Rolling Ball Tilt Switches deliver precise safety control.

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Equipped with infrared LED and phototransistor to precisely detect control signal, Model RB-4G0124 provides electrical life of 1,000,000 cycles and mechanical life of 20,000,000 cycles. Model RB-231, featuring shielded design that provides 10° angle of detection, provides operating life of 100,000 cycles. Conductive ball is movable inside tube to generate signal and contact. Both are suited for movement detection, safety devices, and consumer electronic applications.



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Rolling Ball Tilt Switches from C&K Components Deliver Precise Safety Control



C&K Component rolling ball tilt switches are specially designed for safety control...

NEWTON, MA - C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has
developed a rolling ball tilt switch series that features a funnel-shape design for high accuracy and 360 degree detection. Designated the RB-4G0124 and RB-231 respectively, the rolling ball tilt switches are specially designed for safety control.

The RB-4G0124 rolling ball tilt switch is equipped with infrared LED and phototransistor to precisely detect the control signal. The tilt switch provides an electrical life of 1,000,000 cycles and a mechanical life of 20,000,000 cycles.

The RB-231 Rolling Ball Tilt Switch features a compact, shielded design that provides an angle of detection at 10 degrees. The conductive ball is movable inside the tube to generate the signal and contact. The RB-231 Rolling Ball Tilt Switch provides an operating life of 100,000 cycles.

C&K's Rolling Ball Tilt Switch Series is ideal for movement detection, safety device,
white good and consumer electronic applications, including irons, portable heaters, games, toys and handheld devices.

"The highly reliable rolling ball tilt switch provides an economical option for pricecompetitive applications that require high performance, quality and a long operational life," said Kyle Peterson, product manager at C&K Components.

About C&K Components

C&K Components is a division of CoActive Technologies, a privately held company
manufacturing electromechanical switches, interface controls, keypads, dome arrays and
modules. www.ck-components.com

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