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    Carling Technologies Illuminated DPST, (On)-Off-On Rocker Switch Panel Mount

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    V Series Sealed Contura Rocker Switches

    From Carling Technologies, the Contura V series of sealed rocker switches designed for panel mounting. The IP65/68 waterproof switches are robustly constructed from toughened engineering materials providing complete protection from dust, extended spray and submersion. Contura V switches are recognized to UL1500 – Ignition Protection for Marine Products. These switches are shock, vibration, thermos-shock, moisture and salt spray resistant.

    Illuminated and Non-illuminated
    The Contura V series of rocker switches are available in both standard non-illuminated or illuminated versions with incandescent, neon and a wide variety of LEDs including superbrite,
    flashing and bi-colour.

    Removable actuators
    With an extensive range of removable rocker actuators in various legend designs and colours, the Contura V rocker switches provide countless options for panel designs. A handy actuator tool is available separately for quick removal and replacement of rocker faces. ( part number 665-562)

    Switch operation and contact configuration
    With a choice of momentary or latching switching in single pole double pole and triple pole contact configurations, the V series of rockers offer an array of circuit solutions.

    Panel mounting
    Fitting is easy, once the recommended panel cut-out is made ( 21.8 x 36.8) the panel mount rocker switches simple snap in to the aperture. The multi-step mounting wings provide a secure fit for panel thicknesses of 0.8 mm to 6.35 mm.

    Features and Benefits

    • IP66/68 ingress protection
    • Dual seal protection
    • Vibration, shock, thermos-shock, moisture and salt spray resistant
    • Interchangeable actuators with a choice of multiple symbols
    • Connection via 6.3 mm quick connect blade terminals
    • SPST, SPDT, DPST, DPDT and 3PDT contact configurations
    • On-Off, On-Off-On, Off-On-On, and On-On-On switching operations

    Typical applications for sealed rocker switches

    Rocker switches are one of the most frequently used types of electrical switch in the market today. The Contura V-series of waterproof switches is designed specifically for harsh environments. Some of the most common are:

    • Marine and shipping
    • Highway and motorway vehicles and machinery
    • Mining machinery


    Are the rocker switches easy to connect?
    Yes, the V series of rocker switches are fitted with industry standard 6.35 x 0.8 mm quick connect male tab terminals. Simply select the appropriate red, yellow or blue female push on receptacles, according to the wire size required.

    Carling Technologies® Rocker Switches


    Contact ConfigurationDPST
    Switch Operation(On)-Off-On
    Panel Cut Out Width21.08mm
    Panel Cut Out Height36.83mm
    Contact Current Rating20 A
    Actuator ColourBlack
    Mounting TypePanel Mount
    IP RatingIP66, IP68
    Terminal TypeQuick Connect
    Actuator ShapeRectangular
    DC Voltage Rating12V
    Panel Cut Out Size36.83 x 21.08mm
    Case MaterialPolyester
    Mechanical Life150000Cycles
    Contact Resistance10mΩ
    Maximum Operating Temperature+85°C
    Operating Temperature Range-40 → +85°C
    Contact MaterialSilver, Silver Alloy, Silver Tin Oxide
    Minimum Operating Temperature-40°C
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