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SMK Develops New Long-Travel Tactile Push Switch

 SMK Corporation has expanded its existing product line of top push switch by developing a long-travel tactile switch offering a high operating force and a long life span.
 The new switch features an innovative design making it possible to meet high operating forces of up to 5N (510gf), which is twice that of our conventional products. In addition to having a thin shape and long travel of 0.28mm the switch has the durability of 200,000 actuations.
 This product makes it possible to support a wide-range of applications, such as digital action cameras and keyless entry systems. These applications require a firm tactile feel for a positive experience by the user when deployed. Also designed for use in smartphones and tablet PCs requiring ultra-thin and long life components making it an intriguing addition to our lineup of this high load tactile switches.

Date Released 2016/03/18
Press Release No. 1059fc
Product Name Tactile Push Switch with Long Travel
Drawing Number JPM1991-XXXXF
  • 1) Meets high operating force requirements up to 5N.
  • 2) A long travel of 0.28mm.
  • 3) A durable long life product with up to 200,000 actuations.
  • 4) Ultra-thin 0.7mm design.
  • 5) High performing guaranteed click ratio of at least 35%.
  • 6) RoHS compliant product.
Major specifications

Rating 12V DC, 50mA
Travel 0.28mm ± 0.1mm
Operating Force
(Operating Power)
5.0N ± 1.0N
Operating Life 200,000 times
Circuit SPST(Single Pole Single Throw)
Dimensions 7.9mm(L) × 6.2mm(W) × 0.7mm(H)
Applications smartphone, tablet PC, digital action camera, keyless entry system, etc.
Start Shipping Sample from April, 2016
Goes into Mass Production from October, 2016
Production Capacity 1,000,000 units per month
Sample price 100 yen per unit
Inquiry * For more information, Please contact the FC Division