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This PC printer (parallel) port relay board provides independently programmable real-time control for each of the eight onboard relays.
Relay outputs can be used to automatically turn On/Off lights, motors & other devices around the home, office, laboratory or factory. The software interface is compatible with Windows 7 (32-bit)/Vista/XP/ME/2000/NT/9x and allows you to program and save an infinite number of On/Off sequences. Alternatively, you can write your own software with a DLL from logix4u (see EPE Magazine Tutorial for more details).
NB If this board is powered up and connected to the computer, all of the relays will momentarily turn on when the PC first boots up. If this is a problem, please look at our 8-Channel Serial Port Isolated IO Relay Controller instead.
|Power||Regulated 12Vdc (Order Code 660.446UK is suitable)|
|Current Consumption||300mA max (40mA standby plus ~30mA per active relay)|
|Outputs||8 x SPDT Relays|
|Up to 48Vac or 28Vdc @ 5 Amps max. per relay (Relay Datasheet)|
|Output Connections||NO, NC, C (Relay FAQ)|
|Computer Interface||Parallel port|
|Dimensions||70 x 200 x 25 mm|
|Connections||Power: 5.5 x 2.5mm DC socket|
Relays: Screw terminal blocks
Computer: Male DB25 connector
|Product Format||SELF-ASSEMBLY Electronic Kit (KT) or|
PRE-ASSEMBLED Electronic Module (AS) Product Formats Info
DOS Batch File Help Manual
|Software||Windows Software Interface|
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