Digi-Key Stocks C&K Components K5G Series

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - June 9, 2009

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today it is now stocking C&K Components K5G series tact switches.

Featured in Digi-Key's print and online catalogs, this switch is available for immediate shipment on Digi-Key's global websites. Packaged on a 500-piece tape and reel, the KMT Series switches can also be purchased on a custom Digi-Reel® or in design/prototype quantities of one or more.

The K5G switch is a double action SPST switch measuring only 8.2 x 8 x 6mm. The switch has a dual functionality design, streamlining equipment design and making it ideal for multi-function equipment. The momentary action switch features a mean operating force of 3.7N for the first stroke and 6.5N for the second stroke. Travel is 0.5mm and 0.85mm for the first and second strokes, respectively. The K5G switch features an operational life of 30,000 actuations and is ideal for use in car window and sunroof controls, as well as multi-function controllers.

About C&K Components

C&K Components leads the industry in the design and manufacturing of detect, DIP, navigation, pushbutton, rocker, rotary, slide, snap, switchlock, tactile and toggle switches as well as smart card interconnect devices and high reliability connectors. C&K offers more than 40,000 unique part numbers that are built, priced and delivered as standard catalog items. C&K has state-of-the-art design centers in Europe, North America and Asia, which include complete in-house testing facilities in each region. C&K offers flexible manufacturing capable of scaling production from prototype design through volume production and also offers a wide range of value-added solutions, from wire leads and harnesses to complete front panel assemblies. For more information about C&K Components, visit www.ckswitches.com/.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.