The KS1100 Series Pushbutton Switch with Keyboard Functionality

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E-Switch announces the new KS1100 series pushbutton switch. This unique switch offers keyboard functionality. With a 10mA, 12VDC rating, it is a single pole, single throw (SPST) switch with momentary function and a tall actuator height of 15.2mm.

This switch has a long travel of up to 4mm and a long electrical life of 50 million cycles. A low actuator force of 60 grams makes it well suited for repetitive motion or use applications such as keyboard strokes, key pads on vending machines, kiosks, consumer electronics, instrumentation, medical devices and audio/visual equipment.

Specifications include:

Contact Rating: 10mA @ 12VDC Max
Contact Resistance: 100mΩ Max Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ Min. @ 100VDC
Dielectric Strength: 1,000VAC for 1 Minute
Electrical Life: 50,000,000
Operating Temperature: -10°C to 70°C
Storage Temperature: -10°C to 70°C
Contact Arrangement: SPST
Travel: 2.0mm to Electrical Make 4.0mm Max Travel
Actuation Force: 60gf

KS1100 Series Product Detail Page
KS1100 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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Application/Market Brochures Available

Now available in hard copy, E-Switch offers three application/market brochures – Switches for Medical & Dental Markets, Switches for Audio/Visual Markets and Switches for Industrial Markets.

E-Switch offers one of the largest selection of switches in the marketplace. Switch categories include anti-vandal, tactile, push button, rocker, toggle, slide, dip, and key. The switches come with many options – illumination colors, termination, finishes, actuator height, IP certification, and more.

Not sure what type of switch is best for your application? These brochures show numerous application, one sure to be similar to what you are looking for.Have a question? Contact our customer service department to request a brochure and to help with your switch selection.

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The TL9100 Series Soft Touch SMT Tact Switch

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E-Switch announces the new TL9100 series tact switch. The TL9100 series tact switch offers a soft touch tactile feel in a surface mount design. It is SPST, and offers a choice of 200 or 350 operating force options. This tact switch has a contact rating of 50mA @ 12VDC and a travel of 1.30mm.

Applications for this tact switch include audio/visual, telecommunications, computer peripherals, consumer electronics, instrumentation, handheld devices, and more.

Specifications include:

Contact Rating: 50mA @ 12VDC
Electrical Life: 100,000 at 200gf; 30,000 at 350gf
Contact Resistance: 100mΩ Max
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ @ 500VDC
Dielectric Strength: 300VAC for 1 Minute
Operating Temperature: -40°C to 85°C
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 85°C
Travel: 1.30mm
Contact Arrangement: SPST
Actuation Force: 200gf; 350gf
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TL9100 Series Product Detail Page
TL9100 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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New Training Materials Available Now

E-Switch offers electro-mechanical switches to meet industry requirements in numerous markets. Below, each application shows the most requested switch for that type of application. However, several switches may fit your requirements. Please view our entire line of switches to meet your needs or contact customer service at 800.867.2717 for further assistance. new-virtual-applications

E-Switch just launched these new virtual applications:

 

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E-Switch has 3 new application brochures for the following markets:

  • Audio/Visual  E-Switch offers a wide range of switch products well suited for the audio/ visual market. Besides the typical on/off function, many audio/visual equipment and devices often utilize more than one type of switch. From tact, toggles, pushbuttons and rockers, selecting the right switch depends on the application requirements.
  • Medical & Dental E-Switch provides a robust line of switch products, from pushbuttons and tact switches, to rockers and toggles. Each switch family provides multiple features suitable for medical-related devices and equipment. Whether the application requires moisture-resistance, illumination, or an anodized finish, E-Switch is sure to have a switch meeting the necessary design specifications.
  • Industrial E-Switch provides a broad range of switches that withstand the rugged, harsh and high demand environments found in the industrial market where reliability is a key factor. Industrial equipment and devices vary from test & measurement tools, factory automation machines, safety or security systems, recreational and agricultural vehicles, and commercial equipment. More complex equipment and systems often utilize several types of switches on the operational control panels. From tact, toggles, pushbuttons and rockers, selecting the right switch depends on the application requirements.
Click on the links above to download the PDF.

 

 

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E-Switch Introduces New Rep Firm

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Rick Nelson, sales director for E-Switch, stated, “E-Switch is proud to announce Innovatech as our new authorized sales representatives for the Colorado, Utah, Southern Idaho, Montana and Wyoming territories. We are looking forward to working with Innovatech in promoting and selling our switches.”

Innovatech business development manager, Bryan Fagerholt, said, “Innovatech is excited to work with a quality company like E-Switch.  We are proud to add them to our family of distinguished technology partners.”

Innovatech Associates Rocky Mountains is a technology driven, results-oriented company that thrives on success and accomplishment.   Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Colorado, Innovatech provides an unfamiliar level of technical / consultative sales in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.  In a time in the industry where the term “sales engineer” is thrown about loosely, Innovatech’s sales team consists of 5 EEs with years of industry experience, plus a business development manager focused on cultivating technology start-ups and analyzing market trends.

From the company’s inception, Innovatech has prided itself on violently executing to a simple formula; Great PEOPLE + a disciplined sales PROCESS yields predictably good RESULTS.

We would like to give Innovatech a warm welcome and look forward to working with them to continue the success of E-Switch. Their website is http://www.innovatechrm.com/

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The FS5700 Series Pushbutton Foot Switch for Foot Actuated Devices

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E-Switch announces the new FS5700 series pushbutton foot switch. This switch comes in your choice of SPDT, DPDT or 3PDT circuits. It is a single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch. You can choose PCB pin termination or a solder lug panel mount option. This foot switch also comes in either momentary or alternate action functions. It has a high actuation force depending on circuit, ranging from 1700 gram force up to 3000 gram force.

Common applications for the FS5700 series foot switch include home appliances, floor care appliances, flight simulation gaming controls, industrial controls operated via foot switch, medical and dental applications, and audio/visual equipment.

Specifications include:

Contact Rating: 1A @ 9VDC

Electrical Life: 30,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 50mΩ Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ @ 500VDC

Dielectric Strength: 1000V RMS

Operating Temperature: -10°C to 70°C

Storage Temperature: -10°C to 70°C
Full Travel: SP & DP: 2.7mm; 3P: 5.0mm
Contact Arrangement: SPDT, DPDT or 3PDT

Actuation Force: Single pole momentary: 1700gf

Single pole alternate action: 1000gf
Double pole momentary: 2500gf
Double pole alternate action: 1600gf
3 pole alternate action: 3000gf
Panel Thickness: 8mm Max.

FS5700 Series Product Detail Page
FS5700 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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E-Switch Introduces the WS Series Sealed Snap Action Switch

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E-Switch announces the new WS series snap action switch. This switch is sealed to IP67 certification and comes with the choice of a lever or plunger actuator option. It is a single pole, double throw (SPDT) switch. Termination options include solder lug or PCB pins.

The series already features a mechanical life of one million life cycles, and is UL listed. Common applications for the WS series snap action switch include vending machines, HVAC, medical equipment, white goods, electrical housewares and other equipment and machines that require a sealed snap action switch.

SPECIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

Contact Rating: 01 = 1A @ 24VDC 02 = 2A @ 12VDC 03 = 0.1A @ 125VAC
Electrical Life: 10,000 Cycles
Mechanical Life: 1,000,000 Cycles
Contact Resistance: 100mΩ Max. Initial
Insulation Resistance: 100MΩ Min. @ 500VDC
Dielectric Strength: 600VAC
Operating/Storage Temperature: -25°C to 85°C
Moisture Protection: IP67
Contact Arrangement: SPDT
Actuation Force: See Table
Agency Approvals: UL

WS Series Product Detail Page
WS Series Catalog Data Sheet

 Introducing our new video series, E-Bits. The inaugural E-Bits video below features our WS series snap action switch:

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