Switch Basics, Examples of Pole and Throw


ON is Latching; (ON) is Momentary

NONE: Actuator does not stop in that position

OFF: Actuator stops in that position, no electrical connection



Various Switch Actuators:



Per page 6/20, 10/20, 9/20, 14/20, 15/20:
https://www.digikey.com/en/ptm/n/nkk-switches/switch-basics/tutorial

See Also:
Switch Circuits and Functions

Summary

switch circuit
function
functions
switch function
poles
throws
latching
momentary
Spst
Spdt
Dpst
Dpdt
3pdt
4pdt
Toggle
Rocker
Push button
Pushbutton
Paddle
Slide
Rotary
Rotaries
Key lock
Keylock
Dip
Nkk
Momentary
Latching
Relay

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