Metal Pushbutton Switch with Latching Action

By SCHURTER Inc. 90

Metal Pushbutton Switch with Latching Action

Schurter’s vandal-proof metal pushbutton switch with latching action now offers point illumination in addition to the ring illuminated types. The series is available in double-pole or the newly added single-pole version. Its attractive new design also offers an actuator with increased actuating travel of greater than 5 mm.

Available in red, green or blue illumination, the MSM LA is excellent for applications in dimly lit areas and for indicating a switch's ON/OFF status. Switching voltages are tested up to 125 VDC / 250 VAC. The resting position of the actuator also indicates switching status, visually and by touch. In the OFF state, the actuator position protrudes from the housing; in the ON state, it is depressed into the housing. This provides a user-friendly actuating function and also prevents inadvertent switching that may be caused by objects leaning on the switch. In addition to physical and visual indicators, the MSM LA may be used in conjunction with audible devices, thereby meeting various feedback requirements of the ADA.

Features
  • Illuminated models available in red, green or blue
  • Switching voltages up to 125 VDC / 250 VAC
  • May be used in conjunction with audible devices
  • Available in 19 mm and 22 mm mounting diameters
  • Carries IP 67 seal protection rating from the front
  • Stainless steel construction withstands temperatures ranging from -40°C to +85°C
  • Ideal for use in harsh environments
Applications
  • Marine, automotive and aircraft control panels
  • Industrial controllers for manufacturing equipment including:
    • Process and packaging equipment
    • Self-service kiosks and vending equipment
    • Public and institutional security access systems
    • Audio and entertainment systems
    • Medical diagnosis and hospital equipment

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