The P8 Vandal Resistant series is a durable, robust switch, offering the same quality and precision tactile feedback found in the standard P8 series. With a variety of case, mounting and terminal styles and a mechanical life of 1,000,000 cycles, this stainless steel sealed switch is ideal for door access security systems, public transit systems, emergency phones, traffic signals, industrial and process control environments and anywhere that ruggedness, durability and security are crucial.
OTTO P8 series pushbutton switches feature a shortened back of panel depth while offering all the features of the regular size P1 and P3 series switches. P8 series switches offer vastly improved electrical and mechanical life under extreme conditions found in most military and industrial environments.
On sealed models, a silicone boot operating on our patented “rolling sleeve” principle protects the contact area against contamination at the button area. This boot provides long life and smooth operation over a wide temperature range. Sealed terminals protect the contact area from hostile environments and solder flux on both sealed and unsealed models.
High contact force (120g/4.2 oz.), low contact resistance (25 milliohms) and short contact bounce (5ms max) are all a result of our snap-action mechanism. These characteristics provide exceptional current carrying capabilities over the life of the switch. Optional low level (gold plate) configuration makes the P8-V switches well suited to interface directly to computers and other solid state devices.