TE Connectivity – ALCOSWITCH Illuminated Tactile Switch


TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the new ALCOSWITCH illuminated tactile switch series, designed for easy operation and reliability in a variety of board mounted applications.

The tactile switch includes an LED indicator, available in low and high intensity versions with 8 unique color options.

Rated up to 500,000 electrical lifecycles, the illuminated tactile series is designed to last.


  • Contacts: stainless steel, silver plated
  • Actuator: high temperature thermoplastic (UL94-V0)
  • Terminals: brass, silver plated
  • Case: high temperature thermoplastic (UL94-V0)
  • Contact rating: 50mA at 12VDC
  • Electrical life (push-button only):
    - 100/160 GF: 500,000 cycles
    - 260/520 GF: 200,000 cycles
  • Contact resistance: 100mΩ max
  • Insulation resistance: 100mΩ min at 500VDC
  • RoHS directive 2002/95/E compliant
  • REACH compliant and Pb-free


  • Industrial equipment
  • Building automation
  • HVAC equipment
  • Instrumentation
  • Communication equipment
  • Control equipment


  • Help ensure durability with switches rated up to 500,000 electrical lifecycles
  • Achieve design flexibility with low or high intensity LED indicators available in 8 color options
  • Realize preferred user experience with different actuator forces and tactile and audible feedback
  • Save time during board assembly with reflow or wave solder compatible designs