Copal Electronics

- Copal Electronics, founded in 1967 and a subsidiary of Nidec Corporation, is a global supplier to the telecommunications, computer, industrial, medical, and semiconductor equipment markets. Products designed and manufactured for these markets include trimmer and precision potentiometers, switches, optical encoders, and DC fans. Copal has also expanded its’ new product development activity into areas including silicon pressure sensors, polygon laser scanners, DC turbo fans, and thermal variable attenuators. More...

As part of Copal’s strategy to provide the market with one of the largest portfolios of industrial switch products from one supplier, Copal Electronics completed the acquisition of the Fujisoku Corporation in late 2007. This acquisition added panel mounted toggle, rocker, lever, pushbutton, and trigger switches to an extensive range of board level switch products already manufactured by Copal. Switch product development is a focus of the combined product group in meeting market requirements for standard and customized switching solutions.

Copal Electronics maintains global customer support capabilities through regional product and customer service offices located in Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, Korea, and the USA. Multiple product manufacturing facilities are located in Japan, China, and Vietnam. Less...

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Digi-Key’s library of more than 2000 exclusive PTM Online… On Demand® product training modules is a collection of training tools created with you – the busy design engineer – in mind. They are provided with the cooperation of participating supplier partners. From this one source, you can learn about the latest products and technologies, download datasheets, check inventory, contact our technical staff, and place an order for same-day shipment.

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • C-CT Series of AC Current Sensor
1.9MB1.0MB5 minParts List
  • CF-LA Series Rocker Switch
1.2MB467KB5 minParts List
  • CFPB Series Pushbutton Switch
1.4MB443KB5 minParts List
  • CJS & CAS Slide Switches
3.6MB1.7MB10 minParts List
  • CL-SA Slide Switch
2.5MB1.3MB5 minParts List
  • Detect Switches
2.9MB965KB10 minParts List
  • Digital Manometers
3.6MB1.7MB10 minParts List
  • E-TA Series of Thermal Variable Attenuators
2.6MB927KB10 minParts List
  • Joystick Encoder CJ25
2.1MB754KB5 minParts List
  • Pneumatic Pressure Sensors PA-20 & PS20
3.4MB1.6MB10 minParts List
  • Pressure Switches with Digital Displays
3.7MB1.9MB15 minParts List
  • Rotary Coded Switch
2.9MB1.4MB10 minParts List

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Toggle SwitchesToggle Switches - For over 60 years Copal Electronics has been manufacturing high-quality toggle switches. From logic level PC mount to 30 A high-capacity rated and from ultra-miniature to standard size Copal has the right toggle switch for your application. Copal Electronics toggle switches are used in industries such as medical equipment, instrumentation and measuring devices, music, communication, security and transportation. Terminal options include straight, right angle and vertical PC terminals, solder lug, screw and quick connect.  More...

CJ25 Series Joystick EncoderCJ25 Series Joystick Encoder - Copal Electronics’ CJ25 series is a mid-sized joystick encoder suitable for operation panels to control medical devices, broadcasting equipment, and surveillance cameras. The CJ25 series is a multi-function device with joystick, encoder, and push switch integrated into one package. Joystick and encoder provide smooth operational feel, and push switch provides crisp, tactile feel. The CJ25 series is RoHS compliant and is made of UL94 V-0 and UL94 HB resin materials. The CJ25 joystick encoder includes a connector interface for ease of connection.  More...

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