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Tactile Button - SMD (12mm)

This is an SMD 12mm square SPST button. What we really like is the large button head and good tactile feel (it ‘clicks’ really well). This button is great for user input or a good reset button on a PCB, heck, we use this guy on our PicoBoard! As this is an SMD component make sure you are well versed in soldering before attempting to incorporate this button into your project.


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Tactile Button - SMD (12mm) Product Help and Resources

Button and Switch Basics

May 7, 2013

A tutorial on electronics' most overlooked and underappreciated component: the switch! Here we explain the difference between momentary and maintained switches and what all those acronyms (NO, NC, SPDT, SPST, ...) stand for.

Core Skill: Soldering

This skill defines how difficult the soldering is on a particular product. It might be a couple simple solder joints, or require special reflow tools.

3 Soldering

Skill Level: Competent - You will encounter surface mount components and basic SMD soldering techniques are required.
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