Round Pushbutton Switch features 3.5 mm profile.

Press Release Summary:

Model RP 3508 comes with or without illumination in SPST, off-(on) momentary or SPST, off-on. Contact ratings are 3 A at 125 Vac or 1.5 A at 250 Vac, with mechanical life estimated at 20,000 cycles. Accommodating panels up to 7 mm thick, switch features silver-plated solder lugs and sculptured squared flange measuring 18 x 18 mm. Knurled, threaded plastic lock-ring provides secure mounting without tools. Operating temperature range is 0-65°C.

Original Press Release:

E-Switch Introduces Low-Profile, Ergonomic Pushbutton Switch

BROOKLYN PARK, MN - E-Switch has introduced a new round pushbutton switch that features a sculptured squared flange and low--profile design to complement the front panels of a wide variety of consumer and commercial equipment. The new RP 3508 pushbutton switch is available with or without illumination in SPST, Off-(On) momentary; or SPST, Off-On.

"The advanced design-look of the new RP 3508 blends with the modern, ergonomic styling of many new consumer and commercial electronic products," says Mark Lakedon, Sr. Applications Engineer for E-Switch. "The switch also features a knurled, threaded plastic lock-ring for quick and secure mounting without the use of tools."

The new RP 3508 has a contact rating of 3 amps @ 125 VAC or 1.5 amps @ 250 VAC, with a mechanical life estimated at 20,000 cycles. The flange is 18 mm square and the height of the pushbutton is only 3.55 mm. The switch has silver-plated solder lugs and can accommodate panels up to 7 mm thick. It is available with or without a 3 VDC LED, wired separately. LED colors include a choice of red, yellow or green. Operating temperatures range from 0°C to +65°C.

E-Switch manufactures standard, modified and customized switches designed to fit specific applications for electronic OEMs. E-Switch products are supported by a worldwide network of distributors and representatives who provide design assistance, service and quick delivery. For more information about the new RP 3508 pushbutton switch, contact E-Switch, 7153 Northland Drive, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428. Telephone: 763-504-3525; Fax: 763-531-8235; Web site:

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