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InvisibleDieCommie
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120V SPDT relay
    #2355463 - 02/19/04 05:38 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I want a relay like the SPDT relays used in automotive (12V), but i want one that can be used at home voltages (120V?)....

The reason i want one of these, is to flip the output of a motion sensor, so instead of turning on the lights fro 10 mins when triggered, it turns the lights off.....


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Re: 120V SPDT relay [Re: DieCommie]
    #2355479 - 02/19/04 05:41 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

or you could just have the motion sensor turn on a switch that turns off the lights...


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InvisibleDieCommie
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Re: 120V SPDT relay [Re: amyloid]
    #2355886 - 02/19/04 07:03 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

yea thats what im lookin for.....arnt a switch and a relay the same thing realy?...I dont know much about home electronics...what kind of switch do you have in mind?


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Re: 120V SPDT relay [Re: DieCommie]
    #2356364 - 02/19/04 08:53 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

A relay is basically 2 switches incorporated into one package. When the first switch is activated, it either opens or closes the circuit for the second switch.


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