Series 61 Pushbutton Switch


  • Plastic unitized housing
  • Circuitry SPST – 2PDT
  • Mounts in 5/8″ sq. mounting hole
  • Momentary or Alternate Action
  • LED or incandescent back lighting

The Electro-Mech Series 61 switches are provided in 1/2 square (lens), snap-in or hardmount configurations. Each low profile unit features a sil- houetted appearance and is available in any switch circuitry SPST-2PDT, each controlled with independent circuitry for reliability. The all plastic, unitized housing assures easy handling and helps insulate the switch from other surrounding components. The Series 61 is also available in stan- dard PC pins for direct mounting to PCB. Mounting hardware is with either aluminum Clip Springs (CS) or hardmount backup channel (HM).

Ratings: 30 volts DC or 125 volts AC; 2.0A resistive, 0.5A inductive
Weight: 0.5 oz. (14g) (approx.)
Operating Pressure: 9 oz.+ 4 oz. (256g + 114g) (mom)(-3xx), 20 oz.+ 8 oz. (570g + 228g) (mom)(-1xx), 20 oz.+ 8 oz. (570g + 228g) (alt)(-2xx)
Plunger Travel: 0.190 + 0.010 (4.82 + 0.25mm)(-1xx,-2xx), 0.100 + 0.010 (2.54 + 0.25mm)(-3xx)
Actuations: 100,000 minimum
Contacts: Silver plated (gold plating optional)
Terminals: Standard EMC solder lug. Accepts two 20 AWG wires. PC pin terminals also available.
Lens: Accommodates 1/2  square EMC lens, any EMC color (p/n L61c).
Lamp or LED: Accommodates one T 1-3/4 (5mm) midget flange base lamp or LED. Lamp circuit is independent.
Flange: Standard is 0.69 (17.5mm) square. Specify BF (Big Flange) for 0.74 square.