RS Components Ltd


RS Components is the world’s leading distributor of electronics and maintenance products serving 1.6 million customers worldwide. Through operations in 32 countries and 17 warehouses, the Group distributes 550,000 products ranging from semiconductors and optoelectronics to power tools and protective clothing.

The product and service portfolio supports the entire product lifecycle from R&D through pre-production to maintenance and repair, shipping more than 40,000 parcels on the same day the orders are received.

Delivery Options

Once you have found the product you need, RS Components has an excellent range of delivery options to suit your need and budget. From Same Day delivery through to Forward Ordering, we have an option that you can count and trust on.

Delivery Options

Branch Network

At RS Components, we believe in offering choice to our customers. That is why we also have 16 Branches located across the United Kingdom. Our Trade branches carry a large and extensive range of stock.

Products ordered online can be ready to collect from a Branch with 15 minutes (1hour for Nuneaton Branch).

Branch Network

Audio and Visual Equipment

  • Accessories - TV and Audio Video
  • Amplification
  • Audio Test and Monitoring
  • AV Faceplates & Accessories
  • Cabinet Loudspeaker Accessories
  • Cabinet Loudspeakers
  • Headphones
  • Loudspeaker Drive Units
  • Loudspeakers
  • Microphones
  • PA Amp Systems
  • Projectors and Horns
  • Sound Limiters
  • TV Amplifiers & Distribution
  • TV and DVD Recorders
  • TV and Radio Aerials
  • TV and Video Accessories

Automation & Control Gear

 Supplying a great range of automation & control gear products, you can trust RS Components. With everything from Circuit Breakers to Timers & Counters, RS can deliver.

Circuit Protection & Circuit Breakers Fluid Control Systems Sensors & Transducers
Contactors Industrial Switches Solenoids
Control Relays Machine Guarding & Safety Sounders & Beacons
Control State Switches & Accessories Panel Meters & Components Temperature Control & Process Heating
Electric Motors, Controllers & Peripherals PLCs, HMI & Data Acquisition Timers & Counters
Automation & Control Gear


  • Automotive Battery Maintenance
  • Battery Chargers & Battery Accessories
  • Non-Rechargeable Batteries
  • Rechargeable Batties


  • Computing Books
  • Engineering or Technology Books
  • Management or General Reference Books
  • Training Books
  • Training Videos

Cables & Wires

RS Components offers an extensive range of cables such as control and instrumentation cable, ethernet cable and equipment wire. Here you will also find specialist cables including speaker cable, coaxial cable and fibre, ribbon and loud speaker cable. RS also stocks all the accessories you will need from heatshrink, and other cable protection products, to cable ties and labelling systems.

  • Audio Video Cable
  • Cable Accessories, Ties & Tools
  • Cable Conduit, Trunking & Routing
  • Electrical Power & Industrial Cable
  • Network & Communication Cable

Click here for our entire cable and wire range

Cables & Wires

Control Gear

RS Components supplies a wide range of control gear including contactors, push buttons and distribution boards. RS also stocks machine guarding equipment for a safe working environment.

Control Gear


RS Components stocks connectors for every electrical and electronic application from heavy duty industrial/power connectors through to crimp terminals. Also find tooling, accessories, patch leads and mains leads as well as a wide variety of audio video products 

Accessories Datacomms / Fibre Connectors Industrial / Power Connectors
Audiio / Video Connectors Electrical / Power Connectors RF / Coaxial Connectors
Crimp Terminals General Purpose Terminal Blocks or DIN Rail Terminals

Click here for our entire Connector range


Electrical Installation

  • Aerials and Signal Amplifiers
  • Consumer Units
  • Electrical Wiring Accessories
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Embedded & Wireless

The range at RS Components includes embedded computing products such as GPS navigation as well as motherboards and single board computers l. In the wireless communication range, find modules and development tools in various GSM and GPRS wireless technologies.

Embedded Computing
RS Components stock in its extensive range of embedded computing products in various form factors including ATX, Micro ATX, ITX and NANO ITX, offering products from leading brands including Comell, VIA, Intel, DIGI, Rabbit, Pourwell and Phytec.

Wireless Communication
RS Components supplies modules and development tools in the following wireless technologies; Bluetooth, Zigbee, WLAN, ISM Band, GSM, GPS, GPRS. offering products from leading brands including Telegesis, RF Solutions, Telic, CEP, Citerion and Navman.

Antennas GSM & GPRS RFID (Radio Frequency ID)
Batteryless Control IR (Infrared) Single Board Computer
Bluetooth (IEEE 802.15.1) LONWORKS Products System On Module
Box Computer Radio Telemetry & Data Modules WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network)
Embedded Peripherals Remote Control ZigBee (IEEE 802.15.4)
GPS (Global Positioning System)    
Embedded & Wireless

Enclosures, Storage & Material Handling

  • 19in. Racking
  • Electrical &  Industrial Enclosures
  • Electronic / Instrumentation
  • Door Furniture & Locks
  • Hinges & Brackets
  • Knobs, Levers, Handles & Handwheels
  • Latches Catches Enclosure Locks 

Fuses, Sockets & Circuit Breakers

  • Circuit Breakers
  • Consumer Units & Accessories
  • Electrical Installation Accessories
  • Fuse Holders
  • Fuse Tools & Testing
  • Fuses
  • Fuses - PCB

Information Technology

  • Computer Accessories
  • Computer Perpherals
  • Computers
  • Data & Networking
  • Digital Imaging & Photography
  • Telecommunications


  • Emergency Lighting & Safety Lighting
  • Fluorescent Lamps & Tubes
  • Halogen Lamps
  • HID Lamps
  • Incandescent Light Bulbs
  • Indicators & Indicator Components
  • Infrared Lamps
  • LED Lamps
  • Light Fittings & Luminaires
  • Lighting Components & Accessories
  • Neon Lamps
  • Torches & Handlamps
  • UV Lamps

Office Supplies

  • Adhesive Tapes
  • Adhesives
  • Artwork & Display Cases
  • Artwork Light Boxes
  • Binding Machine Accessories
  • Binding Machines
  • Calculators
  • CD / DVD Labels
  • Chair Accessories
  • Chairs
  • Clip Files
  • Clipboards
  • Copyboards
  • Correction Fluids
  • Countdown Timer
  • Cutting Mats
  • Desk Accessories
  • Digital Desk Clocks
  • Drawing Boards & Accessories
  • Drawing Instruments
  • Envelopes
  • File Storage Boxes
  • Files, Folders & Dividers
  • Filling & Storage
  • Flip Chart Easels
  • Flip Charts
  • Foot Rests
  • Guillotines
  • Hole Punches
  • Labelling Machine Tapes, Labels, Ribbons, Rolls
  • Labelling Machines & Accessories
  • Labels / Kits
  • Laminators
  • Literature Racks
  • Notice Boards
  • OHP Accessories
  • Paper & Cards
  • Paper Fasteners
  • Paper Notebooks
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Pens Graphic
  • Pens, Marker
  • Presentation Pointers
  • Presentation Rail Systems
  • Printer Stands
  • Projector Films
  • Projector Screens
  • Projectors
  • Rulers
  • Sellotape Dispensers
  • Shredding Machines
  • Speech Recorders
  • Spray Adhesives
  • Staplers
  • Translucent Laser Film
  • Wall Clocks
  • Wall Planners
  • Waste Paper Bins
  • Whiteboard Pens & Accessories
  • Whiteboards
  • Workstations & PC Desks

Optoelectronics and Displays

RS Components offers an extensive range of optoelectronic products including visible and high brightness LEDs in all colours as well as cool, warm and neutral white. Also available are IR and UV emitters, detectors and transceivers plus optocouplers. The range features leading brands such as Osram, Avago, Lumileds, Nichia, Bivar, CREE and Lite-on.   RS Components also stocks a large range of electronic display products. In our range you will find LCD, touch screen, TFT, OLED, vacuum fluorescent, graphic, colour and alphanumeric displays along with a complete range of related accessories and kits.
Digital Signage Laser Module OLED Lighting
Displays Accessories LCD Display Optical Fibre
Distance Measuring Sensors LCD Display Accessories OptoCoupler
Electro-Luminescent Displays LCD Touch Screens Photodetector
Electro-Luminescent Panel LDR Photodiode
External LED Drivers LED Accessories Photointerrupter
Industrial Monitors LED Display Phototransistor
IR LED LED Driver ICs Solid State Lighting
IR Remote Receiver LED Messaging Displays Vacuum Fluorescent
IrDA Transceiver OLED Displays Visible LED
Laser Diode    

Click here for our entire LED & optoelectronics range

Optoelectronics and Displays

Process Control & Automation

Keep your production line moving with the process control range from RS Components. You will find sensors, PLCs and beacons alongside solenoids and time switches plus everything in-between. Our comprehensive range features the biggest brands so you can be sure you are getting the best products for your automation needs.

  • Fluid Control Systems
  • Panel Meters & Components
  • PLCs, HMI & Data Acquisition
  • Temperature Control & Process Heating
Process Control & Automation


RS Components offers a large resistors and thermistors range, including surface mounted ,through hole, thin, thick, foils, aluminium housed, different powered size, ,potentiometers, trimmers, dials and knobs 


Capacitors  Ferrite Cores  Fixed Resistors 
Inductors  Passive Filters  Rotary Encoders 
Sounder, Buzzer & Microphone Components  Surge Protection Components  Variable Resistors  



Plumbing & Hosing

  • Hose, Ducting or Fittings
  • Plumbing
  • Solar - Thermal

Pneumatics, Hydraulics & Power Transmission

At RS Components we have a comprehensive Pneumatics and Hydraulics range, where you will find hydraulic pumps, air preparation filters, quick-connect couplings, sensors, gauges, and actuators from standard industrial to food grade wash-down environments. In our extensive Power Transmission range, you will find a great selection of belts, chains and couplings from the world's leading brands including Contitech, Ruland, and Huco.   
Hydraulic Pneumatic Power Transmission
Adaptors, Fittings & Couplings Adaptors, Fittings & Couplings Linear Bearings, Housings & Blocks
Cylinders, Pumps & Power Units Air Compressors, Boosters & Vacuum Pumps Bearing Tools
Fluids & Filtration Air Preparation Belts
Instrumentation & Switches Counters, Logic Controllers & Timers Bushes & Collars
Pressure Gauges Cylinders & Actuators Clutches & Brakes
Tools Instrumentation & Switches Couplings
Tubing & Hose Pressure Gauges Gaskets, Seals & Packings
Valves & Manifolds Tools Gears
  Tubing & Air Hose Linear Shafts, Rails, Ball Screws & Lead Screws
  Valves & Manifolds Linear Slides, Guides & Positioning Tables
    Rod Ends & Spherical Bearings
    Roller Chains & Accessories
    Rotary Bearings


Click here to see our extensive range of Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Power Transmission products

Pneumatics, Hydraulics & Power Transmission

Power Supplies & Transformers

  • Power Supplies, Inverters, DC/DC Converters & Generators
  • Renewable Energy
  • UPS and Line Voltage Conditioners


RS Components stocks one of the widest ranges on the market , whether you are looking for general purpose, interface, solid state or automotive relays. Providing relays and accessories from the RS brand as well as TE Connectivity, Omron, Panasonic, Crydom and Finder, you will find the perfect relay for your application. 


RS Components offer a wide variety of technologies from a number of well known leading Semiconductor manufacturers.
As buyers and electronics design engineers we understand your needs and are constantly updating our products so that you can purchase from stock today.
We can support you in all aspects of your design, not just with Semiconductors products, but also with Free PCB Design Tools and 3D Models

Amplifiers & Comparators Discrete Semiconductors Programmable Logic Circuits
Audio Processor Circuits Display Drivers & Controllers Radio Frequency & Microwave Circuits
Chip Programmers & UV Erasers Interface ICs Semiconductor Development Kits
Clocks, Timing & Frequency Control Circuits Memory Chips Sensor ICs
Crystals, Oscillators & Resonators Power Management ICs Standard Logic
Data Converters Processors & Microcontrollers Video Processor Circuits

Click here to see our extensive range of Semiconductor products


Safety, Security, ESD Control & Clean Room

  • Ear Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • Foot Protection
  • Hand Protection
  • Head Protection
  • Protective Clothing
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Sun Protection


  • Comark
  • Fluke
  • Gemini
  • Hanna Instruments
  • Hirst Magnetics
  • Lascar
  • Microsoft
  • Nuance
  • Panda
  • Shire Systems
  • Testo
  • Thurlby Thandar Instruments
  • Westdev


At RS Components you will find a full selection of switches and accessories from leading brands including Apem, ITW, Cherry, RS Brand, EAO and TE Connectivity.  Whether you are looking for keypads, joysticks,  push buttons, microswitches, piezoelectric switches or anything in between, RS Components stocks them and many more. 

Test and Measurement

RS Components will surely have the products you are looking for, from test leads to oscilloscopes, find a vast array of test and measurement products. Our inspection range includes feeler gauges, force gauges, and tape measures while our extensive lab equipment range includes anemometers, data loggers and gas leakage testers. Of course, you will also find a wide choice of multimeters including the great value Isotech range. 


Automated Test and Component Analysers Inspection and Measurement Signal Generation and Analysis
Cable and Network Testing Lab Equipment and Environment Monitoring Test Leads
Calibration and Component Testing Multimeters
Electrical Test Oscilloscopes  

RS Components should also be your first choice for Calibration Services. Our state of the art, in-house UKAS accredited calibration laboratory provides Standard (RS), or UKAS accredited (BS EN ISO 9001:2008 & ISO/IEC 17025:2005) calibration on many instruments.  

Click here for our entire test & measurement range

Click on this link to learn more about Calibration Service 

Test and Measurement


  • Audio Transformers
  • Auto Transformer Accessories
  • Auto Transformers
  • Chassis Mounting Transformers
  • Control Panel Transformers
  • Current Transformers
  • Din-Rail, Panel, Wall Mounting Transformers
  • LAN ( Local Area Network ) Transformers
  • Low Voltage Lighting Transformers
  • PCB Mounting Transformers
  • Safety Site Transformers
  • Switch Mode Power Supply ( SMPS ) Transformers
  • Telecoms and High Frequency Pulse Transformers
  • Toroid Transformers
  • Transformers and Ferrite Kits & Cores

Tools & Tool Storage

  • Cutting Tools
  • Hand Tools & Toolkits
  • Handlamps & Torches
  • Heavy Tooling
  • Machine Tools, Vices & Clamps
  • Metal Forming Equipment
  • Power Tools
  • Soldering
  • Tool Boxes & Tool Storage
  • Welding & Brazing

Workshop Consumables

  • Abrasives 
  • Adhesives, Sealants and Tapes
  • Cleaning Equipment and Contact Treatment
  • Engineering Materials
  • Lubricants, Greases and Cutting Fluids
  • Paints, Lacquers and Corrosion Control

AA batteries

RS Components has a great range of primary batteries supporting your daily requirements. Within this section, you will find market-leading brands including Duracell, Energizer and Panasonic, supported by our own RS branded range. 


For more information on batteries, click on this link to read the RS Battery Guide

For the entire range of batteries from RS Components, click on this link

AA batteries


The RS Component range for Fan and Thermal Management products includes axial, centrifugal fans ,compact, CPU and blowers from market leading brands such as Ebm-Papst and Sunon.

For an energy efficient solution, fan controllers are also available . For thermal management applications, find fan heaters, filters and air filters, hygrostats and room thermostats, and all related accessories from top brands including Pfannenberg and STEGO. 



For a great range of washers including anti-vibration, crinkle shakeproof and much more, trust RS Components to stock the product you need and with a great choice of delivery options.

For washers, in our plumbing range, click on this link

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