Surface Mount Tactile Switches are RoHS compliant.

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Offering both flush tactile surface and extended surface, momentary SPST Series CS1204 provides electrical life of 100,000 cycles using silver-plated stainless steel contacts. Cover is stainless steel and terminals are silver-plated phosphor bronze. Units are available with actuator heights of 0.8 or 1.5 mm and force options of 160 and 260 gF. Housed in 5.25 x 5.25 mm package, switches are rated 50 mA at 48 Vdc and operate from -40 to 85°C.

Original Press Release:

CIT RELAY & SWITCH CS1204 Ultra-Low Profile RoHS Compliant Surface Mount Tactile Switch

Maple Grove, Minnesota - CIT RELAY & SWITCH introduces the CS1204 Series momentary SPST surface mount ultra-low profile 0.8mm & 1.5mm actuator height tactile switch. This newest addition to the CIT relay line offers both a flush tactile surface and an extended surface. Designed with an electrical life of 100,000 cycles using silver-plated, stainless steel contacts, the SPST CS1204 series has an operating temperature ranging from -40°C to 85°C. Available with actuation force options of 160gF and 260gF.

Overall switch dimensions are in a compact, space-saving package of 5.25mm x 5.25mm. Switch electrical ratings are 50mA @ 48VDC. All switches in the CS1204 series offer a stainless steel cover, silver-plated stainless steel contacts and silver-plated phosphor bronze terminals.

Typical applications for the CIT RELAY & SWITCH CS1204 series surface mount, tactile switch include test and measurement equipment, telecommunication, computer and peripherals, consumer product, hand-held devices, and automotive diagnostic equipment.

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 1000 Series slide 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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