Are there variations in which directions tactile switches can be pressed?

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The standard models are top actuated tactile switches, but there are some side acutatued types also.


The lineup of horizontal push type (vertical type) is as follows:

  • B3F: Standard DIP terminal (through hole terminal)
  • B3U: Surface mount, very small type

Pressing the switch diagonally or laterally against the plunger may damage the contact dome or reduce its durability.

Horizontal Push Type / Ultra Subminiature Type

For more information, see "What is a Tactile Switch?"

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