Rotary switches

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Rotary switch / coded / 16-position

The ELMA Standard Rotary Switches is a...

Rotary switch / coded / 16-position

The coded switch comes in 16...

Rotary switch / coded

The Type 07PL - Coded switch push button...

Rotary switch / coded / 16-position

Coded Switch Type C07...

Rotary switch

Rotary switches are...

Rotary switch / 4-position

The 700-Series rotary...

Rotary switch / 8-position

The 800-Series rotary...

Rotary switch / single-pole

The R135-Series rotary...

Rotary switch / power

The Phoenix, which is...

Rotary switch / coded

2.5mm height 7.0mm length...

Rotary switch / coded

2.5mm height 7.0mm length...

Rotary switch / coded / PCB

solid PCB pins contacts with abrasion resistant...

Rotary switch / coded / PCB

solid PCB pins contacts with abrasion resistant...

Rotary switch / single-pole / 4-position

The 9000 rotary switch,...

Rotary switch

MATERIAL Contact...

Rotary switch

MATERIAL Contact...

Rotary switch / waterproof / DIP

Sealed construction prevents contact contamination and allows automated...

Rotary switch / coded

Ultra-Thin DIP Rotary Switches Environmentally friendly components and packaging...

Rotary switch

The HS, PS, TS Rotary...

Rotary switch / miniature

Positive detent mechanism for distinct...

Rotary switch

Standard Size Rotary...

Rotary switch / miniature

Series MR Miniature Rotary Switches Positive...

Rotary switch / miniature / printed circuit board

Series MRB Miniature PCB Rotary Switches Double flatted...

Rotary switch

Washable Ultra-Miniature DIP...

Rotary switch / coded / DIP

10mm DIP Coded...

Rotary switch / low-profile / DIP

Low Profile Rotary DIP Switches...

Rotary switch / 4-pole

1-4 Pole Rotary Switches...

Rotary switch / multipolar / miniature

Miniature ROTA-SLIDE®...

Rotary switch

Rotary...

How to choose this product

rotary-switch

A rotary switch is a manual control with multiple positions. It can turn on, direct and turn off electric current. Its internal mechanical arrangement and wiring configuration determine the complexity of its functional combinations.

Applications

These switches are used as function or range selectors on a variety of devices, such as a multimeter. They are used as emergency on-off switches in industry. In addition, they are found on machines and different installations to select among several operational modes. Another use is to shift between star and delta connections, as in changing the speed of a Dahlander motor.

Technologies

Switch position determines which of several circuits is closed. There may be several input poles, each with the same number of outputs. For example, the abbreviation 2P6T indicates a two-pole, six-throw (contact) switch. The number of possible poles is increased in a multi-deck switch by stacking several rotary elements in layers on a central shaft. The permanent contacts generally will not cause a short circuit. Nylon cams are used to ensure mechanical stability on modern rotary switches. They are sturdy and able to withstand harsh environments.

How to choose

Choice will depend on contact configuration, current and voltage capabilities.

Advantages

- Reliable connection
- Multiple wiring possibilities

Disadvantages

- Subject to mechanical wear

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