snap switch

snap switch

snap switch with cover removed
A manually operated switch used in interior electric wiring; usually used for the control of lighting or small motors.
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The product is available in the form of a energy harvesting generator or generator with PCB and antenna system, as a rocker switch, snap switch or light switch module.
The free-swinging vane attracts a magnet within the solid metal switch body, actuating a snap switch by means of a simple lever arm.
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