RE: [uCsimm] SIMM hardware question

From: Stu (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 14:36:18 EST

> Just want to throw my two cents in here... Make sure the relays you are
> using are rated for very low current or they will foul up after many
> operations. Usually this means gold tipped or mercury whetted and sealed.
> Relay contacts rely on there being a fair bit of current (relative to the
> size of the relay) to keep the tips clean.

I will keep that in mind. I am also researching solid state relays, but
finding ones with useful ratings can be hard. I was also thinking about
using a triac to replace at least one relay (outgoing, not incoming).

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