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Sealed Tactile Switch with Specific Actuator for Button Customization and Compatibility

Tue, 06/26/2012 - 6:16am

Unique SMD tact switch design enables customizable button options, flexible integration...

C&K Components has expanded its popular KSC Series sealed tactile switch offering to include a version with customizable actuation and button height. The surface mountable KSC9 Series switch delivers a specific actuator with a groove for button clipping and compatibility. The IP67-sealed KSC9 Series tactile switch features a unique design that provides simple integration by way of adjustable height with buttons, full SMD pick-and-place capability, and overload resistance.

The rugged KSC9 Series has an extended life expectancy of 300,000 actuations, making it ideal for harsh environment applications including industrial electronics, network equipment, and telecommunications devices.

The SPST momentary switch improves upon other available designs by sustaining better guidance and tactile effects with top actuation capacity. The ideal operating temperature range for the KSC9 Series is -40ºC/+85ºC but can work in specific applications under a peak of up to +125ºC. The operating force of the switch is 2N, 3N, and 4N.


Posted by Sara Cohen, Editorial Intern

June 26, 2012


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