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PicoSwitch RC Relay 1A

PicoSwitch RC Relay 1A

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PicoSwitch is a relay switch that you toggle via hobby radio control gear. You can use PicoSwitch to quickly and easily control anything from a digital camera shutter to robot weapons and more. You can activate applications with voltage levels as high as 125VAC (with care) without having to know anything about microcontroller logic levels or transistors because the relay offers full electrical isolation from your receiver electronics.

PicoSwitch plugs into a standard hobby radio control receiver as easily as a servo does. You connect the load that you want to toggle using PicoSwitch's wear resistant screw terminals. Depending on the channel you use, you will then be able to control the relay by moving your radio's control stick up or down, left or right, or another method you desire.

Picoswitch has a status LED on the bottom. The LED will light up when the relay switch is on, and vice versa. It will also tell you if your radio link is too weak by flashing repeatedly.

The relay is a single pole single throw switch. Its typical lifetime is 100,000 to 1,000,000 switching cycles, depending on how heavy a load you are using. The relay is normally open when unpowered.

PicoSwitch does not supply power at the screw terminals.

PicoSwitch should not be used to switch inductive loads like motors or solenoids without an antiparallel diode.

Need more power? Try BattleSwitch below.

Max relay voltage: 60VDC, 125VAC
Max relay current: 1A @ 24VDC, 0.5A @ 125VAC (60W lightbulb)
Relay resistance: 100 mOhms max
3.5V to 5.5V operating voltage (on servo pigtail)
30mA typical draw from receiver

Note: PicoSwitch has a maximum voltage rating of 125VAC, meaking it unsuitable for toggling 230VAC (UK) applications.

Dimensions: 20mm x 16mm x 16mm
12 inch servo pigtail
Applications: Control of lighting systems on RC planes, boats, cars.
Control of digital cameras in aerial photography.
Control of auxiliary weapons in RC combat tournaments.
Control of low power home lighting systems.
Control of nearly any low powered application that can be toggled with a switch.

Manufacturer's Details

Manufacturer's SKU :
Dimension Engineering

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Hi, i have ordered one of these to use a a rc light switch for on and off...will this take the power from Reciever channel its plugged into to work?

Asked by rich | 11/08/2014, 14:20 | 1 answer(s)

Hi, I have a 7 channel radio set. Will this switch work with one of the toggle switch channels or only the proportional channels. The TX has 4 proportional channels, 2, 1 way switches (on.off) and 1, 2 way switch (On.off.On). Similarly with the Battleswitch work with the 2 way switch??

Asked by Ian Hayward | 17/08/2011, 13:30 | 1 answer(s)

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