Technical Blog Archive

Safety Footswitches

Our 6256 is one of our newest footswitches and has features for it to be used as a safety footswitch. Our safety footswitches contain an emergency stop feature which, when compressed, will cut the power to the machine it is connected to. This is useful in industrial manufacturing applications...

USB Foot Pedal

USB foot pedals are compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems and are available as multi-pedal footswitches to be used for multiple functions.   Features of our USB Foot Pedals  Our USB foot pedals can be programmed by the user to simulate up to three...

IR Switches

Types of IR Switches and their Applications  We have two different types of IR switches here at Herga The first is our 6310 and 6311 hand control with a receiver. The hand control is wire free and the receiver can be placed onto a device allowing the user to be able to operate it from a...

Air Operated Foot Switches

These are part of our product range here at Herga Technology. We manufacture and distribute a range of air operated foot switches.  Many of our air operated foot switches are available in a range of colours so please inform us if you have a preference, there are also other customisable...

Hand Switches

A hand switch has buttons which are operated by the users hand (hence the name) and is connected to a device by either a wired or wireless connection.  Hand Switch Uses Some applications which we have been involved in that require hand switches are; Door Controls - Our 6310 IR hand...

What is an Air Switch?

As you may assume from the name, an Air Switch is a switch which is activated by air. A push button can be used to instigate a “puff” or “sip” of air which travels along a length of PVC tubing and activates the air switch. The air switch will turn a device on or...