Friday, February 22, 2008

Knitter-Switch presents versatile rotary coded switch series


A new series of rotary coded switches designed for a variety of control and automation system applications is announced by knitter-switch. The 60000 Series is available in a variety of formats and codings and can be supplied with or without a shaft.

Designed as a drop-in replacement for Hartmann's PT65 Series, the 60000 Series switches are available in standard, surface-mount or right-angle versions and provide the users with a good, quality switch "feel". Four different codings are offered – BCD, BCD inverse, hexadecimal and hexadecimal inverse.

The RoHS compliant switches measure just 10 x 10mm with a body height of 6.5mm and are designed to be lead-free reflow solderable at up to 260ºC for a maximum of 5s.

The switches have a long mechanical life with a minimum of 10000 cycles and contact ratings of 12VDC.

The 60000 Series will interest those manufacturers of industrial control and automation systems, building automation products and telecommunication systems.

Knitter-switch 60000 Series switches are available from stock and from a number of distributors throughout Europe. Samples are usually available on next day delivery.

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