New family of sealed through-hole subminiature tact switches

C&K Components is introducing new versions of sealed through-hole subminiature tact switches. Designated the KSA family, the range consists of the KSA, KSL, KSB, KSI, KSFI, KSJ and KSD switches. They are available in a variety of configurations, including vertical and right-angle mounting, top- or side-actuated and with a soft or hard actuator.

Eric Grange, product market manager for C&K Components, comments: "The KSA tact switch family features have a proven success rate with our customers worldwide and we are glad to offer new features and configurations out of the numerous exiting one. Our combination of high quality, high reliability and wide range of configurations allows the sealed subminiature tact switches to be specified in a broad range of applications and market sectors. We have also upgraded our range through detect versions."

The sealed KSA tact switches can be configured for applications in harsh environments and can be adapted for different PC board thicknesses. Suitable for automotive, consumer electronics, industrial and telecom networking applications, the RoHS-compliant tact switches have a life expectancy up to 1,000,000 operations and feature an actuation force from 1.5N to 5N, including the detect version with silver and gold coatings. The KSA family of switches meets ISO 9001/14001 and TS16949 standards.

Typical pricing for the KSA family of tact switches ranges from $0.16 to $0.50 in quantities of 10,000 pieces. Lead time is from four to ten weeks.


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