Design Resources

Farnell is your source for solutions for every phase of your design process, from concept to prototype.


Powerful yet affordable PCB design software... now XML based.

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Embedded Design Tools

IDEs, Compilers, Debuggers and programming tools for all your MCU/DSP/FPGA needs.

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Parts Finder Tool

The new browser tool to save you time and money.

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New Products

Fast, easy access to cutting-edge technology with new products added daily.

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Find development kits, development software, design tools, design services, expertise and information all in one place to ease your design process.

element14 Design Center

Research, design and build your embedded systems with element14 Design Center. Find what you need: development kits, development tools, application notes, data sheets, code examples, product training and more.

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Development Kits & Tools

Find thousands of development kits from trusted brands, including the latest releases and exclusive bundles.

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Our best-selling Cadsoft EAGLE PCB software offers easy-to-use functionality and support for a fraction of the cost of most PCB schematic and layout design tools.

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PCB Services

Get quotes from qualified manufacturers for fabrication and assembly of your PCB design prototype.

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Legislation and RoHS

Is your design compliant? Know for sure with the latest information and resources from our community of legislation experts.

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Technical Support

Get instant answers to technical questions from our team of engineers via Live Chat. Support also available by phone or email.

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Lab Supplies

Stock your lab with a complete line-up of supplies including bench power supplies, solder stations and static protection.

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Development Tools and Software

We carry a full range of hardware including debuggers, emulators and programmers plus a full range of software covering IDEs, compilers, RTOS, middleware and more.

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Dedicated Technology Solution Sites

Complete solutions for the hottest applications to move designs forward, fast. Find the latest products, video demos, training and access to technical support, documents and discussions.

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Obsolescence Notification Service

Product Watch is an advanced warning service that will automatically warn you if a product you have bought is obsolete or going to be discontinued.

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The latest technology from the most trusted brands

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Fairchild Semiconductor
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ST Microelectronics
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