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NKK Switches - New Products in Bloom - Versatile and Durable

Perfect for a wide range of environments, the M Series offers pushbuttons, toggles, rockers, and slides that combine robust performance with sleek design.

Key Features:

  • Great mechanical and electrical lifespan.
  • Ability to partner with our Value-Added Services Department to create versatile configurations to match any application.
  • Crafted
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NKK Switches - Unmatched Durability & Performance - Miniatures

THE NEW ENHANCED M SERIES: TOGGLES, ROCKERS, PUSHBUTTONS, AND SLIDES (read more)

NKK Switches - Comparing Resistive Touch Screens

Embrace the touch screen revolution with NKK's Series ZE and FT — where innovation is at the touch of a fingertip.

Series ZE Multi-Touch Resistive Touch Screens key features:

  • Light touch operation similar to a smartphone
  • Highly resistant to noise; exceptional durability; 10,000,000 operations minimum
  • Dual touch controller boards a...
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NKK Switches - ULTRA-THIN DIP ROTARY SWITCHES

We are excited to announce the launch of the Series FD01 and FD02 Ultra-Thin DIP Rotary Switches. The Series FD01 and FD02 stand out with their compact dimensions of 7.2mm and 7.7mm square, respectively, combined with a low-profile height of just 3.1 to 3.3mm. These ultra-thin dimensions make them perfectly suited for high-density mounting, addressing the growing need for space-saving ye... (read more)

NKK Switches - The SmartDisplay:Functionality in a Compact Design

Programmable SmartDisplays go beyond the traditional switch by seamlessly integrating a tactile switch with an OLED or LCD display. This revolutionary combination not only ensures the reliability of a physical switch but also opens up a world of dynamic flexibility through a digital display.

Choose SmartDisplay for Your Next Application Design!

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NKK Switches - Transform your concept into reality-HMI Solutions

Transform your concept into reality with NKK's Custom HMI Solutions! �� Our skilled team of engineers is dedicated to crafting complete design solutions tailored to your unique specifications, from the initial concept all the way to production. Experience personalized support and expert guidance every step of the way. Let's create something extraordinary together! (read more)

NKK Switches - SmartDisplay

Step into the future of interface technology with NKK's SmartDisplay! Our latest video takes you on a journey through the innovative world of SmartDisplay, a groundbreaking fusion of switch and display technology. (read more)

NKK Switches - Multi-Touch Resistive Touch Screens

Ever been frustrated by screen glare? With the ZE Series, you can say goodbye to those pesky reflections! Our glare-resistant ITO film ensures optimal screen visibility, even under fluorescent lighting or direct sunlight. Experience clarity like never before.

Multi-Touch Resistive Touch Screens

  • Expanded design capabilities in wide screen sizes: 7.0", 10....
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NKK Switches - Process Sealed Subminiature Antistatic Toggles

Designed for logic level applications, B Series Toggles save space. They have an antistatic superstructure and 0.4VA capacity. Locking levers are available. (read more)

NKK Switches - Process Sealed Antistatic Toggles

Series B Characteristics:

  • 0.4VA Logic Level.
  • Subminiature size saves space on PC boards.
  • Specifically developed for logic-level applications.
  • Antistatic superstructure, consisting of the carbon impregnated bushing and support bracket, prevents static discharge to the contacts.

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NKK Switches - Toggle Up! Powerful control in a tiny footprint

Process Sealed Subminiature Toggles

Powerful control in a tiny footprint! NKK’s Series A and B Toggles are the perfect choice for logic-level applications, offering the reliability and durability needed in a compact design. Explore the world of miniaturized switches today!

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NKK Switches - High-Quality Process Sealed Subminiture Toggles

When you choose NKK Switches’ Series A and B Subminiature Toggles for use in your next application, you are making a choice for reputable quality, reliability and support. High quality toggles combined with dependable resources, and the skill of an accomplished support team, will make your next project a success.

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NKK Switches - Panel Mount Assembly: Economical, and Efficient

NKK's new easy installation Panel Mount Assembly (the BYB201-470) consists of a PC board, resistor, connector, and a straight PC adaptor. It's ready to connect with a single pole YB2 switch (sold separately). Custom assemblies are available for the double pole models in YB2, as well as for other switch types with pushbutton, toggle, and rocker actuators. Contact NKK Switches for more inf... (read more)

NKK Switches - Custom Assemblies, Legend Printing & PCB Solutions

NKK provides Value Added Services to enhance our standard product offering and align with customer-specific needs and requirements. A comprehensive offering of switch customization services is available from switch markings to wire harnesses and custom assemblies. Our Value Added Services Department is ISO:9001 certified, and uses only the most experienced operators to deliver high-quali... (read more)

NKK Switches - It is easy to request a sample from NKK!

Did you know that it is easy to request a sample from NKK? All you have to do is fill a simple form and click submit! (read more)

NKK Switches - NPI: Panel Mount Assembly
  • Simplifies PC installation of switch board
  • Economical: Eliminates need to create new design; easy maintenance. Switch inserts directly into built-in PC adaptor
  • Efficient: solution board requires no terminal soldering – connect and ready to use
  • Switch Sold Separately, custom designs are available.
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NKK Switches - DIP SWITCHES - LEAD-FREE AND ROHS COMPLIANT

NKK's extensive DIP switch offerings including subminiature, through-hole and surface mount. All DIP switches are lead-free, RoHS compliant, and automated solder process compatible. A wide array of actuator types include rotary, slide, and piano DIP switches. Multiple positions are available. Other features include ultra-thin, subminiature and process sealed. Customizable 3D CAD models o... (read more)

NKK Switches - Dependable, failsafe emergency stop switches

NKK now offers a series of emergency stop (E-Stop) switches for applications requiring a dependable, failsafe control response. The FF01 Series E-Stop Switches with Ø 16mm bodies feature the industry’s shortest in its class behind-panel depth of 13.6mm. Designed for versatile functionality with both pull or twist reset options, and an innovative sliding latch OFF state mecha... (read more)

NKK Switches - How to Design with a Programmable Switch

Learn how a host system communicates to a serial interface and to a SmartDisplay subsystem. Learn which subsystem fits best into your SmartDisplay design by choosing between a prebuilt subsystem module, an engineering design kit, or writing microcontroller code to manually send images and read switch presses yourself.

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NKK Switches - Pushbuttons with super bright alternating LEDs

Our UB2 Series pushbuttons with illuminated alternating legends feature super bright LEDs that alternate in red/green or amber/blue. Standard or custom legends are available. A choice of PCB or snap-in mounting.

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NKK Switches - Basic Switch Structure

A switch is made up of a variety of components that are essential to get familiar with when designing one into an application. Particularly, the actuator and terminal chosen. A switch operates by Opening (OFF, Break) or Closing (ON, Make) a circuit by changing the contact position.

Pole, Throw, and Position

To understand the difference between pole, throw, and positi... (read more)

NKK Switches - It's Solder Time for Switches

SOLDER LUGS MAKE A RELIABLE AND PERMANENT CONNECTION BETWEEN THE SWITCH AND THE WIRE (read more)

NKK Switches - UB2 Series: Low Profile Pushbuttons

The UB2 Series pushbuttons are available in a wide variety of options including illuminated, non-illuminated, and indicators to suit a variety of needs for different applications. All UB2 Series switches have small behind-panel dimensions for snap-in mounting in tight spaces, or PCB mountability and a short body, allowing for use in compact applications. In addition, the terminals are ep... (read more)

NKK Switches - How it Works - Iluminated Switches

Are you curious about how NKK’s illuminated switches work?

Visit the illuminated switch training module today at: https://www.nkkswitches.com/training-modules/switch-learning/how-illuminated-switches-work/

HOW ILLUMINATED SWITCHES WORK

This module will help to “illuminate” how illuminated switches work and their functions... (read more)

NKK Switches - Low Profile Pushbutton Switch-Alternating Legends

We are all about our UB2 Series Illuminated Pushbutton with alternating bicolor legends!

We love this switch because it is perfect for a wide variety of applications including (but not limited to) instrumentation, medical equipment, digital picking systems, industrial automation, security, telecommunications and stage lighting.

Other notable features of the UB2 Pushbutton w... (read more)

NKK Switches - Emergency stop switch for safer automation design

A series of emergency stop (E-Stop) switches for applications requiring a dependable, failsafe control response. The FF01 Series with Ø 16mm bodies feature a short behind-panel depth of 13.6mm. (read more)

NKK Switches - Emegency stop - dependable control response

NKK now offers a series of emergency stop (E-Stop) switches for applications requiring a dependable, failsafe control response. The FF01 Series E-Stop Switches with Ø 16mm bodies feature the industry’s shortest in its class behind-panel depth of 13.6mm. Designed for versatile functionality with both pull or twist reset options, and an innovative sliding latch OFF state mecha... (read more)

NKK Switches - Emergency Stop Switches-Failsafe Control Response

NKK now offers a series of emergency stop (E-Stop) switches for applications requiring a dependable, failsafe control response. The FF01 Series E-Stop Switches with Ø 16mm bodies feature the industry’s shortest in its class behind-panel depth of 13.6mm. Designed for versatile functionality with both pull or twist reset options, and an innovative sliding latch OFF state mecha... (read more)

NKK Switches - JW series power rockers - high inrush applications

NKK's series of snap-in mounted switches are dust-resistant, have a high electrical capacity of 10 and 16 amps, and have IP67 rated options.

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NKK Switches - SMARTDISPLAY SINGLE SWITCH SOLUTION CASE STUDY

APPLICATION - Genesis G Screen Monitoring System for vehicles.

The NKK SmartDisplay Single Switch Solution communicates with the vehicle’s sensors to monitor battery voltage levels and air pressure in tires. The unique multifunction capability of the SmartDisplay provides in-vehicle dashboard diagnostics to the driver in real time.

NKK VALUE ADD PROVIDED - NKK designe... (read more)

NKK Switches - Power Rockers - handle a large inrush current

The JW Rocker Series are specially designed to handle a large inrush current, with a high electrical capacity of 10 and 16 Amps. They have prominent external insulating barriers to increase insulation resistance and dielectric strength. All JW Rockers are uniquely constructed to break light contact welds. They also have an increased electrical life with a specially designed plate to mini... (read more)

NKK Switches - Miniature 4-Pin RGB Illuminated Pushbutton Switch

KPRGB-Series Miniature 4-Pin RGB Illuminated Pushbutton Switches

  • Expansion of the popular KP Series Pushbuttons with the 4-Pin RGBP Pushbuttons.
  • Features 4 terminals and an improved profile for soldering specifications of 410ºC @ 4 seconds for 2 cycles.
  • The super bright RGB LED provides vibrant full color spectrum of unlimited color options.<.../li>
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NKK Switches - Illuminated Pushbutton with Legend and Wire Leads

NEW YB Series Illuminated Pushbutton with Legend and Wire Leads

  • Panel sealed and IP65 Rated
  • SPDT momentary ON (ON) circuit
  • Short, round body pushbutton with 16mm diameter bushing
  • Full face super bright green illumination
  • Bezel-barrier structure prevents accidental actuation
  • Four 12” 22 AWG stranded wire leads a...
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NKK Switches - Assortment of 8 Keylocks in Keylock Sample Kit

NKK's Keylock Sample Kit

Easy Ordering with Standard Part Number:
KIT05-KEYLOCKS Sample Kit

Our Keylocks Sample Kit contains a variety of models with high, medium, and low security levels. The kit offers an assortment of bushing sizes and multiple mounting options (PC board, panel mount, and snap-in types). Some models include a disposable boot that protects fro... (read more)

NKK Switches - Dual seal IP68 rated waterproof toggles

M and S Series dual seal IP68 rated waterproof toggles

These switches offer highly reliable protection with an inner and external o-ring, plus a waterproof boot at the base of the toggle. Typical applications include construction, transport, and medical machinery.

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NKK Switches - Emergency stop low behind panel depth pushbuttons

FF01 Series emergency stop low behind panel depth pushbuttons

NKK now offers a series of emergency stop (E-Stop) switches for applications requiring a dependable, failsafe control response. Protective guards and nameplates are available with both 25 and 30mm caps.

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NKK Switches - High-quality keylock switches set the standard

CK and SK Series Keylocks

NKK's high-quality keylock switches set the industry standard. Offered in ranges from high to low security, NKK’s keylock switches will fit your application needs. Choose between various mounting options with logic level to power ratings. NKK keylock switches are designed to perform in a variety of different applications such as automation co... (read more)

NKK Switches - Not sure what kind of switch you're looking for?

Find Your Match

Not sure what kind of switch you're looking for? With the complete NKK Switch Guide, we made it easy to find a switch based on your unique needs. Want a physical copy? Request our catalog by mail here.

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NKK Switches - Need a sample to complete your design?

Get a Sample

Need a sample to complete your design? We can help. Requesting a sample from NKK is easy and typically ships within 2 business days.

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NKK Switches - Illuminated Surface Mount Customization

Start customizing your KP04 with our Value Added Services.

  • Laser Etched Legends: For the KP Series, we etch legends on the inside of the cap to prevent wear. We recently acquired a new machine for laser etching that completes your job quickly and efficiently, even for high volumes.
  • Screen Print Legends: We recommend this printing for the KP04 fl...
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NKK Switches - Dual Seal Waterproof Toggle - Superb Quality

S-Series Dual Seal Waterproof Toggles

  • IP68 rated and salt spray tested per Mil-STD-810G.
  • Double protection with internal o-ring and external rubber washer.
  • Additional panel seal protection provided by waterproof boot built into base of toggle.
  • Sleek design with polished, chrome-plated actuator.

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NKK Switches - Complete all-in-one waterproof & dust-proof toggle

M-Series Dual Seal Waterproof Toggles

IP68 Waterproof Toggles

  • Highly reliable, double layer, waterproof toggle switch with an IP-rating.
  • Complete all-in-one waterproof and dust-proof toggle from NKK that no longer requires a separate waterproof boot.
  • Available in both single pole and double pole configurations, the Dual Seal M toggle sw...
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NKK Switches - Illuminated Surface Mount Pushbuttons

KP04-Series Illuminated Surface Mount Pushbutton Switches

Illuminated Surface Mount Pushbuttons

  • RGB LED with full color spectrum for unlimited, stable and consistent color options
  • Switch actuation synced with contact timing delivers color without delay for safe, reliable and intuitive operation
  • Choice of non-tactile or tactile/audible a...
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NKK Switches - Panel Seal Illuminated Pushbuttons

YB2-Series Panel Seal Illuminated Pushbutton Switches

Panel Seal Illuminated Pushbuttons

  • 3A Power Level & 0.4VA Logic Level; Bushing Mount; LED Illumination; Full Face and Illuminated Ring Options, IP65, cULus
  • 24mm square and 25mm diameter pushbuttons with the shortest above-panel dimension (1.8mm) in the industry for splash-proof design.<...
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NKK Switches - Reliable, Environmentally Friendly Tilt Switches

DSB-Series Tilt Switches

  • DSA Environmentally friendly; contains no mercury. High contact reliability due to sealed body.
  • The switch is triggered when tilted beyond ±10° of the horizontal. PCB adaptor available as an accessory.
  • DSB Photo interrupter, rather than contacts, ensures high reliability. 1M operations minimum. Fully sealed...
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NKK Switches - High quality at a low price - mini slide switches

CS-Series Miniature Slide Switches

  • High performance and high quality at a low price. Highly insulated molded cover and case withstands 12 kilovolts of electrostatic discharge (ESD), providing antistatic feature.
  • Cover and case are UL 94-V0 flammability rated. Epoxy-sealed terminals lock out flux, dust, and other contaminants.
  • Suited for a wide v
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NKK Switches - Subminiature Process Sealed Rotary Switches

NR01-Series Subminiature Process Sealed Rotary Switches

  • Light Operating Feel
  • Sliding Dual-Contact Mechanism for Improved Contact Reliability
  • Anti-lifting Design with Crimped Bracket Feet for Secure PC Mounting
  • Totally Sealed Construction

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NKK Switches - Rotary Coded Switches with compact dimensions

FR01-Series 10mm DIP Rotaries

  • Compact dimensions and low profile allow high-density mounting and close stacking of PC boards.
  • Highly visible legends and choice of screwdriver, shaft or dial actuators with arrow position indication provide trouble-free code setting. Knob actuator also available.

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