Miniature Switch Solutions

Click the videos below to view the three part series on Miniature Switch Solutions for the Wearable and Handheld Devices Market. To view all of our training videos, click here.

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E-Switch’s Sealed Pushbutton RP8x00 Series Offer New High Actuator – No separate cap required

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E-Switch added a new high actuator option to the popular RP series pushbutton switches. You no longer need to order this actuator (cap) separately. It is a single part number that you can configure in the ordering code. Example: RP8301
Sealed to IP67 ratings, this product family offers LED illumination options in a variety of colors. Click the information below to get more information about each of these switch series.

 

SWITCHES IN THIS SERIES:

 RP8100 RP8100/01 Series Pushbutton

This momentary, sealed pushbutton offers threaded or snap-in/press fit panel mounting. Has multiple actuator colors and discrete LED illumunation options.

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RP8200  RP8200/01 Series Pushbutton

This latching, threaded panel mountted pushbutton offers multiple actuator color options. It also offers discrete LED options  to allow design freedom to control when you want to illuminate.

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 RP8300  

RP8300/01 Series Pushbutton
This illuminated pushbutton switch features a threaded panel mount and is sealed to IP67 standards. It also has a long life expectancy, with 500,000 operating life cycles.

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E-Switch’s Wearables Brochure

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E-Switch recently released a wearable technology brochure for ultra-miniature applications, wearable products and handheld devices.

This brochure is a resource showing applications and the switches that E-Switch offers to fill the needs of that market.

Download the brochure by clicking on the image above, or clicking the link below.

Wearable Technology Brochure

You can see all our ultra-miniature switches here at this link.

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E-Switch’s New Product Matrix Catalog

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E-Switch just launched their latest, most up to date product matrix catalog. It includes the following resources:

  1. How to Specify a Switch
  2. All our switch series matrices with product specs
  3. Glossary of Terms
  4. IP rating chart
  5. Soldering profiles

You can click on the image above or download it here:

Product Matrix Catalog

Visit our website at www.e-switch.com to download datasheets, drawings and even 3D STP files.

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The New PB300 Series Pushbutton Switch

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The PB300 is a momentary pushbutton switch that is pcb mounted and has a long travel of 2mm.  You can choose between a single pole, single throw switch, or a single pole, double throw, double action switch. Its key feature is the double action of the double throw switch; you press mid-travel and it actuates, then continue pressing for another actuation at full travel. The actuation force of the first position is 600 grams, and the actuation of the next position is 1150 grams.

This pushbutton switch also offers a smooth tactile response.

These features allow the PB300 to be used across a wide variety of applications and operating conditions.

Specifications for the PB300 series pushbutton switch include: 

Electrical Rating: 0.3A @ 28 VDC
Electrical Life: 20,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 50mΩ Max. Initial
Insulation Resistance: 10GΩ Min. @ 1000VDC
Dielectric Strength: 500VAC for 1 minute
Operating Temperature: -40°C to 95°C
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 95°C
Full Travel: 2.0mm
Contact Arrangement: SPST, SPDA
Actuation Force: ST: 490 grams;
DT 1st position: 600 grams; DT 2nd position: 1150 grams

PB300 Series Product Detail Page
PB300 Series Catalog Data Sheet

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com. You can also request a sample of any of our discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

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Follow E-Switch’s YouTube Channel

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E-Switch’s YouTube channel now has some more switch training videos. We will continue to work on more educational videos so you can learn more about our switches and the capabilities we can provide for you.

Please Subscribe to E-Switch on YouTube HERE

YouTube Channel

 

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The New TL3780 Series Ultra-miniature Tact Switch

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The TL3780 series tact switch is surface mount and ultraminiature in size. It is a mere 2.0mm x 3.0mm in size with a very low profile of 0.60mm. There are two operating force options: 240 grams and 330 grams. It has a life cycle of 300,000 to 500,000 actuations depending on the operating force, and it has a rating of 20mA @ 15 VDC.

With the small footprint and low profile, and the SMT design, it can be used for many small applications, including wearable technology, medical devices, audio/visual and other products where space is at a premium.

Specifications for the TL3780 series ultraminiature tact switch include: 

Electrical Rating: 20mA @ 15VDC
Electrical Life: 500,000 Cycles (240 gf) 300,000 Cycles (330 gf)
Contact Resistance: 500mΩ Max. initial
Insulation Resistance: 50M Ω at 100VDC
Dielectric Strength: 250VAC for 1 min.
Operating Temperature: -40°C to 85°C
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 85°C
Operating Force: 240, 330 gf
Travel: 0.13mm
Contact Arrangement: SPST

TL3780 Series Product Detail Page
TL3780 Catalog Data Sheet

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