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Old 19th April 2004, 03:05 PM   #11
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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, 03:28 PM   #12
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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.


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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