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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Pickering Electronics, the reed relay company that has pioneered miniaturization and high performance for more than 50 years, was amid the hundreds of exhibitors promoting insight, innovation, and intelligence.
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.
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The actuator mechanism draws approximately 150 mW equivalent to a reed relay, but more than an electrostatic design.
* Accuracy limitations Accuracy is limited by errors from the cables, the large number of interconnects, and the reed relay matrix.
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The CR series reed relay uses a ceramic substrate design with gold plated leads, which takes the leads from internal connections to external board connections, and eliminates lead frame skewing and co-planarity issues.
The drive coil is energized using a reed relay with specified operate and bounce times of 0.62 ms and 0.40 ms, respectively.