Tactile Switch

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1 Glorious Panda Switch (LUBED) - 36x Plate Mounted 3 pin Switches for Mechanical Keyboards... Glorious Panda Switch (LUBED) - 36x Plate Mounted 3 pin Switches for Mechanical Keyboards... No ratings yet
2 Akko CS Switches, 3 Pin 36gf Tactile Switch Compatible for MX Mechanical Keyboard (45 pcs, Lavender... Akko CS Switches, 3 Pin 36gf Tactile Switch Compatible for MX Mechanical Keyboard (45 pcs,...
3 120 Pcs QTEATAK 6 x 6mm x 5mm Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch for PCB 4 Pin DIP Black 120 Pcs QTEATAK 6 x 6mm x 5mm Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch for PCB 4 Pin DIP Black No ratings yet
4 Chanzon Tact Switch Tactile Push Button Micro Momentary Switch 6x6 mm 4 pin 200Pcs Kit Assortment... Chanzon Tact Switch Tactile Push Button Micro Momentary Switch 6x6 mm 4 pin 200Pcs Kit Assortment... No ratings yet
5 20 Pcs 6mm 2 Pin Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch Through Hole Breadboard Friendly for... 20 Pcs 6mm 2 Pin Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch Through Hole Breadboard Friendly for... No ratings yet
6 Kailh x LTC Polia Switch for Mechanical Gaming Keyboard DIY, 3pin RGB/SMD MX Stem Tactile Feeling... Kailh x LTC Polia Switch for Mechanical Gaming Keyboard DIY, 3pin RGB/SMD MX Stem Tactile Feeling... No ratings yet
7 MAGIC-REFINER CS Tactile Switches (LUBED),Gateron 3 Pin 50gf SMD Tactile Switch Set with Dustproof... MAGIC-REFINER CS Tactile Switches (LUBED),Gateron 3 Pin 50gf SMD Tactile Switch Set with... No ratings yet
8 TWTADE/70pcs 4 Pin Tact Tactile Push Button Switch Momentary 12x12x7.3mm with Multicolored Switch... TWTADE/70pcs 4 Pin Tact Tactile Push Button Switch Momentary 12x12x7.3mm with Multicolored Switch... No ratings yet
9 Hilitchi 250-Pcs 6 x 6mm 12 x 12mm Tactile Push Button Switch Micro Momentary Tact Assortment Kit -... Hilitchi 250-Pcs 6 x 6mm 12 x 12mm Tactile Push Button Switch Micro Momentary Tact Assortment Kit... No ratings yet
10 TECSEE Purple Panda PME Material Tactile Keyboard Switches | Cherry-Style | Mechanical Gaming... TECSEE Purple Panda PME Material Tactile Keyboard Switches | Cherry-Style | Mechanical Gaming... No ratings yet
11 DaFuRui 250pcs 25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch SMD Micro Momentary Tact Switch Assortment Kit DaFuRui 250pcs 25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch SMD Micro Momentary Tact Switch Assortment Kit No ratings yet
12 EPOMAKER Budgerigar 30 Pieces 47gf Tactile Mechanical Keyboard Switches Set, 55gf Initial Force... EPOMAKER Budgerigar 30 Pieces 47gf Tactile Mechanical Keyboard Switches Set, 55gf Initial Force...
13 25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch, Yetaida 125Pcs SMD DIP 4 pin/3 pin/2 pin Micro Momentary Tact... 25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch, Yetaida 125Pcs SMD DIP 4 pin/3 pin/2 pin Micro Momentary... No ratings yet
14 TWTADE 90PCS 2 Pin Tactile Switch Micro Momentary Push Button Switch Tact Assortment Kit 6 x 6 x... TWTADE 90PCS 2 Pin Tactile Switch Micro Momentary Push Button Switch Tact Assortment Kit 6 x 6 x... No ratings yet
15 Gateron KS-15 Optical Switches for MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | 55g Force | Tactile| Clear Top... Gateron KS-15 Optical Switches for MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | 55g Force | Tactile| Clear Top... No ratings yet
16 Glorious Keyboard Switch Sample Pack - Gateron | Kailh | Panda | Lynx Mechanical Keyboard Switches Glorious Keyboard Switch Sample Pack - Gateron | Kailh | Panda | Lynx Mechanical Keyboard Switches No ratings yet
17 TTC Bluish White Tactile Mechanical Keyboard Switch 90 pcs TTC Bluish White Tactile Mechanical Keyboard Switch 90 pcs No ratings yet
18 DUROCK T1 Tactile Keyboard Switches, 5 Pins T1 Clear Tactile Switches for Mechanical Keyboards, 67g... DUROCK T1 Tactile Keyboard Switches, 5 Pins T1 Clear Tactile Switches for Mechanical Keyboards,... No ratings yet
19 EPOMAKER AKKO CS Lavender Purple Tactile Switch, 35gf, 3 Pin Switch, 45 Pieces EPOMAKER AKKO CS Lavender Purple Tactile Switch, 35gf, 3 Pin Switch, 45 Pieces No ratings yet
20 Drop + Invyr Holy Panda Mechanical Keyboard Switches - Plate Mounted Tactile Switches, Cherry MX... Drop + Invyr Holy Panda Mechanical Keyboard Switches - Plate Mounted Tactile Switches, Cherry MX... No ratings yet

SaleBestseller No. 1
Glorious Panda Switch (LUBED) - 36x Plate Mounted 3 pin Switches for Mechanical Keyboards...
  • Exact switching point; Panda switches for mechanical keyboard have a very precise and clearly noticeable switching point; this makes both typing and...
  • High compatibility: Glorious PC Gaming Race Panda Switches are three-pole switches, just like Cherry MX and Kalih switches, so the vast majority of...
  • Compatible key caps: thanks to the use of a popular mounting profile such as that of the Cherry MX, this allows seamless adjustment of the keycaps to...
  • High-quality materials: Glorious has chosen high-quality materials; the top cover of INVYR is made of polycarbonate, the lower cover is made of PA66...
  • Engineered with the most premium materials sourced from around the world, The feeling of Glorious Pandas could be described as a very snappy and...
Bestseller No. 2
Akko CS Switches, 3 Pin 36gf Tactile Switch Compatible for MX Mechanical Keyboard (45 pcs, Lavender...
  • Akko CS Switch Series – Akko Custom Series (CS) switches are 3-pin plate mounted custom switches made for DIY enthusiasts to obtain satisfying...
  • Lavender Purple 36gf Tactile Switches – Different from Ocean Blue, Lavender Purple is produced with a 18mm extension spring that is aimed to create...
  • Built-in LED Slot – Akko CS switches are equipped with LED slot ready for LED Mod/Assembly, and are SMD compatible (LED underneath the switch).
  • Durability – Approximate lifespan of 60 million times of keystrokes based on laboratory durability test. Meanwhile, a single package comes with 45...
  • Compatibility – Akko CS switches come with MX style structure so they would fit most keycap sets with (X) cross stem. Note: switch opener is not...
Bestseller No. 3
120 Pcs QTEATAK 6 x 6mm x 5mm Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch for PCB 4 Pin DIP Black
  • Product Name : Tact Switch Size:6×6×5 Type : Momentary Contact
  • Package included: 120pcs Tact Switch DIP-4
  • Range of application: Electronic toys, massage chair, running machine, camera, voice recorder, etc., monitor, intercom, MP3, MP4, DVD, audio, digital...
  • 1. Operating temperature range: -25~85℃ 2. Rated load: DC 12V 50mA 3. The contact resistance: 50 m Ω MAX 4. The insulation resistance: 100 m Ω MIN...
Bestseller No. 4
Chanzon Tact Switch Tactile Push Button Micro Momentary Switch 6x6 mm 4 pin 200Pcs Kit Assortment...
  • FEATURES – Modle: TS-D001; Type: 10; Size: 6mm x 6 mm x 4.3mm / 5mm / 6mm / 7mm / 8mm / 9mm / 10mm / 11mm / 12mm / 13mm (L x W x H); Pins: 4pins;...
  • MATERIAL - PPA, High Temperature Resistance: -25.6℉ ~ 179.6℉; Rated Load: DC 12V; Voltage Resistance: >= 250V AC / min; Electrical Life: More than...
  • APPLICATION – Used For Arduino, Breadboard, Electronic Circuits, Electronics Board, Microphone, Audio, Video, Electric Circuit, Position Solder,...
  • HOW DO TACTILE SWITCH WORK - Pins 1 & 2, 3 & 4 are internally connected, to get a switch action you need to connect one side of your circuit to pins 1...
  • PACKAGE - [Assorted] Quantity: 200 pcs ( 20 pcs each ); Comes with small momentary push-button 6x6mm 4 pins miniature soft press tactile dome switch...
Bestseller No. 5
20 Pcs 6mm 2 Pin Momentary Tactile Tact Push Button Switch Through Hole Breadboard Friendly for...
  • Size: 6*6*5; Material: Copper, Plastic, Stainless
  • Installation: through hole installation
  • The touch switch is suitable for most electronic experiments and is the perfect size for the breadboard.
  • Features:1. Operating temperature range: -25~85℃ 2. Rated load: DC 12V 50mA 3. The contact resistance: 50 m Ω MAX 4. The insulation resistance: 100...
  • Applications: for car remote control, LCD panel key switch, Electronic toys, massage chair, running machine, camera, voice recorder, etc., monitor,...
Bestseller No. 6
Kailh x LTC Polia Switch for Mechanical Gaming Keyboard DIY, 3pin RGB/SMD MX Stem Tactile Feeling...
  • Technical Details & Specs: Kailh Polia Switch --- Soft Tactile Feeling|Actuation Distance:1.9mm±0.6mm | Total Travel:3.8mm±0.6cmm | Operating...
  • Mounting & Compatibility: The 3-pins box switch comes with cross-stem is plate mounted,compatible with most hot swappable mechanical gaming...
  • Premium Quality: Kailh Polia Switch is SMD Compatible and the translucent top housing could let RBG shine through easily.
  • Lifespan: Made of high quality material,these switches are long lasting enough for 70,000,000 cycles, ensuring you can enjoy typing on them for years.
  • Authenticity: Authentic guaranteed and sourced from Kailh Manufacture. Kailh Polia Switches bring fun for you to DIY your unique hot swappable...
Bestseller No. 7
MAGIC-REFINER CS Tactile Switches (LUBED),Gateron 3 Pin 50gf SMD Tactile Switch Set with Dustproof...
  • 【50gf Jelly Blue Switches】MAGIC-REFINER switch is a tactile switch with a raised touch position, different between traditional linear switches and...
  • 【High Quality & Durability】The translucent polycarbonate bottom and top cover enhances the transmittance of keyboard LED light, demonstrates...
  • 【Compatible with MX Structure Keycaps】MAGIC-REFINER switches adopt the universal MX structural design, and support North Facing SMD, thus they fit...
  • 【Pre-Lubed Switches】Mechanical keyboard switch is lubricated before being sent out of the factory. Due to the special structure of the switch, it...
  • 【Wide Compatibility】MAGIC-REFINER Custom Switch Series are packaged in transparent round cans and feature a larger opening while reducing the...
SaleBestseller No. 8
TWTADE/70pcs 4 Pin Tact Tactile Push Button Switch Momentary 12x12x7.3mm with Multicolored Switch...
  • Product Name : Momentary Tactile Switch;Action Type : Momentary
  • Dimension : 12 x 12 x 7.3mm / 0.47" x 0.47" x 0.28" (L*W*H);Button Diameter : 11mm / 0.43"
  • Pin Pitch : 13 x 5mm/ 0.51" x 0.2" (L*W);Pin Length : 4mm / 0.16"
  • Material : Plastic, Metal, Electric Parts;Main Color : Red blue black green white Yellow (Each color 10pcs)
  • Package Content : 70 x Momentary Tactile Switch + 70 x Red blue black green white Yellow gray Switch Cap (Each color 10pcs)
Bestseller No. 9
Hilitchi 250-Pcs 6 x 6mm 12 x 12mm Tactile Push Button Switch Micro Momentary Tact Assortment Kit -...
  • ☛ High Quality Momentary Contact Tact Switch Assortment Kit.
  • ☛ Contact Type: Momentary Contact; Current Rating: 50mA; Voltage Rating: DC 12V; Contact Resistance: 100M Ohm.
  • ☛ Switch Size: 6 x 6mm, 12 x 12mm; Button Size: 4.3mm / 5mm / 6mm / 7mm / 8mm / 9mm / 10mm / 11mm / 12mm / 13mm
  • ☛ Package Include: 250pcs, The Package Contains 20 Values, Packed in A Rugged Convenient Re-sealable Plastic Storage Case.
  • ☛ Feature momentary contact, 4 pins, round black push button, through hole mounting, Used in the fields of electronic products, household appliances...
Bestseller No. 10
TECSEE Purple Panda PME Material Tactile Keyboard Switches | Cherry-Style | Mechanical Gaming...
  • ✅ TECSEE Purple Panda- Tactile | 2mm Pre-Travel | 3.0mm Total Travel | 55g Actuation | 67g Bottom Out | Long Stem
  • ✅ TECSEE Carrot Switch- Linear | 2mm Pre-Travel | 3.5mm Total Travel | 55g Actuation | 67g Bottom Out | Long Stem.
  • ✅ TECSEE new PME Raw material lubrication for your hot swappable mechanical gaming keyboards.
  • ✅ Switches Packaging Included: Puller, O-ring and Two-stage gold spring.
  • ✅ Plate mounted switches ( 5 pins).
SaleBestseller No. 11
DaFuRui 250pcs 25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch SMD Micro Momentary Tact Switch Assortment Kit
  • ★【Excellent Quality】100% brand new and high quality Momentary Tactile Push Button Switch Assortment Kit,combination of 25 common switch types.
  • ★【Tactile Switch】When the pressure is applied, the switch is turned on. When the pressure is released, the switch is closed.The internal...
  • ★【Standard sizes】2x4mm,3x4mm,3x4x2mm,3x6x2.5/3.5/4.3/5mm,4x4x0.8/1.5mm,4.5x4.5x1.5/3.8/5mm,6x6x3.1/4.3/5/12mm,12x12x5/7.3mm.The height of the...
  • ★【Widely Used In】Suitable for TV, Audio equipment, Cameras,Fax machines,Computers,Printers and other electronic products and household...
  • ★【Package Content】10PCS for each value,total 25 Values 250PCS smd momentary micro tactile push button switch assortment kit.
Bestseller No. 12
EPOMAKER Budgerigar 30 Pieces 47gf Tactile Mechanical Keyboard Switches Set, 55gf Initial Force...
  • 【EPOMAKER Budgerigar Tactile Switch】As the third most popular pet in the world, budgerigar or budgie is quite a close friend to human. Inspired by...
  • 【POM Stem&Nylon Housing 】POM or Polyoxymethylene, is a versatile polymer that is known for extreme resilience and low coefficient of friction....
  • 【Factory Lubed Switch Set】Coming factory-lubed and special structured, the EPOMAKER Budgerigar switch can be self-lubed when being typed, which is...
  • 【Compatible with MX Structure Keycaps】EPOMAKER Budgerigar switches are designed with general MX structure so that they can fit most keycaps sets...
  • 【Built-in LED Slot & Durable Lifespan】 Equipped with LED slots for modification, the backlight can be shine-through even with PBT housings in the...
Bestseller No. 13
25 Values Tactile Push Button Switch, Yetaida 125Pcs SMD DIP 4 pin/3 pin/2 pin Micro Momentary Tact...
  • 【125pcs Tactile Switch】Highly common used switch types: 25values ,each 5pcs ,total 125pcs tact push button.
  • 【Multiple Size】25 kinds: 2x4mm,3x4mm,3x4x2mm,3x6x2.5/3.5/4.3/5mm,4x4x0.8/1.5mm,4.5x4.5x1.5/3.8/5mm,6x6x3.1/4.3/5/12mm,12x12x5/7.3mm.[The height of...
  • 【High Quality】High precision mechanism design offers perfect operation and long service life.
  • 【Easy Operated】When the pressure is applied, the switch is turned on. When the pressure is released, the switch is closed, and the internal...
  • 【Wildly Application】This Pushbotton Switches is widely used for TV, Audio equipment, Video recorders, Cameras, Computers, Game consoles, Fax...
Bestseller No. 14
TWTADE 90PCS 2 Pin Tactile Switch Micro Momentary Push Button Switch Tact Assortment Kit 6 x 6 x...
  • Prouduct Feature: momentary contact,2 pins,round black push button,through hole mounting.
  • Contact Type: Momentary Contact;Current Rating: 50mA;Voltage Rating: DC 12V;Contact Resistance: 100M Ohm;Material: Copper,Plastic,Stainless
  • Product applications: This Pushbotton Switch is widely used for TV, Audio equipment, Video recorders, Cameras, Computers, Game consoles, Fax machines,...
  • Prouduct Size: 6 x 6 x 4.3mm / 5mm / 6mm / 7mm / 8mm / 9mm / 10mm / 11mm / 12mm (each value 10pcs).
  • Prouduct include:9 values,90pcs tactile switch(each value 10pcs) + 1pcs plastic box
SaleBestseller No. 15
Gateron KS-15 Optical Switches for MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | 55g Force | Tactile| Clear Top...
  • FAST & SMOOTH – Gateron Optical Switches are a favorite among enthusiasts for their smooth and satisfying typing experience as well as their...
  • GATERON OPTICAL BROWN – Tactile Switches have a small bump on each keystroke with a low noise level. The Silent Brown Switches have 4mm of total...
  • TRANSPARENT – The clear design of the Gateron Switch lets light shine through making it perfect for RGB LED Keyboards.
  • DURABLE – Gateron KS-15 Switches have a lifetime rating of 100 million keystrokes, making them much more durable and reliable compared to regular...
  • COMPATIBILITY – Optical Switches are compatible with Optical Keyboards and can be hotswapped without desoldering. They are available in 65 PCS, 90...
SaleBestseller No. 16
Glorious Keyboard Switch Sample Pack - Gateron | Kailh | Panda | Lynx Mechanical Keyboard Switches
  • 6x Gateron Switches (Black, Blue, Brown, Clear, Green, Red)
  • 8x Kailh Switches (Box Black, Box Brown, Box Red, Box White, Speed Bronze, Speed Copper, Speed Silver, Pro Purple)
  • 1x Unlubed Panda 1x Lubed Panda 1x Unlubed Lynx 1x Lubed Lynx
  • Glorious O-Rings (40A Thin, 40A Thick) (5 thick, 5 thin)
  • Glorious O-Rings (70A Thin, 70A Thick) (5 thick, 5 thin)
Bestseller No. 18
DUROCK T1 Tactile Keyboard Switches, 5 Pins T1 Clear Tactile Switches for Mechanical Keyboards, 67g...
  • DUROCK T1 Tactile Switch is intended for users looking for a "stepped" tactile feel, opposed to the "rounded" tactility from Holy Pandas.
  • The 67g springs do add to the experience on a pronounced tactile bump, its snappy, making it feel responsive.
  • Transparent Clear Polymer Nylon and Polycarbonate Blend housing | POM Stem | Gold-Plated Metal Leaf | T1 Tactile | MX Switches.
  • DUROCK T1 Mechanical Keyboard Switch Style - Tactile | 4mm Travel | 2mm Operating | 67g Bottom Out | 5 Pins | 60 million operations.
  • Available LED styles - SMD and through-hole. One pack equals 90 keyboard switches.
Bestseller No. 19
EPOMAKER AKKO CS Lavender Purple Tactile Switch, 35gf, 3 Pin Switch, 45 Pieces
  • 【The New Members in AKKO Custom Series (CS)】 Previously we have matcha green, rose red and ocean blue switches using progressive springs yet the...
  • 【About Lubes】It is always subjective when it comes down to the level of lubes that need to be applied on individual switch. Meanwhile, lubing the...
  • 【Compatible with MX Structure Keycaps】AKKO CS switches are designed with general MX structure so that they can fit most keycaps sets with (X)...
  • 【Built-in LED Slot&Durable Lifespan】AKKO CS switches are equipped with north-facing LED slot for LED modification. It is also compatible with SMD...
  • 【Chose The Type Based On Your Needs】These extra three types of AKKO CS switches are designed with different configurations to meed various needs....
SaleBestseller No. 20
Drop + Invyr Holy Panda Mechanical Keyboard Switches - Plate Mounted Tactile Switches, Cherry MX...
  • THE MOST TACTILE SWITCHES IN THE WORLD: With a name like Holy Panda, these switches had to be epic. Made with stems from Halo switches, housing found...
  • THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: The result is a snappy, tactile switch that is satisfying to type on.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Holy Panda switches are compatible with plate-mounted Cherry-style PCB's and are perfect for hot-swap compatible barebones kits such as...
  • SPECS: Halo Switch Stems, Polycarbonate top housing, Nylon bottom housing, 67g spring, Plate Mount, and MX-compatible.

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FAQ:

Q: What is a tactile signal?

A: Tactile signing is a common means of communication used by people with both a sight and hearing impairment (see Deafblindness ), which is based on a sign language or other system of manual communication. “Tactile signing” refers to the mode or medium i.e. signing (using some form of signed language or code) using touch.

Q: What is the tactile system?

A: tactile system. That portion of the nervous system concerned with the sensation of touch. It includes sensory nerve endings (Meissner’s corpuscles, Merkel’s tactile disks, hair-root endings), afferent nerve fibers, conducting pathways in the cord and brain, and the sensory area of the parietal lobe of the cerebral cortex.

Q: What is tactile warning?

A: Tactile Warning. Tactile warning is an abrasive or knurled strip on a lever handle to indicate that the door leads to a hazardous area such as a boiler room, mechanical room, or loading dock.