push-button switch


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push-button switch

[′pu̇sh ¦bət·ən ′swich]
(electricity)
A master switch that is operated by finger pressure on the end of an operating button.
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Push-button switches are installed in devices for turning their power on and off, switching functions, and controlling volume.
Safety Technology International, Inc., of Waterford, Michigan, has improved its Series 2000 STI Stopper Station push-button switches by adding embossed lettering with no increase in price.
Tandem connection is accomplished with front panel push-button switches. In addition, by employing multiple units, ADSL modems can be tested in configurations with bridge taps.
The innovative derailleur consists of three main assemblies--the gear-change mechanism mounted near the rear wheel, two push-button switches on the handlebar, and the microprocessor.
PC-mount toggle, rocker, and push-button switches, all with matching indicators, feature a sliding twin crossbar contact mechanism that wipes the gold, rounded contacts with every actuation.
Strategic Switch and Audio, LLC has released its Fujisoku brand TR and TM series push-button switches with blue LED illumination.