Economical SPDT pushbutton switches with latching contacts

3rd December 2013
Nat Bowers

C&K Components announce the release of the economical PS Series pushbutton switches with a full 4.5 mm of travel. Featuring latching contacts, the new single pull double throw PS Series switches are designed to work in conjunction with standard male commercial pin and socket connectors, 1.57 mm sq (0.062” sq) pins with 4.05 mm (0.16”) spacing.

Vinny Acampora, Product Manager at C&K Components, commented: "The PS Series latching pushbutton switches deliver a high-quality solution for price-sensitive applications."

Operating over a wide temperature range from -20°C to +70°C, the RoHS-compliant PS Series switch changes electrical state on the down stroke of the plunger and delivers “on-off” or “on-on” functionality.

The single pull double throw PS Series pushbutton switch features a mechanical operating life of 20K cycles, a contact rating of 1A @ 14VDC, a contact resistance of 100Mohms (maximum), an insulation resistance of 100Mohms (minimum), and a dielectric strength of 500VAC (minimum).

Extensively designed into auto interior lighting, computer, appliance and flashlight applications, the PS Series pushbutton switch is ideally suited for a variety of consumer electronics, computer peripherals, telecommunications, audio and visual equipment, medical, and automotive applications.

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