What is an open collector output ?

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Issue

Need to know how to use the AUX2 on the Esprit ES40/41

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

Pelco Esprit ES40/ES41 Series Positioning System

Pelco Esprit ES30/ES31 Series Positioning System

Cause

Aux-2 specifications

Resolution

An open collector output is the same as an electronic switch has only open and close functionality and do not providing any voltages to the external accessory device.

For the Esprit:

Important note:

The external accessory device must not exceed 40mA and 32VDC to trigger the relay coil.