OptoNews: New SNAP mechanical relay output has integrated transient suppression

Posted by Jean Femia on Nov 18, 2015 5:27:11 PM

The new SNAP-OMR6T-C mechanical power relay output module offers four points to switch loads up to 6 amps at 250 VAC or 30 VDC.

AND it includes integrated transient suppression, while maintaining minimal leakage current. 

  • Each isolated point can carry 6 amps, no matter how many of the four points are on. 
  • Each point can be wired as normally open or normally closed.
  • Each point can switch either AC or DC. 

We developed these mechanical power relay output modules in a SNAP form factor to dramatically reduce the possibility of leakage current causing a load to stick ON. Leakage current for the module is less than 1 microamp.

For most applications—including those with long wire runsthis new model is the recommended choice over the similar, older SNAP-OMR6-C, which does not have integrated transient suppression. 

You can use the SNAP-OMRT-C with all SNAP PAC brains and rack-mounted controllers. The module also works with legacy brains like SNAP Ultimate and SNAP Ethernet, and you can even use it with serial B3000 and B3000-B brains. 

See the SNAP-OMR6T-C

Topics: Discrete control, optonews, New products, I/O, OptoNews 2015-11-18

Written by Jean Femia

Jean Femia writes about technical subjects and has focused on automation and control systems for more than 15 years. She likes learning about technology and taking corners in her Honda S2000.
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