Custom 16-Position Rotary Encoder features LED backlight.

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Backlit 16-position rotary encoder, intended for military and commercial channel select applications, has 4 channel hex output and can be customized to fit into existing panel opening as small as 12 mm. Sealed to protect against environmental ingress, enclosed construction also prevents EMI. Design conserves panel space without compromising performance. Mounted onto PCB, encoder allows multiple functions and output codes with its single shaft.

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CW Industries Develops Custom 16 Position Rotary Encoder with LED Backlight

Southampton, PA. — CW Industries, a long recognized manufacturer of switches, connectors and custom components for the OEM, has developed a custom backlit 16 position Rotary Encoder with a 4 channel hex output for military and commercial channel select applications.

These switches are compact, have multiple positions and are customized to fit easily into an existing panel opening – as small as 12mm. Our designs also feature a durable enclosed construction that prevents EMI and are sealed to protect against environmental ingress.

Easily mounted onto a PCB, the switch design allows multiple functions and output codes with its single shaft. The CW product conserves panel space without compromising performance and every project is produced to the unique specifications of our customers with low minimum order requirements.

Serving customers since 1904, CW Industries supplies leading military and defense manufacturers with complex electromechanical switches; insulation displacement and MIL SPEC connectors; custom switches and connectors and build-to-print contract manufactured products that require a high level of precision, performance and reliability. CW Industries is ITAR Registered, IS0 9001 Certified and our in house test facility is qualified to UL, CSA and DOD standards.

For more information and to review your custom design requirements and application, please contact Jon Schott at CW Industries, 130 James Way, Southampton PA, 18966. Phone: 215-355-7080. Email:

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