New Long Travel Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

July 24th , 2010 → 10:35 am @

New Long Travel Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

This switch features a right angle, surface mount design with long travel.  LED colors of red, green and yellow are available.  This new illuminated pushbutton switch works great for the telecommunications, consumer electronics, networking, low power on/off designs, performance audio and computer markets.  Features and Specifications: Mechanical Life: 30,000 cycles, Force: 250 +/- 100 grams, […]

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The World’s Smallest Reed Switch with Flat Contact Terminals

May 20th , 2010 → 8:32 am @

The World’s Smallest Reed Switch with Flat Contact Terminals

If you are searching for an ultra-miniature, magnetically actuated, highly reliable, low power Reed Switch, this could be your answer.  With a glass size of only 4mm, this switch is the world’s smallest Reed Switch with flat contact terminals.  Regardless of it’s small size, it comes in five different contact sensitivity (AT) ranges (A, B, […]

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New Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Series Offers Custom Cap Options

March 19th , 2010 → 4:10 pm @

New Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Series Offers Custom Cap Options

This series of illuminated pushbutton switch features multiple LED colors, custom marking options on the caps, and different cap sizes.  The LED colors feature red, blue, green, yellow, white or none.  You can choose from six different button colors as well: black, red, white, gray, transparent red, and transparent blue.  You also can choose a stock […]

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Power Toggle Switch Has Heavy Duty Ratings

January 11th , 2010 → 1:12 pm @

Power Toggle Switch Has Heavy Duty Ratings

These power toggle switches feature a heavy-duty rating with UL approvals and tab, screw, or solder terminals.  They have a rubber boot for water and dust protection.  Specifications include: Electrical Life – 6,000 cycles, Contact Rating – up to 24A / 2HP, Contact Resistance – 50 milliohms max, Insulation Resistance – 800 megaohms min at […]

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Metal Pushbutton Switch with Ceramic Actuator Offers Breakthrough Switching Technology

January 11th , 2010 → 12:51 pm @

Metal Pushbutton Switch with Ceramic Actuator Offers Breakthrough Switching Technology

New metal pushbutton switch with breakthrough switching technology.  The actuator surface is made of a highly durable ceramic and provides enhanced features such as: full uniformly illumination of the actuating surface; resistance to scratches, abrasions, impact and chemicals; hypoallergenic to touch; stainless steel – ceramic (zirconium dioxide);  protection class IP 69K (front side); 30 VDC […]

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New Low Cost Illuminated Sealed Rocker Switch Offers Full Illumination Options

October 6th , 2009 → 3:05 pm @

New Low Cost Illuminated Sealed Rocker Switch Offers Full Illumination Options

This new series is an illuminated round power rocker switch.  This switch series has a PVC cap for water protection and full illumination options.  It has high power ratings with UL approvals.  It is available in up to 2 pole and 2 throw with temperature ratings of minus 20C to +105C, an electrical life of 10,000 […]

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New Piezo Keypads Withstand Extreme Conditions

September 23rd , 2009 → 4:04 pm @

New Piezo Keypads Withstand Extreme Conditions

A new series of metal piezo keypads stand up to extreme indoor or outdoor environmental conditions.  They are particularly suited for outdoor applications due to their ability to withstand considerable temperature fluctuation ranging from -25°C to +85°C, as well as meeting the highest seal protection requirements of IP69K.  They are impervious to dirt and liquids […]

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Low Cost Protection from Accidental Operation Now Available on Standard and High Inrush Switches

September 23rd , 2009 → 4:04 pm @

Low Cost Protection from Accidental Operation Now Available on Standard and High Inrush Switches

This double pole rocker switch series is now available in 2 new body styles.  The “G” body version is a single piece molding with a raised bezel that provides a “guard” against accidental operation of the switch.  The “H” body version uses the same raised bezel to provide location for a hinged cover, which provides […]

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New Low Cost High Power Miniature RF Relay

September 23rd , 2009 → 4:04 pm @

New Low Cost High Power Miniature RF Relay

Intended for frequencies up to 3 GHz and capable of carrying RF power up to 150 W, this new high-frequency relay extends the high-frequency segment of  this popular relay product line.  This new model is suitable for SMD (surface mounted device) soldering processes and provides significant advantages.  This is a high performance, low cost, plastic […]

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New Illuminated Pushbutton Switch has Multiple LED Color Options

August 21st , 2009 → 1:47 pm @

New Illuminated Pushbutton Switch has Multiple LED Color Options

This new series of round, illuminated pushbutton switches feature multiple LED color options of blue, green, red, white, and yellow. The switch is a panel-mount, momentary switch.  It has an electrical life of 50,000 life cycles and an operating/storage temperature range of minus 40C to + 85C.  Typical applications include consumer electronics, audio/visual, medical, testing, […]

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