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Reed Switch

SKU: COM-08642

$2.70 AUD, inc GST
$2.45 AUD, exc GST

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Reed Switch
2.7 AUD

SKU: COM-08642

$2.70 AUD, inc GST
$2.45 AUD, exc GST
1 reviews 0 5 5
In stock, ships today if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Mon, 28th of Aug
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This is a small device called a reed switch. When the device is exposed to a magnetic field, the two ferrous materials inside the switch pull together and the switch closes. When the magnetic field is removed, the reeds separate and the switch opens. This makes for a great non-contact switch. This switch can carry up to 1.2A.

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Terrence verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    A nicely made product that worked perfectly with a good range of DIYer/Maker magnets that I had in my parts collection, they even worked with magnets hacked from those boxes that have magnetic flaps and they are working very well in my weather station. 10/10 for these from me. (Posted on 17/06/2016)

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