EAO Enhances Series 82 Anti-Vandal Pushbuttons with Bi-Color Illumination

Versatility and style make the product series ideal for a wide range of applications


SHELTON, Conn., July 2017 - EAO, the expert partner for Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), expands upon its versatile and stylish Series 82 Anti-Vandal Pushbutton with the availability of bi-color illumination.Control panel designers can achieve the aesthetics they desire with the availability of red and green combinations in attractive 24V ring or dot variants with indicators or both momentary and maintained pushbuttons.    

The tactile Series 82 pushbutton has been engineered to offer strength, versatility and style. It can withstand harsh, aggressive industrial use while remaining elegant enough to fit today’s stylish, ergonomic commercial environments. 

Featuring an all-metal front, IK10 shock protection and IP67 sealing, this component is one of the most durable and rugged pushbuttons on the market. Extreme temperature fluctuations from -30°C to +70°C (-22°F to 158°F), or even humidity up to 85 percent, will not affect its reliability.

Permanent and precise laser engraving enables customization with complex icons, precise logos, legends and detailed graphics. Customers can submit unique designs or select from EAO’s vast ISO library of industry accepted legends (per IEC 60417) such as the popular “power on/standby” symbol. This marking process is available with low minimum order requirements on all Series 82 products.

Additionally, EAO can add any industry accepted cable or connector to the pushbutton as specified by the customer to meet all end-user requirements. 

Safe and dependable operation combined with a variety of customization options make the Series 82 Pushbutton ideal for a variety of machinery sectors, particularly high-usage units in exposed public areas such as vending machines, information terminals, ATMs and medical equipment.

Key Advantages of Series 82 Pushbuttons and Indicators Include:

  • Sunlight readable, bi-color LED illumination in attractive dot or ring style versions
  • Vandal-resistant: Impact resistant to IK10, front protection up to IP67
  • Voltage range up to 5A/250VAC (Gold-plated contacts available for low voltages and currents)
  • Long service life: More than 1 million cycles of operation
  • 16,19, and 22.5mm diameter industry-standard mounting hole sizes
  • Available with momentary or maintained action
  • Smooth, tactile feel

EAO’s Series 82 product series is UL, cUL and CE approved, with materials that adhere to RoHS guidelines, providing international assurance and hassle-free implementation to all types of industry applications.

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