A16

Features

16mm pushbutton switch

These subassembled pushbutton switches have a modular construction: pushbutton + case + lamp (if applicable) + switch. A16 is a nut-mounted pushbutton switch with a short mounting depth of less than 28.5mm below panel.

  • Wide variety of control and signal devices: lighted, non-lighted and buzzer
  • Quick and easy assembly, snap-in switch
  • Wide range of switching capacity from standard load to micro load
  • High reliability, IP65
  • UL, cUL and CSA approved, conforms to EN60947-5-1 and IEC947-5-1
Specifications & ordering info

Ordering information

Type

Color

Order code

Degree of protection: Oil-resistant IP65

Rectangular

Square

Round

Non-lighted

LED

Incandescent lamp

Red

A165L-JR

A165L-AR

A165L-TR

Yellow

A165L-JY

A165L-AY

A165L-TY

Pure yellow

A165L-JPY

A165L-APY

A165L-TPY

White

A165L-JW

A165L-AW

A165L-TW

Blue

A165L-JA

A165L-AA

A165L-TA

Non-lighted

Black

A165L-JB

A165L-AB

A165L-TB

LED

Green

A165L-JGY

A165L-AGY

A165L-TGY

Non-lighted/incandescent lamp

Green

A165L-JG

A165L-AG

A165L-TG

Cases

Appearance

Classification

Order code

Oil-resistant IP65

 

Momentary operation

Rectangular (2-way guard)

A165-CJM

Square

A165-CAM

Round

A165-CTM

Alternate operation

Rectangular (2-way guard)

A165-CJA

Square

A165-CAA

Round

A165-CTA

Switches

Appearance

Classification

Order code

 

Lighted/
non-lighted (common use)

Standard load/
microload (common use)

SPDT

Solder
terminal

A16-1

DPDT

A16-2

 

SPDT

PCB
terminal

A16-1P

DPDT

A16-2P

 

DPDT

Screw-less clamp

A16-2S

Switches with reduced voltage lighting

Appearance

Classification

Order code

 

100 V

Standard load/
microload
(common use)

SPDT

Solder terminal

A16-T1-1

DPDT

A16-T1-2

 

100 V

DPDT

Screw-less clamp

A16-T1-2S

200 V

A16-T2-2S

Lamps

Type

Color

Order code

5 VDC

12 VDC

24 VDC

LED

Red

A16-5DSR

A16-12DSR

A16-24DSR

Yellow

A16-5DSY

A16-12DSY

A16-24DSY

Green

A16-5DSG

A16-12DSG

A16-24DSG

White 1

A16-5DSW

A16-12DSW

A16-24DSW

Blue

A16-5DA

A16-12DA

A16-24DA

Type

5 VAC/VDC

12 VAC/VDC

24 VAC/VDC

Incandescent lamp

A16-5

A16-12

A16-24

Accessories

Name

Appearance

Classification

Remarks

Order code

Switch guards

 

For rectangular models

Cannot be used with the dust cover

A16ZJ-5050

For square and round models

A16ZA-5050

Dust covers

 

For rectangular models

Cannot be used with the switch guard

A16ZJ-5060

For square models

A16ZA-5060

For round models

A16ZT-5060

Panel plugs

 

For rectangular models

Used for covering the panel cutouts for future panel expansion

A16ZJ-3003

For square models

A16ZA-3003

For round models

A16ZT-3003

Specifications

Allowable operating frequency

Mechanical

Momentary operation: 120 operations/minute max.
Alternate operation: 60 operations/minute max.

Electrical

20 operations/minute max.

Durability

Mechanical

Momentary operation: 2,000,000 operations min.
Alternate operation: 200,000 operations min.

Electrical

100,000 operations min.

Ambient temperature

Operating: -10 to 55°C (with no icing or condensation)
Storage: -25 to 65°C (with no icing or condensation)

Weight

Approx. 10 g (in the case of a lighted DPDT switch with solder terminals)

Size in mm (H×W×D)

Round/square: 18×18×28.5
rectangular: 18×24×28.5

 

Operating characteristics

Pushbutton switch

Oil-resistant IP65

SPDT

DPDT

Operating force (OF) max.

2.94 N

4.91 N

Releasing force (RF) min.

0.29 N

Total travel (TT)

Approx. 3 mm

Pretravel (PT) max.

2.5 mm

Lock stroke (LTA) min.

0.5 mm

 

Item

Screw-less clamp

Recommended wire size

0.5 mm2 twisted wire or 0.8 mm dia. solid wire

Usable wires and tensile strength

Twisted wire

0.3 mm2

0.5 mm2

0.75 mm2

1.25 mm2

Solid wire

0.5 mm dia.

0.8 mm dia.

1.0 mm dia.

 

Tensile strength

10 N

20 N

30 N

40 N

Length of exposed wire

10 ±1 mm


1. Use the white LED together with white or pure yellow pushbuttons.

1. Use the white LED together with white or pure yellow pushbuttons.

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