Non Mercury Tilt Switch

Code: DP50E

  • Hermetically sealed tilt and motion detector
  • Designed for low-level switching applications which currently use mercury switches
  • Metal housing to allow long-term use

Product details

Non Mercury Tilt Switch

  • Hermetically sealed tilt and motion detector
  • Designed for low-level switching applications which currently use mercury switches
  • Metal housing to allow long-term use

A hermetically sealed tilt and motion detector ideal for use with industrial control equipment, household goods and security devices. The CM1300 (DP50E) is designed for low level switching applications which are currently using mercury switches. Enclosed in a metal housing for longer life. Features hermetically sealed contacts and filled with an inert gas for stable resistance and quiet operation.

what is the lowest voltage non mercury tilt switch available in your store.

Asked by: honey
This is the only one we sell, the full datasheet can be found on the downloads tab.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-02-21

what is the switching current and voltage range of the switch?

Asked by: jamesw
Contact Capacity 60 V MAX, 0.25 A MAX, 3 VA MAX Contact Resistance 30 Ω MAX Measured 10° Below Horizontal at 5 VDC Make Angle 10° MAX Below Horizontal Break Angle 10° MAX Above Horizontal Differential Angle 15° MAX Operating Temperature -37° to 100°C
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-02-04

What is the reaction time for 

Asked by: Tim B
Here are the general specifics for this item - I will email you a data sheet that covers more: Contact Capacity: 60 V MAX, 0.25 A MAX, 3 VA MAX Contact Resistance; 30 Ω MAX Measured 10° Below Horizontal at 5 VDC Make Angle: 10° MAX Below Horizontal Break Angle: 10° MAX Above Horizontal Differential Angle: 15° MAX Operating Temperature: -37° to 100°C
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2015-07-17

What temperatures can this be used in? 

Asked by: ajp10304
Technical specifications for the component are as follows Contact Capacity = 60 V MAX, 0.25 A MAX, 3 VA MAX Contact Resistance = 30 Ω MAX Measured 10° Below Horizontal at 5 VDC Make Angle = 10° MAX Below Horizontal Break Angle = 10° MAX Above Horizontal Differential Angle = 15° MAX Operating Temperature = -37° to 100°C
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the maximum current that these switches can handle?
Asked by: Anonymous
450mA @ 1.5Vdc
Answered by: SG
Date published: 2015-07-17

Once the switch is activated, does it need to be reset by switching off.
Asked by: Anonymous
No, just tilt back.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

What are its dimenisions
Asked by: Anonymous
10.2mm length 6.1mm dia (add 12.2mm for legs)
Answered by: PW
Date published: 2015-07-17

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

Item code Item name Quantity Price
DP50E Non Mercury Tilt Switch (100+) £1.94
DP50E Non Mercury Tilt Switch (25+) £2.06
DP50E Non Mercury Tilt Switch (10+) £2.20
DP50E Non Mercury Tilt Switch (5+) £2.33
DP50E Non Mercury Tilt Switch (1+) £2.69

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