Tactile Switches

Tactile Switches or tact 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. Tact 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)
Tact 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:-
• Standard Types
• Illuminated Types
• Sealed Types
• Key Tops
• Surface Mount Types
• Hinged Types
• SPST (Single Pole Single through)
• SPDT (single pole double throw)
• DPST (double pole, single throw)
• DPDT (double pole double throw)
All Tactile switches are designed for applications such as:-
• Automotive
• Industrial
• Telecommunication networks

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Description Price Contact Configuration Terminal Type Switch Operation Actuator Length Actuator Colour Actuator Type Length Width Dimensions Illuminated Mounting Type Contact Current Rating IP Rating Operating Force
RS Stock No. 734-7371
BrandRS PRO
MYR19.93
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 0.7mm Clear Cap 15mm 15mm 15 x 15 x 12.5mm Yes - 100 mA @ 42 V - -
RS Stock No. 734-7384
BrandRS PRO
MYR18.95
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 2.5mm Green Cap 15mm 15mm 15 x 15 x 16mm - - 100 mA @ 42 V dc - -
RS Stock No. 734-7362
BrandRS PRO
MYR5.81
Each
units
Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) Through Hole Momentary 2mm Black Cap 12.4mm 12.4mm 12.4 x 12.4 x 13.6mm - - 30 mA @ 28 V dc - 14 N
RS Stock No. 734-7375
BrandRS PRO
MYR18.38
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 0.7mm Red Cap 15mm 15mm 15 x 15 x 12.5mm Yes - 100 mA @ 42 V dc - -
RS Stock No. 734-7353
BrandRS PRO
MYR10.60
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 2mm Black Cap 12.4mm 12.4mm 12.4 x 12.4 x 13.6mm - - 30 mA @ 28 V dc - 6.4 N
RS Stock No. 734-7387
BrandRS PRO
MYR7.81
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 0.7mm Clear Cap 19mm 19mm 19 x 19 x 12.5mm Yes - 100 mA @ 42 V - -
RS Stock No. 479-1491
Mfr. Part No.2-1437565-7
MYR0.558
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Surface Mount Momentary 0.7mm Black Button - - 6 x 6 x 4.3mm - Surface Mount 50 mA @ 12 V ac - 1.57 N
RS Stock No. 164-8572
Mfr. Part No.2-1437565-7
MYR0.462
Each (In a Bag of 750)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Surface Mount Momentary 0.7mm Black Button - - 6 x 6 x 4.3mm - - 50 mA @ 12 V ac - 1.57 N
RS Stock No. 479-1429
Mfr. Part No.1825910-7
MYR0.429
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 1.4mm Red Button - - 6 x 6 x 5mm - - 50 mA @ 24 V dc - 2.55 N
RS Stock No. 161-6040
Mfr. Part No.1825910-7
MYR0.327
Each (In a Bag of 750)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 1.4mm Red Button - - - - - 50 mA @ 24 V dc - 2.55 N
RS Stock No. 686-6777
Mfr. Part No.B3F-4055
BrandOmron
MYR1.73
Each (In a Bag of 5)
units
SPST-NO Through Hole - 3mm Yellow Plunger - - 12 x 12 x 7.3mm - - 50 mA @ 24 V dc - 2.55 N
RS Stock No. 894-9041
Mfr. Part No.KSC741J LFS
BrandC & K
MYR2.22
Each (In a Bag of 10)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) J Bend Momentary 1.4mm - Tactile 6.2mm 6.2mm 6.2 x 6.2 x 4.3mm - Surface Mount 50 mA IP67 3.9±1 N
RS Stock No. 756-1543
Mfr. Part No.EVQPAG05R
BrandPanasonic
MYR0.665
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 5mm Red Push Plate - - 6 x 6 x 5mm - - 20 mA - 2.6 N
RS Stock No. 917-4068
Mfr. Part No.SKRRACE010
MYR1.76
Each (In a Bag of 10)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) - Momentary - Grey Button 7.5mm 7mm 7.5 x 7mm - Surface Mount 50 mA - 2 N
RS Stock No. 894-9133
Mfr. Part No.KSC741J LFS
BrandC & K
MYR1,120.00
1 Reel of 1000
Reel(s)
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) J Bend Momentary 1.4mm - Tactile 6.2mm 6.2mm 6.2 x 6.2 x 4.3mm - Surface Mount 50 mA IP67 3.9±1 N
RS Stock No. 758-1963
Mfr. Part No.SKHHDTA010
MYR2.564
Each (In a Box of 10)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Through Hole Momentary 13mm Black Stem - - 6 x 6 x 13mm - - 50 mA @ 12 V dc - 0.98 N
RS Stock No. 894-9183
Mfr. Part No.KSC241G LFS
BrandC & K
MYR2,063.20
1 Reel of 2000
Reel(s)
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) Gull Wing Momentary 0.6mm - Tactile 6.2mm 6.2mm 6.2 x 6.2 x 3.5mm - Surface Mount 50 mA IP67 3.5±0.9 N
RS Stock No. 917-4217
Mfr. Part No.SKSUAAE010
MYR2.29
Each (In a Bag of 10)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) - Momentary 1.35mm Grey Button 5.4mm 5.3mm 5.4 x 5.3mm - Surface Mount 50 mA IP67 3.5 N
RS Stock No. 255-667
Mfr. Part No.KSC241G LFS
BrandC & K
MYR1.823
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
SPST-NO Gull Wing Momentary 0.6mm - Tactile 6.2mm 6.2mm 6.20 x 6.20 x 3.50mm - Surface Mount 50 mA IP67 4.4 N
RS Stock No. 464-5225
Mfr. Part No.SKRPACE010
MYR1.47
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO Surface Mount - 0.7mm Silver Button - - - - - 50 mA @ 16 V dc - 2.55 N
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