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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, and top tape sealed versions that are designed to withstand wave soldering and board washing.

Applications for the KAP series piano DIP switches include garage door openers, test & instrumentation, telecommunications and 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.