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DB Series
Sub-Miniature Snap-Action Switches
Features
  • High-precision switch with high repeat accuracy
  • Models available for operating temperatures up to 120°C
  • Rated for currents up to 10 amp at 250VAC
  • Range of auxiliary actuators available (can also be retrofitted); two mounting positions,
  • Variety of contact materials available to suit your application
  • Mechanical life: up to 15 x 106 operations
  • Wide variety of terminal types available
  • Numerous approvals
DB Series
DB Series

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  Electrical Ratings
Switch
Series
EN61058
Rating
UL1054
Rating
Electrical Life at Rated Load for 40T85
According to EN
(Min. Operations)
According to UL
(Min. Operations)
DB1
6A, 250V~
5A, 125/250VAC
10,000
6,000
0.1A 80VDC 1A 48VDC
DB2
10(1.5)A, 250V~
10.1A, 125/250VAC, 1/4HP, 125VAC
10,000
6,000
0.1A 80VDC
DB3
0.1A, 250V~
0.1A,125/250VAC
50,000
100,000
0.1A 80VDC
DB5*
1A, 125/250V~
1A, 125/250VAC
50,000
6,000
1A 48VDC
DB6*
6A, 250V~
5A, 125/250VAC
50,000
6,000
DB7*
10(1.5A), 250V~
10.1A, 125/250VAC, 1/4HP, 125VAC
50,000
6,000
*85°C
  Specifications
Electrical
Temperature Rating: -40°C to +85°C / +120°C
Flammability Rating: UL94V-O (PBT, PET)
UL94 HB (POM)
Materials
Base: Polyethyleneterephthalate (PET)
Cover: Polybutyleneterephthalate (PBT)
Actuator: Polybutyleneterephthalate (PBT)
Polyacetal (POM)
Auxiliary Actuator: Stainless Steel or Plastic
Terminals: Silver-Plated Copper-Zinc
Contacts: Silver-Alloy
Gold Crosspoint
  Approvals
UL ApprovalENEC 05 ApprovalK EMA EUR Approval
  Dimensions

DB Dimensions

Inches (mm)

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  Terminal Options
Quick Connect Terminals
0.024 Inch PCB Terminals
PCB Drill Pattern (0.024 Inch)
Short Solder Terminals
0.051 Inch PCB Terminals
PCB Drill Pattern (0.051 Inch)
PCB Terminals - Left
PCB Terminals - Right
Top View of Lateral Terminals
PCB Terminals with Location Pins - Left
PCB Terminals with Location Pins - Right
Drill Pattern for Terminals with Location Pins

Inches (mm)
 

  Auxiliary ActuatorS
Stainless Steel Straight Actuator
Stainless Steel Roller Actuator
Stainless Steel Simulated Roller Actuator
Plastic Straight Actuator
Plastic Roller Actuator
Plastic Simulated Roller Actuator

Inches (mm)

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  Actuator Specifications — Standard Ratio
Actuator
Type
Switch
Type
Series
Prefix
Maximum Operating Force
(gms)
Max.
Pre-Travel

inches
(mm)
Operating
  Point

inches
(mm)
Min.
Over-Travel

inches
(mm)
Max.
Movement Differential

inches
(mm)
Max. Rest Position
inches
(mm)
Actuation
 Length

inches
(mm)
AA
AA Type

DB5

70
0.039 (1.0)
0.331±0.012
(8.4±0.3)
0.024
(0.6)
0.004 (0.10)
0.366
(9.3)
N/A
DB1/3
150
0.004 (0.10)
DB6
150
0.006 (0.15)
DB2
250
0.004 (0.10)
DB7
280
0.006 (0.15)
BA
BA Type

DB5

70

0.039 (1.0)

0.331±0.012
(8.4±0.3)
0.024
(0.6)
0.004 (0.10)
0.366
(9.3)
N/A
DB1/3
150
0.004 (0.10)
DB6
150
0.006 (0.15)
DB2
250
0.004 (0.10)
DB7
280
0.006 (0.15)
LB
LB Type

DB5

30
0.157 (4.0)
0.421±0.051 (10.7±1.3)
0.079
(2.0)
0.020 (0.5)
0.551
(14.0)
0.189(4.8)
DB1/3
60
0.020 (0.5)
0.189(4.8)
DB6
60
0.030 (0.75)
0.189 (4.8)
DB2
100
0.177 (4.5)
0.421±0.063 (10.7±1.6)
0.059
(1.5)
0.028 (0.70)
0.189(4.8)
DB7
115
0.030 (0.75)
0.189(4.8)
 Auxiliary Actuator, Rear-Mounted (RM)
LC
LC Type

DB5

25
0.177 (4.5)
0.437±0.059 (11.1±1.5)
0.079
(2.0)
0.024 (0.6)
0.591 (15.0)
0.276 (7.0)
DB1/3
50
0.024 (0.6)
0.276 (7.0)
DB6
50
0.047 (1.2)
0.276 (7.0)
DB2
85
0.197 (5.0)
0.437±0.071 (11.1±1.8)
0.059
(1.5)
0.039 (1.0)
0.276 (7.0)
DB7
100
0.047 (1.2)
0.276 (7.0)
LD
LD Type

DB5

9
0.591 (15.0)
0.512±0.138 (13.0±3.5)
0.157
(4.0)
0.177 (4.5)
1.063 (27.0)
1.654 (42.0)
DB1/3
18
0.177 (4.5)
1.654 (42.0)
DB6
18
0.268 (6.8)
1.654 (42.0)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
SB
SB Type

DB5

30
0.157 (4.0)
0.630±0.051 (16.0±1.3)
0.079
(2.0)
0.020 (0.5)
0.748 (19.0)
0.098 (2.5)A
DB1/3
65
0.020 (0.5)
0.098 (2.5)
DB6
65
0.043 (1.1)
0.098 (2.5)
DB2
110
0.177 (4.5)
0.630±0.063 (16.0±1.6)
0.059
(1.5)
0.028 (0.7)
0.098 (2.5)
DB7
125
0.043 (1.1)
0.098 (2.5)
SC
SC Type

DB5

25
0.177 (4.5)
0.646±0.059 (16.4±1.5)
0.079
(2.0)
0.024 (0.6)
0.787 (20.0)
0.185 (4.7)
DB1/3
55
0.024 (0.6)
0.185 (4.7)
DB6
55
0.047 (1.2)
0.185 (4.7)
DB2
95
0.197 (5.0)
0.646±0.071 (16.4±1.8)
0.059
(1.5)
0.039 (1.0)
0.185 (4.7)
DB7
110
0.047 (1.2)
0.185 (4.7)
SD
SD Type

DB5

9
0.591 (15.0)
0.720±0.138 (18.3±3.5)
0.157
(4.0)
0.177 (4.5)
1.260 (32.0)
1.563 (39.7)
DB1/3
20
0.177 (4.5)
1.563 (39.7)
DB6
20
0.268 (6.8)
1.563 (39.7)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
RB
RB Type

DB5

30
0.157 (4.0)
0.622±0.051 (15.8±1.3)
0.079
(2.0)
0.020 (0.5)
0.748 (19.0)
0.098 (2.5)
DB1/3
65
0.020 (0.5)
0.098 (2.5)
DB6
65
0.030 (0.75)
0.098 (2.5)
DB2
110
0.177 (4.5)
0.622±0.063 (15.8±1.6)
0.059
(1.5)
0.028 (0.70)
0.098 (2.5)
DB7
125
0.030 (0.75)
0.098 (2.5)
RC
RC Type

DB5

25
0.177 (4.5)
0.638±0.059 (16.2±1.5)
0.079
(2.0)
0.024 (0.6)
0.787 (20.0)
0.185 (4.7)
DB1/3
55
0.024 (0.6)
0.185 (4.7)
DB6
55
0.047 (1.2)
0.185 (4.7)
DB2
95
0.197 (5.0)
0.638±0.071 (16.2±1.8)
0.059
(1.5)
0.039 (1.0)
0.185 (4.7)
DB7
110
0.047 (1.2)
0.185 (4.7)
RD
RD Type

DB5

9
0.591 (15.0)
0.713±0.138 (18.1±3.5)
0.157
(4.0)
0.177 (4.5)
1.260 (32.0)
1.563 (39.7)
DB1/3
20
0.177 (4.5)
1.563 (39.7)
DB6
20
0.268 (6.8)
1.563 (39.7)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
WB*
WB Type

DB5

24
0.177 (4.5)
0.437±0.059 (11.1±1.5)
0.079
(2.0)
0.024 (0.6)
0.591 (15.0)
0.276 (7.0)
DB1/3
50
0.024 (0.6)
0.276 (7.0)
DB6
50
0.035 (0.9)
0.276 (7.0)
DB2
85
0.024 (0.6)
0.276 (7.0)
DB7
100
0.035 (0.9)
0.276 (7.0)
WC*
WC Type

DB5

18
0.236 (6.0)
0.480±0.071 (12.2±1.8)
0.118
(3.0)
0.031 (0.8)
0.669 (17.0)
0.551 (14.0)
DB1/3
38
0.031 (0.8)
0.551 (14.0)
DB6
38
0.047 (1.2)
0.551 (14.0)
DB2
63
0.031 (0.8)
0.551 (14.0)
DB7
75
0.047 (1.2)
0.551 (14.0)
VB*
VB Type

DB5

25
0.177 (4.5)
0.469±0.055 (11.9±1.4)
0.079
(2.0)
0.024 (0.6)
0.591 (15.0)
0.220 (5.6)
DB1/3
55
0.024 (0.6)
0.220 (5.6)
DB6
55
0.035 (0.9)
0.220 (5.6)
DB2
90
0.024 (0.6)
0.220 (5.6)
DB7
105
0.035 (0.9)
0.220 (5.6)
ZB*
ZB Type

DB5

25
0.177 (4.5)
0.630±0.055 (16.0±1.4)
0.059
(1.5)
0.024 (0.6)
0.748 (19.0)
0.205 (5.2)
DB1/3
55
0.024 (0.6)
0.205 (5.2)
DB6
55
0.035 (0.9)
0.205 (5.2)
DB2
90
0.024 (0.6)
0.205 (5.2)
DB7
105
0.035 (0.9)
0.205 (5.2)
*For 85°C only.
  Actuator Specifications — High Ratio
Actuator
Type
Switch
Type
Series
Prefix
Maximum Operating Force
(gms)
Max.
Pre-Travel

inches
(mm)
Operating
  Point

inches
(mm)
Min.
Over-Travel

inches
(mm)
Max.
Movement Differential

inches
(mm)
Max. Rest Position
inches
(mm)
Actuation
 Length

inches
(mm)
 Auxiliary Actuator, Front-Mounted (FM)
MB
MB Type

DB5

12
0.354 (9.0)
0.472±0.098 (12.0±2.5)
0.138
(3.5)
0.047 (1.2)
0.709
(18.0)
N/A
DB1/3
25
0.047 (1.2)
N/A
DB6
25
0.071 (1.8)
0.276 (7.0)
DB2
40
0.472±0.118 (12.0±3.0)
0.059 (1.5)
N/A
DB7
45
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
MC
MC Type

DB5

10
0.394 (10.0)
0.492±0.118 (12.5±3.0)
0.157
(4.0)
0.055 (1.4)
0.787
(20.0)
N/A
DB1/3
22
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
22
0.083 (2.1)
0.370 (9.4)
DB2
35
0.492±0.138 (12.5±3.5)
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
DB7
40
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
MD
MD Type

DB5

4
1.063 (27.0)
0.709±0.315 (18.0±8.0)
0.394
(10.0)
0.236 (6.0)
1.575
(40.0)
N/A
DB1/3
9
0.236 (6.0)
N/A
DB6
9
0.354 (9.0)
1.713 (43.5)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
UB
UB Type

DB5

14
0.354 (9.0)
0.677±0.098 (17.2±2.5)
0.138
(3.5)
0.047 (1.2)
0.866
(22.0)
N/A
DB1/3
30
0.047 (1.2)
N/A
DB6
30
0.071 (1.8)
0.185 (4.7)
DB2
50
0.677±0.118 (17.2±3.0)
0.059 (1.5)
N/A
DB7
56
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
UC
UC Type

DB5

12
0.394 (10.0)
0.697±0.118 (17.7±3.0)
0.157
(4.0)
0.055 (1.4)
0.945
(24.0)
N/A
DB1/3
25
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
25
0.083 (2.1)
0.280 (7.1)
DB2
40
0.697±0.138 (17.7±3.5)
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
DB7
45
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
UD
UD Type

DB5

4
1.063 (27.0)
0.913±0.315 (23.2±8.0)
0.394
(10.0)
0.236 (6.0)
1.732
(44.0)
N/A
DB1/3
9
0.236 (6.0)
N/A
DB6
9
0.354 (9.0)
1.622 (41.2)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
TB
TB Type

DB5

14
0.354
(9.0)
0.669±0.098 (17.0±2.5)
0.138
(3.5)
0.047 (1.2)
0.866 (22.0)
N/A
DB1/3
30
0.047 (1.2)
N/A
DB6
30
0.071 (1.8)
0.185 (4.7)
DB2
50
0.669±0.118 (17.0±3.0)
0.059 (1.5)
N/A
DB7
56
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
TC
TC Type

DB5

12
0.394 (10.0)
0.689±0.118 (17.5±3.0)
0.157
(4.0)
0.055 (1.4)
0.945 (24.0)
N/A
DB1/3
25
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
25
0.083 (2.1)
0.280 (7.1)
DB2
40
0.689±0.138 (17.5±3.5)
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
DB7
45
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
TD
TD Type

DB5

4
1.063 (27.0)
0.906±0.315 (23.0±8.0)
0.394
(10.0)
0.236 (6.0)
1.732 (44.0)
N/A
DB1/3
9
0.236 (6.0)
N/A
DB6
9
0.354 (9.0)
1.622 (41.2)
DB2
specifications available upon request
DB7
specifications available upon request
GB*
GB Type

DB5

10
0.394 (10.0)
0.508±0.102 (12.9±2.6)
0.118 (3.0)
0.055 (1.4)
0.787
(20.0)
N/A
DB1/3
21
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
21
0.083 (2.1)
0.370 (9.4)
DB2
36
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB7
42
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
GC*
GC Type

DB5

7
0.512 (13.0)
0.571±0.142 (14.5±3.6)
0.157 (4.0)
0.071 (1.8)
0.945 (24.0)
N/A
DB1/3
16
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
DB6
16
0.083 (2.4)
0.638 (16.2)
DB2
26
0.071 (1.8)
N/A
DB7
30
0.094 (2.4)
N/A
HB*
HB Type

DB5

11
0.354 (9.0)
0.531±0.098 (13.5±2.5)
0.098 (2.5)
0.055 (1.4)
0.787
(20.0)
N/A
DB1/3
23
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
23
0.083 (2.1)
0.311 (7.9)
DB2
29
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB7
45
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
OB*
OB Type

DB5

11
0.354 (9.0)
0.693±0.098 (17.6±2.5)
0.079 (2.0)
0.055 (1.4)
0.906 (23.0)
N/A
DB1/3
23
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB6
23
0.083 (2.1)
0.287 (7.3)
DB2
39
0.055 (1.4)
N/A
DB7
45
0.083 (2.1)
N/A
*For 85°C only.
  PART NUMBERS COMMONLY STOCKED IN DISTRIBUTION
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DB1CA1AA
DB1CA1LB
DB1CA1RB
DB1CB1AA
DB1CB1LB
DB1CB1RC
DB1CC1AA
DB2CA1AA
DB2CA1LB
DB2CR1RC
DB2CB1AA
DB2CB1RC
DB2CC1AA
DB3CA1AA
DB3CA1LB
DB3CB1AA
DB3CB1LB
DB3CC1AA
These part numbers offer advantages in lower minimum order quantity and typically shorter lead times.
  Ordering Information

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