12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay

Code: N38AW

12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
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Product details

12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay

Twin coiled 12V latching relay with high coil sensitivity, which is designed for direct PCB mounting & can also be mounted in a 16 pin DIL socket (order code BL19V).
Contact details:
Maximum current 2A
Maximum voltage 250Vac, 220Vdc
Maximum switching power 125VA (AC), 60W(DC)
Contact resistance <100mΩ
Operate time 5ms max.
Release time 5ms max.
Insulation resistance 100MΩ at 500Vdc
Mechanical life >100 million operations
Electrical life >500,000 operations at full load
Coil details:
Nominal Coil Current at
voltage resistance nominal voltage
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alternative latching arrangement. Useful little relay where a latched set of contacts are required. I would add that the latch operation doesn't have to be as advised (ie one coil to latch:the other to unlatch) I'm using mine on one coil only, it's just the polarity of the supply that gets reversed to latch/unlatch it, as that suited my application perfectly. I needed a relay to stay latched after my central locking on the car was operated. The locking system gives a short pulse of power (about 250mS) to lock the vehicle. Upon unlocking, the same short burst is applied by the system but with polarities reversed. This causes the relay to unlatch. Perfect!
Date published: 2015-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robust Relay. Ideal for Model Railway use I am using these relays to operate decoupler coils on a model Railway. The relays are driven by accessory decoders that are powered by a 15v DC supply. So unavoidably the relays receive 15v. When operated they work perfectly and so far none has gone 'pop'.
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very useful I really think it should be made clear that this relay is latched ON with one coil and OFF with the other. It is not a true twin coil relay in the normal sense ie. one pulse ON and one pulse OFF. Thankyou.
Date published: 2015-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile and reliable I have used this relay for remote antenna tuner switching. It works perfectly even in freezing conditions and I used a reversible 9 volt battery supply to provide a momentary set or reset pulse. At the relay end simply use small diodes to steer the positive or negative polarity to the appropriate coil.This is a very reliable and rugged device.
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only place I found this type of latching relay As long as it lasts it should be a good purchase :-)
Date published: 2017-03-27
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SUPPLY VOLTAGE BY PUSH BUTTON LATCH ON PRESS BUTTON AGAIN RELAY IS OFF ??? IS THIS TRUE

Asked by: KEN fRANKLIN
We feel we could best assist you over the phone for this query as we need a little more information, please can you call us on 0333 400 9500 and use the option for Technical Support.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-04-17

Hi Website doesn&rsquo;t seem to have any device circuit details. Can you send me these in some form of Data Sheet please? Regards Snave

Asked by: Snave
The datasheet can be viewed and downloaded from the following link; http://52.50.15.149/Downloads/data-sheet-9591
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-12-28

Can you email the data sheet to me please?

Asked by: atomshop
I have emailed you a data sheet .
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-04-14

Can this relay use nominal and variable10-20v AC for the 'trigger' while powering similar-voltage loads?

Asked by: Dave
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-11-09

Please email me the datasheet. Thanks.

Asked by: Phil
These can be downloaded from the links below: http://54.76.246.103/Downloads/data-sheet-5346 http://54.76.246.103/Downloads/data-sheet-5491 http://54.76.246.103/Downloads/data-sheet-7035
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-12-12

Please send data sheet of pin layout of N38AW

Asked by: David
I have emailed you the data sheet.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-09-21

Can you tell us what the pin layout is? Do we have to guess

Asked by: Phil
I have sent the data sheet to the email address provided.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

hi can you tell me the wiring data to use the relay....i looked at the shinmei data sheet on line but it doesnt explain what to connect to what...i want to turn a small motor on by a push switch and then off by by a second one. thanks

Asked by: fish333
We cannot tell you how to wire an item such as this as it would depend on the rest of your project and we cannot support project or circuit design. If you are at all unsure we would advise to consult an electrician.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-02-07
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N38AW 12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay (100+) £3.29
N38AW 12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay (25+) £3.51
N38AW 12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay (10+) £3.73
N38AW 12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay (5+) £3.95
N38AW 12V DC 2A DPDT Miniature Latching Relay (1+) £4.49

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