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Will a magnet be included with the simplePack Plus 3.0 Reed sensor? Is a magnet included with the prototype?

Mirka 9 months ago in SimplePack • updated by SimpleHW support 1 week ago 1

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As different use cases and environments require different magnets and magnets are readily available in all the markets we don't provide a magnet.

Here is the datasheet for the reed contact that is used

https://cotorelay.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CotoClassic-CT05-Datasheet.pdf

It is the red part located in the right upper quadrant at the button axis.

For magnets and reed introduction and inspiration please see 

https://www.first4magnets.com/tech-centre-i61

http://blog.first4magnets.com/what-is-a-reed-switch-and-which-magnets-operate-them/

https://www.reed-sensor.com/help-support/

https://standexelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/Reed-Switch-And-Magnet-Interaction.pdf

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As different use cases and environments require different magnets and magnets are readily available in all the markets we don't provide a magnet.

Here is the datasheet for the reed contact that is used

https://cotorelay.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CotoClassic-CT05-Datasheet.pdf

It is the red part located in the right upper quadrant at the button axis.

For magnets and reed introduction and inspiration please see 

https://www.first4magnets.com/tech-centre-i61

http://blog.first4magnets.com/what-is-a-reed-switch-and-which-magnets-operate-them/

https://www.reed-sensor.com/help-support/

https://standexelectronics.com/wp-content/uploads/Reed-Switch-And-Magnet-Interaction.pdf