|[AMRadio] Vacuum or electronic relay|
A.R.S. - W5AMI
ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 12:32:22 EST 2006
Thanks for the suggestions guys. Yes. I have considered a SS relay,
and that's what I'm fishing on here about, which might be best...
Kent, I know Lou/wa5blq has used one in his 610, however I think he
said it might have been underrated since it failed on him. Maybe a
slightly bigger one would do the trick.
Jim, I'll check out Mouser. Didn't even know they carried high
current SS relays.
On 12/1/06, Jim Wilhite <w5jo at brightok.net> wrote:
> Brian have you considered using a solid state relay? Omron
> makes some, check the Mouser catalog. No contact arcing,
> and some have internal snubbers. Otherwise a contactor
> available from a local electrical supply house might work.
> >I am using an old relay from a BC-610 to apply primary
> > (110vac) to a HV transformer in my rig. I would like to
> > replace this
> > with a vacuum relay or something similar. The contacts
> > need to carry
> > about 25 amps on each pole, one for the final supply, and
> > one for the
> > modulator plates on a separate HV transformer. Have any
> > of you bc-610
> > owners done this upgrade? If so, can you recommend a good
> > relay for
> > this? Prefer one with a 110 volt coil.
> > Thanks.
> > Brian / w5ami
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