The addition of the new mounting hole in the switch case gives design engineers the flexibility to mount a PC board via the switch to a panel or external plate, while the locating stud provides further right-angle PC board mounting support, said Vinny Acampora, product manager for C&K Components. Along with the increased mounting support, the switch is rated to 3A @125VAC in an extremely compact footprint, making it ideal for use in a variety of applications such as communication devices, testing equipment, consumer electronics, and security/alarm systems, as well as for PCB detection.
With a positive and reliable snap-acting mechanism, the ZMS Series switches feature a long mechanical life span of more than 100,000 cycles. Wire lead versions meet IP67 specifications, while PC board soldering terminations meet dust and splash-proof requirements. Contact rating is up to 3A at 125VAC. The RoHS-compliant switches feature an operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C.