Metal pushbutton switch radiates white ring
SCHURTER expanded its MSM Series metal pushbutton switch to include a version with white ring and point illumination. Existing color options include red, green, yellow and blue. The series also expands its range of integrated resistor options to include 5-V and 12-V versions in addition to the existing 24 V. The MSM construction includes a stainless steel housing and actuator, with a micro switch snapped into the housing. Housings are available in 19-mm, 22-mm and 30-mm mounting diameters. Switching voltage ratings range from 5 VDC to 250 VAC and current ratings from 0.1 A to 10 A. The switching function is N.O., N.C. and changeovers in 1- or 2-pin construction. The MSM Series is suitable for use in applications exposed to the elements. It has a seal protection rating of IP67 and impact resistance rating of IK07. Operating temperature range is -25°C to +85°C. Applications include various types of control panels, industrial controllers for manufacturing equipment, self-service kiosks, vending equipment, public and institutional security access systems, audio and entertainment systems, and medical diagnostic and hospital equipment. Pricing starts at about $34.00 each per 100 pieces.