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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 FormSPST
Quantity per box
Color of buttonWhite/RedWhite/Red
Color of casesBlackBlack100
Marking on capsA8NS-3162A8ND-3162
Rated loadNon-inductiveInductive
Resistive loadInductive loadInductive
motor load
125 VAC16 A16 A10 A
250 VAC16 A16 A10 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 frequencyMechanical: 20 Operations / min max.
Electrical: 7 Operations / min max.
Insulation resistance100 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 strength2,000 VAC 50/60Hz, for 1min between terminals of the same polarity
4,000 VAC 50/60Hz, for 1min between terminal and case ground.
Vibration resistanceMalfunction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude
Shock resistanceMalfunction: 1,000 m/s2 max.
DurabilityMechanical: 50,000 operations min.
Electrical: 10,000 operations min.
Inrush current117 A max.
Degree of protectionPanel seal IEC IP67
Ambient operating temperature- 25 to +55 °C (at ambient humidity of 60 % max.) (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity25 to 85 %RH (at +15 to 35 °C)
Weight9.6 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.