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« on: January 23, 2015, 11:41:44 »

I'm building a pump controller with my raspberry.

The idea has been taken from

I have an automatic pump like
I control the current and if it is out from specific range for a specific time I switch off the pump and send an alarm.
To control the current i use amp clamp but to switch off I need a more powerful relay  ThinkerForge  has a Dual Relay Bricklet but support not enough Amp (when pump self start ) drained by pump.

There is a Solid State Relay AC 380V/25A but I'm worry about Temp.

Is the possibility to use a relay like a SONGLE SLA 05 S L C.  Or something to substitute to the solded relay or the PCB has to be rebuild.



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Re: Relays
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2015, 11:48:26 »
I think the best option for you would be to buy a "proper" DIN-Rail mounted relay and to control this relay with a Industrial Quad Relay Bricklet.

With this setup you can buy a big relay that can handle your pump easily and the Tinkerforge stuff is galvanically isolated from the switching itself!
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