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Tech Tips… Automotive Relay Numbers

Posted by: Ludo Mcgurk
 A handy quick reference of the popular automotive relay numbers to DIN72552 30 – Live 85 – Earth 86 – Switch 87 – Normally Closed Contact 87a – Normally Open Contact...

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Tech Tips… Voltage Drop

Posted by: Ludo Mcgurk
 Voltage systems such as 12v & 24v operate at rather high current levels. If the cables are too small, a large proportion of the power available will be wasted in the cable itself. Using a larger cable can reduce this loss, but this increases costs, size & weight. The generally accepted maximum voltage drop for...

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Tech Tips… Using Amps and Watts

Posted by: Ludo Mcgurk
In each of our Well Connected newsletters, we bring you a different Technical Tip, to ensure you stay Well Connected. This Tech Tip is from the first issue, calculating Amps (Current) from Watts (Power) & Watts to Amps. Watts ÷ Volts = Amps example:  125W ÷ 12V  = 10.42A or 125W ÷ 24V = 5.21A Amps x...

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