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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E-Switch Sponsors University of Wisconsin Madison Hyperloop Team

E-Switch would like to congratulate the UW-Madison engineering team for winning the Innovation Award in the Hyperloop competition.   A team of University of Wisconsin engineering  students won the innovation award in a worldwide SpaceX Hyperloop competition.   SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, who is the driving force behind the Hyperloop competition, took the opportunity to sit in the Badgerloop pod while touring the various team’s booths on January 30, 2017.     Read more….
E-Switch is proud to have sponsored this effort and will continue our sponsorship for round two of the competition this summer.
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Tesla co-founder Elon Musk poses for the camera in the Badgerloop Pod at the SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

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E-Switch Brochures and Collateral

E-Switch has an array of downloadable brochures and training tools on the website. Click HERE to head over to E-Switch’s Training page where you can access all these tools. Once there, you can download by clicking on the image or the title.

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E-Switch Announces Sealed Virtual Solutions

E-Switch offers a large selection of sealed switches, both IP rated (in parentheses) and process sealed. Click here to view the PTM (product training module) or click on the image below to access the sealed virtual solutions. Once you are there, you can click on each individual switch for a pop up menu of options, including specifications, datasheet, and more!

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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.

click here for Product Detail Page

 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.

click here for Product Detail Page

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