relay bias currents

Why would a relay have bias currents such as this:

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Does it have something to do with operating it in open-collector mode?



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Are you asking why it has a BIAS pin or why the current is what is is?

The relay is controlled by a CMOS level. The control input switches current in the BIAS pin to drive an LED (apparently) in the optical isolator. The BIAS input looks like a current sink so is a constant

12ish MA above 5V.

Or are you asking something else?

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