Lens is available for lighted pushbutton switches.

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Interchangeable lens for company's SW44002 series switches can be read in on/off conditions. Sunlight-readable lens measures 0.520 in. sq., 0.465 in. deep to rear lens edge, and can be installed directly onto switches from mounted or rear-mounted installations. Lighting brightness averages 250 ft-l minimum. Chromacity is aviation yellow. Mil-Spec lens suits installation in aircraft and avionics instrumentation for airborne and ground-based instruments.



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Electro-Mech Components Introduces Sunlight Readable Lens For Lighted Pushbutton Switch Displays


South El Monte, CA -March 31, 2004 - Electro-Mech Components, Inc. has announced availability of a new interchangeable lens for the company's line of lighted pushbutton switches, offering capability to be read in both "on" or "off" conditions. The new compact design meets specific customer and Mil-Spec requirements for sunlight readability, offering an immediate solution for space-conscious display installations in aircraft and avionics instrumentation for airborne or ground-based instrumentation, or in such applications as outdoor industrial control panels and commercial lighting controls.

Customer-specific legends can be read on the SW44002 Series when illuminated by incandescent bulbs in any of Electro-Mech Components' switches, or when not lighted, even when direct sunlight is shining on the lens surface. Compact in size and interchangeable with most industry standard lens configurations, the SW44002 lens measures only 0.520" square, 0.465" deep to rear lens edge, and can be installed directly onto switches either from front mounted or rear-mounted installations. Standard lenses are provided in black color, per Fed-Std-595. When illuminated, lighting brightness averages 250-foot lamberts (Ft-L) minimum. Chromaticity is in aviation yellow. The
industry standard lens shape provides smooth radius corners, important to ergonomics, safety and appearance. The standard SW44002 accepts one T 1-3/4 m.f.b. lamp.

Unit pricing of the SW44002 Sunlight Readable Lens is from $99.00 each in 100 piece quantities, availability is 8-10 weeks ARO. Custom legends and colors are also available. Complete specifications are available at www.electromechcomp.com.

About Electro-Mech Components, Inc.

Electro-Mech Components, Inc. is located 15 miles east of downtown 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, Tne., 1896 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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