Switch Panel Information

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Tactile Dome Dual Circuit Flexible Switch Panel

Features

  • Embedded LED (light emitting diode) indicators
  • Stainless steel dome switches provide tactile feedback with positive “snap”
  • Complex circuit capability, polyester with printed conductive silver
  • Kapton FPC (flexible printed circuits) also available
Mechanical Specifications
  • Switch panels; tactile stainless steel domes are most common
  • Connectors (.100” center-to-center spacing is standard)
  • Clinch-type (FCI-Berg, Memcon)
  • Crimp-type (Nicomatic, Memcon, Tyco)
  • Unterminated (mates to ZIF-type connectors)
  • Operational life: over one million cycles
  • Operational environment: -20c to 75c
  • Dome actuation force: 8, 10, 12, 14oz.
  • Travel: .005” typical
Electrical Specifications
  • Switch type: NOM (normally open momentary)
  • Capacitance: 27 pf maximum (between conductors)
  • Contact bounce ON: less than .3 milliseconds
  • Contact bounce OFF: less than 6 milliseconds
  • Contact resistance: less than 100 ohms
  • Contact rating: 50 milliamps max @ 30VDC
  • Contact materials: plated stainless steel to screen-printed conductive silver
  • Circuit type: individual conductors or (X,Y) matrix
  • Open circuit resistance: 50 megaohms minimum
  • Dielectric strength-250v RMS minimum

Tactile dome diagram

Single Circuit Flexible Flat Switch Panel

Features

  • Light weight
  • Ultra low profile
  • Touch switch (non- tactile)
  • Single circuit panel
  • Maximum flexibility
Mechanical Specifications
  • Switch type: NOM (normally open, momentary)
  • Switch domes: none
  • Connector: Clinch-type (FCI-Berg, Memcon) .100” centers standard
  • Operational environment: -20c to 75c
Electrical Specifications
  • Capacitance: 27 pf maximum (between conductors)
  • Contact bounce: 5 milliseconds nominal, 10 milliseconds maximum
  • Contact resistance: less than 100 ohms
  • Contact rating: 50 milliamps maximum @ 30VDC
  • Contact material: screen printed silver to screen printed silver separated by spacer
  • Circuits: Individual traces or (X,Y) matrix, normally open
  • Open circuit resistance: 50 megaohms minimum
  • Dielectric strength: 250v RMS minimum

Single circuit flexible flat switch panel diagram

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