Single-In-Line (SIL) series 111 - 119

All Pickering reed relays feature the highest quality instrumentation grade reed switches making them suitable for the most demanding applications. Internal mu-metal magnetic screens (optional on Series 103) allow very high packing density. Diodes are optional.

Pickering Series 111

PICO SIL Reed Relays
Including coaxial types for up to 1.5 GHz for stacking on 0.15 x 0.4 inches pitch giving SUPERB PACKING DENSITY

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Mu-metal magnetic screening
• Internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• Two package styles - Mu-metal package or Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up the minimum of board area,conserving
board space
• Insulation resistance greater than 10E12 Ohms (1TOhms)
• 5 Volt coils with or without internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Pickering Series 111 is a range of magnetically screened single-in-line reed relays that stack on 0.15 inches by 0.4 inches pitch. They have an identical footprint to the Series 110 and 112 but the height is reduced to only 0.26 inches (6.6mm).

The switch rating of 3 Watts is adequate for most instrumentation applications. If a higher power rating is required, please look at our Series 110 or 112 which have a 10 Watts rating and an identical pin-out. The range also includes the type 111RF, a 50 ohms coaxial device suitable for use up to 1.5 GHz.

Pickering Series 112


Single-in-Line Reed Relays
For stacking on 0.15 x 0.4 inches pitch giving SUPERB PACKING DENSITY

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Ideal for high density card based systems and Automatic Test Equipment
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up the minimum of board area, conserving
board space
• Insulation resistance greater than 10E12 Ohms (1TOhms)
• 5 Volt coils of 500 ohms may be driven directly from TTL logic
• 5, and 12 Volt coils are standard, with or without internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Pickering Series 112 is a range of magnetically screened single-in-line reed relays that require a board area of only 0.15 inches (3.8mm.) by 0.4 inches (10mm.) while retaining the 10 Watts, 0.5 Amps rating associated with larger relays.

This small footprint is achieved by mounting the reed switch diagonally within the package.

Pickering Series 113

Single-in-Line Reed Relays
For stacking on 0.15 x 0.5 inches pitch giving SUPERB PACKING DENSITY

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up very little area, conserving board space
• High insulation resistance - greater than 10E12 Ohms (1TOhms) for Form A types and greater than 1E10 (10G ohms) for Form C types
• 5 and 12 Volt coils are standard, with or without internal diode
• 1 Form A, 5 volt version has a coil resistance of 500 ohms - drives directly from TTL logic
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Pickering Series 113 is a range of magnetically screened single-in-line reed relays that require a board area of only 0.15 inches (3.8mm.) by 0.5 inches (12.7mm.)

The Form A (energize to make) versions retain the 10 Watts, 0.5 Amps rating associated with larger relays. The changeover version has a 3 Watts rating.

Pickering Series 114

High Power Dry SIL Reed Relays

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Small size
• Internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• One or two switches in a single package
• Form A (energize to make) or Form B (energize to break) configurations
• 5, 12 and 24 Volt coils are standard, with or without internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Series 114 is a range of Single-In-Line reed relays intended for power levels that are beyond the capabilities of conventional dry SIL reed relays.

The more usual dry relays are rated at 0.5 amps at 10 Watts. The Series 114 have a rating of 1 amp switching at up to 40 watts and will carry 2 amps. In many cases, this higher rating will allow them to be used as an alternative to mercury wetted reed relays.

Pickering Series 115

Single-in-Line Reed Relays
10 or 15 Watts switching - Very high packing density Stacks on 0.15 x 0.27 inches pitch

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up the minimum of board area, conserving
board space
• Insulation resistance greater than 1E12 Ohms
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance for guaranteed performance
• 5 or 12 Volt coils with optional internal diode

The Pickering Series 115 is a range of Single-in-Line relays intended for very high density applications such as A.T.E. switching matrices or multiplexers.

They are pin compatible with the Pickering Series 116 and 117 but have a slightly higher profile.

The reed switch/coil assemblies used in this series are the same as used in the long established and well proven, Series 109 and 109P.

Pickering Series 116

Single-in-Line Reed Relays
10 Watts switching - Very high packing density. 1 Form A stacks on 0.15 x 0.27 inches pitch. 2 Form A stacks on 0.15 x 0.40 inches pitch

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up the minimum of board area,
conserving board space
• Insulation resistance greater than 10E12 ohms
• 5 or 12 Volt coils with optional internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Pickering Series 116 is a range of Single-in-Line relays intended for very high density applications such as A.T.E. switching matrices or multiplexers.

They have a switch rating of 10 Watts, 0.5 Amps and are pin compatible with the Pickering Series 117 which have a lower power rating of 3 Watts and a lower profile height of 0.38 inches (9.65 mm).

Pickering Series 117

Single-in-Line Reed Relays
3 Watts switching - Very high packing density. 1 Form A stacks on 0.15 x 0.27 inches pitch. 2 Form A stacks on 0.15 x 0.40 inches pitch

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up the minimum of board area, conserving board space
• Insulation resistance greater than 10E12 Ohms (1TOhms)
• 5 Volt coils with or without internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Pickering Series 117 is a range of Single-in-Line relays intended for very high density applications such as A.T.E. switching matrices or multiplexers.

They are available with either 1 or 2 Form A (energize to make) switches. These are the ideal choice for very high density applications.

Pickering Series 118

High Coil Resistance Reed Relays
Stacks on 0.2 x 0.33 inches pitch

SoftCenter ® construction
• Highest quality instrumentation grade switches
• Switches rated at 10 Watts, 0.5 A or 15 Watts, 0.75 A
• Plastic package with internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• They take up very little board area, conserving space
• Insulation resistance greater than 10E12 Ohms (1TOhms)
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance for guaranteed performance

The Pickering Series 118 is a range of very sensitive reed relays that are ideal for portable electronic instruments or other applications where low power consumption and a very small footprint is important. They have 5 volt coils with a resistance up to 2200 Ohms and the option of an internal diode.

Two switch types are available. Switch type number 1 is better suited for general purpose applications, while Switch type number 2 is better suited to low levels.

Pickering Series 119

High Voltage Micro-SIL Reed Relays
For up to 3 kilovolts

SoftCenter ® construction
• Smallest high voltage relays currently available
• Highest quality Instrumentation Grade vacuum reed switches
• Internal mu-metal magnetic screen
• One or two switches in a single package
• 1 Form A (energize to make) up to 3kV
• 2 Form A (energize to make) up to 1kV
• 1 Form B (energize to break) up to 1kV or 2kV
• 3, 5 and 12 Volt coils are standard, with or without
internal diode
• 100% tested for dynamic contact resistance

The Series 119 is a range of Micro-SIL Single-In-Line reed relays intended for voltages that are beyond the capabilities of conventional SIL reed relays. The 1 Form A, 1kV version is pin and package compatible with the established and popular Series 109P.

They are an ideal choice for Cable testers, Mixed signal ATE or any other applications where high voltage capability is required and where space is at a premium.

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