NEW IP66 Fully Illuminated Internally Sealed Power Rocker Switch

March 17th , 2012 → 3:14 pm @

NEW IP66 Fully Illuminated Internally Sealed Power Rocker Switch

A fully illuminated power-rated rocker switch that is sealed to IP66 ratings WITHOUT THE BOOT!  No rubber boot / PVC cap is needed.  It uses a patented sealing technology (patent no. US 7,872,205 B2) to provide protection from dust and water, all while offering full illumination in a 22mm × 30mm panel cutout.  Electrical rating: […]

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Small Sealed Low Cost Slide Switch

February 20th , 2012 → 3:17 pm @

Small Sealed Low Cost Slide Switch

This small switch offers IP67 sealing protection and comes in up to 3 positions.  You can choose between on-off-on and on-none-on options.  You also have a choice between SPDT and DPDT switch functions.  This slide switch offers you either right angle or thru-hole termination options as well.  It comes standard with gold contacts and an […]

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New Rotary DIP Switch

January 27th , 2012 → 2:42 pm @

New Rotary DIP Switch

This small switch offers a choice of 10 or 16 positions.  It offers IP67 sealing protection and has an ultra slim size for high density mounting.  It comes with gold contacts.  Specifications include: life expectancy of 25,000 steps, contact rating: switching (42VDC, 100mA), non-switching (42VDC, 400mA), contact resistance (initial max) of 80mΩ, insulation resistance of […]

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Long Life Square Pushbutton: Metal Die Cast Housing, Illuminated

December 19th , 2011 → 4:02 pm @

Long Life Square Pushbutton: Metal Die Cast Housing, Illuminated

This switch is encased in a metal die-cast housing for industrial strength durability.  It offers multiple color options in a stylish design.  This illuminated pushbutton switch features a threaded panel mount and is sealed to IP65 ratings.  It also has a long life expectancy with 500,000 operating life cycles.  This switch is a great product […]

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Low Cost, High Accuracy Ceramic Capacitive Pressure Sensor

December 19th , 2011 → 4:02 pm @

Low Cost, High Accuracy Ceramic Capacitive Pressure Sensor

These pressure sensors are ideally suited for environmentally demanding industrial applications.  Using a 5.0 V excitation input, this series of sensors provide a .5-4.5 V signal output proportional to pressure.  This design requires no end-user amplification.  Features include: corrosion-resistant stainless steel housing, 0–15 PSI to 0–500 PSI, weatherproof integral electrical connector, low total error; ±1.5% full–scale […]

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New IP54 Pushbutton Switch Offers a Heavy-Duty Industrial Design and Safety Protection

October 23rd , 2011 → 6:03 pm @

New IP54 Pushbutton Switch Offers a Heavy-Duty Industrial Design and Safety Protection

This heavy-duty switch offers an industrial design and a PVC cap for dust and water protection, equivalent to an IP54 rating.  This series of pushbutton switch has an electromagnet inside the switch that provides automatic safety protection against power outages and restarts.  It is rated at 2HP and 16A, and is UL listed.  Specifications include: […]

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NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

September 25th , 2011 → 2:33 pm @

NEW Switch with Built-In Undervoltage Release Protects Operator Safety

This switch prevents uncontrolled restarts of an appliance by monitoring and tripping under conditions such as extreme voltage drop, or when the supply voltage is interrupted.  The switch with pushbutton or rocker actuation is a circuit breaker with undervoltage protection, and without overload protection.  The undervoltage trip release action and manual restart feature protect against […]

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Low Cost Ultra-Miniature Tact Switch Measures 2.6mm × 3.0mm

August 26th , 2011 → 2:58 pm @

Low Cost Ultra-Miniature Tact Switch Measures 2.6mm × 3.0mm

This tactile switch features a 100,000 cycle life expectancy and 2 different gram force options (100gf and 160gf).  Markets for this micro tactile switch include audio/visual, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, handheld devices, medical equipment, telecommunications, and more.  Specifications include: life expectancy: up to 100,000 cycles, contact rating: 20mA 15VDC, contact resistance (initial max): 500 milliohms, […]

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Pushbutton Switch Has a Momentary Function

July 25th , 2011 → 9:43 am @

Pushbutton Switch Has a Momentary Function

This is an illuminated round pushbutton switch that is encased in a metal die-cast housing.  This pushbutton switch series is for those seeking rounder edges and industrial strength durability without sacrificing style.  Multiple color options are available.  This series of illuminated pushbutton switch features a threaded panel mount and is sealed to IP65 standards.  It […]

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New, Low-Cost Switch Has Many Force Options

June 26th , 2011 → 2:34 pm @

New, Low-Cost Switch Has Many Force Options

This SMT tactile switch offers a long life expectancy of up to 200,000 cycles, multiple actuator options and multiple force options.  Force options range from 160 grams to 520 grams.  The size of this tactile switch is 12mm × 12mm.  Specifications include: life expectancy: up to 200,000 cycles, contact rating: 50mA, 12VDC, contact resistance (initial […]

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