Farnell element14 introduces ‘ultimate education list’ for electronics educators


Farnell element14, the Development Distributor, has introduced an ultimate education list for electronics educators – featuring popular and must-have products to equip the educators lab. The list includes hot items from the latest Raspberry Pi3 model B to 3D printers and software, essential for students looking to get hands on experience of real-word tools, and helping educators create the right environment within the right equipment and tools to give students the best start in their engineering career.

Highlights in the Farnell element14 ultimate education list are:

  • Keysight N6705C Power Analyzer: This power analyser combines one to four DC power supplies, DMM, oscilloscope, arbitrary waveform generator, and data logger in one integrated instrument providing excellent value for money and ease of use, ideal for R&D testing and design validation.

  • Robox 3D Printer: The Robox 3D printer uses a FFF dual nozzle head and suitable filament material feed to create 3D printer models of any #d model in .stl format turning the educator’s lab into a micro-manufacturing plant and opening endless opportunities for innovation.

  • Autodesk Eagle: Autodesk Eagle is a powerful and easy to use PCB software which is free to students of qualifying educational institutions, giving them early access to professional tools that wild help them develop skills required in the workplace.

In additional to products and tools, Farnell element14 provides resources to support the education and training of the next-generation of engineers in colleges and universities, including resources for university staff. The element14 Community’s STEM Academy, is a dedicated area for anyone who wishes to explore learning concepts and classroom-based design projects within the electronics and digital space The company also provides a range of calculators and tools through its education portal,

Peter Birks, President for Farnell element14 comments: “As the Development Distributor, Farnell element14 is passionate about supporting engineering and electronics in education. Supporting the education of engineers is vital to ensure that the next generation has the talent to drive our industry forward and it is our mission to provide the learning tools, resources and opportunities to help them achieve these goals.”

Other items in Farnell element14’s ultimate education list are:

  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B: Building upon the features of its predecessors with a new, faster processor, WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy capabilities.

  • GW Instek GPS-3030D Bench Power Supply : A 90W Linear DC Power Supply with digital display meter and varying power outputs. Light and compact design

  • MULTICOMP MCK19 Connector Kit, Terminals & Splices: a 262-piece Terminal Kit for use with connectors including female quick disconnect, Ring, Spade, Butt splice, Closed-end terminals and crimp tool

  • DI-LI 912-A - MICROSCOPE, STEREO-ZOOM, TRINO: A stereo zoom inspection Industrial Microscope, with airtight, anti-mould and anti-electrostatic ensuring peace of mind under any operating environment.

  • Fluke 87V Multimeter: The Fluke 87V is one of the most popular industrial multimeters on the market, providing accurate voltage and frequency measurement on adjustable speed motor drives and other electrically noisy equipment.

  • Mathworks MATLAB and Student Suite: MATLAB Student and MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite provide the same tools that professional engineers and scientists use every day making it easy to model, simulate and analyse projects.

  • LabVIEW Home: A graphical programming platform used by millions of engineers and scientists for problem solving, data acquisition and analysis, instrument control, automated testing& validation, proto typing and more.

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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

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