NKK Switches

- NKK Switches designs, produces and sells the industry’s most extensive selection of electromechanical switches setting the standard for quality, stability, and reliability in switch solutions. NKK provides a full suite of customizable solutions that include design, programming, and value added support by combining flexibility, expertise, and a commitment to our partners’ success. More...

NKK’s switches turn on millions of products around the world every day by offering more than 3.5 million different toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary and keylock switches to illuminated, process sealed, miniature, specialty, surface mount and programmable switch devices. NKK has thousands of configurable 3D CAD switch models available for immediate download at no charge. With a single keystroke, engineers can download part number-specific models directly from Digi-Key’s web product pages. Kick-start your designs today! Less...

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • 3D CAD Models
2.2MB1.0MB5 minParts List
  • How Illuminated Switches Work
3.3MB1.2MB10 minParts List
  • How to Program a SmartSwitch Development Kit
4.7MB1.3MB10 minParts List
  • Resistive Touch Screen
2.3MB956KB5 minParts List
  • SmartSwitch OLED and LCD Programmable Devices
1.8MB947KB5 minParts List
  • Switch Basics
1.5MB429KB10 minParts List
  • Tilt Switches
2.2MB775KB5 minParts List
  • Tough Environments
2.6MB799KB10 minParts List
  • Value Added and Custom Switch Capabilities
2.2MB1.1MB5 minParts List
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Frameless SmartSwitch™ Development KitFrameless SmartSwitch™ Development Kit - NKK Switches’ IS-DEV KIT-9 controls two OLED SmartSwitches allowing for easy development and testing for designers. It is user programmable for images, attributes, and set-ups. Additionally, it offers a software control setting for 16 levels of brightness to extend the life of the OLED. Real-time control by the host allows the user to send commands directly to the controller to display any of 65, 535 images or characters to either of the two switches, check various statuses of the controller, report switch activities to the host, and report the address of any new image displayed to the host.  More...

Frameless OLED Pushbutton SmartSwitch™Frameless OLED Pushbutton SmartSwitch™ - NKK introduces the elegantly designed frameless OLED SmartSwitch. This high-definition pushbutton has a contrast and resolution of 96 RGB x 64 pixels in a compact frame.  More...

More about NKK Switches

NKK Switches offers one of the industry’s most extensive selections of illuminated, process sealed, miniature, specialty, surface mount and programmable switches. NKK manufactures more than 3.5 million toggle, rocker, pushbutton, slide, rotary, DIP rotary, keypad and keylock switches, each of which can be used as the foundation of a customized design. All switches are designed and manufactured to provide the quality and dependability that has made NKK the benchmark for reliability for over half a century.

NKK continues to lead the industry in responding to the needs of the marketplace with innovation, high reliability, customization and a commitment to excellence. The company provides a full suite of customization solutions that include: design, programming, printing and support. Downloadable 3D CAD models of the company’s switches are available, allowing design engineers to quickly integrate complex models into their designs at no charge. NKK maintains a complete network of qualified representatives and distributors throughout the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Europe and Asia.

Engineers who design the human-machine interface for their products rely on the broad product line, specialized design expertise and customer support of NKK Switches.

For more information, contact NKK Switches, 7850 E. Gelding Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Phone: (480) 991-0942. Fax: (480) 998-1435. Visit the NKK Web site at www.nkkswitches.com.
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Brochures and Catalogs

NKK Switches Switch Guide NKK Switches Switch Guide
In accord with NKK’s continual endeavor to maintain high levels of environmental responsibility, the new catalogue is available in its entirety online. Adding to the already extensive array of switching options featured in the catalogue, NKK has added its full line of SmartSwitch, SmartTouch and YB2 devices to the resource. Hard copies are also available and are printed on economical and environmentally friendly light weight paper made of FSC certified recycled content.

NKK Switch Solutions

NKK SmartSwitch
NKK Switches SmartSwitch products are user-friendly interfaces which combine a pushbutton or rocker switch with a programmable OLED or LCD display in one device. There are three product categories within the SmartSwitch family: Pushbutton switch with built-in display, Rocker switch with built-in display, and Stand-alone display.
NKK Pushbutton Switches
NKK Switches is the one-stop source for pushbutton products. Additionally, NKK offers a very broad product offering that covers all switch application design requirements.
NKK M Series Miniature Rocker & Toggle Switches
NKK Switches is the one-stop source for ultra-miniature, subminiature, miniature, standard, high capacity, and numerous illuminated products. Additionally, NKK offers a very broad product offering that covers all switch application design requirements.
NKK IP Rated Switches
NKK Switches has a full range of IP Rated switches with electrical ratings from 3A to 50A with rates from IP60 to IP67 as well as wide temperature ranges for your toughest environments. Approvals such as UL, CSA and others are available on several models.
NKK Rocker Switches
NKK Switches has a full line of illuminated and non-illuminated Rocker Switches with different logic level and power capabilities to suit varying applications. NKK features Rocker switches from low cost molded non-illuminated rockers to the world's smallest fully illuminated patent pending paddles. IP rated models available.
NKK Toggle Switches
NKK Switches has a full range of illuminated and non-illuminated toggle switches that feature a variety of sizes, circuitry and ratings for almost any application. NKK's toggle switches have an award-winning STC contact mechanism that delivers a smoother, positive detent actuation, increased contact stability and unparalleled logic-level reliability.
NKK Illuminated Switches
NKK Switches is the one-stop source for ultra-miniature, subminiature, miniature, standard, high capacity, and numerous illuminated products. Additionally, NKK offers a very broad product offering that covers all switch application design requirements.
Custom Solutions

Custom Solutions NKK Switches bring value, not just from the products we manufacture but by offering value added services and custom switch solutions that save you time, money and help further streamline the supply chain process.

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