Ksc80 Series
Sealed Tact Switch for SMT

Tactile KSC8 product image

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C&K’s KSC8 series sealed tact switch for SMT combines miniaturization with ruggedness to meet the size and performance requirements of products with small surface areas. Designed for industrial, consumer and automation applications that need to endure harsh conditions, KSC8 is an IP67 rated, 4.9mm high hard actuator switch which gives users a positive adaptable tactile feeling.

Features and Benefits

  • Positive adaptable tactile feeling
  • hard actuator 4,9mm high
  • IP67

Typical Applications

  • Industrial electronics
  • Consumer products
  • Automotive


  • Operating Temperature:

    -40°C to 85°C (125°C for gold version)

  • Contact Rating:

    10mA (Gold); 50mA (Silver)

  • Contact Resistance:

    < 100 milliohms

  • Electrical Life:

    300,000 cycles

  • Insulation Resistance:

    > 10 megohms

  • Dielectric Strength:

    > 250 Vrms

  • Solderability:

    Depending on the application, this component is suited to the following methods: Terminals being silver or gold plated over a nickel barrier, the use of slightly activated flux is suitable, Soldering on double wave machine for vertical versions: soldering time < 5 sec, Cleaning according to typical washing processes, Infrared Reflow Soldering in accordance with IEC 61760-1.


  • Most Common:


  • Current Rating:

    10mA @ 32VDC

  • Circuit:


  • Mounting Type:

    Surface Mount

  • Sealing:

    Sealed - IP67

  • Illumination:


  • Switch Function:


  • Electrical Life Cycles:


  • Actuator Type:


  • Actuator Height off PCB, from Pins:


  • Actuator Orientation:

    Top Actuated

  • Termination Style:

  • Footprint:

    6.20mm x 6.20mm

  • Illumination Voltage (Nominal):

  • Illumination Type, Color:

  • Operating Force:


  • Additional Features:

  • Packaging:

    Tape & Reel