Ls16 Series Illuminated Sealed Push Button Switch

The Ls16 Series sealed, long life anti-vandal switches are illuminated with multiple color options available. The RGB multicolor LED indicator light feature combines red, green, and blue to produce over 16 million hues of light, making the color options nearly unlimited. They are available with either dot or ring illumination.
The Ls16 Series illuminated anti-vandal switch features a long life expectancy of up to 50,000 electric cycles and dust and water resistance at an IP65 rating. It is meant for mounting in a round, 16mm panel cutout.
Additional options include solder lug or wire lead termination, high actuator, a pilot indicator, and a black anodized finish. The pilot indicator does not have internal switch contacts, only illumination. Common applications for the Ls16 series long life anti-vandal switch include:

  • Vending machines
  • Ticket dispensers and kiosks
  • Industrial controls, and other equipment and machines that require a tamperproof design
  • Medical devices
  • Audio/visual
  • Security devices
  • Electrical housewares

Features

  • IP65 rated protection against dust and moisture
  • 16mm diameter panel cutout
  • 1 pole; Off-(On) functionality
  • Dot, ring illumination and Backlit options available
  • Solder lug or wire lead terminals

Functions

Standard Illum.

Standard Illum.

Tri-color Illum.

Tri-color Illum.

Actuator Options

Ls16 Anti Vandal Switch Actuator Options

Order Code

Ls16 Anti vandal switch Order Code

Notes:
* Base voltage on LEDs: 1.8V @ 20mA for Red, Yellow and Orange LED colors / 2.8V @ 20mA for Blue, Green and White LED colors

Technical Data

Type Ls16-F Ls16-F-R LS16-F-D
Illuminated Options Non-Illuminated Ring Illuminated Dot Illuminated
Max. Panel Thickness: 0.394″ (10.0mm)
Terminal Solder lug (2.8 x 0.5)
Max. Switch Rating 2A 36VDC
Contact Resistance ≤100mΩ
Insulation Resistance ≥1000mΩ
Dielectric Strengh 2000VAC
Operation Temp. -20°C ~ +55°C
Mechanical Life 1,000,000cycles(max)
Electrical Life 50,000cycles(min)
Contact Material Gold Plated
Rear Nut Fixing Torque 0.57Nm
Operation Pressure approx. 5.5N
Protection IP65/ IK09
Material Switch Assembly UL94V-0 rated Polyamide (Nylon)
Tags Copper Alloy
Terminals Copper Alloy
Switch Body & Actuator Stainless Steel/ Anodized Aluminum
Lens and Lens Body Polycarbonate
Internal Seal Silicone
O Ring Nitrile
Color Type LED (ratings @ 20mA)
Color RED Yellow Orange Green Blue White
Luminous Intensity (mcd) 160 200 150 520 220 2000
Forward Volatge 1.8~2.6 2.8~3.6
Illumination Voltage no suffix No resistor fitted. An appropriate resistor must be series connected by the user. Voltages as above.
3.3V/ 6V/ 12V/ 24V/ 36V
Life Approx. 40, 000hours

Descriptions

Ls16 Anti vandal switch

Panel cutout & Illuminated options

Ls16 Anti vandal switch

Dimension

Ls16 Anti vandal swtich

Standard Illum.

Ls16 Anti vandal swtich

Tri-color Illum.

FAQs

What is a sealed push button switch?

A sealed push button switch is a type of switch that is designed to be resistant to dust, moisture, and other environmental factors. It is commonly used in applications where protection against these elements is required.

What does “illuminated” mean in the context of a push button switch?

In the context of a push button switch, “illuminated” refers to the presence of LED indicators or lights that provide visual feedback or status indication. These lights can be designed to emit different colors and intensity levels.

What is an anti-vandal push button switch?

An anti-vandal push button switch is a robust and durable switch that is specifically designed to withstand intentional damage or tampering. It is commonly used in public or high-security environments where switch protection is essential.

What is the life expectancy of an illuminated sealed push button switch?

The life expectancy of an illuminated sealed push button switch can vary depending on the specific model and usage conditions. However, high-quality switches often have a life expectancy of up to 50,000 electric cycles or more.

What is the IP65 rating for a sealed push button switch?

The IP65 rating indicates that a sealed push button switch is protected against dust ingress and low-pressure water jets from any direction. This rating ensures the switch’s reliability and suitability for outdoor or harsh environments.

Can the color of the illumination in a sealed push button switch be customized?

Yes, many sealed push button switches offer customization options for the color of the illumination. This allows users to choose from a wide range of colors or even create multicolor lighting effects.

What termination options are available for illuminated sealed push button switches?

Illuminated sealed push button switches can be available with different termination options such as solder lug or wire lead termination. These options provide flexibility in the installation process.

Can illuminated sealed push button switches be used in industrial control panels?

Yes, illuminated sealed push button switches are commonly used in industrial control panels. Their rugged construction, long life expectancy, and resistance to environmental factors make them suitable for various industrial applications.

Are illuminated sealed push button switches suitable for outdoor use?

Yes, illuminated sealed push button switches with high IP ratings, such as IP65, are designed to withstand outdoor conditions. They offer protection against dust, moisture, and other environmental elements, making them suitable for outdoor use.

What are the typical applications of illuminated sealed anti-vandal push button switches?

Illuminated sealed anti-vandal push button switches find applications in various industries, including industrial automation, security systems, medical devices, audio/visual equipment, vending machines, and ticket dispensers. Their durability and reliability make them ideal for demanding environments.

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