Quiet switches are now a crucial feature in the premium automobile market, and ever higher standards are demanded. Alps Alpine SKSU series TACT Switch, available from TTI Europe, delivers quiet operation with its rubber stem and metal contact construction despite its compact dimensions of 5.3mm x 5.4mm. The premium feel of a cabin is also augmented by prevention of knob play while driving. Also, the SKSU series makes use of original design and manufacturing technology to achieve IP67-equivalent dust and water resistance.
The device provides clear click feedback and low sound, and the middle travel (0.9mm) gives user the 'sure to press' feeling IP67-equivalent dust and water resistance.
Typical automotive applications include car audio and navigation; and steering a wheel switch that has limited space.