Rotary

R Series
ROTA-SLIDE® Rotary Switch

Rotary R product image
Rotary R product image
Rotary R product image
Rotary R product image

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C&K’s R series Rota-Slide® rotary switches are often found in industrial equipment, portable tools and ceiling fans. The R series are known for being high-quality, long lasting switches that feature positive detent, multi-pole and multi-position capabilities and panel or PCB mounting.

Features and Benefits

  • Multi-pole and multi-position
  • Positive detent
  • Panel and PCB mounting

Typical Applications

  • Industrial equipment
  • Portable tools
  • Ceiling fans

Specifications

  • Contact Rating:

    Silver contact material: 5 A @ 125 V AC; 2.5 A @ 250 V AC; 0.5 A @ 125 V DC; 1/8 HP @ 125 and 250 VAC (UL/CSA). See datasheet for additional ratings

  • Electrical Life:

    10,000 make-and-break cycles at full load

  • Contact Resistance:

    Below 10 milliohms typ. initial @ 2-4 V DC, 100 mA, for both silver and gold plated contacts

  • Insulation Resistance:

    10⁹ ohms min.

  • Dielectric Strength:

    1,000 Vrms min. @ sea level

  • Indexing:

    36º-one contact models, 10 position max.; two contact models, 5 position max

  • Operating Temperature:

    -30ºC to 95ºC

  • Certifications:

    models available

= Most Common

Part Number
Current Rating Circuit per Deck Mounting Type Sealing Illumination Number of Positions Electrical Life Index Stops Number of Decks Number of Poles per Deck Contact Timing Voltage Rating - AC Voltage Rating - DC Actuator Type Actuator Length Angle of Throw Contact Material Contact Finish Termination Style Depth Behind Panel Additional Features
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP4T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 4 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 9.53mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP4T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 4 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver Thru-hole 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP4T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 4 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver Solder Lug 14.61mm Epoxy Sealed Terminals
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP5T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 5 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver Thru-hole 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP8T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 8 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Screwdriver Slot Flush 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
0.4VA (AC/DC) DP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 20 V 20 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 9.53mm 36° Copper Gold PC Pin 10.29mm Epoxy Sealed Terminals
5A / 2.5A AC DP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-shorting contacts 125 V / 250 V Flatted .375" 36° Copper Alloy Silver PC Thru-hole .580" / (14,74)
0.4VA (AC/DC) DP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 20 V 20 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Gold PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) DP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 2 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm Epoxy Sealed Terminals
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 9.53mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP10T Not Applicable Unsealed No/None 10 10,000 Continuous 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 9.53mm 36° Copper Silver Solder Lug Epoxy Sealed Terminals
0.4VA (AC/DC) SP10T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 10 10,000 Continuous 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 20 V 20 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Gold PC Pin 10.29mm
5A / 2.5A AC SP10T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 10 10,000 Continuous 1 1 Non-shorting contacts 125 V / 250 V Flatted .500" 36° Copper Alloy Silver Solder Lug .600" / (15,25)
0.4VA (AC/DC) SP10T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 10 10,000 Continuous 1 1 Non-shorting contacts 20 V 20 V Screwdriver Slot .016" 36° Copper Alloy Gold PC Thru-hole .580" / (14,74)
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP10T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 10 10,000 Continuous 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Screwdriver Slot Flush 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
0.4VA (AC/DC) SP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 20 V 20 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 9.53mm 36° Copper Gold PC Pin 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm Epoxy Sealed Terminals
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver Thru-hole 10.29mm
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver Thru-hole 10.29mm Epoxy Sealed Terminals
5A / 2.5A AC SP3T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-shorting contacts 125 V / 250 V Flatted .500" 36° Copper Alloy Silver Solder Lug .600" / (15,25)
5A / 2.5A AC SP3T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-shorting contacts 125 V / 250 V Flatted .500" 36° Copper Alloy Silver Wire Leads .300" / (7,63)
5A (AC), 500mA (DC) SP3T Thru-hole Unsealed No/None 3 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-Shorting (BBM) 125 V 125 V Flatted (6.35mm Dia) 12.70mm 36° Copper Silver PC Pin 10.29mm
5A / 2.5A AC SP4T Panel Mount, Rear, Threaded Unsealed No/None 4 10,000 Fixed 1 1 Non-shorting contacts 125 V / 250 V Flatted .500" 36° Copper Alloy Silver Solder Lug .600" / (15,25)