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A8N Dual-pushbutton switch

Dual-Pushbutton Switch for High Capacity Switching

  • Miniature size with High current 16A switching.
  • Easy to mount by snap fitting.
  • Dust & waterproof construction with panel seal
    (Equivalent to IP67 (IEC-60529)).
  • UL, cUL and TV-8 standard approved.
    Conforms to EN standards.
List of Models
Contact Form SPST
Quantity per box
Color of button White/Red White/Red
Color of cases Black Black 100
Marking on caps A8NS-3162 A8ND-3162
Rated load Non-inductive Inductive
Resistive load Inductive load Inductive
motor load
125 VAC 16 A 16 A 10 A
250 VAC 16 A 16 A 10 A
Note: 1. The inductive load has a power factor of 0.7 minimum (AC).
2. The motor load has an impulse current 6 times the normal current.
3. The above ratings were tested under the following conditions:
    (1) Ambient temperature: 20±2 °C
    (2) Ambient humidity: 65±5 %RH
    (3) Switching frequency: 7 times/min.

Permissible operating frequency Mechanical: 20 Operations / min max.
Electrical: 7 Operations / min max.
Insulation resistance 100 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC with insulation tester)
Contact resistance
(initial value)
20 mΩ max. (6 to 8 VDC, 1 A, voltage drop method)
Dielectric strength 2,000 VAC 50/60Hz, for 1min between terminals of the same polarity
4,000 VAC 50/60Hz, for 1min between terminal and case ground.
Vibration resistance Malfunction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude
Shock resistance Malfunction: 1,000 m/s2 max.
Durability Mechanical: 50,000 operations min.
Electrical: 10,000 operations min.
Inrush current 117 A max.
Degree of protection Panel seal IEC IP67
Ambient operating temperature - 25 to +55 °C (at ambient humidity of 60 % max.) (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity 25 to 85 %RH (at +15 to 35 °C)
Weight 9.6 g (SPST), 11.1 g (DPST)
(Unit: mm)
Note:. The following illustrations and drawings are for 2 poles (DPST) models,
1 pole (SPST) models have single side terminals.
Note: Unless otherwise specified, a tolerance of ± 0.3 mm applies to all dimensions.

Operating Characteristics
No. of poles
1 (SPST)
2 (DPST)
Operating force (OF) max. 9 N {918 gf} 22 N {2,243 gf}


Be sure to read the Safety precautions common to all Rocker Switches for correct use.