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What is a Toggle Switch?

Electrical toggle switches are characterized by the presence of some type of handle or lever (also known as an actuator) that opens and closes an electric circuit.

Types of Toogle Switches

Toggle switches are available in many different styles and sizes, and are used in countless applications from commercial to industrial. Electric toggle switches for the majority are either single-pole or double-pole. They handle various current loads, and may connect to one or more terminals when switched.

A Single Pole-Single Throw (SPST) toggle switch would open or close one circuit between two terminals. A Single Pole-Double Throw (SPDT) toggle switch would connect one terminal to either of two terminals (three-terminals in all). A Double Pole-Single Throw (DPST) toggle switch has four terminals that connect or disconnect two pairs of terminals simultaneously, and a Double Pole-Double Throw (DPDT) toggle switch (six terminals) connects one pair of terminals to either of two other terminal pairs.

Toggle Switches can also come non-illuminated or illuminated, they can be momentary Toggle Switches on non-momentary Toggle Switches, there are three or four position toggle switches, locking toggle switches, waterproof toggle switches, miniature type Toggle switches (and we offer many sizes).

When you do a search for Toggle switches on our website, you can filter your selection on our web site by various attributes: by switch operation (momentary), by circuitry (3DPT, DPDT, SPDT), by actuator type (bat, paddle, round, locking), by bushing type (flat, threaded or unthreaded) and by contact material (gold, gold over silver).

Toggle Switch Suppliers and Toggle Switch Manufacturers

There are many different kinds of Toggle Switches and at Future Electronics we offer you a wide variety of Toggle Switches from such suppliers as Altech, C&K Components, Carling Technology, E-Switch, Grayhill, NKK Switched, and TE Connectivity.

Toggle Switch Applications

Toggle switches are used to control AC or DC power in domestic, commercial and industrial applications for operating various electrical devices and electronic equipment.


Toggle Switches in R&D quantities or production ready packaging

With our state of the art facility in Memphis and FutureElectronics.com, you have the option to order the exact number of Toggle switches required for your R&D or electronic project needs without the unnecessary surplus of buying full reels or boxes.






Featured Toggle Switch Products


Manufacturer Part Number Description
C&K Components 7101P3YZQE 7000 Series Mini SPDT On-None-On Solder Lug Toggle Switch
E-Switch 100DP1T1B1M2REH 100 Series DPDT On-None-On Through Hole Miniature Toggle Switch
C&K Components ET01MD1ABE ET Series Sub Mini SPDT On-None-On Right Angle Through Hole Toggle Switch
C&K Components 7103P3YZQE 7000 Series Mini SPDT On-Off-On Solder Lug Toggle Switch
NKK Switches G22AV-RO G Series DPDT On-None-On Process Sealed Ultra-Miniature Toggle Switch
NKK Switches M2019SS1W01-RO M Series Mini SPDT On-Off-Momentary Solder Lug Toggle Switch
E-Switch 100SP1T1B4M2QE 100 Series SPDT On-None-On Through Hole Miniature Toggle Switch
E-Switch 100DP1T1B1M53QEH 100 Series DPDT On-None-On Wire Wrap Miniature Toggle Switch
TE Connectivity 1571920-5 SPDT (On Off On) 6 Amp @ 125VAC 10.49 mm Baton Panel Mount Toggle Switch
NKK Switches B12AP Process Sealed Subminiature Antistatic Straight Through Hole Toggle Switch
C&K Components 7211SYZQE 7000 Series Mini DPDT On-On-On Solder Lug Toggle Switch
E-Switch 100AWDP1T1B1M2REH 100A Series DPDT On-None-On Through Hole Miniature Toggle Switch
NKK Switches M2012LL3W01 M Series Mini SPDT On-None-On Solder Lug Toggle Switch
C&K Components ET01MD1V3QE ET Series Sub Mini SPDT On-None-On V Bracket Vertical Mount Toggle Switch
NKK Switches S301-RO S Series SPST On-None-Off Solder Lug Medium/High Capacity Standard Toggle Switch
NKK Switches S43-RO S Series DPDT On-Off-On Solder Lug Medium/High Capacity Toggle Switch
C&K Components 7201K2ZQE 7000 Series Mini DPDT On-None-On Solder Lug Toggle Switch
E-Switch 100DP3T1B1M2QEH 100 Series DPDT On-Off-On Through Hole Miniature Toggle Switch
C&K Components 7101SYCQE 7000 Series Mini SPDT On-None-On Through Hole Toggle Switch
C&K Components 7101MD9AQE 7000 Series Mini SPDT On-None-On Right Angle Through Hole Toggle Switch
C&K Components ET01MD1V3BE ET Series Sub Mini SPDT On-None-On V Bracket Vertical Mount Toggle Switch
TE Connectivity 1-1571920-5 DPDT (On None On) 3 Amp 10.49 mm Baton Long Panel Mount Toggle Switch
E-Switch 200AWMSP1T2A1M6RE 200A Series SPDT On-None-On Right Angle Sub-Miniature Toggle Switch
NKK Switches FR02FR16P-S FR02 Series Ultra-Thin 16 Position Surface Mount Rotary DIP Switch
E-Switch 100SP1T1B1M1REH 100 Series SPDT On-None-On Through Hole Miniature Toggle Switch

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