Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range available from Foremost

Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range available from Foremost

Wide Operating Temperature Range, Cost-Effective, Miniature Design, Positive Tactile Response

 Foremost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, announces the availability of the Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range. The C15 multifunction switch is intended for cost sensitive applications where space is critical and is particularly suitable for frequency and channel selection in two way radios, portable appliances, instrumentation and similar miniaturised mobile applications. The C15 offers users exceptional switching “feel” and provides designers with a reliable HMI device delivering consistent torque over its long life time.

Key features of the Elma C15 include a body size just 7.7 x 9.35 x 11.1mm, operating lifetime of 15,000 switching cycles, operating temperature range from -30 to +60°C, 16 positions gray coding, shorting switching mode, up to 3.0 Ncm switching torque, tray or tape and reel packaging and THT suitable for reflow soldering. Users can specify custom shaft dimensions and shape.

The C15 rotary coded switch has switching options of 16 positions with 20° indexing and end-stop or 16 positions with 22.5° indexing with endless rotating shaft.

Alan Cook, Managing Director of Foremost Electronics, comments, “Elma is a long established manufacturer of high quality switching products.  Their new miniature rotary encoder is a very flexible and reliable control device for handheld and portable devices and will find many commercial and industrial applications.”

 Foremost serve a wide number of diverse markets from industrial, instrumentation, audio/broadcast, rail, medical to education. Established in 1989, Foremost Electronics Ltd. are long establishedagents and distributors of electro-mechanical components including switches, connectors, cabinets, enclosures and handles, control knobs, thermal fuses and optoelectronics. Foremost are also a supplier of joysticks and controllers for both OEM and stand-alone applications and have specialist online stores for Rotary Switches, IP Joysticks and Electric Vehicle Connectors and Accessories www.enclosures4u.com


For more information on the Elma C15 Rotary Coded Switch range and all products available from Foremost Electronics  call +44 (0)1371 811171, email sales@4most.co.uk or visit www.4most.co.uk