12V DC 2A SPDT Miniature Relay

Code: N90ED

  • Suits various circuits in the modelling and hobby markets
  • Pin terminals for easily soldered joints
  • 2A switching capacity

Product details

12V DC 2A SPDT Miniature Relay

• Suits various circuits in the modelling and hobby markets
• Pin terminals for easily soldered joints
• 2A switching capacity
• Designed for operation on a 12V DC power source
• Single pole double throw

Why use a standard relay?
This relay is perfect for use in home automation, modelling applications or hobbies. The relay can be mounted onto a PCB board, and comes with eight easily soldered pins. Its compact size means the relay can fit into a wide range of projects and enclosures. The relay can be run off a 12V power supply.

What does single pole double throw (SPDT) mean?
A single pole double throw relay is used to alternate which circuit a signal or voltage is sent to. It has one terminal on one side of the switch, known as the common, and two on the other side called normally open (NO) and normally closed (NC). When the relay’s coil is not powered, the common connector will be linked to the NC connection. When the relay is powered, the common connector will be linked to the NO connection.

Why would I use a relay?
There are several advantages to using a relay. You may want to switch a high current to a lower current, for example controlling a mains operated device using a lower powered switch.
You can use a SPDT relay to connect a circuit in one way when there is no power and another when the relay is active - for example switching from a red light to a green light when the relay is activated.

Coil voltage 12 VDC
Rating load (resistive) 2 A
Maximum switching power 60 W
Maximum switching voltage 125 V (AC) / 30 V (DC)
Maximum switching current 2 A
Minimum switching current/voltage 1 mA 100 mV DC
Contact material Ag Alloy
Insulation resistance < 100 MOhm
Width 15.5 mm
Depth 10.6 mm
Height 11.5 mm
Weight 3 g

What's the coil resistance?

Asked by: Timbo
Datasheet can be found here https://maplindownloads.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/N87ED-10436.pdf
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-04-15
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Bulk Prices

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N90ED 12V DC 2A SPDT Miniature Relay (1+) £2.99

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