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KAN Series Half Pitch, Low Profile DIP Switch

KAN Series Half Pitch, Low Profile DIP Switch

KAN Series half pitch, low profile DIP switches are surface mountable with gull wing terminals and come in tape and reel or tube packaging. With a recessed actuator and at just 1.5mm high and 4.5mm wide, these half pitch, low profile DIP switches fit almost anywhere, with the length being dictated by the number of actuator positions chosen. The available number of actuator positions include two, four, six, eight and 10.

The KAN Series half pitch, low profile DIP switch features an optional top seal designed to withstand wave soldering and board washing. It operates in temperatures ranging from -40 to 85°C, making this switch suitable for applications in harsh environments. The initial switching current rating for this half pitch DIP switch is 25mA of 24VDC, and the carry current, or steady-state current, rating is 100mA or 50VDC.

Uses for this half pitch DIP switch include:

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


  • Replaced KAD Series in 2006
  • Half pitch, low profile DIP switch for surface mounting
  • 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 actuator positions; top tape seal optional
  • Tube or tape and reel packaging



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Detail Specifications

ELECTRICAL RATINGS: Switch: 25mA @ 24VDC; Carry: 100mA @ 50VDC OPERATING LIFE: 2,000 Make-and-Brake Cycles; Each Circuit SWITCH FUNCTION: 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 Positions CONTACT RESISTANCE: Initial 50mΩ Typical @ 2-4VDC, 100mA INSULATION RESISTANCE: 100MΩ Min. at 500VDC DIELECTRIC STRENGTH: 500V RMS at Sea Level Between Adjacent Terminals OPERATING/STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -40°C to 85°C / MATERIALS / BASE: PPS UL94-V0, Black Finish COVER: PPS UL94-V0, Black Finish ACTUATOR: Nylon UL94-V0, White Finish MOVABLE CONTACT: Copper Alloy, Gold Finish TERMINAL CONTACT: Brass, Gold Finish TAPE SEAL: Mylar, Amber Color / SOLDERING RECOMMENDATION / WAVE: 500°F (260°C) for 5s Max. HAND: 30W Soldering Iron at 608°F (320°C) for 2s Typical  

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