The Sparkfun Metal Pushbutton - Latching (16mm, Red) is a robust, compact, panel-mount latching switch that features an illuminated red LED ring. It's a single pole, double throw (SPDT) with 16mm threading and 1mm pitch, ideal for basic On/Off operations. The overall length, including leads, is approximately 38.1mm, and it comes with small solder lugs for easy connection. The button is rated up to 3A and 250VAC, while the LED is rated for 5-12V.
The pushbutton's unique properties include a stainless steel body, an IP65 weatherproof rating, and tamper-resistant features. Its latching operation type and red LED ring add to its functionality and aesthetic appeal.
This pushbutton is not just durable and reliable, but it also offers the advantage of being weatherproof, making it suitable for outdoor use. Its tamper-resistant feature ensures security, making it a safe choice for various applications. The red LED ring enhances visibility, making it easy to identify the switch's state even in low light conditions.
The Sparkfun Metal Pushbutton is versatile and can be used in a variety of applications. It can be used in DIY projects, home automation systems, and industrial controls, among other things. Its robust build and high ratings make it suitable for heavy-duty operations.
Please note, the images for this button show an LED voltage rating of 5V. However, after verification, the voltage range for the LED is confirmed to be 5-12V. Always refer to the branding on the button to verify your voltage requirement.
For more detailed information, please refer to the datasheet provided by Sparkfun.