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(electronics)
A roughly fingertip-sized plastic cover attached to a spring-loaded, normally-open switch, which, when pressed, closes the switch. Typical examples are the keys on a computer or calculator keyboard and mouse buttons.
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Apart from the slit for its scanner, the biometric version of the MicroVault is structurally identical to the pushbutton version, although it is powered by four AA batteries instead of a nine-volt.
The LP37 Series Illuminated Pushbutton Switch features multiple LED colors and right angle termination.
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade" is free to the public, while "Nuremberg: Its Lesson For Today" will be shown to all conference attendees as part of the Pushbutton digital media summit.
A pushbutton handle for an off-momentary validation feature.
Pushbutton programming provides fast and easy on-site sensor parameterization without requiring any software, and the sensor can be installed outdoors and in most challenging environments.
Once fitted to the EX 41 pushbutton actuator, the collars prevent machine operators or plant personnel from inadvertently activating the emergency stop button, which if pushed, could lead to costly downtime of the plant process or could increase the risk of injury to plant personnel.
The pushbutton for each board may be located locally or remotely to control the position of the switches.
22 -- APEM Components introduces the IHS Hall Effect Pushbutton Switch, a contact less pushbutton switch that uses a magnet and a Hall Effect sensor, a transducer that varies its output voltage in response to changes in magnetic field.
Intended to offer a fresher look for industrial applications, EAO's Series 84 "halo illumination" pushbuttons come in three styles: halo diffused lenses, units with halo illuminated switch bezels, and an animated illuminated bezel version.
The CL1200 series of momentary lighted SPST pushbutton switches is offered.
The new E-Plex 5000 Series is a programmable pushbutton lock with up to 100 access codes and a 3,000-event audit trail.
Table height on some models can be adjusted with pushbutton control of a hydraulic, pneumatic, or electric system.