DS Series
Detect Switch

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The DS series detect switch from C&K is designed to give audio & visual equipment, appliance and consumer electronics designers the high-performing yet compact switch they need to create a successful product. Known for their quality and performance, the DS series are designed to be compact, can detect mechanical movement and have a low actuation force.

Features and Benefits

  • Compact design
  • Low actuation force
  • Detect mechanical movement

Typical Applications

  • Consumer electronics
  • Appliances
  • Audio and visual equipment


  • Contact Rating:

    100mA @ 30 V DC

  • Electrical Life:

    20,000, 50,000, 100,000 cycles depending on model

  • Contact Resistance:

    see datasheet for details varies by model

  • Insulation Resistance:

    see datasheet for details varies by model

  • Dielectric Strength:

    see datasheet for details varies by model

  • Operating Temperature:

    –20ºC to +70ºC

= Most Common

Current Rating Circuit Mounting Type Sealing Illumination Switch Function Electrical Life Cycles Voltage Rating - AC Voltage Rating - DC Actuator Type Termination Style Operating Force, Torque Release Force Pretravel Overtravel Packaging
100mA (DC) SPST-NO Thru-hole Unsealed No/None Off-Mom 50,000 30V Angled Toggle (Detector) Thru-hole 30gf Bulk
100mA (DC) SPST-NO Chassis Mount Unsealed No/None Off-Mom 20,000 16V Angled Toggle (Detector) Solder Lug 30gf Bulk
100mA (DC) SPDT Thru-hole Unsealed No/None On-Mom 20,000 30V Angled Toggle (Detector) Thru-hole 30gf 0.079" (2.0mm) Bulk