KT Series
Full SMT Top & Side Actuated Sealed Tact Switch

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C&K’s KT series full SMT top and side actuated sealed tact switch has a high shear force with an extended bracket that gives it a long operating life. This feature, along with the KT’s G or J terminations, makes it ideal for computer, instrumentation and power supply applications.

Features and Benefits

  • SMT top-actuated tact switch with G or J terminations
  • High shear force with extended bracket
  • Full SMT side-actuated tact switch

Typical Applications

  • Computer products
  • Instrumentation
  • Power supply


  • Solderability:

    Per MIL-STD-202F method 208D, or EIA RS-186E method 9 (1 hour steam aging).

  • Operating Temperature:

    -40°C to 90°C (125°C for gold version)

  • Electrical Life:

    100,000 cycles

  • Contact Resistance:

    < 50 milliohms

  • Insulation Resistance:

    > 1000 megohms

  • Dielectric Strength:

    > 250 Vrms

  • Contact Rating:

    1 VA


  • Most Common:


  • Current Rating:

    1VA @ 32VAC/DC

  • Circuit:


  • Mounting Type:

    Surface Mount, Right Angle

  • Sealing:

    Sealed - IP57

  • Illumination:


  • Switch Function:


  • Electrical Life Cycles:


  • Actuator Type:

    Plunger for Cap

  • Actuator Height off PCB, from Pins:

  • Actuator Orientation:

    Side Actuated

  • Termination Style:

    Gull Wing

  • Footprint:

    7.11mm x 6.30mm

  • Illumination Voltage (Nominal):

  • Illumination Type, Color:

  • Operating Force:


  • Additional Features:

  • Packaging:

    Tape & Reel