LONDON, UK, 2 November, 2017 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of versatile development tools and equipment with a new range of Pmods™ (peripheral modules) and shields (http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p
Compatible with the Arduino R3 footprint, the chipKIT Pmod shield enables users to connect to more than 80 Pmods, augmenting the capabilities of system boards and thereby extending the functionality of designs and the range of possible applications.
The shield has five 2×6 Digilent Pmod connectors, one 2×4 I²C connector and optional pull-up resistors for the I²C bus.
A key product in the range is the Pmod IOXP I²C port expander and adapter board for the Arduino Uno development kit. The Pmod IOXP is an I/O expansion module that provides up to 19 additional GPIO pins from a serial I²C bus connection, as well as a keypad matrix decoder. (http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p
Other Digilent devices available from RS include: the chipKIT Pro MX7 PIC32MX ( http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/
The full range of Pmod devices stocked by RS can be found on the RS website under technical documents at the Shield page. (http://uk.rs-online.com/web/p
The Digilent Pmods and shields are available now from RS in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
About RS Components
RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 50,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.
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.