industry news
Subscribe to EE Journal Daily Newsletter
8 + 3 =

Premier Farnell launches new ‘Tips Book for Makers’

London, United Kingdom, Thursday 15 June 2017: Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, has launched a new ‘Tips Book for Makers’, following the success of its ‘Essential Design Tips for Engineers’ series.

The element14 community provides support and inspiration through a combination of articles, design challenges, roadtests and the power of close to half a million global members with their combined experienced and knowledge.  This  tips book brings together hints and tips from the element14 community team, top members and friends from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, BeagleBoard.org and The Ben Heck Show to provide inspiration for makers looking to get started, or for inspiration with a project.

Steve Carr, Global Head of Marketing at Premier Farnell said: “The Maker community is inspiring – and with increased availability and affordability of single board computers, development kits and other technologies, there is a huge opportunity for this community to create the next world changing piece of technology.  The power is no longer purely in the hands of large companies with significant levels of investment – it has turned on its head and we have seen amazing ideas spring up from the workbenches in the spare bedroom or the garage.  We hope that Makers will find something in our ‘Tips for Makers book’ that will give them a fresh perspective or a new way of doing something that helps them along the way.”

The element14 community, with almost half a million members from 48 countries, is unique in the electronics industry and provides a forum for engineers, makers, educators and students looking for inspiration or ideas and support for their projects.

The ‘Tips for Makers book’ and the ‘Essential Design Tips for Engineers’ series is available todownload from the element14 community.

 

About us

Newark element14 is part of the Premier Farnell group and a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific.The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Jan 16, 2018
The Sunday of IEDM is always two full-day short courses. One is on the future of memory technology, one is on the future of logic technology. This year the logic one was titled Boosting Performance, Ensuring Reliability, Managing Variation in Sub-5nm CMOS . I have to admit I ...
Jan 16, 2018
Samtec will be introducing several new products at DesignCon 2018. All of these products are designed to increase data rates, increase system density, and shrink product footprints, so designers can meet their system signal integrity needs. NovaRay™ High Bandwidth, High ...
Jan 5, 2018
When visitors to CES 2018 want to travel to the Las Vegas Convention Center across town, it will likely be in a fully autonomous vehicle from Lyft getting them there. While this futurist trip will certainly be a first for many riders, this type of point-to-point travel will s...
Jan 10, 2018
Recently, Electronics Products Magazine announced their 42nd Annual Product of the Year award winners, with Cadence Design Systems winning for their Virtuoso® System Design Platform. According to the article, the editors “have chosen [products] they......
Jan 15, 2018
This is the seventh in a series of blog posts showcasing the winning designs from the 27th Annual PCB Technology Leadership Awards. The 1st place winner in the Telecom, Network Controllers & Line Cards  category is Altice Labs, Portugal. This Switching Matrix card is a...