News | January 28, 2014

CTS Introduces Rotary DIP Switch

Source: CTS Electronic Components

CTS Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of a new rotary DIP switch to its Electrocomponents product portfolio of DIP switches, mechanical encoders, optical encoders, precision potentiometers, position sensors and rotary switches.

The new CTS 220 Series rotary DIP switch has a compact size of 7 x 7mm and is available with three different position options and two different terminal styles. The 220 Series is now available for samples and production orders. CTS will also introduce the 221 Series 10 x 10mm rotary DIP switch in the second quarter 2014.

220 Series Key features

  • Compact size, 7 x 7mm
  • Standard through hole & gull wing terminals available
  • 4,10,16 positions
  • Precise detents
  • Clear manual operation feel
  • Long life, up to 10,000 steps actuation
  • Center flush rotor or several shaft options available
  • Maximum rating of 100mA at 50 Vdc
  • Stable contact resistance while under electrical load
  • Very competitive price

The 220 Series is used in servers, circuit breakers, security systems, HVAC systems and is also ideal for industrial, communication and video applications.  The robust construction and material allow operation over a wide temperature range which makes it suitable for most applications.

The CTS 220 and 221 product series provide the excellent reliability customers have come to expect from CTS.  All CTS DIP switches are REACH and RoHS compliant.

Established in 1896, CTS has supplied DIP switches for the past 45 years. CTS is one of the largest suppliers in the DIP switch market.  CTS supports customers worldwide with global sales, applications engineering, logistics and distribution.

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About CTS
CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. CTS' stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "CTS.”

SOURCE: CTS Electronic Components