Illuminated Switch features vandal-resistant design.

Press Release Summary:

Water-resistant to IP65, PV9 Series is rated at 2 A, 48 Vdc with maximum contact resistance of 50 mΩ and minimum insulation resistance of 1,000 MΩ at 500 Vdc. Unit offers dot or ring illumination with LED color options of red, yellow, orange, blue, green, white, or bi-color. Requiring 28 mm panel cutout, anti-vandal pushbutton switch provides 1,000,000 cycle mechanical life and 50,000 cycle electrical life, making it suited for kiosks and ticket dispensers.

Original Press Release:

The PV9 Series Anti-Vandal Switch Offers Illumination and IP65 Ratings

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch announces the PV9 series illuminated vandal resistant switch. This anti-vandal switch features a long life expectancy and is water resistant to IP65 ratings. Illumination LED colors include red, yellow, orange, blue, green and white, as well as bi-color options. It is available with dot or ring illumination. Requires a 28mm panel cutout size.

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

Specifications for the PV9 series anti-vandal switch include:

Electrical Rating: 2A, 48VDC

Mechanical Life: 1,000,000 Cycles

Electrical Life: 50,000 Cycles

Contact Resistance: 50mΩ Max.

Insulation Resistance: 1000 MΩ Min. @ 500VDC

Dielectric Strength: 2,000VAC

Operating/Storage Temperature: -20°C to 55°C

Travel: 2.8mm           

Moisture Protection: IP65

Contact Arrangement: SPDT or DPDT

Actuation Force: 660 gf

Panel Thickness: 1-10mm

Hex Nut Torque: 5-14Nm

PV9 series product detail page

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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.

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