Arcolectric Double Pole Single Throw (DPST), On-Off Rocker Switch Panel Mount

  • RS Stock No. 228-4581
  • Mfr. Part No. H8550VBACA
  • Brand Arcolectric
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COO (Country of Origin): TN
Product Details

Min. Illuminated Rocker Switches

A range of miniature illuminated and non-illuminated rocker switches designed for panel mounting. With a choice of red or green illumination, these double pole latching switches are suitable for an array of applications. Once a 19.3 x 12.9 mm cut-out is made, the DPST on-off rocker switches simply snap-in to the panel and is retained securely. These robust switches are ideal for repair, as well as new prototypes and designs.

Features and Benefits

• 250 V ac rated
• High in-rush tolerance 85A to EN61058-1
• The option of red or green illumination
• Non- illuminated with I/O marking
• Ergonomically curved actuator
• Connection via 4.8 x 0.8 mm quick connect blade terminals
• DPST switch configuration
• 19.3 x 12.9 mm miniature panel cut-out

Applications for miniature rocker switches

Rocker switches are one of the most frequently used electrical switches in the market today. With a simple design and easy operation, rockers provide flexibility and reliability. Some of the most likely applications are:

• Panel building
• Domestic appliances, kettles, coffee machines showers
• Power supplies
• Tools and workshop machinery
• White goods
• Computers and peripherals


Are the miniature rocker switches easy to connect?
Yes, as the DPST 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.

• Part number 228-4581 is a black non-illuminated rocker switch with I/O marking
• Part number 318-042 is a red illuminated rocker switch with a plain actuator
• Part number 318-058 is a green illuminated rocker switch with a plain actuator





Attribute Value
Contact Configuration Double Pole Single Throw (DPST)
Switch Operation On-Off
Panel Cut Out Width 12.9mm
Panel Cut Out Height 19.4mm
Contact Current Rating 10 A
Illuminated No
Mounting Type Panel Mount
Terminal Type Quick Connect
Actuator Shape Rectangular
Panel Cut Out Size 19.4 x 12.9mm
AC Voltage Rating 250V
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