Foot-actuated switch from e-switch can be used for medical control

New foot switch from E-Switch is available with SPDT, DPDT or 3PDT circuits and momentary or alternative functions. High actuation force. PCB mount or panel mount options. foot switch, pushbutton foot actuated switch Pushbutton

The FS5700 series pushbutton foot actuated switch is offered in single pole, double throw (SPDT), double pole, double throw (DPDT) or triple-pole, double pole for alternate action. Customers can choose PCB pin termination or a solder lug panel mount option. The FS5700 foot switch from e-switch, also comes in either momentary or alternate action functions. It has a high actuation force depending on circuit, ranging from 1700 to 3000 gram force.

Common applications for the FS5700 series foot switch include home appliances, floor care appliances, flight simulation gaming controls, industrial controls operated via foot switch, medical and dental applications, and audio/visual equipment.

The FS5700 has a contact rating of 1A at 9V DC and contact resistance of 50mΩ (initial) and insulation resistance of 100MΩ at 500V DC. It has an expected lifetime of 30,000 cycles and operates at the temperature range of -10 to +70 degree C. Panel thickness is 8mm maximum.

The single pole alternate action force is 1000gf, for the double pole momentary action it is 2500gf, for the double pole alternate action, it is 1600gf and for three-pole alternate action, actuation force is 3000gf.

E-Switch offers a broad line of switches for the electronics, telecomms, high tech, medical, instrumentation, industrial, audio/visual and appliance markets. Products include tact, pushbutton, rocker, toggle, slide, DIP, rotary, keylock, snap action, power and illuminated switches.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong, E-Switch’s serves Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Local reps, engineers, and account managers are on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to 3D drawing requests and other inquiries. The company’s sample program allows engineers to examine and qualify switches for end product applications.

E-Switch’s online catalogue includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics. Product modifications and customisation expertise are available for many of the offered switches.


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