Electronic Products & Technology

November 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Sealed pushbutton switches lower operating force

C&K PNP3 series of sealed pushbutton switches, with an additional no-cap option, are intended for rugged applications such as control grip, off-road panels, industrial instruments, lifts, and conveyor controls. Constructed in a black PBT/PC thermoplastic housing, devices include an internal silicone…
September 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

Illuminated anti-vandal pushbuttons are UL approved

CIT RELAY & SWITCH Sealed illuminated anti-vandal switches range in size from 12mm up to 40mm, and in ring and dot illumination, the international standby symbol or non-illuminated options. Mushroom actuators along with raised or flat actuators provide a multitude…
September 9, 2018 by Stephen Law

EAO inks global disty deal with Digi-Key

EAO Corporation, supplier of Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), has confirmed a new distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics for global distribution of it configurable panel mounted HMI products.  Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest…
September 6, 2018 by Stephen Law

Switch serves as water-resilient, potting-friendly solution

C&K KSC PF switch is compact yet resilient to water ingress and made to be potting friendly. Device is constructed to meet the size and performance requirements of products with small surface areas, while also withstanding harsh elements such as…
September 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Metal switch comes with enhanced luminous ring

SCHURTER MSM Metal Line switch series comes with enhanced ring lighting for single colors red, green, yellow and blue, in addition to the recently introduced multi-color RGB versions. The optimized MSM momentary switch family provides diameter option of 16, 19,…
May 3, 2018 by Stephen Law

Sealed power toggle switch withstand rugged environments

C&K PT Series Sealed Power Toggle Switch meets the stringent performance requirements for rugged environments. Devices are manufactured to be reliable, suitable for harsh outdoor conditions where dirt, dust and wetness are constant factors. Devices are built with a patented…
March 11, 2018 by Stephen Law

Pushbutton switch delivers 3A@30Vdc rating

E-SWITCH PB400 low power pushbutton switch provides an electrical rating of 3A@30Vdc. The right angle device delivers momentary or latching function. The electrical life is 6,000 cycles and provides DPST with 3.2mm full actuation travel. An optional black cap is available. Applications include computer peripherals,…
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…