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Testing Reed Relays & Reed Switches for Reliability
Learn more about the value of Coto's reliability testing
Life Expectancy for Reed Relays in High Temperature Environments
This journal article provides some in depth analysis of the issues inherent in high temperature environments and how they affect the life expectancy for reed relays.
MEMS-based Magnetic Reed Switch Technology
Learn more about the technology, characteristics, and possible applications behind Coto's RedRock MEMS-based reed switch, including its advantages against competing switching technologies.
A High Aspect Ratio Microfabricated Reed Switch Capable of Hot Switching
Presented at the 2013 IEEE Holm Conference, this paper delves deep into the science and technology behind Coto's RedRock technology platform

Applications Notes

Reed Relay Technical & Applications Information (All Sections)
Complete technical information including packaging, pad layouts, a glossary of terms, and RF performance graphs
Reed Switch Technical & Applications Information
Technical information including packaging, cutting and bending practices, and quality control methods
MOSFET Technical & Applications Information (All Sections)
Complete technical information including packaging, pad layouts, a glossary of terms, and RF performance graphs
Nobody Said Designing Utility Meters was Easy
Regarding molded reed switches as a design solution for utility meter applications
The Heat is On When You Test @ 125°C
Regarding Coto's hi-temp PICO reed relays as a design solution for high temperature DUT applications
If It Ain't Broke, Fix It
Regarding the value of preventive maintenance strategies and reed relay board replacement in ATE applications
Rules of Attraction for Reliable Reed Switch-Magnet Applications
Regarding helpful hints, tips, and tricks for improving the reliability of reed switch-magnet interactions in your application
Size Matters in Capsule Endoscopy
Regarding the need for reliability, small size, and zero power drain in capsule endoscope medical applications and how RedRock MEMS-based switches fulfill those needs
Ready for Takeoff
Regarding the usefulness of the RedRock RR100 MEMS reed switch in bird and fish wildlife tracking applications
Reed Switch Life Expectancy
Reed Switch life characteristics under different levels of capacitive loading
Reed Switch Contact Styles
A presentation on reed switch contact styles and the results of parametric testing on each.
9852 Reed Relay Best Practices
An analysis of best practices when using Coto's 9852 series reed relays.
9814 Product Evolution
Learn more about the 9814 series reed relay, the technological successor to Coto's industry standard ATE grade 9800 series reed relays.
Tech Tips - Soldering Guidelines for RedRock Switch
Learn more about recommendations for mounting RedRock MEMS-based reed switches for testing and analysis
Tech Tips - Angular Sensitivity Map of RedRock Switch
Learn more about the angular sensitivity map of the RedRock MEMS-based reed switch.
Tech Tips - Optimal Z-Axis Magnet Positioning of RedRock Switch
Learn more about the optimal placement of a magnet in the z-axis to activate the RedRock MEMS-based reed switch.
Tech Tip - CT10-G4 Lead Frame Design
Regarding how the CT10-G4’s Rugged Lead-Frame Design is a Feature AND a Benefit
Tech Tip - Increasing CotoMOS Current Capacity
Regarding how to increase current capacity in CotoMOS solid state relays by up to 100%

Product Support Documentation

CotoMOS Short Form Catalog
Product Spec Table and Dimensional Drawings
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
RoHS Certification for Coto Standard Catalog Products (Relays & Switches)
REACH Declaration
REACH Declaration for European Regulatory Compliance for all Coto Standard Catalog Products (Relays & Switches)
Conflict Minerals Declaration
Conflict Minerals Sourcing Declaration for all Coto Standard Catalog Products (Relays & Switches)
ISO 9001:2008 Certificate
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification for North Kingstown and Mexicali
Mexico Privacy Notice
Privacy Notice for Mexico

Company News Archive

2014 April 24 RedRock Wins PBN Manufacturer Award
Coto Technology's RR100 wins the inaugural Providence Business News Manufacturer's Awards for Product Design & Innovation
2013 March 22 Press Release - Texim Partnership
Texim to Distribute Coto Products in Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
2013 April 23 Press Release - RedRock Announcement
Coto introduces a new MEMS-based reed product line, beginning with the world's smallest reed switch