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Old 19th April 2004, 04:05 PM   #11
niral622 is offline niral622  United States
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hey all,
thanks for the advice...i thought there had to be some sort of relay specially suitable for this purpose

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Old 19th April 2004, 04:28 PM   #12
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Switching audio signals with relay
You must choose a small signal relay.... not a power relay. Why? Power relays have contact material made for switching larger currents which results in unreliable function at small currents.

http://www.elfa.se/elfa-bin/setpage....e/3988.htm</a>

If you choose a relay looking like the one at the picture you have a standard pin out.

Look for relays with current rating of 1-2 A. They are normally suited for small signals.

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