Foremost Electronics is announcing the availability of the Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range. The C15 multifunction switch is intended for cost-sensitive applications where space is critical, and is particularly suitable for frequency and channel selection in two way radios, portable appliances, instrumentation and similar miniaturised mobile applications. The C15 offers users exceptional switching "feel" and provides designers with a reliable HMI device delivering consistent torque over its long life time.
Key features of the Elma C15 include a body size just 7.7 × 9.35 × 11.1mm, operating lifetime of 15,000 switching cycles, operating temperature range from -30 to +60degC, 16 positions grey coding, shorting switching mode, up to 3.0Ncm switching torque, tray or tape and reel packaging and THT suitable for reflow soldering. Users can specify custom shaft dimensions and shape.
The C15 rotary coded switch has switching options of 16 positions with 20 degree indexing and end-stop or 16 positions with 22.5 degree indexing with endless rotating shaft.
Alan Cook, Managing Director of Foremost Electronics, comments: "Elma is a long-established manufacturer of high-quality switching products. Their new miniature rotary encoder is a very flexible and reliable control device for handheld and portable devices and will find many commercial and industrial applications."
For more information on the Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range and all products available from Foremost Electronics visit www.4most.co.uk.