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A16

Pushbutton Switch (Detachable) (Lighted/Non-Lighted) (Cylindrical 16-dia.)

A16

Separate Construction with Cylindrical 16-dia. Body

Approved Standard Ratings

UL, cUL (File No. E41515)

5 A at 125 VAC, 3 A at 250 VAC (general use)
3 A at 30 VDC (resistive)
Note: Certification has been obtained for the Switch.
           For detailed information on individual products that have received certification, consult your supplier.

TÜV (EN60947-5-1) (Low Voltage Directive)

3 A at 250 VAC
3 A at 30 VDC

CCC (GB14048.5)

5 A at 125 VAC
3 A at 250 VAC
3 A at 30 VDC

Ratings

Switch Ratings

Rated voltage Resistive load
125 VAC 5A
250 VAC 3A
30 VDC 3A

Minimum applicable load: 1 mA at 5 VDC
Rated values are obtained from tests conducted under the following conditions.
  1. Load: Resistive load
  2. Mounting conditions: No vibration and no shock
  3. Temperature: 20 ±2°C
  4. Operating frequency: 20 operations/min

Contact Form

Name Contact
DPDT
1101_sp_2_1

Super-bright LED

Rated voltage Rated current Operating voltage Internal limiting resistor
5 VDC 8 mA 5 VDC ± 5% Red, yellow, white : 300 Ω
Green, blue, pure white : 160 Ω
12 VAC/VDC 12 VAC/VDC ± 5% Red, yellow, white : 1 k Ω
Green, blue, pure white : 910 Ω
24VAC/ VDC 24 VAC/VDC ± 5% 2.4 k Ω

Incandescent Lamp

Rated voltage Rated current Operating voltage
6 VAC/VDC 60 mA 5 VAC/VDC
14 VAC/VDC 40 mA 12 VAC/VDC
28 VAC/VDC 24 mA 24 VAC/VDC

Voltage-reduction Unit (LED Lamp)

Rated voltage Operating voltage Applicable lamp
110 VAC/VDC 100/110 VAC/VDC (90 to 121 V) A16-24DS[]
LED Lamp
220 VAC/VDC 200/220 VAC/VDC (180 to 242 V)

Characteristics

Socket Unit

Item Pushbutton Switch
Allowable
operating
frequency
Mechanical Momentary operation: 120 operations/minute max.
Alternate operation: 60 operations/minute max. *1
Electrical 20 operations/minute max. *1
Insulation resistance 100 MΩ min. (at 500V DC)
Contact resistance 100 mΩ max. (initial value)
Dielectric
strength
Between terminals
of same polarity
1,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 minute
Between terminals
of different polarity
2,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 minute
Between each terminal
and ground
2,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 minute
Between lamp terminals 1,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 minute *2
Vibration
resistance
Malfunction 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude (malfunction within 1 ms)
Shock
resistance
Destruction 500 m/s2 max.
Malfunction 150 m/s2 max. (malfunction within 1 ms)
Durability Mechanical Momentary operation: 2,000,000 operations min.
Alternate operation: 200,000 operations min. *1
Electrical 100,000 operations min. *1
Electric shock protection class Class II
PTI (tracking characteristic) 175
Degree of contamination 3 (IEC947-5-1)
Weight Approx. 10 g (in the case of a lighted DPDT switch with solder terminals)
Degree of protection IP40: A16, Oil-resistant IP66: A165 *3
Ambient operating temperature -10 °C to 55 °C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity 35% to 85%RH
Ambient storage temperature -25 °C to 65 °C (with no icing or condensation)

*1. Set and reset constitute one operation.
*2. With LED and incandescent lamp not mounted.
*3. Degree of protection from the front of the panel.

Screw-less Clamp

Item Screw-Less Clamp
Recommended wire size 0.5 mm2 twisted wire or 0.8 mm-dia. solid wire
Usable wires and
tensile strength
Twisted wire 0.3 mm2 0.5 mm2 0.75 mm2 1.25 mm2
Solid wire 0.5 mm dia. 0.8 mm dia. 1.0 mm dia. --
Tensile strength 10 N 20 N 30 N 40 N
Length of exposed wire 10 ±1mm
Compliant standards JIS C 2811 Terminal Blocks for Industrial Use

Operating Characteristics

Type Pushbutton Switch
Characteristics IP40 Oil-resistant IP66
Operating force (OF) max. 4.41 N 4.91 N
Releasing force (RF) min. 0.29 N
Total travel (TT) Approx. 3 mm
Pretravel (PT) max. 2.5 mm
Lock travel alternate (LTA) min. * 0.5 mm

* Alternate operation models only.