Electronics Switches help? Easy 10 points.?

1. What does “latching” mean when used with switches?

2. What part of switches are “poles” and “throws”?

3. What is a relay? What does it do?

4. How does a relay differ from a mechanical switch?

5. What do the terms normally closed, normally open and common mean?

6. What is switch bounce? How do you prevent this?

ANY help would be much appreciated x

thanks xx

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  • 1 decade ago
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    3 a relay is basically a switch that uses a small amount of current to control a larger amount

    4 a relay is electronically controlled and a mechanical switch is moved by someone

    5 normally closed means usually on and normally open means usually off

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