Product Releases

EAO Switch Offers Customization for Boat Builders

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 7:49am
EAO Switch Offers Customization for Boat Builders IMAGEEAO Switch Corporation announces a complete range of specialized switches and innovative control systems for marine applications. This range of products includes illuminated pushbuttons and indicators, keylocks, selector switches, joysticks, membrane controls, and emergency-stops. They are suitable for virtually every type of application within a vessel, including navigation controls, bridge communication, lighting, passenger access, power distribution, security, and others.

EAO’s HMI Components are modular, allowing for customizable panels. Available materials, such as stainless steel and aluminum, aid overall performance in aggressive marine application environments. Further enhancing the user experience, switches and indicators are also available in a wide range of shapes, mounting styles and colors – all beneficial features to assist users with quick recognition of associated switch function. With a comprehensive choice of accessories, EAO products can be precisely tailored for the application. A pushbutton used on deck can be fitted with stainless steel housings and covered with a silicone covers for extra resistance to corrosion. IP 65 and IP 67 rated switches are available for use in applications requiring added protection against the

penetration of water and other liquids. Various styles of sunlight readable LED illumination can provide easily recognizable warning signals or highly identifiable legends in dimly lit areas. For customers requiring a complete HMI System, EAO develops unique interfaces and control panels that are supplied fully wired for integration within a larger system. Systems can include HMI and relay controls to handle heavy DC loads while providing intuitive stylish operator/user control panels.

Whether a luxury yacht or ship builder, an electrical supplier or panel builder, or a specialised distributor to the marine industry, EAO can supply the most appropriate components and integrated switching systems.

For more information, visit their web site at or contact EAO at 98 Washington Street, Milford, CT 06460; Telephone: 203-877-4577; Fax: 203-877-3694. Send E-mail inquiries to



Share this Story

You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.