PR086 - Released Feb 2012

knitter-switch announces LED Illuminated Panel Mount Pushbutton Switch

knitter-switch announces LED Illuminated Panel Mount Pushbutton Switch

One of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers, knitter-switch, announces a panel mounted pushbutton switch that will interest those designing office automation equipment, measuring instruments as well as systems that require an illuminated switch easy to mount.

According to knitter-switch, DPL 1 CB pushbutton switches are easy to mount and simply snap-in to an 8mm round hole. They are illuminated by LEDs and can be supplied in the following colours: white, red, yellow, green, blue and blue/green bi-colour.

With a minimum life of 50,000 cycles, the DPL 1 CB pushbutton switch features gold plated contacts and terminals and is rated at 30V, 0.1ADC.

Standard switches are available from a number of distributors throughout Europe. Samples are usually available on next day delivery. For more information visit


Editors Note: The attached image shows the new knitter-switch DPL 1 CB panel mount pushbutton switch.

About knitter-switch

knitter-switch is one of Europe’s leading switch manufacturers. Since its foundation in 1966, knitter-switch has remained at the forefront of switch technology and now provides an unrivalled range of switching solutions from basic toggle types to membranes and tactile switches for today’s complex communications applications.

Knitter-switch has its headquarters near Munich and has subsidiary companies in the UK, France and Asia and strategic alliances with a number of leading distributors. The company’s website can be found on

Editors, for further information contact:

Irene Külb
Neue Poststrasse 17
Postfach 10 02 33
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Tel +49 (0)8106-36 21 12
Fax +49 (0)8106-36 21 40


John Ellis
Proactive Marketing & Communications
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