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Re: DC relays .Purpose of the diode
Posted to Technical Theory Forum on 8/5/2018 27 Replies

My understanding:

If the diode is in parallel with the relay coil, it is used to suppress the inductive "kick" that occurs when the controlling device opens the coil circuit, deenergizing the relay. It is very important that the diode is installed in the cor... Login to read more.

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