Illuminated Pushbutton Switches feature modular interface.

Press Release Summary:

Rated at 5 A, 250 Vac and 8 A, 125 Vac, Series MDP-16 is available with various actuator styles including low or high bezel, and flush mount or full guard option. Units feature 100 mW contact resistance, 50 MW insulation resistance, and 2,000 Vdc dielectric strength. Operating from -25 to +55°C, switches are suited for industrial control, instrumentation, transportation equipment, and telecommunications.

Original Press Release:

E-Switch Announces New Modular Illuminated Pushbutton Switch Series!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch announces the new, modular MDP-16 series of illuminated pushbutton switches. Its modular interface design features an attractive front panel and many illumination options. Actuator styles include a low or high bezel, and a flush mount or full guard option. There are six actuator colors to choose from as well. This robust switch is great for industrial applications. Specifications include:

o Electrical Life -6,000 cycles both silver and gold
o Mechanical Life - 50,000 cycles typical
o Contact Rating - 5A, 250VAC; 8A, 125VAC UL and VDE
o Contact Resistance - 100 milliohms (initial max)
o Insulation Resistance - 50 Megaohms (Min @ 100V)
o Dielectric Strength - 2,000VDC
o Operating Temperature - minus 25C to + 55C

Markets for the MDP-16 series switch include industrial control applications, instrumentation, transportation equipment and telecommunications, among others.

Visit E-Switch at or call us at 800-867-2717 to request your free catalog! You can also request a free sample of one of 3,700 discrete part numbers for one of your projects! Little Details. Big Quality.

About E-Switch. E-Switch has been manufacturing quality switches since 1979 for the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, A/V, appliance and consumer markets. Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include Rocker, Toggle, Slide, Tact, Pushbutton, Dip, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Detector switches, and more. E-Switch has local reps and distributors 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 catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics.

Editorial Contact and Reader Service Contact:
Rebecca Hauptman, Marketing Manager at 763-504-3536 or

Sales and Technical Contact:
Lloyd Bodle, National Sales Manager 800-867-2717 or
E-Switch, Inc.
7153 Northland Drive N
Minneapolis, MN 55428

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