E-Switch Introduces New Illuminated Tact Switch with Independent LED Wire Leads

E-Switch, a leading manufacturer of electromechanical switches, introduces the latest illuminated tactile switch, the TL1240.

Minneaplis, MN, November 14, 2008 --(PR.com)-- E-Switch announces the TL1240, an illuminated tact switch with multiple LED color options. This illuminated tact switch has through-hole termination and independent LED leads. Its reliable dome technology is perfect for many consumer electronics and medical devices. Specifications include:

Electrical Life – 100,000 cycles
Operating Force – 160 +/- 50 gf
Contact Rating – 50mA @ 12VDC
Contact Resistance – 100 milliohms max (initial @ 2-4 VDC)
Insulation Resistance – 100 Megaohms Min.
Dielectric Strength – 250 VAC
Operating Temperature – minus 20C to + 70C

Markets for the TL1240 series illuminated tact switch include consumer electronics, audio/visual, medical, testing and instrumentation, telecommunications, and computer/servers/peripherals, among others.

Visit E-Switch at www.e-switch.com or call us at 800-867-2717 to request your catalog! You can also request a sample of one of over 4,000 discrete part numbers for one of your projects. Little Details. Big Quality.

About E-Switch. E-Switch has been manufacturing quality switches since 1979 for the electronics, telecom, high tech, instrumentation, A/V, appliance and consumer markets. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, their global reach extends to Europe, Asia and Latin America. Products include Rocker, Toggle, Slide, Tact, Pushbutton, Dip, Rotary, Keylock, Snap Action, Detector switches, and more. E-Switch has local reps and distributors on hand to provide specifying assistance and quick response to requests, along with a top notch sampling and cross-referencing program. E-Switch’s online catalog includes complete specifications, drawings and schematics.

E-Switch, Inc.
Rebecca Hauptman