Tactile Switch features soft touch design.

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With 1.5 mm travel and carbon pill contact design, Model TL9000 features contact rating of 50 mA at 12 Vdc and operating force of 150 ±50 g. Unit operates from -20 to +70°C with initial contact resistance of 100 mW and insulation resistance of 100 MW. Providing electrical life of 100,000 cycles, switch is suited for consumer electronics, audio/visual, medical, testing and instrumentation, and telecommunications.


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E-Switch Announces Soft Touch Tactile Switch

MINNEAPOLIS, MN --- E-Switch announces the TL9000 soft touch tactile switch. This new switch has a long travel of 1.5mm and a carbon pill contact design. The moving contact is made of conductive rubber and requires only a light force. Specifications include: Electrical Life - 100,000 cycles minimum
Operating Force - 150 +/- 50 gram force
Contact Rating - 50mA @ 12 VDC
Contact Resistance - 100 milliohms max (initial)
Insulation Resistance - 100 Megaohms min.
Dielectric Strength - 250 VAC
Operating Temperature - -20C to + 70C Markets for the TL9000 series tact switch include consumer electronics, audio/visual, medical, testing and instrumentation, telecommunications, and computer/servers/peripherals, among others. Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com or call us at 800-867-2717 to request your free catalog! You can also request a free sample of one of over 4,000 discrete part numbers for one of your projects! Little Details. Big Quality. About E-Switch. E-Switch has been manufacturing quality switches since 1979 for the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, A/V, appliance and consumer markets. Located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include Rocker, Toggle, Slide, Tact, Pushbutton, Dip, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Detector switches, and more. E-Switch has local reps and distributors on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to requests, along with a top notch sampling and cross-referencing program. E-Switch's online catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics. Editorial Contact and Reader Service Contact: Rebecca Hauptman, Marketing Manager at 763-504-3536 or rhauptman@e-switch.com Sales and Technical Contact: Lloyd Bodle, National Sales Manager 800-867-2717 or lbodle@e-switch.com

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