Kss0 Series
Subminiature SMT Side Actuated

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The KSS series subminiature SMT side actuated switch from C&K features a large flat top, has a low profile of 1.7 mm and can withstand high shear forces, making it ideal for products that are exposed to harsh environmental conditions, including health diagnostics, industrial electronics and consumer devices such as cell phones.

Features and Benefits

  • Low profile of 1.7 mm
  • High shear force
  • Large flat top

Typical Applications

  • Health diagnostic electronics
  • Industrial electronics
  • Cellular phone


  • Solderability:

    Infared reflow soldering in accordance with IEC 61760-1

  • Operating Temperature:

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

  • Contact Rating:

    10mA (Gold); 50mA (Silver)

  • Contact Resistance:

    < 100 milliohms

  • Insulation Resistance:

    > 1,000 megohms

  • Electrical Life:

    100,000 cycles

  • Dielectric Strength:

    > 250 VDC


  • Most Common:


  • Current Rating:

    10mA @ 32VDC

  • Circuit:


  • Mounting Type:

    Surface Mount, Right Angle

  • Sealing:

    Sealed - IP40

  • Illumination:


  • Switch Function:


  • Electrical Life Cycles:


  • Actuator Type:

    Rectangular Button

  • Actuator Height off PCB, from Pins:

  • Actuator Orientation:

    Side Actuated

  • Termination Style:

    Gull Wing

  • Footprint:

    7.00mm x 3.50mm

  • Illumination Voltage (Nominal):

  • Illumination Type, Color:

  • Operating Force:


  • Additional Features:

    Tactile Feedback

  • Packaging:

    Tape & Reel