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Thumbwheel And Pushbutton Provide Easy Control

The Model 151DT01 thumbwheel control features a larger design to give users a better tactile feel as well as easier control. It teams with a micro-pushbutton, the Model 145MA Hall effect device with linear analog output, for integration into industrial joystick knob or control panels. The Model 151DT01 features an 8.2-mm wide thumbwheel and mounting dimensions of 37 mm x 25.25 mm x 27.7 mm. With an IP67 DIN EN 60529 protection class housing and operating temperature range from –25ºC to +75ºC, the component is suitable for harsh environments and continuous outdoor use. Operating voltage is 4.5 to 5.5 Vdc standard, with a 15-mA current rating and an output voltage of 0.5 to 4.5 Vdc. A compatible micro pushbutton control, the Model 145MA delivers a linear analog output and its switching element resides in an IP67 class housing. Button caps are available in multiple colors, imprintable with application-specific symbols. The component measures 15.1 mm in diameter and 27 mm in length from the head to the tip of the M12 thread. Keystroke length is 4 mm, operating temperature ranges from –20ºC to +75ºC, and operating voltage is 5V with a maximum operating current of 15 mA. In the standard version, output voltage is 0.5 to 4.5 Vdc. ELOBAU SENSOR TECHNOLOGY INC., Lake Bluff, IL. (847) 615-0828.


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