Machine Design

Miniature Slide Switches

The 1K2 changeover slide switch is designed for PCB configuration applications, including jumper replacement, circuit testing, on/off switch, factory setting, and board configuration.

The switch measures 10 2.5 mm with a height of 4.5 mm, excluding the actuator. The 1K2 is available with 2.54-mm pitch pins for end-to-end or side-by-side stacking on a 2.54-mm pitch board and comes in straight or 90° versions. The single-pole singlethrow switch comes in two actuator heights: standard (red) or raised (black). The raised version is suitable for through-panel operation. Contact material is goldplated-nickel, with a tropicalized version, including extra gold plating for operating in saline or damp conditions. Operating temperatures are -40 to 85°C. The 1K2's contact power rating is 6-W nominal power with the capability of switching 24-V maximum, and contact resistance is <22m Lifetime rating is 1,000 operations or 10,000 mechanical operations. The 1K2's fully sealed base makes it compatible with solvent cleaning.

EAO Switch Corp.,
98 Washington St., Milford, CT 06460,
(203) 877-4577,

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