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LED Illuminated Sealed Rocker Switch is IP67 rated to front panel.

Press Release Summary:

LED Illuminated Sealed Rocker Switch is IP67 rated to front panel.

February 14, 2014 - Along with its ergonomic, panel mount design, R7 series offers solder, screw, or faston termination options as well as various actuator styles, multiple functions, and red, green, and amber LED options. Panel thickness is 1.5–4.5mm, and contact arrangement can be SP or DP up to 3 positions. Respectively, contact and insulation resistance are 20 mΩ max initial and 100 MΩ min @ 500 Vdc. Electrical life is 10,000 cycles as per UL61058, and dielectric strength is 1,500 Vac for 1 min.

Original Press Release

The R7 Series Sealed Rocker Switch Offers IP67 Ratings and LED Illumination

Press release date: February 4, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – E-Switch announces the new R7 series rocker switch. The R7 series rocker switch has an ergonomic, panel mount design and offers solder, screw or faston termination options. It also offers an array of actuator styles, multiple functions and red, green & amber LED colors.

The R7 series rocker switch is IP67 rated to the front panel.

The applications and markets for this switch include transportation equipment, industrial machinery, marine and boating, among others.

Specifications for the R7 series illuminated rocker switch include:
Contact Rating: 20(8)A @ 125/250VAC, 50/60 Hz, µT55;
16A @ 6-30VDC, 50/60 Hz, µT55;
20(8)A @  125/250VAC, 50/60 Hz, µT85/T55;
16A @ 6-30VDC, 50/60 Hz, µT85/T55
Electrical Life: 10,000 Cycles per UL61058
Contact Resistance: 20mΩ Max. initial
Insulation Resistance: 100 MΩ Min. @ 500VDC
Dielectric Strength: 1,500VAC for 1 minute
Operating Temperature: 0°C to 55°C
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 85°C
Agency Approvals: cURus        
Contact Arrangement: SP or DP up to 3 positions
Moisture Protection: IP67 to front panel
Panel Thickness: 1.5 - 4.5mm

R7 series product detail page

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About E-Switch. E-Switch offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. The company has been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, medical, instrumentation, industrial, audio/visual, appliance, and consumer markets since 1979.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, E-Switch’s global reach extends to Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Products include Tact, Pushbutton, Rocker, Toggle, Slide, DIP, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Power, Illuminated Switches and more. E-Switch has local reps, engineers, and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to 3D drawing requests and other inquiries, along with a top-notch sample program that allows engineers to examine and qualify switches for end product applications.

E-Switch’s online catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics. Product modifications and customization expertise are available for many of the offered switches.

E-Switch, Inc.
7153 Northland Drive N
Minneapolis, MN 55428


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