PIC Small Float Switch

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About this product


  • Small magnetic sensor
  • Suitable for use with water and diluted acids
  • Can be mounted vertically at top or bottom of tank

Product overview

• Small magnetic sensor• Suitable for use with water and diluted acids• Can be mounted vertically at top or bottom of tank• Easy to use N/O or N/C configuration

Low-cost range of float switches, ideally suited for a range of applications from domestic to commercial use. Whether at the top or bottom of the tank,this series always supplies the correct signal. It is suited to a wide range of applications such as coffee makers, water dispensers and tank monitoring systems.The PIC float switches are available in three versions, suited to water and dilute acids applications.


Switching voltage max DC 180 V
AC 130 V
Current rating max 1.0 A
Switching current max: 0.7 A
Operating tempeture: -20 to +80°C
Panel cut out required: 7mm
Actuactor travel max: 4.5mm

can I use this switch to turn off electrical supply?

Asked by: Dave Prewer
Unfortunately we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-04-17

We have low pressure in a high level toilet cistern would like to take the ball valve out and fix the float switch in the cistern.When the water is high it shut the water off with a valve in the supply pipe Is this possible with this float switch.?

Asked by: Rob 70
As much as we would love to be able to help here, as Technical Support Advisors we cannot offer design project advice or assistance, we are more than happy to locate products and support you with your purchases but we are not able to design entire circuits or projects for you. If you do have the design/circuit information detailing the value of the components needed we will be happy to locate these for you
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-04-11

Is this switch suitable for use in tanks of heating oil?

Asked by: Bodger
No, the item is not made to be in contact with oil.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-17

Would there be any issues with mounting these horizontally ( up the side of a plastic water tank ) ?

Asked by: steve
Yes this will work fine in your intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-01-01

Will the cheaper float switches send a signal to switch the water on when the water gets low and off when it reaches the correct level ?

Asked by: Robbie
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-08-12

Can this switch be used to turn off the pump when the water is high and on when it is low?
Asked by: Ned Newitt
This is how the device works but you need to consider the actuator only travels 4.5mm, you would probably need to use 2 switches .. one for hi and one for low
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

Could i use this to stop a skimmer overflowing in a marine aquarium, & would i wire it directly to the pump? it is 240v
Asked by: Duncan Booth
No sorry the max AC is 130 V ~DH
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can I use this switch with a DC 12V 1A Power Supply?
Asked by: Chris Nichol
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17
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