Technical Blog Archive

What is a USB Switch?

USB Footswitches Our USB footswitches use plug and play technology, so no additional drivers are required. Programming can be done 2 ways depending on the footswitch model and IP rating. Waterproof versions and the single pedal 6225 must be programmed during the production stage and are...

Push to Make Switch

Push to Make Examples  Most switches are push to make switches. They are the most common device used throughout many industries and most of the switches we come into contact with on a daily basis are push to make switches. Some application examples include; Medical and industrial...

What is a Heavy-Duty Footswitch?

What is a Heavy-Duty Footswitch Used For? Heavy duty footswitches can be used for many applications. Typical applications can be found in industrial environments, production lines and operating heavy-duty machinery. Some applications our heavy-duty footswitches have been used for...

What is a Pneumatic Switch Used for?

What is a Pneumatic Switch Used For? Pneumatic switches are specifically designed for applications in wet environments. This is because there are no electric parts within the switch itself that the user could encounter making them very safe to operate with wet hands. They are also well used...

Bluetooth Footswitches for Medical Applications

Our Bluetooth footswitch range includes both single and multi-pedal options.  More about our Bluetooth Footswitches Our Bluetooth footswitches are wireless switches for use in a range of applications. They work using a closed Bluetooth network which enables the user to operate a machine...

Types of Pressure Switch

Pressure switches are widely used for a variety of applications throughout different industries including manufacturing, HVAC, motorsport, automotive, machine building. What is a Pressure Switch? A pressure switch will be set to a certain pressure limit, once the pressure is detected to be at...