Keyboard Switches

Keyboard Switches or Key switches are an on/off electronic switch that is only on when there is some pressure put on it or when the button is pressed. As soon as the tactile switch button is released and the pressure has been took off, the circuit is then broken. Keyboard switches work with user interaction with the button or switch when it makes contact with the control panel beneath, most cases this is usually a printed circuit board (PCB). Keyboard switches are mostly used for computer keyboards, once the user presses the key on the keyboard this will press the switch down. Once the switch has been pressed down this will then send a signal to the computer telling it that you have pressed that specific key.
Keyboard switches are an electromechanical switch for:-
• Keyboards
• Keypads
• Instruments
• Interface control panel applications
There are many types of electric tactile switches available and these are:-
• SPST (Single Pole Single through)
• SPDT (single pole double throw)
• DPST (double pole, single throw)
• DPDT (double pole double throw)

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Description Price Contact Configuration Contact Current Rating Operating Force Illuminated Switch Operation Mechanical Life Per Key Contact Resistance IP Rating Minimum Operating Temperature Maximum Operating Temperature Actuator Colour Contact Material Operating Temperature Range Voltage Rating
RS Stock No. 878-1025
Mfr. Part No.MX1A-11NN
BrandZF
MYR1.911
Each (In a Box of 800)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 10 mA - - Momentary - - IP40 -10°C 70°C - Gold Alloy -10 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 664-569
Mfr. Part No.MX1A-11NN
BrandZF
MYR3.52
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 10 mA @ 12 V ac - - - - - - -10°C +70°C - - -10 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 664-575
Mfr. Part No.MX1A-11NW
BrandZF
MYR2.83
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 10 mA @ 12 V ac 2.1 oz - Momentary - - - -10°C +70°C - - -10 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 102-327
Mfr. Part No.D6C90 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
MYR6.31
Each
units
SPST-NO 100 mA@ 32 V 1.3 N - - - - - -20°C +85°C Black - -20 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 793-1712
Mfr. Part No.MDPSLFS
BrandC & K
MYR10.53
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 100 mA @ 100 V dc 2.6 N No Momentary - 10Ω - -25°C +70°C Grey - -25 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9692
Mfr. Part No.STTSKHCAC
MYR2.196
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 2.55 N - - 500000Operations - - - - - Metal - -
RS Stock No. 102-311
Mfr. Part No.D6C10 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
MYR4.71
Each
units
SPST-NO 100 mA@ 32 V 1.3 N - - - - - -20°C +85°C Grey - -20 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 301-5190
Mfr. Part No.1241.1100.7.095
BrandSchurter
MYR22.29
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Green Silver - -
RS Stock No. 231-3213
Mfr. Part No.3FTL640+1F091
BrandMEC
MYR23.81
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 50 mA @ 24 V dc - Yes Momentary - - - -40°C +160°C Black - -40 → +160°C -
RS Stock No. 174-2862
Mfr. Part No.SET BK AU OA
BrandC & K
MYR25.94
Each
units
Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Non-Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9989
Mfr. Part No.SKHUBB
MYR6.152
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 1.57 N - - - - - - - Brown - - -
RS Stock No. 174-2907
Mfr. Part No.SETL RD RD AU OA
BrandC & K
MYR21.84
Each
units
Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Non-Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 301-5229
Mfr. Part No.1241.1104.7.095
BrandSchurter
MYR29.14
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Green Silver - -
RS Stock No. 231-3134
Mfr. Part No.3FTL6+1D03
BrandMEC
MYR13.28
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 50 mA @ 24 V dc - - Momentary - - - -40°C +115°C Grey - -40 → +115°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9349
Mfr. Part No.3ESH9
BrandMEC
MYR10.29
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 50 mA @ 24 V dc 2.5 N - Momentary 10000000Operations 30mΩ IP67 -40°C +160°C Black Silver Plated -40 → +160°C -
RS Stock No. 607-7810
Mfr. Part No.6425.0101
BrandMarquardt
MYR14.37
Each
units
SP-NO 100 mA @ 28 V dc - - - - - - -20°C +70°C - - -20 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 174-2935
Mfr. Part No.SETL BK RD AU EE
BrandC & K
MYR49.59
Each
units
Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9670
Mfr. Part No.STTSKHCAB
MYR4.52
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 1.274 N - - 1000000Operations - - - - - Metal - -
RS Stock No. 174-5142
Mfr. Part No.D6R60 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
MYR6.328
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - - - Momentary - - - -20°C +85°C Blue - -20 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 102-248
Mfr. Part No.D6C60 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
MYR7.51
Each
units
SPST-NO 100 mA @ 32 V - - - - - - -20°C +85°C - - -20 → +85°C -
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