PXI High Power General Purpose Switch Modules
Pickering's PXI High Power General Purpose Relays

  • Electro-mechanical relays and solid state relays with current ratings from 1.5 Amp to 40 Amp
  • SPST, SPDT, DPST and DPDT versions 
  • High capacity connectors 
  • One or two 3U PXI slot modules 
  • Kernel, VISA and IVI support for PXI environments and Kernel and IVI support for LXI environments
  • Select modules are supported by our eBIRST Switching System Test Tools, these tools provide a quick and simple way of finding relay failures within LXI, PCI and PXI switch systems.

Pickering's PXI high power general purpose switch modules provide a range of high current handling relays suited for high power applications. Lower current versions require one 3U PXI slot, the highest current versions occupy two slots. These modules can be used to switch heavy AC or DC loads and the highest current versions are particularly suitable for automotive test. We also have high power switches available in multiplexer and matrix configurations.

Each module uses a connector that has been carefully suited for the intended application and is fully supported by our range of cable and connector accessories.

Below you will find tables to help you choose which version is appropriate for your application:

HIGH POWER
Switch Current Switch Type Voltage Configuration PXI Slots  Part No.
SPST (NO) 1.5 Amp Solid State ±400V (DC or AC peak) x3 1 40-185-002
x6 2 40-185-001
5 Amp EMR 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch 110VDC/250VAC
x16 1 40-137-001
1000VDC/VAC
Hot Switch 110VDC/250VAC
x12 40-330-003
x18 40-330-002
x24 40-330-001
10 Amp Solid State ±200V (DC or AC peak) x3 1 40-182-012
x6 2 40-182-011
EMR 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch
125VDC/250VAC
x10 1 40-160-001
x20 40-160-003
16 Amp 300VDC/250VAC x10 40-161-003
x12 40-161-002
x16 40-161-001
20 Amp 28VDC x2 2 40-180-011
x4 40-180-111
25 Amp Solid State ±100V (DC or AC peak) x3 1 40-184-002
x6 2 40-184-001
30 Amp EMR 30VDC/250VAC RMS x2 40-170-001
40 Amp (30A) 14VDC x2 40-180-001
x4 40-180-101
Solid State ±40V (DC or AC peak) x6 40-183-011
SPDT 5 Amp EMR 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch 
35VDC/250VAC
x8 1 40-155-001
x16 40-156-001
16 Amp 300VDC/250VAC x6 40-161-102
x12 40-161-101
20 Amp 28VDC x2 2 40-181-011
40 Amp 14VDC x2 40-181-001
DPST 5 Amp 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch  
125VDC/250VAC
x8 1 40-150-002
x12 40-151-002
8 Amp 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch
125VDC/250VAC
x10 40-160-002
20 Amp 30VDC/250VAC RMS x2 40-170-002
DPDT 5 Amp 400VDC/250VAC
Hot Switch  
35VDC/250VAC
x8 40-157-001
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