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SAM Series
Multiway Switches

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C&K’s SAM switch series is valuable for applications such as seat adjustment systems for automotive, off-road vehicles and avionics. Notable features include two- or four-way actuation, power contact technology for direct motor actuation, direct PCB mounting, spring-loaded shaft for avoiding rattling, various shaft lengths and shapes for easy integration and different haptic ranges. While the SAM switch series is used primarily in the automotive market, it can also be used in industrial controls and motorized healthcare devices.

Features and Benefits

  • Multi-directional power switches 2-way & 4-way
  • Actuation force 5.3N or 6N
  • Footprint 20.7x18.0 mm (2-way) & 26.2x26.2 mm (4-way)

Typical Applications

  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Avionics

Specifications

  • Contact Rating:

    15A @ 14V DC

  • Electrical Life:

    30,000 cycles

  • Contact Resistance:

    <20 milliohms per switching circuit

  • Insulation Resistance:

    >100 Megohms

  • Dielectric Strength:

    500VAC

  • Operating Temperature:

    -40ºC to +85ºC

  • Solderability:

    Wave compatible

= Most Common

Current Rating Circuit Mounting Type Sealing Illumination Electrical Life Cycles Output Switch Function Actuator Type Termination Style Operating Force
15A @ 14V DC SPDT Thru-hole Unsealed 30,000 2 way adjustable directions Standard Round Thru-hole 600 ± 2.0 gf
15A @ 14V DC SPDT Thru-hole Unsealed 30,000 2 way adjustable directions Standard Round Thru-hole 530 ± 2.0 gf
15A @ 14V DC SPDT Thru-hole Unsealed 30,000 4 way adjustable directions Standard Round Thru-hole 600 ± 2.0 gf
15A @ 14V DC SPDT Thru-hole Unsealed 30,000 2 way adjustable directions Standard Round Thru-hole 530 ± 2.0 gf