Miniature Tilt Switch

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  • Low cost miniature tilt switch for use as a position sensor
  • Makes/breaks contact at 10 degrees from horizonal mounting point
  • Maximum switching current is 300mA

A miniature tilt switch that, due to its low cost, is ideally suited as a position sensor. When mounted horizontally, contact is made when the device is tipped up and broken when tipped down. Contact is made/broken when the device is 10° from the horizontal. Max switching voltage: 240Vac. Max switching current: 300mA. Differential angle: 10° Contact resistance: 1Ω Body length: 10.2mm. Body dia: 4.7mm Lead length: 17mm

does the legs have a negative and positive side

Asked by: formby high school
It's just a switch, it's either open or closed it does not have any polarity.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-22

Can it be used to detect  a 180 degree rotation?

Asked by: Selom
This item will trigger when the device is 10° or greater from the horizontal.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is this normaly open or normaly closed and at what angles..?
Asked by: Josh
When mounted horizontally, contact is made when the device is tipped up and broken when tipped down. Contact is made/broken when the device is 10 from the horizontal
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

can these be used outdoors
Asked by: lc
We can see no reason why not.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

is this a mercury type?. Is this suitable for motion and vibration detection? Many thanks.
Asked by: Ian Harvey
see maplin code DP50
Answered by: PW
Date published: 2015-07-17

Will this switch work operating a buzzer from a 9V battery?
Asked by: Andy
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17
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