reed relay


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reed relay

[′rēd ‚rē‚lā]
(electromagnetism)
A relay having contacts mounted on magnetic reeds scaled into a length of small glass tubing; an actuating coil is wound around the tubing or wound on an auxiliary ferrite-core structure, to provide the magnetic field required for relay operation.
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Racal Instruments has introduced its Model 1260-132, DPST, 1 X 23, two-wire, dry Reed relay multiplexer, that switches up to 1,000V DC/V AC (pk-pk).
PCIe Digital I/O Interface Adapter has 16 optically isolated inputs and 16 reed relay outputs for PC-based control and automation of equipment including sensors and switches.
Meder Electronic has introduced a ceramic-based reed relay that is said to be the smallest available, switches into the billions of operations and suitable for high frequency applications.
Figure 1 shows insertion and return losses for a microminiature RF reed relay mounted in a gullwing SMD package.
The 4-mm2 reed relay, switching up to 1 A, 20 W, is the latest offering in the Series 120 relays from this vendor.
Standex-Meder Electronics (Cincinnati, OH) has announced an improved molded S-HV series single in-line high voltage reed relay that is smaller and more compact.
NYSE:KEI), a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, today introduced the Model 3732 Quad 4x28 Ultra-High Density Reed Relay Matrix Card.
Requiring no slot or hole in the PC board to mount this device, the B41 4-independent channel form-A BGA reed relay allows for shorter RF paths in a controlled 50[OMEGA] environment to minimize signal attenuation.
The Type 8035 displays both flow rate and volume (two totalizers), and offers these options: two alarm relays, pulse output on reed relay, 115/230 VAC power supply, 9 VDC battery version.