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500 Series Miniature Slide Switch

500 Series Miniature Slide Switch

The 500 Series miniature slide switches are PC board mountable or panel mountable. They come with single- or double-pole circuits with up to three actuator positions for performing both momentary and maintained (latching) functions in temperatures ranging from -30 to 85°C. Actuators of various heights are also available for these custom slide switches. The 500 Series miniature slide switch is available with either silver or gold contacts. The silver contacts are rated to handle up to 5A of 120VAC with [cURus] approval, and the silver contacts can handle 0.4VA of 20V alternating or direct current. Terminal options include PC board pin, solder lug, quick connect, and wire wrap. Applications for this miniature slide switch include:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Instrumentation
  • Computer servers/peripherals
  • Test/measurement


  • 1 or 2 poles with up to 3 actuator positions; momentary and maintained (latching) functions
  • Panel or PC board mounting designs
  • Vertical and horizontal actuation options

500 Series Miniature Slide Switch

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Detail Specifications

ELECTRICAL RATING: Gold: 0.4VA 20V AC or DC; Silver: 5A 120VAC, 2A 250VAC ELECTRICAL LIFE: 30,000 Make-and-Break Cycles at Full Load CONTACT RESISTANCE: 10mΩ Max. Typical at 2-4VDC; 100mA for Both Silver and Gold Plated Contacts INSULATION RESISTANCE: 1,000MΩ Min. DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: 1,000V RMS at Sea Level OPERATING/STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -30°C to 85°C / MATERIALS / CASE: Diallyl Phthalate (DAP) UL 94V0 HOUSING: Stainless Steel SLIDE HANDLE: Nylon UL 94HB CONTACTS: Silver or Gold Plated Copper Alloy

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