Metal Pushbutton Switch offers white ring and point illumination.

Press Release Summary:

Available with integrated 5, 12, and 24 V resistor options, MSM series offers white illumination to supplement existing red, green, yellow, and blue options. Construction includes stainless steel housing and actuator, with micro switch snapped into housing with 19, 22, or 30 mm mounting diameter. Switching voltage ratings range from 5 Vdc to 250 Vac, and current ratings vary from 0.1–10 A. Operating from -25 to +85°C, IP67-rated switch also carries impact resistance rating of IK07.

Original Press Release:

Metal Pushbutton Switch Radiates White Ring

Popular MSM series now with 5, 12 or 24 V integrated resistors

Santa Rosa, California – SCHURTER is pleased to announce the expansion of its popular MSM series metal pushbutton switch to include a version with white ring and point illumination. Existing color options include red, green, yellow and blue. The series also expands its range of integrated resistor options to include 5 and 12 volt versions in addition to the existing 24 volt.

The MSM construction includes a stainless steel housing and actuator, with a micro switch snapped into the housing. Housings are available in 19, 22 and 30 mm mounting diameters. Switching voltage ratings range from 5 VDC to 250 VAC and current ratings from 0.1 to 10A. The switching function is N.O., N.C. and changeovers in 1- or 2-pin construction.

The MSM series is ideal for use in applications exposed to the elements. It has a seal protection rating of IP67 and impact resistance rating of IK07. Operating temperature range is -25°C to +85°C. Applications include various types of control panels, industrial controllers for manufacturing equipment, self-service kiosks, vending equipment, public and institutional security access systems, audio and entertainment systems, and medical diagnostic and hospital equipment.

Pricing starts at about $21.00 each per 100 pieces. More information on the new MSM can be found on SCHURTER’s website For sales and product information contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or


SCHURTER is a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide. SCHURTER’s three divisions: Components, Input Systems and Electronic Manufacturing services are formed to provide customer specific products and services, which focus on clean and safe supply of power and making equipment easier to use. These core competencies bring a high degree of innovation to SCHURTER’s main markets IT / Telecom, Medical, Space and Renewable Energy.

SCHURTER meets its customers’ highest demands through certified quality, environmental and safety management systems including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and highly developed processes (Six Sigma method). Excellent services are upheld through the consistent application of an all encompassing quality management system.

SCHURTER Inc., Santa Rosa, California is the exclusive North America sales and distribution office for the SCHURTER Group.


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