What's the purpose of a slim relay?

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  1. Alice24

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    Hi guys, complete n00bie here :)

    What's the purpose of a slim relay? As opposed to different relays for example? I tried googling the answer but no luck.
     
  2. bertus

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  3. djsfantasi

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    Just from googling the name, I'd say it was a mechanical design parameter, so the relay will fit in its enclosure of the PCB or on a mounting rack.
     
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  4. alfacliff

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    another design for relays is the tone relays that act as tuning forks to respond to only certain frequencies, they are usually long and slender.
     
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