Reed Switch

Item number 59663 Brand Sparkfun Model COM-08642 Share Write a review
Reed Switch

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The Sparkfun Reed Switch is a compact device that operates based on the presence or absence of a magnetic field. Inside the switch are two ferrous materials that attract each other when exposed to a magnetic field, causing the switch to close. Conversely, when the magnetic field is removed, the materials separate, and the switch opens. This functionality makes it an excellent choice for non-contact switching applications. The switch can handle up to 1.2A of current.

The Sparkfun Reed Switch provides a unique, non-contact method of switching, making it ideal for a variety of applications. For instance, it can be used in door and window sensors for security systems, where the switch closes when the door or window is opened (disrupting the magnetic field). It can also be used in a variety of DIY electronics projects, such as interactive toys or games, where the switch can be activated by moving a magnet near it.

One of the main benefits of the Sparkfun Reed Switch is its reliability. Because it is a non-contact switch, it doesn't suffer from wear and tear like mechanical switches. This makes it a long-lasting and durable choice for any project. Furthermore, its small size allows it to be easily incorporated into any design, providing flexibility and convenience.

The Sparkfun Reed Switch is not just a component; it's a tool that can bring creativity to life. With its unique properties and broad application range, it's a must-have for any electronics enthusiast or professional. Whether it's for a security system or a DIY project, the Sparkfun Reed Switch is a reliable and versatile choice.


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Brand Sparkfun
More infoReed Switch Hookup Guide - SparkFun Learn
Size info
Length3 mm
Width41 mm
Height3 mm
Weight0,3 g
€ 1,85€ 1,55 Excl. VAT (NL)
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Delivered in 5 to 10 days
Shipped from € 3,50 (NL) 30 days cooling-off Excellent service

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