Scottsdale, Ariz. NKK Switches has expanded its KP01 series of miniature audio/video (A/V), silent pushbuttons to include options for rectangular and home key versions for front panel broadcast designs.
The KP01 switches have an electrical rating of 100 mA maximum at 12 Vdc. Available in tactile or non-tactile options, the switches feature a compact, contemporary design and a unique actuation guide to ensure positive indication of circuit transfer and silent actuation.
Terminals are epoxy sealed to lock out flux, dust and other contaminants. Electrical and mechanical life is rated at 5,000,000 operations minimum. Rectangular versions have a rating of 5,000,000 operations for electrical life and 1 million operations for mechanical life.
The KP01 rectangular device comes standard with three red LEDs. The central LED is an integral part of the switch, which creates illumination that is evenly diffused. The sculptured caps, which measure .685 x 1.370 in. (17.4 x 34.8 mm), are clear with a white diffuser.
The square home key is available in three sizes: 12 mm, 15 mm and 17.4 mm. The clear sculptured caps with white diffusers include a small divot in the center of the cap.
Pricing for the KP01 rectangular switch is $8.92 each in quantities of 500 with delivery from stock to 12 weeks. Pricing for the KP01 home key device is $7.00 each in quantities of 500 with delivery from stock to seven weeks.
The KP01 series also offers a RGB LED option.
NKK Switches, 1-480-991-0942, www.nkkswitches.com