Keyboard Switches

Keyboard Switches or Key switches are an on/off electronic switch that is only on when there is some pressure put on it or when the button is pressed. As soon as the tactile switch button is released and the pressure has been took off, the circuit is then broken. Keyboard switches work with user interaction with the button or switch when it makes contact with the control panel beneath, most cases this is usually a printed circuit board (PCB). Keyboard switches are mostly used for computer keyboards, once the user presses the key on the keyboard this will press the switch down. Once the switch has been pressed down this will then send a signal to the computer telling it that you have pressed that specific key.
Keyboard switches are an electromechanical switch for:-
• Keyboards
• Keypads
• Instruments
• Interface control panel applications
There are many types of electric tactile switches available and these are:-
• SPST (Single Pole Single through)
• SPDT (single pole double throw)
• DPST (double pole, single throw)
• DPDT (double pole double throw)

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Description Price Contact Configuration Contact Current Rating Operating Force Illuminated Switch Operation Mechanical Life Per Key Contact Resistance IP Rating Minimum Operating Temperature Maximum Operating Temperature Actuator Colour Contact Material Operating Temperature Range Voltage Rating
RS Stock No. 301-5235
Mfr. Part No.1241.1104.7097
BrandSchurter
SGD13.32
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units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Black Silver - -
RS Stock No. 173-9858
Mfr. Part No.1241.1104.7097
BrandSchurter
SGD8.79
Each (In a Box of 100)
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Black Silver - -
RS Stock No. 664-569
Mfr. Part No.MX1A-11NN
BrandZF
SGD1.226
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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SPST-NO 10 mA @ 12 V ac - - - - - - -10°C +70°C - - -10 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 102-327
Mfr. Part No.D6C90 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
SGD1.54
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SPST-NO 100 mA@ 32 V 1.3 N - - - - - -20°C +85°C Black - -20 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 174-5136
Mfr. Part No.D6R40 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
SGD1.862
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - - - Momentary - - - -20°C +85°C Red - -20 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 664-575
Mfr. Part No.MX1A-11NW
BrandZF
SGD1.20
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 10 mA @ 12 V ac 2.1 oz - Momentary - - - -10°C +70°C - - -10 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9670
Mfr. Part No.STTSKHCAB
SGD0.654
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 1.274 N - - 1000000Operations - - - - - Metal - -
RS Stock No. 607-7810
Mfr. Part No.6425.0101
BrandMarquardt
SGD1.88
Each
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SP-NO 100 mA @ 28 V dc - - - - - - -20°C +70°C - - -20 → +70°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9951
Mfr. Part No.STTSKHWAA
SGD0.622
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 1.57 N - - 1000000Operations - - - - - Metal - -
RS Stock No. 174-2884
Mfr. Part No.SETL BK GN AU OA
BrandC & K
SGD8.08
Each
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Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Non-Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 174-3073
Mfr. Part No.SERL BK RD AU EE
BrandC & K
SGD14.91
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Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 283-9945
Mfr. Part No.STTSKHWAC
SGD0.364
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 50 mA @ 12 V ac 1.57 N - - 1000000Operations - - - - - Metal - -
RS Stock No. 793-1774
Mfr. Part No.SER GY AU OA
BrandC & K
SGD7.14
Each
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 10 mA @ 24 V dc 1.5 N No (On)-On - 50mΩ - -25°C +80°C Grey Gold -25 → +80°C -
RS Stock No. 301-5229
Mfr. Part No.1241.1104.7.095
BrandSchurter
SGD9.95
Each
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Green Silver - -
RS Stock No. 301-5184
Mfr. Part No.1241.1100.7.093
BrandSchurter
SGD9.80
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Red Silver - -
RS Stock No. 145-730
Mfr. Part No.D6R90 F1 LFS
BrandC & K
SGD1.626
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
SPST-NO 100 mA@ 32 V 1.3 N - Momentary - - - -20°C +85°C Black - -20 → +85°C 32V dc
RS Stock No. 283-9349
Mfr. Part No.3ESH9
BrandMEC
SGD7.67
Each
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Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 50 mA @ 24 V dc 2.5 N - Momentary 10000000Operations 30mΩ IP67 -40°C +160°C Black Silver Plated -40 → +160°C -
RS Stock No. 301-5190
Mfr. Part No.1241.1100.7.095
BrandSchurter
SGD9.89
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 125 mA @ 48 V dc 3 N - Momentary 1000000Operations - - - - Green Silver - -
RS Stock No. 174-2935
Mfr. Part No.SETL BK RD AU EE
BrandC & K
SGD9.48
Each
units
Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) 10 mA@ 24 V dc - - Latching - - - -25°C +85°C - Gold -25 → +85°C -
RS Stock No. 231-3140
Mfr. Part No.3FTL6+1D06
BrandMEC
SGD8.65
Each
units
Single Pole Single Throw (SPST) 50 mA @ 24 V dc - - Momentary 10000000Operations 50mΩ IP67 -40°C +115°C White - -40 → +115°C -
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