An electromagnet is a component which becomes magnetised when a current passes through it but is not magnetised otherwise.

In industry large electromagnets are used as crane hooks for lifting ferrous metal items. Smaller electromagnets can be used to hold doors open or to keep them closed.

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Activate an electromagnet

This program will activate an electromagnet connected to output pin B.1 for a second every five seconds.

Code Example:
main:	high B.1	; Activate the electromagnet
	pause 1000	; Keep activated for a second

	low B.1		; Deactivate the smart wire
	pause 5000	; Wait five seconds

	goto main	; Repeat
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