Pushbuttons

Series 3F

Multimec 3F series has an actuator extended out of the switch body and uses slide-on cap retention system. It also has a right angle version with an optional LED.
3FTH9 is a through-hole high temperature switch.
3FSH9 is a surface mount switch with high temperature housing.

Specifications: 

  • surface mount / through-hole
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • psingle pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Caps that can be mounted on Multimec™ 3F: 1D, 1E, 1F, 1GA, 1GC, 1K, 1KB, 1KC, 1N, 1P, 1Q, 1R, 1S, 1T, 1U, 1V, 1WA, 1WD, 1X and 1ZC.

Series 3E

Multimec 3E series switches have a hole in the switch body for mounting caps. This switch series is used for mounting varimec caps. There are 2400 options in the varimec range.
3ETH9 is a high temperature through-hole switch
3ESH9 is a high temperature surface mount switch.

Specifications: 

  • through-hole / surface mount
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • psingle pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Caps that can be mounted on Multimec™ 3E: Foilmec™ 1Y/1YA and Varimec™

Series 3C

Simplicity and reliability make the multimec 3C an excellent switch for build-in and over-mould solutions. In addition the switch is great for foil overlay as it can still function even if the overlay breaks and an upgrade can be done by changing the foil and not the PCB, which is very cost-effective.

3CSH9 is a high temperature surface mount switch
3CTH9 is a high temperature through-hole switch

Specifications: 

  • surface mount / through-hole
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Multimec 3C series has the actuator extended out of the switch body

Series 3A

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Multimec 3A is for caps with hinges in order to imitate rocker-function switches. Because of this type of caps the travel of the 3A switch is 2 mm. 3

3ASH9 is a high temperature surface mount switch
3ATH9 is a high temperature through-hole switch

Specifications: 

  • surface mount
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Caps mounted on Multimec™ 3A: 1A, 1B+2C/2D, 1M, 1ZA and 1ZB

Series 4F

Illumec 4F series is a special illuminated switch with the same slide-on cap retention system as Multimec 3F series.

4FSH9 is a surface-mount illumination switch
4FTH9 is a through-hole a high temperature switch designed to provide excellent illumination

Specifications: 

  • through-hole / surface mount 
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • switch sealed to IP 67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • switch temperature range: -40/+160⁰C

Caps that can be mounted on illumec™ 4F: 1D, 1E, 1F, 1GA, 1GC, 1K, 1KB, 1KC, 1N, 1Q, 1R, 1S, 1T, 1U, 1V, 1WA, 1WD, 1X and 1ZC.

Series 5G

Multimec 5G series is a new generation switch of the 3 and 4 series switches. Multimec 5 series matches 3 and 4 series´ dimensions and print layout with an exception of illuminated 3 series. 5G switch has a large diameter snap-on cap retention system and an actuator levelled with the switch body. In addition, the switch can be supplied with one or two LEDs integrated on it in order to provide excellent illumination. Night vision (NVIS) LEDs are also available.
Multimec 5G series has a 2.0N, 3.5N, 6.5N actuation force and an actuator levelled with the switch body.

5GSH920
 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 2.0N
5GSH935 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 3.5N
5GSH965 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 6.5N

5GTH920 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 2.0N
5GTH935 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 3.5N
5GTH965 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 6.5N

* available quiet version

Specifications: 

  • surface mount
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 3.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Caps that fit Multimec™ 5G switches: 1A, 1B, 1DS, 1ES, 1FS, 1GAS, 1GCS, 1H, 1IS, 1JS, 1KS, 1KBS, 1KCS, 1LS, 1M, 1NS, 1PS, 1QS, 1RS, 1SS, 1TS, 1US, 1VS, 1WAS, 1WDS, 1WPS, 1XS, 1ZA, 1ZB, 1ZCS, 1Z, 1ZW, 10R, 10RF, 10RM, 10Q, 10QM, 10C and Aquamec™

Series 5E

Multimec 5E switch has a small diameter snap-on cap retention system and an actuator extended out of the switch body. 5E series has a 2.0N, 3.5N, 6.5N actuation force and an actuator levelled with the switch body.

5ESH920 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 2.0N
5ESH935 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 3.5N
5ESH965 is a surface mount high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 6.5N

5ETH920 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 2.0N
5ETH935 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 3.5N
5ETH965 is a through-hole high temperature switch with a crisp tactile feeling with 6.5N

* available quiet version

Multimec 5E switches have an actuator extending out of the switch body making it a good solution for foil overlay as when the foil breaks the switch can still be actuated.

Specifications: 

  • surface mount / through-hole
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • sealed to IP67
  • 2.0N, 3.5N, 6.5N actuation force
  • temperature range: -40/+160oC

Caps available for 5E are: 1SS, 1PS, 1YS/1YAS and Rockermec™ solution.

Series 6C

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Ultramec 6C is a new switch that has the height of 2.5mm and 8x8mm dimensions making it a lot smaller than Multimec series switches. Series 6C -  a low profile high performance tactile switch.

Technical specifications: 

  • low profile h=2.5mm
  • dimensions 8x8mm
  • lifetime 3,000,000 cycles
  • IP67 sealing
  • Temp. range: -40/+85°C
  • Actuation force: 3.7N  +/- 0.7N
  • J-bend terminals

Caps that can be mounted on Ultramec™ 6C: 10G

NAVIMEC

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Navimec is a five position navigational switch solution based on high performance tactile switches. The line is ideal for data entry devices where a joystick function is needed to navigate through menus. It has a select switch in the middle and four navigational switches around it (surrounding switches can have other functionality as well).

Navimec can be delivered as an  illuminated version with laser marked legends, or as non-illuminated with solid colour caps with or without legends on the them.
Navimec solution can be ordered as single parts for self-mounting or as a module.
The module includes a PCB with switches mounted and a plug for easy connection.The caps are mounted on 10mm x 10mm high performance tactile switches.

Technical specifications of MultimecTM 5 series switches:

  • through-hole or surface mount (we recommend using through-hole for more accurate placement)
  • 50mA/24VDC
  • single pole
  • momentary
  • 10.000.000 operations lifetime
  • IP67 sealing
  • actuation force: 2.0N, 3.5N and 6.5N
  • high temperature -40/+160°C

Standard colours caps:
1ZCS/1ZB solid colours: green, grey, white, red, black, ultra blue, dusty blue, aqua blue, metal dark blue, metal light grey, metal dark grey and metal bordeaux
1ZCS/1ZB transparent colours: frosted white (illumination created with black soft touch paint and laser marking)
Standard legends:
1ZCS:, OK
1ZB:
The caps for Navimec solution can be provided with legends. There are a selection of white legends on black caps that are considered standard. However, custom legends are welcome.
The 1ZB/1ZCS caps are mounted on Multimec 5G series switches.

AQUAMEC

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Aquamec is a switch solution that has IP67 from the front panel. The series is based on the Multimec 3F series and can provide excellent illumination with the transparent cap and has variable height options.

Specifications Sealing Boot:

  • Operating temperature: -40/+85oC
  • IP67 sealing
  • Sealing lifetime: 2.000.000 operations
  • Material: silicone

Standard colour: transparent
The overall height with the 3F switch is 24,2-27,2mm

CONTROLMEC

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1ZW is Contolmec with panel sealing. Controlmec is a five position integrated switch solution designed for outdoor, dusty and humid applications, to control a unit, navigate in a display or operate auxiliary equipment. The solution is based on the Multimec 5 series.

Sealed to IP67 
Temperature range:
- Solid cap: +65oC
- Transparent: +85oC

Standard colours:
1ZW cap solid colours: blue, grey, white, red, black
1ZW cap transparent colours: frosted white
1ZZ seal: black
1ZY support: transparent
1ZW cap can also have white legends on a black cap.
Illuminated 1ZW is created on a frosted white cap with reverse printed black soft touch surface with a rubber coating which gives a nice feel during the actuation and laser marking is used to make the legend/symbol.
In the center there is either, OK and the four navigations have legend.
Contolmec solution is mounted on a Multimec 5G switch in the middle and 4 Multimec 5E switches around. We recommend using through-hole switches for precise placing.
Note that only the center legend is illuminated with integrated LED in the switch (5G). The surrounding legends require 4 chip-LEDs on the PCB to be illuminated.

ROUND CAPS

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Ø 11.5mm concave cap for Ultramec 6c
The 10G cap was designed with low profile 6C switch in mind. It has the lowest total height in MEC product range.

Large round caps with optional metal legend *

10R/10RF/10RM series are 30mm round caps with a low total height of 11mm. 10R has a slightly rounded top, 10RF has a flat top and 10RM has a flat top with a metal plate that leaves a 1mm rim.

Small round cap

1SS/1LS/1IS cap series provides flexibility in colour as well as in height. Illumination can either be full (1IS) or dot (1LS). The illuminated caps are mounted on Multimec 5G switch, solid colour caps can be mounted on both 5 series switches.

Low round caps for foil overlay

1JS cap series is just 10.4 mm high with the Multimec 5G switch making it the lowest illuminated cap in MEC product range. the 1JS is Ø9,6mm. The cap is excellent for foil overlay. It was designed with soft edges in order to extend the lifetime of the foil.

Ø 9.6 mm round cap *
1DS/1ES/1FS cap series consists of round caps with Ø9,6 mm and overall height with the 5G switch is 14,9mm. 1DS can be provided in solid as well as transparent colour for illumination. 1ES is a cap in solid colour with a small round lens and 1FS is also a cap in solid colour but has a large round lens on the top

Ø 14.3 mm cap with rounded top *
1ZCS cap provides excellent feeling with its rounded top. The cap series can be used as a stand-alone product or with the 1ZB cap for Navimec solution. 1ZCS cap is Ø14,3mm and the overall height with 5G switch is 11,7mm.

Round waterproof cap
Aquamec is a switch solution that has IP67 from the front panel. Cap is supplied either in black or transparent colour. The series is based on the Multimec 3F series and can provide excellent illumination with the transparent cap.

Round variable height caps
Aquamec is a switch solution that has IP67 from the front panel. Cap is supplied either in black or transparent colour. The series is based on the Multimec 3F series and can provide excellent illumination with the transparent cap.

Flat round caps for foil overlay
1GAS/1GCS caps are flat round caps designed for foil overlay. 1GAS is Ø11mm and 1GCS is Ø15mm.

Round caps with rounded top
1US is a soft line cap with great illumination possibility. The cap has a rounded top that provides good tactile feel to the operator.

* caps are available with legend

RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE CAPS

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Rectangular cap with rounded edges
1XS series provides options in illuminated and non-illuminated rectangular caps. Cap is 9,4mmx7,4mm and has rounded edges.

Rectangular cap

1PS/1QS/1RS is a series of 6.5 mm x 12.5 mm rectangular caps. 1PS cap is provided in 7 solid colours and 2 transparent colours. 1QS with a rectangular lens in the middle and 1RS with a round lens.

Rocker-function pushbutton caps

1A/1H/1M/1ZA series offer many sizes in rectangular caps. 1A/1H are 10,1x12,5 mm, 1ZA 10,1x18,65mm and 1M 10,1x25,0mm. Illumination can be created with transparent 1A cap or solid 1H cap with a lens.

Rectangular pushbutton cap
Cap 16300 is a rectangular cap designed for pushbutton switch series Unimec.

Large 22 mm square caps*

10Q/10QM series are 22mm square caps with a low total height of 11mm with optional metal plate for a legend

Rocker-function pushbutton cap solution
1B/1C caps with 2C/2D bezel are a rocker-function pushbutton solution. The cap is adjusted into the bezel and bezel is snapped on to the switch. It provides many options in colours as well as illumination.

Square pushbutton cap

Cap 16700 is a square cap designed for pushbutton switch series Unimec. It is 14,9mm x 14,9mm.

Variable hight square caps
Varimec caps provide a wide variety of options in colour, shape, size and height.

Illumineted square cap for foil overlay
1YS is a cap especially designed for foil overlay. It can be fully illuminated and has a SMD option with the Multimec 5E switch.

Square caps with extra tactile feel

1KS/1KBS/1KCS are square caps with excellent illumination possibility. 1KS has a flat top, 1KBS a concave top and 1KCS a convex top

Square cap with a rounded top

1TS is a soft line cap with great illumination possibility. The cap has a rounded top that provides good tactile feel to the operator

VERIABLE HEIGHT CAPS

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Small veriable height round cap
1SS/1LS/1IS cap series provides flexibility in colour as well as in height. Illumination can either be full (1IS) or dot (1LS). The illuminated caps are mounted on Multimec 5G switch, solid colour caps can be mounted on both 5 series switches.

Variable height caps

Varimec provides 2400 possibilities in its range. There are variable options in shape, size, colour, overall height and height above recess.