Hall-Effect Switches feature integrated digital circuitry.

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SPST/DPST Series HE momentary, illuminated switches require 3.8 V max, 5 mA min. They are offered in 0.50, 0.62, or 0.75 in. square and round pushbutton sizes and snap into panel mounting holes. Interface styles include solder-lug terminals, direct pcb-mount pins, and lead wires with or without customer-specified connectors. Switches are suited for any high-volume, front-panel application and are also available as integral assemblies, such as dual-function switch/rotary potentiometers.



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Electro-Mech Introduces Digital Hall-Effect Switches for High Performance Reliability



South El Monte, CA - June 30, 2004 - Electro-Mech Components, Inc. has introduced a new Hall-Effect lighted push-button switch product group featuring integrated digital circuitry offering improved reliability, long service life and a small form factor for a variety of applications.

Designed as a single-pole single-throw (SPST) or double-pole, single-throw (2PST) momentary illuminated switch, the Series HE is ideally suited for any high volume, front panel switching application, including industrial/avionics displays and controls, instrument panel controls and high-density panel controls. The Series HE can also be provided in integral assemblies, such as a dual function switch/rotary potentiometer, for added high-density panel installations. Lightweight and compact, the new switch series weighs less than one ounce (1 oz.) and is offered in 0.50, 0.62 or 0.75-inch square or round push-button sizes, and requires only 1.7 inches of space behind display panels. One-step installation is achieved by snapping the unit into panel mounting holes. Units are available in a variety of interface styles, including solder lug terminals, direct-PCB mount pins, or lead wires with or without customer-specified industry standard connectors.

The Series HE requires a 3.8V minimum power supply voltage, 5mA maximum supply current (output leakage current 5mA maximum). Units are available in SPST NO or SPST 2 N.O. circuitry. Momentary units feature an operating pressure of 12 oz. (±4 oz.), plunger travel of approximately 0.120 inches, and a rated life of 500,000 minimum actuations.

For versatile display options, switch lenses in the Series HE include custom legends and colors, available to create symbolic or legend detail and optimal recognition. Available interchangeable lenses also feature opaque front lens, readable only when lighted, including colored lens filters for coding or emergency indicator design.

Unit pricing is from $15.80 at 1,000 pieces, delivery 8 weeks ARO. For complete specifications on the Series HE, contact Electro-Mech Components, Inc. toll-free at (888) 442-7180, or visit our website at www.electromechcomp.com.

About Electro-Mech Components, Inc.
Electro-Mech Components, Inc. is located 15 miles east of Los Angeles in South El Monte, California and specializes in the design and manufacture of illuminated pushbutton switches, indicator lights and multi-switch assemblies including interlocking and multi-function assemblies. The company operates its additional switch manufacturing plant in Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

For complete specifications or the company's entire line of switches and indicators, visit www.electromechcomp.com or contact Electro-Mech Components, Inc., 1826 Floradale Ave., South El Monte, CA 91733-3689. Phone (888) 442-7180; Fax: (626) 350-8070; e-mail: info@electromechcomp.com; Website: www.electromechcomp.com.

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