washers, bushes
-Lampholders
-Loudspeakers
-Magnetic cores
- ferrite, rod
-Microphones
-Motors (low power)
-Screws and fasteners
-Shock/vibration mounts
-Sirens
-Springs
-Stand-offs, spacers
-Thermal management components
- heat dissipator fins
- heatsink extrusions
- IC-mount fans
- peltier (thermo-electric) coolers
-Display modules
- alphanumeric
- digital
-Display screens
- backlight panels
- LCD - colour
- LCD - monochrome
- LCD - prototyping kits
- LED/OLED displays
-Indicators
- incandescent (lamps)
- LED types
- neon
-Integrated photo-electronics
-IR detectors/emitters
-Lasers
- He-Ne
-Light sensor ICs
-Optical system components
- lens elements
-Opto-couplers
-Photo-conductive (LDRs)
-Photo-diodes/arrays
-Photo-emissive detectors
-Photo-transistors
-Solar cell arrays
-PLDs
- CPLD
- discrete PAL
- EEPLD (EEPROM-based)
- GAL
- partitioned PAL
- SRAM-based
-Semicustom
- Gate arrays - CMOS/HCMOS
- Gate arrays - EEPROM (EECMOS)
- Gate arrays - EPROM (ECMOS)
-Standard cells
- analogue
- CMOS
- digital
-Integrated circuit sockets
- DIP sockets - closed frame
- DIP sockets - tulip contact
- DIP sockets - vertical (display)
- Low profile
- Memory card
- SIMM (DRAM)
- SIP sockets
- Surface mount
- Test sockets
- VLSI (PGA, LCC, PLCC, QFP, etc)
- ZIF, LIF versions
-Plugs and jacks
- Banana plugs and receptacles
- DIP plugs, jumpers
- Jumpers, PCB
- Pin headers and sockets
- Plug and jack sets - coaxial
- Plug and jack sets - microphone
- Plug and jack sets - modular interconnection
- Plug and jack sets - phono, stereo
- Plug and jack sets - telephone
- Plug and patch cords
- Power plugs and receptacles
- RCA plugs and receptacles
- Test clips
- Test plugs and jacks
- Thermocouple plugs and jacks
-Sockets and adapters
- Battery sockets/connectors
- Crystal
- DIP headers
- DIP socket adapters
- IC package
- Programmable DIP sockets
- Relay
- Transistor
-Carbon composition
-Carbon film
-Conductive plastic
-Digital potentiometers (see Digital IC section)
-High-power (>5 W)
-Joystick controller
-Multiturn
-Nonlinear tapers
-Panel mounting
-PCB mounting
-Precision
-Single turn
-Slider-adjusted
-Switch incorporated
-Trimmers
- carbon film
- cermet
- conductive plastic
- multiturn
- surface mount
-Wirewound
-AC-DC converters (IC)
-DC-DC converters (IC)
-Drivers - power MOSFET
-Power regulators
- Burst-fire control
- Phase control
-Power supervision
-PWM controllers
-Rectifier bridges
-Switchmode controllers
-Voltage regulators
- Adjustable
- Fixed
- Linear
- Switching
-Zero-crossing triggers
-Inrush limiters
- Fast acting
- Fuses
- Indicating
- Miniature
- Normal
- Slow-blow
-Overcurrent circuit breakers
- Electro-magnetic
- Thermo-magnetic
-Protection relays
- Over/undervoltage
-Thermistors
-Transient voltage suppressors
- Gas-discharge tube (GDT)
- Power line modules
- Signal line modules
- Varistor (MOV)
- Zener
-Electromagnetic
- Automotive
- Coaxial matrix
- Cradle
- Current sensing
- DIP/SIP
- Flasher
- General purpose, control
- Heavy duty/power switching
- High frequency/coaxial
- High isolation data
- High voltage
- Intrinsically safe
- Isolation
- Latching
- Low profile
- Miniature
- Multipole
- PCB mounting
- Plug-in
- Polarised
- Rail-mount modules
- Sealed/encapsulated
- Small signal
- Subminiature
- Telephone
- Time delay/control
- TO-5 can
- Voltage sensing
-Reed relays
- Dry contact
- Mercury-wetted
-Solid-state
- General purpose
- I/O switching
- Photo MOS (photovoltaic)
- Zero-crossing
-Ceramic, bulk
-Cermet
-Current sensors
-Film
- Carbon
- Metal film
- Metal oxide
-Fusible
-Hall-effect
-High voltage
-Networks
- (SIP, DIP)
-Non-inductive
-Power
- >10 W
- 2-5 W
- 5-10 W
-Precision
-Surface mount
- Chip
-Thermistor
-Varistor
-Wire-wound
-DRAM (dynamic)
-FIFO registers
-Flash EEPROM
-Flash EPROM
-Flash memory cards
-Flash NAND
-IC memory cards
-Memory programmers
-ROM (mask programmable)
-Serial EEPROM
-SRAM (static)
-VRAM (video)
-Coaxial/RF
-DIP, multiple
-Environmentally protected
-Foot-operated
-Heavy-duty
-Interlock
-Intrinsically safe
-Joystick, control
-Keylock
-Keytop (PCB mounted)
-Membrane custom
-Mercury tilt
-Micro, snap-action
-Pushbutton control
- Illuminated
- Interlocked
- Miniature
- Momentary
- Oil/watertight
-Reed
-Rocker (lit/unlit)
-Rotary on-off
-Rotary selector
- Cam
- Multisection
- Single-section
-Signal
-Slide
-Thumbwheel/pushwheel
-Toggle
-Touch operated (momentary)
-Terminal blocks - DIN railmount system
- Interface, modules
- Terminal blocks
-Terminal blocks - Moulded terminal steps
- Panel mounting
- PCB mounting
-Terminal blocks
- Panel mount blocks
- PCB-fixed blocks
- PCB-pluggable blocks & receptacles
- Screwed clamp
- Thermocouple
-Terminals
- Busbar system
- Coaxial cable terminators
- Faston-style
- Grounding terminals
- Insulated crimp
- PCB pins, turrets
- Splices
- Threaded binding posts
- Tongue, lug terminals
- Wirewrap
Section - Computing technology
-Computer systems
- Notebook, laptop, pen
- Workstations (non-PC)
-Peripherals
- Data storage - magnetic - floppy disc drives
- Data storage - magnetic - hard disc drives
- Data storage - optical - CD-ROM drive
- Modem/fax cards
- Plotter - pen/inkjet
- Pointer devices - light pen
- Pointer devices - mouse units
- Printer - dot-matrix
- Printer - inkjet
-Systems boards, cards
- A/D, D/A converter
- Data acquisition
- Data communication
- Disk controllers
- Solid-state disks
-CAD/CAM
-Fuzzy logic
-Neural network analysis
-Operating systems
- DOS
- Other
Section - Electronic design automation
-Circuit/system simulation
- Analogue
-Education/entry level
- EDA/CAD shareware
-Hardware
- PCB manual layout - contact printing frames
- PCB manual layout - dry transfer etch-resist patterns
- PCB manual layout - etch-resist pens
- PCB manual layout - film processing chemicals
- PCB manual layout - tapes, shapes, footprints
-PCB design
- CAM outputs
- Turnkey CAD/CAE tools
Section - Enclosures & packaging hardware
-19" racking
-19" subrack systems
-Box enclosures
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
- Portable
- Screw-down
- Wall-mounted
-Cabinets
- Free standing
- Wall-mounted
-Cases/housings
- 19" system
- Benchtop
- Card cages
- Computer
- Computer screen/display
- Handheld computer
- Handheld instrument
- Industrial environments
- Instrument
- Metal construction
- Office aesthetics
- Plastic construction
- Portable
- Transport/transit
-Desks, consoles, workstations
-EMC management
- Magnetic shielding materials
- Shielding enclosures
- Shielding laminates
-Enclosure hardware
- Backplanes
- Chassis tracks/slides
- Handles
- Keyboard trays
- Vibration, shock mounts
-Thermal management
- Air filters
- Fans and blowers - axial, tube-axial
- Fans and blowers - cross-flow
- Heatsink extrusions
Section - Industrial electronics & equipment
-Bar code markers/readers
-Cameras (video)
- Industrial
- Streak
-Controllers, embeddable
-Controls
- Joystick
-Counters
- Electromechanical
- Electronic
-Electric cylinders
-Motion controllers
-Motors (low power)
- Battery-driven
- Brushless
- DC
- Geared
- Linear
- Servo
- Stepper
-Motors drive gears
-Panel meters
- Analogue
- Digital
- Programmable
-Programmable controllers (PLCs)
-Sensors/transducers
- Acceleration
- Angular displacement
- Angular velocity
- CO2
- Current
- Flow
- Force
- Gear tooth
- Hall-effect
- Humidity
- Infrared
- Light beam
- Limit
- Linear displacement
- Linear velocity
- Load
- Magnetic
- Metal
- Motion
- Oxygen
- Pressure
- Proximity
- Temperature
- Vibration
-Servo system components
-Signal conditioning
-Slip-rings
-Solenoid actuators
-Speed controllers
-Stepper system components
-Synchro system components
-Thermal imagers
-Timers
Section - Power supplies & batteries
-Primary
- Alkaline
- Lithium
- Manganese
- Silver-oxide
- Zinc chloride
-Secondary (rechargeable)
- Lead-acid
- Lead-acid, sealed
- Lithium-ion
- Nickel-cadmium
- Nickel-metal hydride
-AC-DC converter
-Card frame (Euro)
-DC-DC converter
-Encapsulated PCB-mounting
-Enclosed unit
-Features
- Milspec
-Linear-mode
-Multiple output
-Open-frame
-Output range
- 0-5 V
- 5-50 V
- 50-500 V
- 0-50 W
- 50-100 W
- 100-200 W
- 200 W+
-Protection
- Fused
-Regulated
-Single output
-Switched-mode
-Unregulated
-Battery chargers
-Battery packs
-DC-AC static inverter
-Frequency converter
-10-turn controls
-Analogue meters
-Bench use
-Digital meters
-High current
-Multiple
-Output
- 0-5 V
- 500-5000 V
- 50-500 V
- 5-50 V
-Portable
-Single
Section - Production services & equipment
-3D printing
-Equipment assembly
- Testing - electrical, electronic
- Testing - electromagnetic compatibility
- Testing - environmental (heat, humidity etc)
- Testing - mechanical (vibration, shock)
-Production quantities
- Preproduction (5-50)
- Production (10-500)
- Prototypes (1-10)
- Samples (1-3)
-Assembly line furniture
- Static protection - clothing
- Static protection - floor treatments
- Static protection - flooring/mats
- Static protection - work surfaces
- Static protection - wrist bands
-Cleaning machines
- Solvent
-Soldering
- Solder pots, baths
-Storage
- Component carrier trays
- Protective packaging - static shielding bags
- Sorting & storage bins
- Tote boxes, pans, trays
-Test equipment
- Ground check testers
-Training
- Reference books
- Soldering, reworking
-Cable termination/connection
- Cable & wire strippers
- Connector assembly/service kits
- Crimping tools
- Optical fibre cleaving/polishing/fusion
- Termination tooling
- Wire cutters
-Soldering/desoldering
- Desoldering irons & bits
- Gas-heated portable irons
- Hot air desoldering tools
- Hot air soldering tools
- PCB track/TH repair tools
- Solder dispensers
- Solder fume extraction
- Solder suckers
- Soldering bit cleaners
- Soldering iron holders
- Soldering irons & bits
- Soldering stations
-Specialised tools for electronics
- Component handling tools - extraction tweezers
- Component handling tools - IC extraction tools
- Component handling tools - IC insertion tools
- Component handling tools - vacuum 'tweezers' (SMD)
- Component lead cropper
- General purpose tweezers
- Kits of electronics tools
- PCB vices
- Pliers - bent nosed
- Pliers - flat, long nosed
- Pliers - half-round, long nosed
- Pliers - lead forming
- Pliers - round nosed
- Side cutters
- Trimmer, core adjusters
- Wire wrapping tools
-Heatsinks - internal, external
-Inspection & testing - electrical testing
-Production quantities
- Preproduction (5-50)
- Production (10-500)
- Prototypes (1-10)
- Samples (1-3)
-Photographic equipment
- Litho cameras
-Adhesives
- Acrylic
- Anaerobic
- Conductive
- Cyanoacrylate
- Epoxy
- Hot melt
- Insulating
- SMT
- Thermally conductive
- Urethane & silicone
-Cleaning agents
- Aqueous
- Solvents
- Solvents, non-CFC
-Coatings
- Conformal
-Drill bits
-Drill entry/exit boards
-Encapsulation resins, compounds
-Fluxes
- No-clean
- RA, RMA, rosin, synthetic
-Lacing cords, twines
-Lacquers, varnishes (protective)
-Moulding compounds
-Photoresists
- Film
- Liquid
-Plating chemicals (THP)
-Router (milling) bits
-Screening materials
- High conductivity
- Liquid (spray-on)
- Magnetic
-Solder paste
- No-clean
-Soldering materials
- Bulk solder sticks, bars
- Resin cored wire
-Solvents (PCB manufacture)
-Strippers, resist, ink
-Bit temperature
-Hydrometers, flux
-Microscopes
Section - Test & maintenance
-Auxiliary instruments
- Bridges, precision
- Current shunts
- Decade boxes - capacitance
- Decade boxes - resistance
- Potentiometers
-Calibration instruments/sources
- Buffer amplifiers
- Charge
- Current AC,DC
- Multifunction (Vdc,Vac,Idc,Iac,ohm)
- Oscillators, precision
- Oscilloscope calibrators
- Power, energy
- Resistance
- Voltage ( AC, DC)
-Experimental kits
-Arbitrary waveform generators
-Attenuators/variable
-Audio analysers
-Cameras, oscilloscope
-Chart papers and requisites
-Data loggers/recorders
-Decade boxes
- R,L,C
-Delay lines
-Fluxmeters
-Frequency counters/timers
-Function generators
-Gaussmeters
-IEEE-488 bus system
-Logic analysers
- State
- Timing
-Multimeters, bench
-Oscilloscopes
- A+D
- Analogue
- Digitising
- Mixed signal
-PC plug-in virtual instruments
-Power meters (wattmeters)
-Power supplies, bench
-Pulse generators
-Signal generators
- Audio
- HF
- Pulse
- Sweep
- VLF, LF
-Spectrum analysers
-Test leads, probes
-Thermometers
-Vibration analysers
-Voltmeters
- AC (Av, rms, pk)
- DC
- Selective
-Chemicals
- Anti-corrosion
- Cleaning, degreasing
- Contact cleaning/lubricating
- Dust/contaminant removal
- Fux removal
- Head cleaners - audio, video
- Insulating silicone
- Lubricants
-Desoldering braid
-Insulating tapes
-Labels
-Pads and swabs
-Attenuators
- RF power
- RF small signal
-Wave analysers
-Cabling testers
- Cable locator
- Tone testers
-Digital comms
- Signal analyser/frame analyser
-LAN testers
- Breakout boxes
-Transmission measurements
- Level meters
-Battery testers/analysers
-Cable/harness testers
-Clamp meters
-Component testers (RLCDQ)
-Current clamps
-Dielectric withstand testers
-Disk drive testgear
-Earthing testers
-Functional testers
-Humidity/temperature meters
-Multimeters
-Ohmmeters
-Oscilloscope & DMM combinations
-Oscilloscopes, service
-Phase-angle/voltmeters
-Power supply monitors/analysers
-Tachometers
-Test leads
-Test probes
- DMM (HV, HF, CT, Temp)
Section - Wireless systems & components
-Ancillary products & services
- Battery packs/chargers
- Crystals
- Digital signalling translators
- Headsets
- Interfacing to computers
- Microphones
- Mobile data modems
-Antenna systems
- Antenna positioners
-3G modules
-4G/LTE modules
-Bluetooth
-GSM modules
-Low power, wide area (LPWA)
-Wi-Fi
News from RS South Africa :
Efficient crimping during installation
28 June 2024, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products, RS South Africa

Legrand’s Starfix crimping tools efficiently perform four functions in one operation, offering time savings of more than 50% compared with traditional tools.

Efficient and flexible cable marking system
28 June 2024, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products, RS South Africa

Legrand’s cable marking systems have been designed not only for flexibility and reliability, but for easy installation and optimum safety in any application.

Compact PCB-mount SMPS
30 April 2024, Power Electronics / Power Management, RS South Africa

Traco Power’s 5W PCB-mount switch mode power supply (SMPS) offers high efficiency, and is well suited for a variety of applications in the automation, electronics, electrical and mechanical industries.

Polymer caps with very high ripple current capability
30 April 2024, Passive Components, RS South Africa

TDK Corporation has released the B40910 series of hybrid polymer capacitors, which can handle up to 4,6 A at 100 kHz and 125°C.

TDK expands MLCC series
30 April 2024, Passive Components, RS South Africa

TDK Corporation has expanded its CGA series of multilayer ceramic capacitors, currently being the highest capacitance in 100 V products for automotive applications.

Improved precision laser marking
28 March 2024, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services, RS South Africa

On-the-fly marking at high speeds is only one of the comprehensive features of Panasonic’s new LP-RH laser marker series.

Isolated power module with high efficiency
29 February 2024, Power Electronics / Power Management, RS South Africa

The new MagI3C-FISM power module, with an integrated switching power stage, is 100% pin-to-pin compatible with the previous versions.

RS expands its professional lineup
29 February 2024, News, RS South Africa

RS PRO offers a wide range of high-quality electronics components, to meet a range of needs, from industrial connectors and passives to the latest test and measurement equipment.

AIROC Bluetooth LE MCU
29 February 2024, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT, RS South Africa

Infineon has launched its new AIROC CYW20829 Bluetooth LE MCU, a full-featured Bluetooth LE v5.4 device with best-in-class RF performance, security, and energy efficiency.

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