Electronic Products & Technology

October 16, 2017 by Mike Bolduc, global marketing manager, C&K

Switches matter in today’s automated factories

The Internet of things (IoT) trend is impacting almost every facet of modern life, ranging from smart homes to smart cities. One area which appears to hold promise for real gains in efficiency and productivity is the smart factory. Commonly…
August 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Metal switch integrates illumination in small diameter pushbutton

SCHURTER Metal Line switch series includes an illuminated 16mm version. The compact mechanical pushbutton switch provides a sleek look accentuated with a quality homogeneous illumination in a ring style, or complete surface area illumination. Illumination color options include red, blue,…
July 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Metal Line switches glow with 7 luminescent options

SCHURTER MSM Metal Line range with a pushbutton switch is capable of multiple illumination possibilities. The illumination provides a homogeneous quality in a ring illuminated style, or complete actuator area illumination. Status indication is possible in 7 different colors in…
April 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Subminiature basic switch operates near silent

OMRON D2AW Sealed Ultra Subminiature Basic Switch has siding contacts that are able to wipe clean contact contamination. Device operates almost silently, delivering high-performance insulation resistance via contact structure. Product provides long stroke slide contact for reliable ON/OFF action. Device…
March 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Resistive touch screen comes with universal options

NKK SWITCHES FT Series 4-wire resistive touch screen comes with more universal options including wider, larger and narrow frame types. Unit’s construction of film and glass provides enhanced durability and flexibility  Available in finger or stylus input methods, products come…
March 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Single axis paddle control is small and sleek

APEM BL series single axis paddle control is small and sleek, measuring 48mm above panel.  The compact footprint of the paddles allows for closer group installation of multiple paddles.  Device’s sculpted, ergonomical handles are available in five different color features and…
March 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Sub-miniature pushbutton switch delivers single, double pole options

CIT RELAY & SWITCH  CSP Series IP67 process sealed sub-miniature pushbutton switch provides both single and double pole options with Off-On and On-(On) switch function, with an actuator height of 2.80mm. With gold plated contacts and 3.30mm non-threaded actuator, devices…
August 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

Vertically actuated on-on-momentary slide switch is subminiature

C&K COMPONENTS JS207 Series subminiature, vertically actuated on-on-momentary slide switches provide a double-pole, triple throw (DP3T) configuration that can be used to replace a two-position slide switch, and a separate momentary push switch for applications that require the on-on-mom function.…
May 23, 2016 by Stephen Law

All-in-one, dustproof toggle switch is waterproof

NKK Dual Seal Waterproof M Series Toggle Switch for both single pole and double pole applications is a complete, all-in-one waterproof, dustproof device. Suitable for applications that require IP67 rated waterproof protection, device provides high torque bushing construction to prevent…