Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Electronics relays

  1. #1
    HEXUS.social member Agent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Internet
    Posts
    19,159
    Thanks
    733
    Thanked
    1,605 times in 1,044 posts

    Electronics relays



    What type of relay is this? SPNO ?
    The same as http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?...rce=14&doy=6m1 ?
    Went into Maplin today and asked for one, and they have supplied me with this, which im fairly sure is the wrong one (SPCO). Foolishly i didnt bother checking untill i got home (Was in a rush).

    Going from the picture above – once the correct trigger voltage has gone into the relay at the top left, the switch on the right would close? Correct?

    I was fairly sure I knew what type of relay it was until I went into Maplin. Either my memory of electronics is failing me (its been a long time), or they have messed up. Either are feasible

    Cheers
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

  2. #2
    Treasure Hunter extraordinaire herulach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    5,618
    Thanks
    18
    Thanked
    172 times in 159 posts
    • herulach's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z97 MPower
      • CPU:
      • i7 4790K
      • Memory:
      • 8GB Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 1TB WD Blue + 250GB 840 EVo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 2* Palit GTX 970 Jetstream
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 850W
      • Case:
      • CM HAF Stacker 935, 2*360 Rad WC Loop w/EK blocks.
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 8.1
      • Monitor(s):
      • Crossover 290HD & LG L1980Q
      • Internet:
      • 120mb Virgin Media
    that diagram looks like spno yeah, a spco will work, it will have 3 terminals instead of 2, so just pick the one that makes it operate spno

  3. #3
    HEXUS.social member Agent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Internet
    Posts
    19,159
    Thanks
    733
    Thanked
    1,605 times in 1,044 posts
    That’s what im planning to do buddy, just a bit gutted that i paid over a fiver for it when i could have picked one up for a couple of quid. Typical Maplin's for ya.

    Really wanted a second opinion though, its been a while. Cheers
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

  4. #4
    You are feeling sleepy... acidrainy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Glasgow
    Posts
    1,518
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    2 times in 2 posts
    Dare I ask the crazy project this will end up in?

  5. #5
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    East Riding of Yorkshire
    Posts
    138
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    Quote Originally Posted by acidrainy View Post
    Dare I ask the crazy project this will end up in?
    Yeah, that's what i'm wondering as well. What project will this Electronic Relay be featured in? I'm hoping a computer forum because that will be the most interesting for us (I hope I speak for the rest of the forum when I say that).

  6. #6
    Treasure Hunter extraordinaire herulach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    5,618
    Thanks
    18
    Thanked
    172 times in 159 posts
    • herulach's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z97 MPower
      • CPU:
      • i7 4790K
      • Memory:
      • 8GB Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 1TB WD Blue + 250GB 840 EVo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 2* Palit GTX 970 Jetstream
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 850W
      • Case:
      • CM HAF Stacker 935, 2*360 Rad WC Loop w/EK blocks.
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 8.1
      • Monitor(s):
      • Crossover 290HD & LG L1980Q
      • Internet:
      • 120mb Virgin Media
    To be fair to the guys that work there, you either get students who know what theyre talking about, but are run off their feet (like me when i worked there) Or lifers with no trainging whatsoever. I literally never had one bit of technical training for the 2 years i worked there, and id say there were probably 3 other guys out of a staff of 20 that knew anything about components.

  7. #7
    HEXUS.social member Agent's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Internet
    Posts
    19,159
    Thanks
    733
    Thanked
    1,605 times in 1,044 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by torched_geek View Post
    Yeah, that's what i'm wondering as well. What project will this Electronic Relay be featured in? I'm hoping a computer forum because that will be the most interesting for us (I hope I speak for the rest of the forum when I say that).
    Afraid not. Its going to be for some changes im doing on my motorbike. This is for the Alarm system that im beefing up

    Quote Originally Posted by herulach View Post
    To be fair to the guys that work there, you either get students who know what theyre talking about, but are run off their feet (like me when i worked there) Or lifers with no trainging whatsoever. I literally never had one bit of technical training for the 2 years i worked there, and id say there were probably 3 other guys out of a staff of 20 that knew anything about components.
    I wasnt blaming the guys. They do there best and thats all I can ask for. I blame the big multinationals that wont invest in their staff.
    Belive me, I worked at game for 4 years, I know the kinda people that get employed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

  8. #8
    You are feeling sleepy... acidrainy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Glasgow
    Posts
    1,518
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked
    2 times in 2 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent
    This is for the Alarm system that im beefing up .
    Adding rail-guns? Active camo? Automated tear-gas release system?!

  9. #9
    Pedandic mo-fo IAmATeaf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    South of the Watford Gap!
    Posts
    902
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    13 times in 13 posts
    • IAmATeaf's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5Q Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Q6600@3.25
      • Memory:
      • 4 x 2GB Corsair 6400C5DHX XMS2
      • Storage:
      • 2 x 0.5TB 7200.12, 2 x 1.5TB 7200.11
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte GTX460 OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC6089B
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung T240 24"
      • Internet:
      • 6Mb ADSL Max
    It depends, did you specifically ask for a relay that could switch 40A?

  10. #10
    Treasure Hunter extraordinaire herulach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    5,618
    Thanks
    18
    Thanked
    172 times in 159 posts
    • herulach's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z97 MPower
      • CPU:
      • i7 4790K
      • Memory:
      • 8GB Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 1TB WD Blue + 250GB 840 EVo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 2* Palit GTX 970 Jetstream
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 850W
      • Case:
      • CM HAF Stacker 935, 2*360 Rad WC Loop w/EK blocks.
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 8.1
      • Monitor(s):
      • Crossover 290HD & LG L1980Q
      • Internet:
      • 120mb Virgin Media
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    I wasnt blaming the guys. They do there best and thats all I can ask for. I blame the big multinationals that wont invest in their staff.
    Belive me, I worked at game for 4 years, I know the kinda people that get employed.
    You should send that in to the Head office, im sure theyd love to be described as a big multinational, theyre the biggest bunch of cowboys going. My manager couldnt even tell you why you shouldnt use 10A mains cable to wire in a cooker.

  11. #11
    Pedandic mo-fo IAmATeaf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    South of the Watford Gap!
    Posts
    902
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    13 times in 13 posts
    • IAmATeaf's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5Q Deluxe
      • CPU:
      • Q6600@3.25
      • Memory:
      • 4 x 2GB Corsair 6400C5DHX XMS2
      • Storage:
      • 2 x 0.5TB 7200.12, 2 x 1.5TB 7200.11
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte GTX460 OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC6089B
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung T240 24"
      • Internet:
      • 6Mb ADSL Max
    Quote Originally Posted by herulach View Post
    You should send that in to the Head office, im sure theyd love to be described as a big multinational, theyre the biggest bunch of cowboys going. My manager couldnt even tell you why you shouldnt use 10A mains cable to wire in a cooker.
    And why would you expect the store manager to know that, Maplins sells a lot of diverse stuff, I'm sure you can't expect the staff to be experts on each and every item.

  12. #12
    Treasure Hunter extraordinaire herulach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Bolton
    Posts
    5,618
    Thanks
    18
    Thanked
    172 times in 159 posts
    • herulach's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z97 MPower
      • CPU:
      • i7 4790K
      • Memory:
      • 8GB Vengeance LP
      • Storage:
      • 1TB WD Blue + 250GB 840 EVo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 2* Palit GTX 970 Jetstream
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 850W
      • Case:
      • CM HAF Stacker 935, 2*360 Rad WC Loop w/EK blocks.
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 8.1
      • Monitor(s):
      • Crossover 290HD & LG L1980Q
      • Internet:
      • 120mb Virgin Media
    Well, for a start because this guy claimed to have an electonics degree. But also because he was selling it to someone for that purpose. Im sure when the guys house had burnt down, 'well you cant expect everyone to know everything' would be a comfort.

  13. #13
    Gentoo Ricer
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Galway
    Posts
    11,041
    Thanks
    1,014
    Thanked
    944 times in 704 posts
    • aidanjt's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Strix Z370-G
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7-8700K
      • Memory:
      • 2x8GB Corsiar LPX 3000C15
      • Storage:
      • 500GB Samsung 960 EVO
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0
      • PSU:
      • EVGA G3 750W
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define C Mini
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Asus MG279Q
      • Internet:
      • 240mbps Virgin Cable
    10A mains for a cooker??

    That's just scarey.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

  14. #14
    Pseudo-Mad Scientist Whiternoise's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Surrey
    Posts
    4,274
    Thanks
    166
    Thanked
    386 times in 233 posts
    • Whiternoise's system
      • Motherboard:
      • DFI LANPARTY JR P45-T2RS
      • CPU:
      • Q6600
      • Memory:
      • 8GB DDR2
      • Storage:
      • 5.6TB Total
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD4780
      • PSU:
      • 425W Modu82+ Enermax
      • Case:
      • Silverstone TJ08b
      • Operating System:
      • Win7 64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 23" IPS
      • Internet:
      • 1Gbps Fibre Line
    How high would it need to be for a cooker?

    I would have guessed 30A.. but there you go..

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Wiring Relays onto headlight wires
    By BenW in forum Automotive
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-10-2006, 10:00 PM
  2. Electronics gurus - Cheap PICs - which ones?
    By stytagm in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-04-2006, 05:34 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 22-09-2005, 01:40 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •