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arib2 01-07-2013 02:19 PM

Relay to power a microwave
 
I'd like to use a relay to power an 800 watt microwave. Would this relay be sufficient?
http://ribrelays.com/images/product/...s/RIB01BDC.pdf

Seattle2k 01-07-2013 02:22 PM

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mpoulton 01-07-2013 02:25 PM

Yes, it will handle the load. But why? Microwaves are not intended to be frequently powered on and off. The clock will reset every time, and I can't imagine what benefit would result from it.

arib2 01-07-2013 02:30 PM

We want to control access. People will swipe their access card and the system will close the dry contacts on the relay for a set period of time.

if you cant see the pdf, try accessing thru here: http://ribrelays.com/Products/Dry-Co.../RIB01BDC.html and see the datasheet


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