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K6

Miniature Key Switches

K6, Key Switch

Features/Benefits

  • Excellent tactile feel
  • Wide variety of LED’s, travel and actuation forces
  • Designed for low-level switching
  • Detector version available
  • RoHS compliant

Typical Applications

  • Automotive
  • Industrial electronics
  • Computers and network equipment

Construction

  1. FUNCTION: momentary action
  2. CONTACT ARRANGEMENT: 1 make contact = SPST, N.O.
  3. DISTANCE BETWEEN BUTTON CENTERS: min. 7,5 and 11,8 (0.295 and 0.465)
  4. TERMINALS: Snap-in pins, tinned
  5. MOUNTING: Soldered by PC pins, locating pins PC board thickness: 1,5 (0.0591)

Mechanical

  1. TOTAL TRAVEL/SWITCHING TRAVEL: 1,5/0,9 (0.059/0.035)
  2. PROTECTION CLASS: IP 40 according to DIN/IEC 529
  3. Voltage rise: 300 V/s
  4. According to DIN 41640; IEC 512-2
  5. Higher values upon request

Electrical

  1. SWITCHING POWER MIN./MAX.: 0.02 mW / 3 W DC
  2. SWITCHING VOLTAGE MIN./MAX.: 2 V DC / 30 V DC
  3. SWITCHING CURRENT MIN./MAX.: 10 µA /100 mA DC
  4. DIELECTRIC STRENGTH (50 Hz)1) 2): ≥ 300 V
  5. OPERATING LIFE: ≥ 2 x 105 operations 3) ≥1 X 105 operations for SMT version
  6. CONTACT RESISTANCE: Initial ≤ 50 mΩ
  7. INSULATION RESISTANCE: ≥ 1010 Ω
  8. BOUNCE TIME: ≤ 1 ms Operating speed 100 mm/s (3.94/s)

Environmental

  1. OPERATING TEMPERATURE: -40˚C to 85˚C.
  2. STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -40˚C to 95˚C.

Process

  1. SOLDERABILITY: Maximum soldering time and temperature: 5 s at 260˚C; Hand soldering 3 s at 350˚C.