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Publication Date: 09/1/2010
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CIT: Illuminated Pushbutton Switch
Illuminated pushbutton switch.
Minneapolis, MN — The versatile JC Series is a high quality switch offering a variety illuminated package styles to fit nearly any design requirement. With bi-colored LED combinations in blue, green, red, yellow and white, the switches offer an internal snap- action mechanism providing long lasting, quick make and break momentary or latching contacts. Single-color LEDs are three-segment and bi-color types include six segments to provide uniform lighting. The switches are also available with laser etching with multiple style choices and numerous color choices.

Electrical rating is 500mA at 24VDC; electrical life is 10,000 cycles; contact resistance is <50mΩ initial; dielectric strength is 1000V rms minimum; insulation resistance is >1000MΩ minimum. Actuation force is 200gf ±50gF and actuator travel is 2.2mm ±0.01mm. Operating and storage temperature range is -40 to +85°C.

The RoHS-compliant switches' actuator cap and body are polycarbonate; the housing and terminal base are UL94V-O polymide; contacts and terminal options include gold or silver plating. The terminals are epoxy-sealed terminals to block out flux and other contaminates.

Typical applications include industrial, medical and audio equipment, telecommunications and test equipment.

Contact: CIT Relay & Switch, 1152 Highway 10 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432 763-535-2339 fax: 763-535-2194 E-Mail: Web: or

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