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Leaf Switch: long and short

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Leaf Switch: long and short

The Leaf Switch uses a lever activation with a protruding flat vinyl-covered metal leaf. Any flexion of the leaf activates a switch. Attached cable with right angle plug. 

The leaf switches is a two-way deflecting switch. It has a soft, red vinyl, non-abrasive casing.

Available in long and short versions.

  • the switch is normally open and is actuated by deflecting the leaf as shown above. It remains closed until the deflection force is removed.
  • the short leaf switch requires more force than the long leaf switch.
  • no auditory or tactile feedback
  • connection | mini phone jack
  • mounting holes one with locking screw. Holes accept 1/4 inch rod mounting and threaded screw holes suit a variety of screws.
  • 1.5 metre cable


Usually in stock.

At Feb 2014 we have Long Leaf Switches with straight plugs only, and Short Leaf Switches with right angled plugs.


Not available for trial or loan.As this is a low cost device it is not available for short-term trial through our usual 'loan/trial program'.  Instead we offer this item on a 'sale or return' basis.  This means it can be purchased and a new complete kit is supplied, and if it is unsuitable it can be returned within 14 days.  A refund will be provided less the original freight cost and less any ‘re-stocking fee' applicable. A re-stocking fee applies if packaging or components require replacing.  If the device and accessories are returned in resalable condition, a refund will be provided less the original freight charge.

long leaf switch

dimensions: 16 x 5 x 1 cm
leaf = 105 mm
travel: 0.48 cm (3/16 inch)
force: 0.03 kg (1 oz)
weight: 0.03 kg (1 oz)

short leaf switch

dimensions 11.5 x 5 x 1 cm
leaf = 60 mm
travel: 1.9 cm (3/4 inch)
force:  0.1 kg ( 4 oz)
weight: 0.03 kg (1 oz)

Data Sheet (PDF downlaod)

Part Code Part Name / Description Price GST
Long Leaf Switch
262-0502-01R Long Leaf Switch

Long leaf Switch - CM 2-2 with cable (with right angled plug)
Delivery Included in Pricing

$173 $0.00
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Short Leaf Switch
262-0508-00R Short Leaf Switch

Short Leaf Switch - CM-7-1 (with right angled plug)
Delivery Included in Pricing

$173 $0.00
Purchase / Quote

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