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by TomFisher
Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Flyback Diodes - Solenoid Valves
Replies: 9
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Flyback Diodes - Solenoid Valves

Hi guys, My first project with the Raspberry Pi involves switching 24v solenoid valves on and off using a relay. Am I correct in thinking I need to use a diode across the solenoid valve? If so - how would I go about speccing this diode? A 1N4001 seems to be commonly used, would this be suitable? The...

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