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Foremost Electronics has launched the Marquardt Mechatronik foot switch, which is suitable for use in harsh industrial environments, including high dust and water areas.

The 2420 foot switch is protected to IP65 and IP67 levels.

Employing user-friendly ergonomics, the foot switch features a compact, robust design with clear tactile feedback and an anti-skid surface with a screw-hole option for fixing to the floor.

The 2420 foot switch is said to have a modern design with many colour choices available on demand, either painted or dyed plastic depending on volumes.

Customer-specific logos may be printed on the rocker.

The snap-action switching system has a proven lifetime of more than 100,000 operations and a range of switching options ranging from low-level signals up to 21A currents.

The foot switch is available with or without a connecting cable.

An optional metal protection cover enables use in heavy duty environments for user and equipment protection.

The foot switch has applications in a range of markets, including industrial, security and the music industry.

The 2420 footswitch can switch control signals up to 100,000 actuations and is rated at 16(8)A/250VAC (>10,000 actuations) and 16(4)A/250VAC (>25,000 actuations) for Europe and 6A/125-250VAC, 1/2HP for the US.

Additional switch ratings available on demand include 21(8)A/250VAC and 21A/250VAC, 2HP.

Standard switching functions are available single or double pole with functions of off/on, off/on (latching) and on/on.

Also available to special order is a 2 x single-pole option with switch functions of off/on/on or on/on/on with further options available on request.

The 2420 foot switch is approved to IEC/UL 61058 (ENEC, UL and CSA), is protected to IP65 and IP67, meets the flammability requirements of UL 94 VF-2 and is suitable for use with appliances of protection class II.

The foot switch has a mechanical life endurance >100.000 cycles, an operating temperature range of -20C to +85C and termination options of standard connection clamps or a cable harness.

Applications for the Marquardt Mechatronik foot switch include: medical, laboratory and office equipment; industrial control systems; music and lighting products; CCTV; and materials handling and conveyor technology.

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