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Thread: 120VAC Traces
picon face BY : Spehro Pefhany email (remove spam text)

At 06:16 AM 5/24/00 -0400, you wrote:
>This subject came up just a few weeks ago.  The relay contacts are
>generating EMI with a spark.  You need to use a snubber, just a cap, or
>some other means to quench the arc on the contacts.  See the archive.

He said he has snubbers on there.

Part of the problem is the type of relays used. This is a very complex
subject. The closest thing to a magic bullet is to go multilayer.

Best regards,

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