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From: "Anthony Q. Bachler"
Subject: Re: 12 volt on make time delay for NO2 race car system
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Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2002 02:16:46 GMT
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You can buy a generic 8 prong delay relay with the timing characterisitcs
you mention. as for the 16 volts, he is probably using an RMS meter which
wouldnt show the true peaks.
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"Bob Wilson" wrote in message
> In article ,
> email@example.com says...
> >I am looking for information on designing or purchasing a solid-state 12
> >volt on/delay/
> >make timer that will start a short delay timing cycle of 1/10th of a
> >second, to possibly 10 full seconds when 12 volts is applied , and then
> >make, or complete the circuit, (power a relay) until current is
> >setting different delays to be by turning a pot or even better dip
> >This is for triggering a Nitrous Oxide system in a drag race car.
> >Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >The input must be able to with stand a voltage spike of 16 volts when the
> >cars alternator's output spikes.
> Makes no difference that you are using to trigger Nitrous oxide, or
> else. There are all sorts of such times available. Why not contact your
> local electronics distributor.
> By the way, I'm not sure where you got the idea that your alternator
> "spikes" to only 16 Volts. The spikes go to upwards of 100 Volts (both
> positive and negative polarities).
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