Your project will probably need an on/off switch. If you plan to house the project in an enclosure, we found this great rocker switch to help you out. RoHS and UL approved.
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I want to put this switch on a lamp. With this switch work for that?
With a bit of filing, this fits nicely in the area reserved for the ethernet port in the PRT-10088 Arduino Project Enclosure.
125 V?? Don't you ever think about all those poor engineers in Europe?
Nice switch, but REALLY hard to solder to.
The datasheet under the images for this product is for a different button. If you want to mount this vertically using the Sparkfun footprint, you end up having to cut off the right-angled posts and trim what's left to make it thinner to fit in the holes. Either an updated datasheet or updated footprint would be greatly appreciated.
Where is this located in the library.
It's a bit buried in eagle - and the footprint we created was for the KinetaMap, so it's a vertical orientation (not pretty but it works):
"SWITCH-SPST-2" is the name of the device. "SWITCH-SPST-VERTICAL" is the name of the package type.