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Pickering Electronics Ltd.

Leaders in the high-end reed relay market through innovative product design. Over 50 Years of designing, manufacturing and distributing high quality Reed Relays for Instrumentation and Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), High voltage switching, Low thermal EMF, Direct drive from CMOS, RF switching and other specialist applications.

Reed Relays available in Surface Mount (SMD), Single-in-Line (SIL/SIP), Dual-in-Line (DIL/DIP) and many other popular package styles. Pickering Reed Relays can be purchased direct or via our Agents/Distributors.


The new Series 104 Reed Relay now includes a stand-off of up to 4kV stand-off. This improved performance also increases HV protection margin for added safety. The relays are ideal for mixed signal testing and transformer or cable testing.

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The new Series 100HV high voltage reed relays for up to 3kV stand-off have more than double the coil resistance of similar devices. Available in 5V, 12V or 24V coils with optional internal diode.

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The world’s smallest high voltage reed relay. Minimum stand-off of 1500V, switching at 1000V. Suitable for cable testers, mixed signal/semiconductor testers, backplane testers, high voltage instrumentation, in-circuit test equipment.

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New 10W, 0.5A reed relay in 1 Form A (SPST N.O.). Internal mu-metal magnetic screen allows ultra-high PCB packing density, saving significant cost and space.

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Pickering Electronics are proud to bring to you the latest in Reed Relay technology and innovation.

Reliability through Quality

Over 50 years' of outstanding reputation for extended relay lifetime derived from continuous staged manufacturing inspection, strenuous full range thermal cycling and 100% testing for all operating parameters.

Reliability through Design

Our environmentally compliant Reed Relays use Softcenter™ technology, therefore minimising internal stresses on the reed switch, resulting in an extended life & contact resistance stability.

Switching Performance

Our formerless coil technology enables the use of higher AT grade switches; delivering more robust and reliable switching over lifetime, higher standoff voltages, tighter operating windows and a greater immunity to stray magnetic fields.

Cost & Size Performance

Leading edge mu-metal magnetically screened reed relays allow ultra-high packing densities, saving significant PCB space resulting in lower costs, whilst eliminating magnetic interaction effects.


Five times smaller than industry standard relays without compromising on switching performance.

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Switching up to 12.5kV. Choice of 1 Form A (SPST NO), 2 Form A (DPST NO) & 1 Form B (SPST NC).

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50 Ohms and 75 Ohms reed relays for up to 3GHz for RF and high-speed digital switching.

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Our reed relays use only the highest performance components combined with exceptional quality control.

Part of the privately-owned Pickering Group, company operations employ around 250 staff across quality accredited factories in the UK and Czech Republic, supplying demanding Aerospace, Infrastructure, Test & Measurement and ATE applications worldwide.

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