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KAP Series Piano DIP Switches

These Piano DIP Switches offer your choice of recessed or extended actuators, tube or tape and reel packaging, 2 to 12 positions and gold over nickel contacts. Piano DIP Switches DIP

The KAP series piano DIP switches employ a reliable wiping contact mechanism that ensures stable contact at low resistance. Available features include:

  • Gold plated contacts (over nickel)
  • A choice of recessed or extended actuators
  • High temp materials
  • UL94V0
  • A choice of top-side "OFF" or topside "ON" configurations
  • Top tape sealed versions designed to withstand wave soldering and board washing

Applications for the KAP series piano DIP switches include:

  • Garage door openers
  • Test & instrumentation
  • Telecommunications
  • Controller applications


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    SPECIFICATIONS
    OPERATING LIFE: 2,000 Make-and-Break Cycles, Each Circuit
    SWITCH FUNCTION: SPST, 2 Thru 12 Positions (Except Position 11)
    CONTACT RATING: Switch: 25mA @ 24VDC
                                   Carry: 100mA @ 50VDC
    CONTACT RESISTANCE:
                Initial: 50mΩ Typical @ 2-4VDC @ 100mA
                After Life:  100mΩ Typical @ 2.4DC @ 100mA
    INSULATION RESISTANCE: 100MΩ Min. @ 500V DC
    OPERATING FORCE: 1000gf Max.
    TRAVEL, ACTUATOR: 2.0mm Typical
    DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: 500V RMS Min. at Sea Level Between Adjacent Terminals
    TEMPERATURE RANGE: Operating/Storage: -40°C to 85°C
    VIBRATION: To MIL-STD-202F, Method 201 A
    SHOCK: To MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B, Condition A
    CAPACITANCE: 5pf Max. Between Adjacent Terminals 
     
    SOLDERING RECOMMENDATION 
                   Wave: 500°F (260°C) for 5s Max.
                   Hand: 30W Soldering Iron at 608°F (320°C) for 2s Typical 
                   Keep all switches in the "OFF" position during soldering and cleaning
                   process.