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B3J Hinged Tactile Switch

Through-hole-mounting Switches with Hinges for a Sharp Snap Action

  • Quick, superior snap action through hook-type hinge construction.
  • Available with 1 or 2 LEDs or without LEDs.
  • The hinge button is available in a wide variety of colors (five standard colors).
RoHS Compliant
Model 2D/3D CAD
B3J-1000 Download
B3J-1100 Download
B3J-1200 Download
B3J-1300 Download
B3J-1400 Download
B3J-2000 Download
B3J-2100 Download
B3J-2200 Download
B3J-2300 Download
B3J-2400 Download
B3J-3000 Download
B3J-3100 Download
B3J-3200 Download
B3J-3300 Download
B3J-3400 Download
B3J-4000 Download
B3J-4100 Download
B3J-4200 Download
B3J-4300 Download
B3J-4400 Download
B3J-5000 Download
B3J-5100 Download
B3J-5400 Download
B3J-6000 Download
B3J-6100 Download
B3J-6200 Download
B3J-6300 Download
B3J-6400 Download
B3J-7000 Download
B3J-7100 Download
B3J-7200 Download
B3J-7400 Download
Note: This web page provides an excerpt from a datasheet. Refer to Product Datasheet and other applicable documents for more information.
List of Models
Operation type Contact
material
Operating
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
Box
Model Minimum
packing unit
Non-lighted:
B3J-1000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N {130 gf} Ivory B3J-1000 300 pcs
Black B3J-1100
Orange B3J-1200
Yellow B3J-1300
Blue B3J-1400

 

Operation type Contact
material
Operating
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
Box
LED color
Red Yellow Green Minimum
packing unit
One LED:
B3J-2000 Series
B3J-3000 Series
B3J-4000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N
{130 gf}
Ivory B3J-2000 B3J-3000 B3J-4000 300 pcs
Black B3J-2100 B3J-3100 B3J-4100
Orange B3J-2200 B3J-3200 B3J-4200
Yellow B3J-2300 B3J-3300 B3J-4300
Blue B3J-2400 B3J-3400 B3J-4400

 

Operation type Contact
material
Operating
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
Box
LED color
Red/Yellow Red/Green Yellow/Green Minimum
packing unit
Two LEDs:
B3J-5000 Series
B3J-6000 Series
B3J-7000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N
{130 gf}
Ivory B3J-5000 B3J-6000 B3J-7000 300 pcs
Black B3J-5100 B3J-6100 B3J-7100
Orange B3J-5200 B3J-6200 B3J-7200
Yellow B3J-5300 B3J-6300 B3J-7300
Blue B3J-5400 B3J-6400 B3J-7400
Ratings/Characteristics
Ratings (resistive load) 1 to 50 mA, 3 to 24 VDC
Minimum applicable load
(reference value)
10 μA at 1 VDC (resistive load)
Ambient operating temperature -25°C to +70°C at 60%RH max. (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity 35% to 85% (at +5 to +35°C)
Contact configuration SPST-NO
Contact resistance (initial value) 100 mΩ max.
Insulation resistance 100 MΩ min. (at 250 VDC with insulation tester)
Dielectric strength 500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min
Bounce time 5 ms max.
Vibration resistance Malfunction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude
Shock resistance Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 {approx. 100G} max.
Malfunction: 100 m/s2 {approx. 10G} max.
Durability 3,000,000 operations min.
Weight Approx. 1.5 to 1.7 g
Degree of protection IEC IP00
Washing Not possible

Operating Characteristics
Operating force (OF) 1.27±0.49 N {130±50 gf}
Releasing force (RF) 0.29 N {30 gf} min.
Pretravel (PT)
  0.3 +0.2 mm
-0.1

LED Specifications
Item
Red
Yellow
Green
Forward voltage VF Standard value (V) 2.0 2.0 2.1
Forward current IF Standard value (mA) 20 20 20
Permissible loss P Absolute maximum value(mW) 84 84 84
Reverse voltage VR Absolute maximum value(V) 5 5 5
Note:  Since the built-in LED does not contain any limiting resistors, externally connect limiting resistors within the limits shown in the above table.
Dimensions
(Unit: mm)
Types with no LED
B3J-100
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1 LED Types
B3J-200
B3J-300
B3J-400
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2 LED Types
B3J-500
B3J-600
B3J-700
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Note:  Unless otherwise specified, a tolerance of ±0.4 mm applies to all dimensions.

 

Precautions

Be sure to read the safety precautions common to all Tactile Switches for correct use.