Suggested relay wiring method

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Suggested relay wiring method

Post by virgilmobile » Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:27 am

I have a specific way I hook the wires to a relay for different applications for a reason.
One way can leave the center unused terminal with power on it....I don't like the idea of a bare terminal that could get touched to ground and blow a fuse.
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Re: Suggested relay wiring method

Post by NKYWinger » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:42 pm

Good to know - thanks!

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Re: Suggested relay wiring method

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:39 pm

I've always done the same thing, for the same reason. Most of the time I plug these relays into sockets with pigtails (makes it easy to swap out a failed relay), and I just clip off the wire not used. That said, I still wire it this way, to make sure there is never a chance of a short.

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