Standex-Meder Electronics, a manufacturer of miniature reed switches, sensors and reed relays, announced the GR400 Series miniature reed switch. This 10mm reed switch, created with a patented production process, provides a low-cost solution for a wide range of applications, including counting, end limit detection, low power devices, movement or position detection, and presence, proximity, rotation, or speed sensing, the company says.
The GR400 features zero to 10W of rated power, a switching voltage of zero to 180 volts (VDC/VAC), a maximum switching current of 0.5 amps, and a maximum carry current of 0.8 amps. It is available in an operating sensitivity of 7-30 Ampere-turns. The breakdown voltage across the dynamically tested contacts is 230 VDC, with a maximum contact resistance of 150 milliohms. It is available in a contact form 1A (SPST) (normally open contact), center gap.
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