dry reed relay

dry reed relay

[¦drī ‚rēd ′rē‚lā]
(electricity)
Reed-type relay which does not use mercury at the relay contacts.
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The card uses dry reed relays that offer both low contact potential and low current offset to minimize the switching errors that often accompany this relay technology.
In addition to wetted reed and solid state products, CP Clare is a premier supplier of dry reed relays as well as surge protectors and electro-mechanical relays.
The market for dry reed relays, especially in the communications sector, is gradually being eroded by second and third generation electromechanical types and solid state relays.