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  1. Josef Račanský
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    Josef Račanský New EF Member

    Hi there everyone,

    I'm pretty much electrical noob so long story short- I would like to know, if there is a component that is powered by 24V and it sets (contact) 230V on and off.
    For example: I have a motor that needs 230V and this 24V component is connected between power supply and motor. I power up this component with 24V it sets the route (turns on like a contact) between power supply and motor (meaning 230 V will run through that 24V component) and motor starts running. When I turn it off (24V component) motor will turn off.

    Hopefully my explanation was is ok.
    Could You please give me advice?

    Thank You Very much
     
  2. westward10
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    westward10 In echoed steps I walk across an empty dream. Staff Member Moderator

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    You need a relay with a 24v switching coil, this will switch the 230v provided the contacts are suitably rated. The contact rating will be based on your 230v load.
     
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  3. DefyG
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    DefyG Regular EF Member

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    Agree with Westward but why 24v control circuit?
     
  4. Yozza19
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    Yozza19 Active EF Member

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    C tec polarised relay will do the job relay on a plate
     
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