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Arduino For Dummies by John Nussey

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Chapter 20

Ten Places to Find Parts and Components

In This Chapter

arrow Finding parts for your projects anywhere in the world

arrow Finding local shops

arrow Reusing old parts

You can find many Arduino-related shops in the world, but there are also a number of suppliers that are good to know about when shopping for parts and components.

RS Components (World)

http://www.rs-components.com

RS Components markets itself as “the world’s largest distributor of electronics and maintenance products,” so it’s a reliable source of products available in an extensive range and at low prices. RS also has a sister company that operates in the United States, Allied Electronics.

Farnell (World)

http://www.farnell.com

Farnell is a British suppler of electronics with an enormous range of components to choose from. It operates worldwide under the Premier Farnell Group. This company is made up of several sister companies that allow the group to distribute to 24 countries in Europe (Farnell), North America (Newark Electronics) and Asia Pacific (Element14).

Rapid (World)

http://www.rapidonline.com

Rapid is one of the United Kingdom’s leading electronics distributors. Its main promise is to source components quicker than ...

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