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    Tactile Switches

    Hi,

    Just starting my build of a B738, I am in purchasing mode at the moment, looking at the electronic compnents, knobs, LEDs etc.

    Can anyone recommend a tactile switch, similar to the Omron B3F 4050 for use when building MCP, EFIS etc.?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Tactile Switches

    You might find what you are looking for if you check this site out: http://www.onlinecomponents.com/
    It's pretty hard to navigate the page if you ask me, but with patience you'll probably find it.

    I stumbled upon this site some time ago when I was googling for Honeywell switches for my overhead panel. They do carry them, and I seem to remember reading something about tactile switches in there somewhere. My biggest problem with the site, is that it is kinda hard to navigate, and when I finally found what I was searching for, they gave me like 10 different options on one single switch.

    I'll postpone my search for real life switches until I'm done with everything else. Eye-candy later

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    Re: Tactile Switches

    Why would you want a switch similar to the Omron ? You don't like Omron ? Can't be the price, they're about € 0,10

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    Re: Tactile Switches

    Hi,

    Thanks for your replies.

    I have checked out http://www.onlinecomponents.com/ thanks, very interested and have saved as a favourite.

    No problem with Omron except I had problems finding a source with a sensible minimum order and sensible carrige charge. All sorted now though.

    Just need to start assembling things and hope I end up with something recognisable as a cockpit.

    Once again thanks for posting.

    My regards

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    Re: Tactile Switches

    hello david.....
    ok, so you are sorted, but have a look around this site http://www.rapidonline.com/
    i get just about everything that i need from this company and spend 35 and delivery is free
    in fact these were probably what you were looking for.
    http://www.rapidonline.com/Electronic-Components/Switches/Tactile-Switches/Miniature-tactile-switches/71703
    good luck and take it easy........

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    Re: Tactile Switches

    Hello Ian,

    Sorry for the delay replying I have been away.

    Thanks for your suggestion and taking the time to reply.

    Also, thanks for all the information you post on your Website, I regularly read up on subjects you post and it has been very helpful and I am sure will continue to be.

    Best

    Dave

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