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A Guide to DIP Switches

What are DIP Switches?

A DIP switch is a small switch in a DIP (dual in-line package) that controls the flow of electricity around a PCB board (printed circuit board).

What are the benefits of DIP Switches?

The main benefits of DIP switches are they are simple to function and are very cost effective. Making them a cheaper alternative to software control panels and jumper blocks. A standard DIP switch can include 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 16+ switches mounted on 1 single small block.

There are many different types of DIP switches, these include;


       Piano Type                       Slide Type                       SMD Type                 Right Angle Type                 IC Type
dip switches piano type, ic type, slide type, smd type, right angle type. RJS ELECTRONICS

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