Illuminated Pushbutton Switch has power rated design.

Press Release Summary:

Operational from -20 to +65°C, PA4 Series UL- and VDE-approved illuminated power pushbutton switch features 13 x 19 mm cutout and contact rating up to 16 A at 125/250 Vac. Standard and water-resistant versions as well as various illumination options are available. With life expectancy of 10,000 cycles, switch offers initial max contact resistance of 20 mW at 1 A, 5 Vdc; insulation resistance of 100 MW min at 500 Vdc; and dielectric strength (1 min) of 1,000 Vac.

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E-Switch Announces Power Rated Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

E-Switch's PA4 Series Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Is Power Rated

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch introduces the PA4 series power pushbutton switch. This illuminated switch is durable, robust and economical. It features the popular 13mm x 19mm cutout and high power ratings up to 16A. Both standard and water resistant versions and illuminations options are available. UL and VDE approved.

Specifications include:

  • Life Expectancy: 10,000 cycles
  • Contact Rating: 16A at 125/250VAC
  • Contact Resistance (Initial Max): 20mW Min. at 1A 5VDC
  • Insulation Resistance: 100MW min at 500VDC
  • Dielectric Strength (1 min): 1000 VAC
  • Operating/Storage Temperature: -20°C to +65°C

    The markets for the PA4 series illuminated pushbutton switch include industrial controls, instrumentation, test equipment, transportation, telecommunications and more.

    Visit E-Switch at to request your full-line catalog! You can also request a sample of one of over 4,000 discrete part numbers for one of your projects!

    About E-Switch. In 2009, E-Switch, Inc. acquired Lamb Industries and now offers one of the broadest switch lines available today. Both companies have been delivering innovative and quality switches to the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, industrial, appliance and consumer markets since 1979. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Portland, Oregon, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include Rocker, Toggle, Slide, Tact, Pushbutton, Dip, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Power, illuminated switches, and more. E-Switch has local reps, distributors, engineers and account managers on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to requests, along with a top notch sampling and cross-referencing program. E-Switch's online catalogs include complete specifications, drawings and schematics.

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