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Phoenix Contact

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Specification Description
Part Number 2966197
Alternative Part Number 2966197
Manufacturer Phoenix Contact
Type General Purpose Relay
Relay Module PLC-RSC-120UC/21
Input Voltage (Coil Side) 120 V AC, 110 V DC
Typical Input Current at UN 3.5 mA (at 120 V AC), 3 mA (at 110 V DC)
Typical Response Time 6 ms
Typical Release Time 15 ms
Operating Voltage Display Yellow LED
Contact Type 1 PDT (Single contact)
Maximum Switching Voltage 250 V AC/DC
Minimum Switching Voltage 5 V (at 100 mA)
Min. Switching Current 10 mA (at 12 V)
Maximum Inrush Current 10 A (4 s)
Limiting Continuous Current 6 A
Interrupting Rating (Ohmic Load) Max. 140 W (at 24 V DC), 20 W (at 48 V DC), 18 W (at 60 V DC), 23 W (at 110 V DC)
Switching Capacity Various capacities depending on voltage and type of load (AC15/DC13)
Connection Method Screw connection
Stripping Length 8 mm
Screw Thread M3
Conductor Cross Section Solid 0.14 mm² ... 2.5 mm²
Conductor Cross Section Flexible 0.14 mm² ... 2.5 mm², 0.2 mm² ... 2.5 mm² (Single ferrule), 2x 0.5 mm² ... 1.5 mm² (TWIN ferrule)
Conductor Cross Section AWG 26 ... 14
Mechanical Service Life 2x 10^7 cycles
Mounting Position Any
Assembly Instructions In rows with zero spacing
Standards and Regulations IEC 60664, EN 50178, UL 94 V0, and others
Environmental Product Compliance REACh SVHC, China RoHS
Commodity Code 853649

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2966197 Product Description

The Phoenix Contact 2966197 is a versatile and compact general-purpose relay module designed for seamless integration into various control systems. This relay module, part of the PLC-RSC-120UC/21 series, is engineered to facilitate efficient and reliable switching operations within electrical circuits.

Crafted with precision, the relay module boasts a slim 6.2 mm width, allowing for optimal use of space on the DIN rail. It is suitable for mounting on a standard NS 35/7.5 DIN rail, ensuring easy installation and maintenance. The relay features a single pole double throw (SPDT) contact configuration, providing flexibility for a wide range of applications.

With an input voltage rating of 120 V AC or 110 V DC, the Phoenix Contact 2966197 is equipped to handle a variety of operating conditions. It also includes a yellow LED for operating voltage indication, adding a layer of convenience for monitoring the relay's status.

The contact side of the relay is capable of switching voltages up to 250 V AC/DC, with a minimum switching voltage of 5 V at 100 mA, ensuring compatibility with both low and high-power applications. The relay module is designed to handle a limiting continuous current of 6 A, with an interrupting rating of up to 1500 VA for AC loads, making it suitable for a broad spectrum of electrical loads.

Durability is a key feature of the Phoenix Contact 2966197, with a mechanical service life of 2x10^7 cycles, indicating its ability to perform reliably over a long period. The relay module also adheres to stringent standards and regulations, including IEC 60664 and EN 50178, ensuring compliance with international safety and quality benchmarks.

The Phoenix Contact 2966197 relay module is an essential component for professionals seeking a reliable and efficient solution for their electrical switching needs in industrial automation, building management systems, and various other applications where precise control is paramount.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the function of this general purpose relay?

The general purpose relay is designed to control various electrical loads in automation systems, acting as an interface between low-power control signals and higher power circuits.

Can this relay module be used in a wide range of ambient temperatures?

Yes, the relay module is suitable for operation in a broad range of ambient temperatures, typically from -40 °C to 55 °C, making it versatile for various environmental conditions.

What type of contact does the relay have?

The relay features a single-pole double-throw (SPDT) contact configuration, which provides one normally open (NO) and one normally closed (NC) contact.

What is the typical response time for the relay to activate?

The typical response time for the relay to activate is approximately 6 milliseconds.

What is the maximum switching voltage for this relay?

The maximum switching voltage for the relay is 250 V AC/DC, and it is recommended to install a separating plate for voltages greater than 250 V between identical terminal blocks in adjacent modules.

What is the typical input current for the relay coil?

The typical input current for the relay coil is around 3.5 mA at 120 V AC and 3 mA at 110 V DC.

What is the flammability rating of the relay's housing?

The housing of the relay has a flammability rating of V0 according to UL 94, indicating that it is flame-retardant.

What type of connection method is used for the coil and contact sides of the relay?

The relay utilises a screw connection method for both the coil and contact sides, providing a secure and reliable connection for the conductors.

What is the mechanical service life of the relay?

The mechanical service life of the relay is rated at 2x10^7 cycles, which indicates its durability and longevity in switching applications.

Are there any specific mounting instructions for this relay module?

The relay module can be mounted in any position and can be assembled in rows with zero spacing on a standard DIN rail, according to the manufacturer's instructions.