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DG Series
Sub-Miniature Snap-Action Switches
Features
  • Small dimensions, just 0.504" x 0.228" x 0.256"
    (12.8 x 5.8 x 6.5mm)
  • Depending on model, contact rating is suitable for low-switched currents and voltages for light-current applications with loads of up to 3 amps 125VAC
  • Available with or without auxiliary actuator
  • Can be fitted to circuit boards in upright position or horizontally with terminals on left or right
  • Mechanical life: min. 1 x 106 operations (depending on model)
DG Series
DG Series

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DG Cutaway

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  Electrical Ratings
Switch
Series
EN61058
Rating
UL1054
Rating
Electrical Life at Rated Load
According to UL
(Min. Operations)
DG1
N/A
3A, 125VAC; 2A, 30VDC
6,000
DG2
N/A
0.05A, 30VDC
6,000
DG4
N/A
1A, 125VAC; 1A, 30VDC
6,000
  Specifications
Electrical
Temperature Rating: -25 °C to +85 °C
Flammability Rating: UL94V-O
Materials
Base: Polyphenylene sulphide (PPHS)
Cover: Polybutyleneterephthalate (PBT)
Actuator: Polybutyleneterephthalate (PBT)
Auxiliary Actuator: Stainless Steel
Terminals: Silver-Plated Brass
Contacts: Silver Alloy (DG1, DG4)
Gold Flash (DG2)
  Approvals
File No: E23301 ROHS Compliant
  Dimensions

DG Dimensions

Inches (mm)

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Auxiliary Actuators

DG Actuator Specs

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  Terminal Options
PCB Terminal - Straight PCB Terminal - Left PCB Terminal - Right PCB Footprint

Inches (mm)

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  Actuator Specifications
Actuator
Type
Switch
Type
Maximum Operating Force
(g)
Max.
Pre-Travel

inches
(mm)
Operating
  Point

inches
(mm)
Minimum
Over-Travel

inches
(mm)
Max.
Movement Differential

inches
(mm)
Max. Rest
Position

inches
(mm)
DG1,
DG2 (B)
DG2,
DG4 (C)
–AA
F1AA Type
140
75
0.020
(0.5)
0.213 ±0.008
(5.4 ±0.20)
0.008
(0.20)
0.004
(0.1)
0.224±0.008
(5.7±0.20)
–LA
F1LB Type
45
30
0.071
(1.80)
0.268 +0.031/-0.016
(6.8 +0.8/-0.4)
0.022
(0.56)
0.020
(0.5)
0.314+0.055/-0.067
(8.0+1.40/-0.70)
–RA
F1MB Type
60
35
0.059
(1.50)
0.488 ±0.020
(12.40 ±0.51)
0.022
(0.56)
0.020
(0.5)
0.528±0.020
(13.40±0.50)
  PART NUMBERS COMMONLY STOCKED IN DISTRIBUTION
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DG13B1AA
DG13B1LA
DG13B1RA
DG13B2LA
DG23B1LA
DG23B1RA
DG23B2LA
DG23B2RA
DG23B3LA
DG23B3RA
        
These part numbers offer advantages in lower minimum order quantity and typically shorter lead times.
  Ordering Information

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Specifications subject to change without notice.