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5500 Series Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

5500 Series Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

The 5500 Series illuminated pushbutton switches are designed for use with dual-in-line package circuits and offer a crisp, tactile feel. These momentary pushbutton switches have a hinged design and are available with none, one, or two LED lights. They have a long operating life of 500,000 cycles. The 5500 Series miniature pushbutton switch operates in temperatures ranging from -25 to 65°C and is electrically rated for 300mA of 12VDC current. The actuator on these switches travels 2.5mm and performs single pole, double throw (SPDT) functions. Applications for these miniature pushbutton switches include but are not limited to:

  • Telecommunications
  • Networking
  • Computers/servers
  • Performance audio
  • Instrumentation
  • Low power on/off designs
  • External hard drives and modems


  • 300mA, 12VDC electrical rating
  • Through-hole mounting design
  • Single or dual LED options
  • Momentary actuation



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5500 Series

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Detail Specifications

ELECTRICAL RATING: 300mA @ 12VDC LIFE EXPECTANCY: 500,000 Cycles Typical CONTACT RESISTANCE: 50mΩ Max. Typical at 2-4VDC; 100mA INSULATION RESISTANCE: 50MΩ Min. DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: >1,000V RMS at Sea Level OPERATING FORCE: 255gf Max. / MATERIALS / HOUSING: 6/6 Nylon CAP: ABS CONTACTS: Gold Over Nickel Over Copper Alloy TERMINALS: Gold Over Nickel Over Copper Alloy

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