Schurter Announces Expansion of Metal Pushbutton Switch to include White Ring and Point Illumination Version

Schurter has announced the expansion of its popular MSM series metal pushbutton switch to include a version with white ring and point illumination. Existing color options include red, green, yellow and blue. The series also expands its range of integrated resistor options to include 5 and 12 volt versions in addition to the existing 24 volt.

The MSM construction includes a stainless steel housing and actuator, with a micro switch snapped into the housing. Housings are available in 19, 22 and 30 mm mounting diameters. Switching voltage ratings range from 5 VDC to 250 VAC and current ratings from 0.1 to 10A. The switching function is N.O., N.C. and changeovers in 1- or 2-pin construction.

The MSM series is ideal for use in applications exposed to the elements. It has a seal protection rating of IP67 and impact resistance rating of IK07. Operating temperature range is -25°C to +85°C. Applications include various types of control panels, industrial controllers for manufacturing equipment, self-service kiosks, vending equipment, public and institutional security access systems, audio and entertainment systems, and medical diagnostic and hospital equipment.

More information on the new MSM can be found on Schurter’s website For sales and product information contact Cora Umlauf at 800 848-2600 or