RS PRO Illuminated Single Pole Single Throw (SPST), Latching Rocker Switch Panel Mount

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Circular Rocker Illuminated Switches (dc & ac)

From RS Pro, a range high-quality illuminated round rocker switches designed for panel mounting. With the option of red or green illumination, these single pole single throw latching rocker switches are suitable for a wide variety of applications. Once a 20 mm diameter cut-out has been made, the SPST on-off rocker switches simply snap-in to the panel or appliance and is retained securely. The robust switches are ideal for maintenance, repair and new designs.

Features and Benefits

• Red or Green Illumination
• 12 V dc, 24 V dc, and 240 V ac mains
• SPST (Single Pole Single Throw) configuration
• Nylon 6.6 housing
• Copper alloy terminals
• Connection via 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick connect terminals
• Easy to operate rocker actuator

Typical applications for round rocker switches

Rocker switches are one of the most utilised types of electrical switch used in industry today. Their simple design provides flexibility and reliability. Some of the most common applications are:

• White goods: washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges, and freezers
• Air conditioning units, fans and heating products
• Security equipment
• Domestic appliances coffee machines, kettles, and showers

FAQ

Are the round rocker switches easy to connect?
Yes, as the SPST rocker switches have male quick connect 4.8 x 0.8 mm tab terminals at the rear so the connection is easy. Simply select the appropriate red, yellow or blue female push on receptacle connectors according to wire size required.
Are there any additional accessories available?
Yes, a clear splash-proof protective cap is available for the 20mm round rocker switches. Providing an IP55 sealed rating. See RS Pro part number 793-2569

• Part number 273-317 is a green illuminated 12 V dc SPST switch
• Part number 273-003 is a red illuminated 12 V dc SPST switch
• Part number 273-019 is a green illuminated 24 V dc SPST switch
• Part number 273-025 is a red illuminated 24 V dc SPST switch
• Part number 273-306 is a green illuminated 240 V ac SPST switch
• Part number 273-299 is a red illuminated 240 V ac SPST switch

Specifications
Attribute Value
Contact Configuration Single Pole Single Throw (SPST)
Switch Operation Latching
Panel Cut Out Diameter 19.4mm
Contact Current Rating 10 A @ 12 V dc
Illuminated Yes
Actuator Colour Green
Mounting Type Panel Mount
Actuator Shape Round
Panel Cut Out Size 19.4 (Dia.)mm
Minimum Operating Temperature -25°C
DC Voltage Rating 12V
Maximum Operating Temperature +125°C
Case Material Nylon
Mechanical Life 10000Cycles
Contact Resistance 30mΩ
Operating Temperature Range -25 → +125°C
Contact Material Silver Nickel Alloy
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