These small, two-pin, tactile Mini Pushbuttons are intended for mounting to PCBs, but they can also be plugged into standard 0.1″ breadboards. They work well as reset buttons and can be connected to microcontroller inputs to serve as a user-interface components. These pushbuttons are sold in packs of 5.
These small, two-pin, SPST momentary mini pushbuttons are intended for mounting to PCBs, but they can also be plugged into standard 0.1″ breadboards as shown in the picture to the right. We use them as reset buttons and user pushbuttons in several of our products, including the 3pi robot and most of our Orangutan robot controllers. Note that this button should not be used with voltages above 12 V, and it should not be used to switch currents greater than 50 mA. This product is sold as a 5-pack.
Mini Pushbutton Specs
- Activation force: 6 oz
- Maximum rating: DC 12 V / 50 mA
- On resistance: ≤ 50 mΩ
- Off resistance: > 100 MΩ
- Life: > 100,000 cycles