Anti-Vandal Switch offers RGB LED illumination.

Press Release Summary:

Along with 16 mm panel cutout size, IP65-rated PV6 series offers RGB LED option for combining red, green, and blue LEDs to produce >16 million hues of light. Dot or ring illumination is available as are options for high actuator and pilot indicator. Latter offers illumination only and does not have internal switch contacts. Rated 48 Vdc, 2 A, switch operates from 20 to 55°C and has 1,000,000 cycle mechanical life rating and 50,000 cycle electrical life rating.

Original Press Release:

The PV6 Series Anti-vandal Switch Now Offers RGB LED Illumination

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch announces a new feature for the PV6 series illuminated anti vandal switches – an RGB LED option.  Having an RGB LED means there are red, blue and green LEDs. RGB LED products combine these three colors to produce over 16 million hues of light. The color options are almost unlimited.

The series already features a long life expectancy, water resistance to IP65 ratings, and illumination.  But now, they are available with an RGB LED option, along with the other LED colors available, which include red, yellow, orange, blue, green and white.

It is also available with dot or ring illumination and has a 16mm panel cutout size.  You can get it with a high actuator option and a pilot indicator as well as a black anodized finish option. The pilot indicator does not have internal switch contacts, only illumination.

Applications for this anti-vandal pushbutton switch include kiosks and ticket dispensers, among other designs that require vandal resistance.

Specifications include:



Red, Yellow and Orange: 20mA 1.8V

Blue, Green and White: 20mA 2.8V

TEMPERATURE: -20°C to 55°C

MECHANICAL LIFE: 1,000,000 Cycles

ELECTRICAL LIFE: 50,000 Cycles





PANEL CUTOUT: 16mm Diameter

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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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