Keyswitch

KBD Series
Keyboard Switch

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When designing keyboards for professional, industrial or even gaming uses, it’s critical that the parts you use are reliable and guaranteed to last a long time. C&K’s KBD keyswitches provide the reliability, high-performance and long lifecycle that keyboard innovators depend on. The KBD series also have excellent ergonomics and are compliant with RoHS regulations.

C&K’s entire line of keyswitches are built to support high-performance, environmentally demanding product designs. They all exhibit an excellent tactile feel with a consistent actuation force that lets the end-user know they’re using a quality product. C&K keyswitches are long-lasting and available in a variety of options, ensuring that innovative products in the automotive, medical, industrial electronics, audio and lighting industries have the innovative switches to match.

Features and Benefits

  • Long operating life
  • High reliability
  • Excellent ergonomics

Typical Applications

  • Gaming keyboard
  • Professional keyboard
  • Industrial keyboard

Specifications

  • Contact Rating:

    10mA @ 12 V DC

  • Electrical Life:

    50,000,000 cycles

  • Contact Resistance:

    200 milliohms max.

  • Insulation Resistance:

    100 megohms max.

  • Dielectric Strength:

    250 VAC

  • Operating Temperature:

    -10°C to +70°C

  • Solderability:

    Wave soldering temp 260º C max within 5 sec

= Most Common

Current Rating Circuit Mounting Type Sealing Illumination Switch Function Electrical Life Cycles Voltage Rating - AC Voltage Rating - DC Actuator Type Color - Actuator/Cap Illumination Type, Color Termination Style Packaging
10mA SPST-NO Thru-hole Unsealed None Off-Mom On 50,000,000 12 V Black Thru-hole Bulk
10mA SPST-NO Thru-hole Unsealed None Off-Mom On 50,000,000 14 V Blue Thru-hole Bulk
10mA SPST-NO Thru-hole Unsealed None Off-Mom On 50,000,000 15 V Brown Thru-hole Bulk
10mA SPST-NO Thru-hole Unsealed None Off-Mom On 50,000,000 13 V Red Thru-hole Bulk