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Old 08-05-2009, 04:30 AM   #1
Jun 2009
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Hello everyone,
I am in the market for a pair of 40 amp relays with heat sinks. I know the one's are aubirns are popular around here but does anyone using another brand? I see a lot of these on E-bay for about $20 (w/ heat sink) but I question their quality.

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Old 08-05-2009, 12:35 PM   #2
Jul 2007
Albany, NY
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I opted for a lot of 5 crydom 50A SSR's off ebay. I am just going to mount them on a common heat sink plate.

It was a toss up for me between used american or new chinese units with a three week lead time. I went with the ones in the states
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Old 08-05-2009, 12:46 PM   #3
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Nov 2007
East Dundee, Illinois
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I have a 40 amp one from ebay, I put my own heat sink on it and it has worked well for me (powering one 5500 watt element)
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