JEV400 Series

The JEV400 Series is a product range from Jennings® DC Contactors with a current rating of 400 A.

Product number configurator

Product number configurator JEV400 Series

JEV400 Series features

  • 400 A current rating
  • UL508 listed for the U.S. and Canada
  • RoHS compliant
  • Hermetically sealed, intrinsically safe, operates in explosive/harsh environments with no oxidation or contamination of coils or contacts during long periods of non-operation
  • Rugged, compact contactor for switching voltages from 50 VDC to 1000+ VDC
  • High-efficiency DC coils – Very low 12 and 24 VDC continuous power coils with no EMI emissions or cross-talk on your system control power

JEV400 specifications

Contact arrangement1 Form A, SPST-NO
1 Form B, SPST-NC
Max. continuous current (A)500
Max. switching current400 A at 450 VDC (UL) (NO version only)
80 A at 1200 VDC (UL)
90 A at 1000 VDC (UL)
100 A at 1000 VDC (CE) (NO version only)
Contact rating switching voltages (VDC)12 - 1500
Max. switching capacity at max. voltage200 A at 900 VDC
General aux. contact current, max.2 A, 30 VDC / 3A, 125 VAC
General aux. contact current, min.100 mA, 8 VDC
Gold alloy aux. contact current, max.0.1 A, 30 VDC / 0.1 A, 30 VAC
Gold alloy aux. contact current, min. 1 mA, 5 VDC / 1 mA, 5 VAC
Operating time at nominal voltage (msec.)30
Release time at nominal voltage (msec.)10
Coil ratings
Nom. voltage (V)12-NO24-NO12-NC24-NC
Inrush coil current (A)1,20,6 3,82,7
Holding coil current (A)0,320,160,300,30
Pick-up voltage max. (VDC)918918
Drop-out voltage min. (VDC)612612
Holding voltage min. (VDC)7,513,57,513,5
Max. voltage (VDC)18321832
Expected life
Mechanical life (min.)2,000,000 operations
Electrical life (min.)3,000 at 450 VDC, 400 A
100,000 at 250 VDC, 400 A
10,000 at 1,000 VDC, 100 A
Weight660 g (1.45 lb.)
Operating and storage temperature-40 °F ~ 185 °F (-40 °C ~ 85 °C)
Relative humidity5-85%

Continuous carrying

Continuous carrying

Make and break switching rating (resistive load)

Make and break switching rating (resistive load)


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