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Inexpensive solid state relays?

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Bosch and others makes 12v relays. The Bosch 30 amp relay #'s are 0332209150 and 0332209151. One comes with a mounting tab and the other does not. Both are common in the automotive industry and are available at stereo shops and part stores.

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If you want to build them yourself, go to the DoItYourselfChristmas.com forum and look in the Wiki for the SSROz. wJohn in Melbourne always has the circuit boards on hand. There are often group buys for parts to keep the cost down. I have about 60 of the things and they're perfect for this hobby. If you want more than 4 channels on one, the SSR section has info about an upcoming 12 channel version that even has a case. They are 'sink' trigger design.

Jeff

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Does anyone know where (besides ebay) I can find some inexpensive or even used solid state relays?

Thanks,

Jeremy

What specs/quantities are you looking for? What would you consider cheap?

I have 80-odd SSRs, complete with "relay rack" boards to mount them 16 at a time that I'd be willing to part with for a reasonable amount. These are not high current relays though, so if that's what you're looking for, these wouldn't be of any help.

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Sorry about the lack of info in my original post. I'm a car guy trying to convert to a animated display guy. I have seen used SSR's (somewhere, but I cannot find it now) for under $10 each.

Here is a pic of the SSR's I am wanting.

Thanks everyone,

Jeremy

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Are you sure that's what you want? Those are AC -> AC SSR's. Most SSR's used in displays are 5-12VDC -> 120VAC relays...

-Tim

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Tim,

Jeremy is using AC input SSR's for a LASOC mod. for more amperage.

Gotcha.

Good info to know!

-Tim

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do you still have the SSR and how many and give real price

Who was this comment directed to?

In case it was directed at me...

I have eighty-six (86) of these:

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/dksearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=GH3037-ND

and eleven (11) of these:

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/dksearch/dksus.dll?Detail&name=GH7444-ND

Each of the latter mounts 16 of the former and connects them to an "Opto-22" (or "PB24") compatible parallel port board. I also have one of these:

http://www.measurementcomputing.com/pci-data-acquisition/PCI-DUAL-AC5.aspx

Which will drive two of the relay boards with an off the shelf cable (which I also have - C100FF-2, same vendor as above), or three of the boards with a custom made cable.

All of the above are brand new, never used. I'll sell any or all of the above for a reasonable price. If interested, look at the links listed above and decide what you think a reasonable price is and make me an offer. This stuff was all purchased brand new at list price.

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