- Size: 0.8" x 1.0" x 0.16"
- Current Rating: 16A (Continuous at 12V, without exceeding 150°C
- Minimum Operating Voltage: 4.5V
- Maximum Operating Voltage: 40 V (Recommended maxiumum is 32V)
- Reverse Voltage Protection
- PCB Dev Codes:psw03b
- Other PCB Markings:0J9255
The Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch is a compact, solid-state power switch that features built-in reverse-voltage protection and is controlled by a momentary pushbutton: one push turns on power and another push turns it off. This is a patented design initially created for use in our own products as an alternative to bulky mechanical switches. Because the switched current does not flow through the mechanical switch, a large variety of small, low-power switches can be used to control a substantial amount of power. The use of momentary switches also allows multiple switches to be used in parallel to control the power to one load.
The board has a small pushbutton already installed and offers convenient points for connecting external pushbutton or tactile switches in parallel. It also offers several alternate pushbutton connection options that result in push-on-only or push-off-only operation, and additional inputs enable further power control options like allowing the load to turn off its own power, which can be beneficial when used with battery chemistries sensitive to over-discharging.
Pololu Big Pushbutton Power Switch 16A
- Product Code: TE-364-016
- Availability: 8 In stock