mec switches

- With a commitment to excellence extending over more than 70 years, mec facilitates the design and manufacturing of world-class switches and navigators to withstand at least 10 million operations. Sealed to meet IP67 specifications, these mec switches are suitable for multiple applications in a variety of industry sectors including audio/video, broadcasting, instrumentation, medical and defense. When customers require performance, reliability and outstanding design they turn to mec. More...

The unique concept of mec accessories allows customers to create their own designs, making the most of the legendary durability of mec switches. The switches and navigators can be back lighted, marked, and are generally available in low and high temperature as well as quiet versions. If a customer requires a specific cap, mec will design and manufacture the requested part to meet the customer’s request. Less...

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NC/NO 5 Series SwitchesNC/NO 5 Series Switches - Normally closed/normally open (NC/NO) function means that the switch has an active circuit when not activated and when one pushes the switch, the initial contact breaks and a new contact is made. The function is also known as SPDT – single pole double throw. Having an active circuit when not activated adds the benefit of safety and security. The switch gives feedback to the system that is still operational and able to function when necessary.  More...

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