The Allen-Bradley 1762-OW16 module is a relay output module that can operate on both DC power and AC power. This module’s operating voltage ranges are from 5 to 265 Volts AC or from 5 to 125 Volts DC. The 1762-OW16 has 16 outputs, its maximum heat dissipation is 6.1 Watts, and it has an enclosure type rating of IP20. The weight of this module is around 0.63 pounds. The 2 maximum bus current draws that it has are 140 mA at 5 Volts DC voltage and 180 mA at 24 Volts DC voltage. The minimum on-state current of the 1762-OW16 is 10 mA. The maximum continuous current of this module varies depending on the scale. For example, the maximum continuous current per point is 2.5 Amps and the maximum continuous current per common and per module are 6 Amps and 12 Amps, respectively. The maximum controlled load of the 1762-OW16 is 1440 VA.
The 1762-OW16 module has 4 relay contact ratings. The maximum voltage of each rating is 24 Volts DC, 125 Volts DC, 120 Volts AC, and 240 Volts AC. For 240 to 120 Volts AC, the maximum continuous current per point is 2.5 Amps. For 125 Volts and 24 Volts DC, and the maximum continuous current per point is 2 Amps and 1 Amp. Connecting surge suppressor devices across the external inductive load will extend the life of the relay contacts. For additional details, refer to Allen-Bradley’s wiring guidelines. Keep in mind that electrostatic discharge can damage the 1762-OW16’s semiconductor.