pwsafe: power switch

Werner Almesberger werner at almesberger.net
Fri Sep 13 16:05:29 EDT 2013


Selection of the mechanical on-off switch that cuts battery power to the
device.

Requirements: on-off,
  knob faces sideways and extends about 2-3 mm beyond board edge,
  maximum height 5 mm, preferably 4 mm or less

Product Index > Switches > Slide Switches -> 3465
In stock -> 729
Mounting Type: Surface Mount / Through Hole -> 645
Orientation: Right Angle / Viertical, Right Angle ->  309
Switch Function: On-Off / On-On -> 179
Contact Rating: >= 200 mA -> 152
Actuator Type: Standard -> 148

Order by Unit Price @ 100:
0.249	TE 1825232-1		8.6 x 4.3 x 3.5 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 3 mm
0.314	C&K JS202011AQN		9.0 x 3.3 x 3.5 mm, TH, 3x2, knob 2 mm
0.405	C&K JS102011SAQN	9.0 x ~5.6 x 3.5 mm, SMT, 3x1, knob unspec (~2)
0.416	C&K SK-22D01-MG 5 NS	10.4 x ~7.3 mm x ..., TH, 3x2, knbo unspec
0.466	E-Switch EG1206		13 x 5.6 x 6.0 mm, TOO TALL
0.466	E-Switch EG1213		10.0 x 3.8 x 5.0 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 5 mm
0.466	E-Switch EG1206A	13 x 5.6 x 6.0 mm, TOO TALL
0.470	Apem MHSS1105		8.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 2 mm
0.474	SK-12C06-MG 4.4 NS	9.5 x 3.5 x 5.2 mm, TOO TALL
0.572	Copal CUS-12TB		faces upward, according to data sheet
0.582	E-Switch EG2211		10.0 x 6.0 x 3.7 mm, TH, 3x2, knob 4 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG1224		13.8 x 6.5 x 8.5 mm TOO TALL
0.582	E-Switch EG2208		10.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 4 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG1270		8.5 x 3.5 x ~4.0 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 2 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG2208A	10.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 6 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG2215		12.6 x 6.8 x 4.7 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 3.5 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG2211A	10.0 x 6.0 x 3.7 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 2 mm
0.583	E-Switch EG2210		12.6 x 6.8 x 4.7 mm, TH, 3x1, knob 6 mm
0.582	E-Switch EG2219		13.8 x 6.5 x 8.5, TOO TALL
0.656	C&K PCM12SMTR		6.7 x ~3.6 x 1.4 mm, SMT, knob 1.5 mm
0.694	Copal CL-SB-12C-11	8.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 mm, TH, triangle, knob 2 mm
0.718	Copal CL-SB-12B-11T	8.5 x ~5.0 x 3.5 mm, SMT, triangle, knob 2 mm
0.718	Copal CL-SB-12A-11T	8.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 mm, SMT, triangle, knob 2 mm
...

Seems impossible to find two matching switches. Pick cheapest SMT,
C&K JS102011SAQN ... and hope for the best :-)

- Werner



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