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DC Series
Sealed Sub-Miniature Snap-Action Switches
Features
  • Silicon-free version available
  • 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)
  • Various contact materials available, depending on application
  • Mechanical life: min. 1 x 106 operations
  • Wide variety of connection options
DC Series
DC Series

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DC Cutaway

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  Electrical Ratings
Switch
Series
EN61058
Rating
UL1054
Rating
Electrical Life at Rated Load
According to EN
(Min. Operations)
According to UL
(Min. Operations)
DC1
6A, 250V~
5A, 125/250VAC 1A, 48VDC
10,000
6,000
DC2
10(1.5)A, 250V~
10.1A, 125/250VAC; 1/4HP, 125VAC
10,000
6,000
DC3
0.1A, 250V~
0.1A, 125/250VAC
50,000
6,000
DC4
3A, 250V~
3A, 125/250VAC
50,000
6,000
  Specifications
Electrical
Temperature Rating: -40° to +85°C / +120°C
-40° to +85°C / +105°C (with wire leads)
Flammability Rating: UL94V-O (PET/PBT material)
UL94HB (POM material)
Materials
Case: PET / PBT  (Polyethyleneterephthalate / Polybutyleneterephthalate)
Actuator: 85°C:  POM (Polyacetal),
120°C:  PBT (Polybutyleneterephthalate)
Auxiliary Actuator: Stainless Steel or Plastic
Terminals: Silver-Plated Copper
Contacts: Silver Alloy (except DC3: Gold Crosspoint)
  Approvals
  Dimensions

DC Dimensions

Inches (mm)

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                          Model with Connecting Leads

DC Dimensions with Wire Leads

Inches (mm)

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  Terminal Options
Quick Connect Terminal
Solder Terminal
PCB Terminal - Left
PCB Terminal - Right
PCB Terminal - 0.05 inch
PCB Terminal - 0.02 inch
PCB Terminal with Location Pins - Left
PCB Terminal with Location Pins - Right
PCB Footprint - 0.05 inch terminals
PCB Footprint for Terminals with Location Pins
PCB Footprint for Lateral Terminals without Location Pins
Top View of Lateral Terminals

Inches (mm)

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  Auxiliary Actuators
Straight Actuator
Simulated Roller Actuator
Roller Actuator
Plastic Straight Actuator
Plastic Simulated Roller Actuator
Plastic Roller Actuator

Inches (mm)

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  Actuator Specifications
Actuator
Code
Switch
Type
Maximum
Operating Force

(cN)
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)
DC1,
DC3,
DC4
DC2
DC1,
DC3,
DC4
DC2
DC1,
DC3,
DC4
DC2
DC1,
DC3,
DC4
DC2
–AA
F1AA Type
200
340
0.04
(1.0)
0.04
(1.0)
0.33±0.01
(8.4±0.3)
0.33±0.01
(8.4±0.3)
0.02
(0.6)
0.004
(0.10)
0.004
(0.10)
0.37
(9.3)
N/A
–LB
F1LB Type
80
150
0.18
(4.5)
0.20
(5.0)
0.42±0.05
(10.7±1.3)
0.42±0.06
(10.7±1.6)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.5)
0.03
(0.7)
0.55
(14.0)
0.189
(4.8)
–LC
F1MB Type
70
120
0.20
(5.0)
0.22
(5.5)
0.44±0.06
(11.1±1.5)
0.44±0.07
(11.1±1.8)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.6)
0.04
(1.0)
0.59
(15.0)
0.276
(7.0)
–LD
forces and travel available upon request
1.654
(42.0)
–SB
90
160
0.18
(4.5)
0.20
(5.0)
0.63±0.05
(16.0±1.3)
0.63±0.06
(16.0±1.6)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.5)
0.03
(0.7)
0.75
(19.0)
0.098
(2.5)
–SC
80
130
0.20
(5.0)
0.22
(5.5)
0.65±0.06
(16.4±1.5)
0.65±0.07
(16.4±1.8)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.6)
0.04
(1.0)
0.79
(20.0)
0.185
(4.7)
–SD
forces and travel available upon request
1.563
(39.7)
–RB
90
160
0.18
(4.5)
0.20
(5.0)
0.62±0.05
(15.8±1.3)
0.62±0.06
(15.8±1.6)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.5)
0.03
(0.7)
0.75
(19.0)
0.098
(2.5)
–RC
80
130
0.20
(5.0)
0.22
(5.5)
0.64±0.06
(16.2±1.5)
0.64±0.07
(16.2±1.8)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.6)
0.04
(1.0)
0.79
(20.0)
0.185
(4.7)
–RD
forces and travel available upon request
1.563
(39.7)
–WB
68
115
0.18
(4.5)
0.18
(4.5)
0.44±0.06
(11.1±1.5)
0.44±0.06
(11.1±1.5)
0.08
(2.0)
0.02
(0.6)
0.02
(0.6)
0.59
(15.0)
0.276
(7.0)
–WC
50
85
0.24
(6.0)
0.24
(6.0)
0.48±0.07
(12.2±1.8)
0.48±0.07
(12.2±1.8)
0.08
(2.0)
0.03
(0.8)
0.03
(0.8)
0.67
(17.0)
0.551
(14.0)
–VB
73
125
0.18
(4.5)
0.18
(4.5)
0.47±0.06
(11.9±1.4)
0.47±0.06
(11.9±1.4)
0.08
(2.0)
0.02
(0.6)
0.02
(0.6)
0.59
(15.0)
0.220
(5.6)
–ZB
73
125
0.18
(4.5)
0.18
(4.5)
0.63±0.06
(16.0±1.4)
0.63±0.06
(16.0±1.4)
0.06
(1.5)
0.02
(0.6)
0.02
(0.6)
0.75
(19.0)
0.205
(5.2)
  PART NUMBERS COMMONLY STOCKED IN DISTRIBUTION
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DC1CA1AA
DC1CA1LB
DC1CA1RB
DC2CA1AA
DC2CA1LB
DC2CA1RB
DC3CA1AA
DC3CA1LB
DC3CM5RB
These part numbers offer advantages in lower minimum order quantity and typically shorter lead times.
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