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B3J Hinged Tactile Switch

Through-hole-mounting Switches with Hinges for a Sharp Snap Action

  • Quick, superior snap action through hook-type hinge construction.
  • Available with 1 or 2 LEDs or without LEDs.
  • The hinge button is available in a wide variety of colors (five standard colors).
RoHS Compliant
Model 2D/3D CAD ECAD(Download symbol,FootPrint,3DCAD)
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B3J-1000 Download Download
B3J-1100 Download Download
B3J-1200 Download Download
B3J-1300 Download Download
B3J-1400 Download Download
B3J-2000 Download Download
B3J-2100 Download Download
B3J-2200 Download Download
B3J-2300 Download Download
B3J-2400 Download Download
B3J-3000 Download Download
B3J-3100 Download Download
B3J-3200 Download Download
B3J-3300 Download Download
B3J-3400 Download Download
B3J-4000 Download Download
B3J-4100 Download Download
B3J-4200 Download Download
B3J-4300 Download Download
B3J-4400 Download Download
B3J-5000 Download Download
B3J-5100 Download Download
B3J-5400 Download Download
B3J-6000 Download Download
B3J-6100 Download Download
B3J-6200 Download Download
B3J-6300 Download Download
B3J-6400 Download Download
B3J-7000 Download Download
B3J-7100 Download Download
B3J-7200 Download Download
B3J-7400 Download Download
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List of Models
Operation type Contact
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
Model Minimum
packing unit
B3J-1000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N {130 gf} Ivory B3J-1000 300 pcs
Black B3J-1100
Orange B3J-1200
Yellow B3J-1300
Blue B3J-1400


Operation type Contact
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
LED color
Red Yellow Green Minimum
packing unit
One LED:
B3J-2000 Series
B3J-3000 Series
B3J-4000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N
{130 gf}
Ivory B3J-2000 B3J-3000 B3J-4000 300 pcs
Black B3J-2100 B3J-3100 B3J-4100
Orange B3J-2200 B3J-3200 B3J-4200
Yellow B3J-2300 B3J-3300 B3J-4300
Blue B3J-2400 B3J-3400 B3J-4400


Operation type Contact
force (OF)
Color of
hinged button
LED color
Red/Yellow Red/Green Yellow/Green Minimum
packing unit
Two LEDs:
B3J-5000 Series
B3J-6000 Series
B3J-7000 Series
Silver plated 1.27 N
{130 gf}
Ivory B3J-5000 B3J-6000 B3J-7000 300 pcs
Black B3J-5100 B3J-6100 B3J-7100
Orange B3J-5200 B3J-6200 B3J-7200
Yellow B3J-5300 B3J-6300 B3J-7300
Blue B3J-5400 B3J-6400 B3J-7400
Ratings (resistive load) 1 to 50 mA, 3 to 24 VDC
Minimum applicable load
(reference value)
10 μA at 1 VDC (resistive load)
Ambient operating temperature -25°C to +70°C at 60%RH max. (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity 35% to 85% (at +5 to +35°C)
Contact configuration SPST-NO
Contact resistance (initial value) 100 mΩ max.
Insulation resistance 100 MΩ min. (at 250 VDC with insulation tester)
Dielectric strength 500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min
Bounce time 5 ms max.
Vibration resistance Malfunction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude
Shock resistance Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 {approx. 100G} max.
Malfunction: 100 m/s2 {approx. 10G} max.
Durability 3,000,000 operations min.
Weight Approx. 1.5 to 1.7 g
Degree of protection IEC IP00
Washing Not possible

Operating Characteristics
Operating force (OF) 1.27±0.49 N {130±50 gf}
Releasing force (RF) 0.29 N {30 gf} min.
Pretravel (PT)
  0.3 +0.2 mm

LED Specifications
Forward voltage VF Standard value (V) 2.0 2.0 2.1
Forward current IF Standard value (mA) 20 20 20
Permissible loss P Absolute maximum value(mW) 84 84 84
Reverse voltage VR Absolute maximum value(V) 5 5 5
Note:  Since the built-in LED does not contain any limiting resistors, externally connect limiting resistors within the limits shown in the above table.
(Unit: mm)
Types with no LED

1 LED Types

2 LED Types

Note:  Unless otherwise specified, a tolerance of ±0.4 mm applies to all dimensions.



Be sure to read the safety precautions common to all Tactile Switches for correct use.