Suface-Mount Tactile Switch features low-profile design.

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Momentary CS1214 Series, designed with silver-plated, stainless steel contacts and silver-plate brass terminals, offers electrical life of 500,000 cycles. Offered in 4.9 mm² package, series is available with 0.8 mm profile flat actuator or 1.5 mm profile extended actuator. Other choices include 160 or 260 gf ±50 gf actuation force and J lead or gull wing. Electrical rating is 50 mA @ 24 Vdc, and actuator travel is .25 mm ±.1 mm.

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CIT Relay & Switch CS1214 Low Profile, RoHS Compliant Surface Mount Tactile Switch

Maple Grove, Minnesota - CIT RELAY & SWITCH introduces the momentary CS1214 Series surface mount, low profile tactile switch. This newest addition to the CIT switch line is designed with an electrical life of 500,000 cycles using silver-plated, stainless steel contacts and silver-plate brass terminals. Switch electrical rating is 50mA @ 24VDC. The choices of actuation force on the CS1214 are 160gf or 260gf ± 50gf. Actuator travel is .25mm ± .1mm and give an excellent tactile feel.

The CS1214 offers two actuator options: a flat actuator with an exceptionally low profile, 0.8mm, and an extended actuator offering a profile of 1.5mm. The overall switch dimensions of the CS1214 are in a compact, space-saving package of 4.9mm x 4.9mm. The actuator is brass and housing is comprised of 4/6 Nylon. The CS1214 series has an operating and storage temperature ranging from -40°C to 85°C.

With a choice between J lead or gull wing, typical applications for the CIT RELAY & SWITCH CS1214 series surface mount, tactile switch include test and measurement equipment, telecommunication, computer and peripherals, consumer electronics, mobile phones, pagers, automotive diagnostic equipment, medical hand-held, health diagnostic monitors, PDA's, and industrial.

Lead-time is 4 to 6 weeks. Volume pricing starts at $0.12. Packaging is 3000 pieces per reel.

CIT RELAY & SWITCH, a division of Circuit Interruption Technology, Inc., manufactures a broad array of automotive, telecom, security, industrial and audio relays and switches in thru-hole, panel, and surface mount styles. CIT RELAY & SWITCH products are supported by a worldwide network of distributors and sales representatives who provide sales, service and delivery. For more information about the new CS1214 Series tactile switch or any of the CIT switch line, contact CIT RELAY & SWITCH, 7003 Magda Drive, Maple Grove, MN 55369. Phone: 763-535-2339, Fax: 763-535-2194, E-Mail:, Website:

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