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October 13, 2011 AT 5:17 pm

NEW PRODUCT – Waterproof Metal Pushbutton with Blue LED Ring [16mm Blue Momentary]

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NEW PRODUCT – Waterproof Metal Pushbutton with Blue LED Ring [16mm Blue Momentary]. These chrome-plated metal buttons are rugged and waterproof and look real good while doing it! Simply drill a 16mm hole into any material up to 1/2″ thick and you can fit these in place, there’s even a rubber gasket to keep any water out of the enclosure. On the front of the button is a flat metal actuator, surrounded by a blue plastic LED ring. On the back there are 3 contacts for the button (common, normally-open and normally-closed) and 2 for the blue LED ring (+ and -). Connect 3 to 6V to the LED to have it light up nicely, there’s a built in resistor! If you want to use this with a higher voltage, say 12V or 24V, simply add a 470 ohm resistor in series with the LED connection to keep the LED current at around 20mA.

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This button is a momentary push button, when you press it the ‘normally-open’ contact shorts to the common contact. When you release it, the contacts open up again.

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  • Drill hole diameter: 16mm
  • Switch rating: 3A / 250VDC
  • Switch contacts: 1 NO, 1 NC
  • Material: Chrome plated brass
  • Grade: IP40/IP67
  • Contact resistance: < 50 mOhm
  • Insulation resistance: > 1000 Mohm
  • Temperature: -20 C to +55 C
  • Mechanical life: > 500,000
  • Electrical life: > 50,000
  • Panel thickness: 1-13mm
  • Operating pressure: 1.5 – 2.5 N
  • Operating stroke: 2mm
  • Lamp rated voltage: 6V

In stock and shipping now!


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3 Comments

  1. Alexander Mills

    Is the LED momentary with the action of the switch, or is it on whenever it receives external power? I’d assume the later, based on the picture you posted.

  2. the switch and LED are separated, so you could wire it to turn on when pressed or vice versa or whatever you wish! check the tech details for information

  3. Just out of curiosity… any chance for an RGB version of this switch?

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