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411: Latching vs Momentary push button Switches.

push button metal switches with LED illumination or without LED illumination. Momentary vs Latching push button switches.

411: Latching vs Momentary Switches

 

The 411 about Latching and Momentary pushbutton  Switches.

We offer a wide range of push-button switches which essentially support a function. Our push button switches are either momentary or latching.

Push button switches are buttons (metal or plastic) that require to be pushed down on (by our finger or palm) to allow the device to turn on/off or operate.

Momentary push button switches: 

Momentary push button switch means that the head of the switch springs back after being pressed.

Momentary push button switches are used for a wide range of domestic and commercial electronics devices. Momentary switches can be commonly found at traffic light crossings.

Latching push button switches:

Latching push button switch means that the head of the switch will stay down. It will latch and requires to be pressed twice to return to its original state.

Latching push button switches are widely used for a range of domestic and commercial electronics devices.

 

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