DIP & SIP Switches

A DIP Switch or dual in-line package switch”, is a manual electrical switch that is packaged with other circuits to control the flow of electricity.

How do DIP switches work?
They work simply with on or off switches on the DIP switch its self that tells electricity to flow through the switch once “on” has been achieved. 
For a more detailed explanation and to read more about the type of switches available, check out our complete guide to DIP switches.

Features and benefits:

  • Gold contacts on some models for high reliability

  • Good replacement for jumpers

  • Units vary with 1 through to 32 poles.

  • Longer poles in some models save loading time in production.

  • Can be modified by cutting the poles to the required level

  • Good service temperature ranges for all environment

  • Offer resistance to shock and vibrations in some models

  • Inexpensive

  • Can check settings without powering them on

Where might I use DIP and SIP switches?

  • PC expansion cards

  • Arcade machines

  • Automatic garage doors

  • Industrial sectors

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Description Price Contact Configuration Contact Current Rating Contact Material Number of Positions Mounting Type Actuator Type Package Style Mechanical Life Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Temperature Operating Temperature Range IP Rating Dielectric Strength Voltage Rating
RS Stock No. 125-1849
Mfr. Part No.JS0104AP4-S
Each (In a Pack of 5)
SPST 25 (Switching) mA, 100 (Non-Switching) mA Beryllium Copper 4 PCB, Through Hole Slide DIP - +70°C -25°C -25 → +70°C - 500V ac 24 V dc, 50 V dc
RS Stock No. 197-757
Mfr. Part No.ND3-FR16H
- 100 mA@ 5 V dc Gold Plated Beryllium Copper 16 PCB Rotary Flush DIP 20000Operations +85°C -25°C -25 → +85°C - 250V ac -
RS Stock No. 125-1850
Mfr. Part No.JS0304PP4-S
Each (In a Pack of 5)
SPST 25 (Switching) mA, 100 (Non-Switching) mA Phosphor Bronze 4 PCB, Through Hole Piano DIP - +70°C -25°C -25 → +70°C - 500V ac 24 V dc, 50 V dc