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RS Components expands RS Pro range of test and measurement equipment

RS Pro oscilloscope probes, thermal imaging cameras and digital multimeter now shipping for maintenance professionals

LONDON, UK, 13 February, 2018 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has launched more than 100 new test and measurement products under its RS Pro label. The new introductions include products from three key equipment ranges: oscilloscope probes and thermal imaging cameras, both of which are new product areas for RS Pro, as well as a new digital multimeter.

The RS Pro oscilloscope probes ( http://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/?searchTerm=np-rs-pro-probes-0218_uk&searchType=Offers&dr=N ) are ergonomically designed, lightweight and suitable for use with all major brands of oscilloscope. The range covers passive probes starting at 15 MHz through to active probes measuring up to 1.2 GHz. The units target general electronics applications including use in R&D and laboratories and in design and repair facilities and departments.

Two new RS Pro thermal imaging cameras ( https://uk.rs-online.com/web/c/test-measurement/temperature-measurement/thermal-imaging-cameras/?searchTerm=np-rs-pro-thermal-0218_uk&searchType=Offers&h=s&sra=oss&redirect-relevancy-data=77633D4E4F4E4526 ) deliver user-friendly controls with fast, accurate and reliable measurement, while also being robust enough to withstand daily use in a range of tough environments. The units have been designed for use by a wide range of professionals including building and facilities engineers and maintenance technicians within processing or utilities industries.

Both devices offer a 2.8-in display, approximately four hours of battery life and storage capability via a MicroSD card. The RS700 offers an operating temperature range of -20 to +150°C with an infrared resolution of 80 x 80 pixels, in addition to offering Wi-Fi connectivity; whereas the RS730 offers a temperature range of 0 to +350°C with an IR resolution of 120 x 160 pixels.

The new RS Pro HS608 MeterScope ( https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/products/1445337/ ) is ideal for use in the utilities, energy or processing industries, as well as in a wide range of maintenance applications. The MeterScope is a True-RMS digital multimeter with oscilloscope functions and 3.5-in colour TFT display. Featuring a 20 MHz bandwidth and 50 MS/s real-time sample rate, the MeterScope has built-in data logging and trend capturing capability, which can be transferred via Bluetooth for deeper analysis.

All three RS Pro product ranges are now shipping from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.

About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. We offer more than 500,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of value-added services to over one million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship around 50,000 parcels a day.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2017 had revenues of £1.51bn.

For more information, please visit the website at http://www.rs-online.com.

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