AJ8 Series Electric Rocker Switch

Panasonic’s AJ8 Series Electric Rocker Switch with electromagnetic reset function as well as a trip function upgrade benefit. These switches have a very long electrical life and assure excellent ability to withstand inrush current when used to switch a power supply on and off.

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  • CT Terminal Adapted for Coil Terminal
  • Contact Voltage: 125V AC, 250V AC
  • Resistive Load: 16A, 10A
  • Inrush Load: 100A (8.3ms)
  • Nominal Voltage for Coil Rating: 5V DC, 12V DC, 24V DC
  • Insulation Resistance: Initial, Min.100MΩ
  • Vibration Resistance: 10 to 55 Hz at a single amplitude of 0.75mm
  • Shock Resistance
    • Functional: Min. 294m/s2 Contact opening Max. 1ms
    • Destructive: Min. 980m/s2
  • Tracking Resistance: Min. 175


Item Specifications

Electrical life

Manual operation Min.104 (at 7 cpm., at rated load)
Coil operation Min.5 × 104 (at 7 cpm. 5 A 125 V AC)
Mechanical life Min.5 × 104 (at 20 cpm.)
Contact resistance Initial, Max. 100 mΩ (by voltage drop at 1 A, 2 to 4 V DC)
Insulation resistance Initial, Min. 100 MΩ (at 500 V DC measured by insulation resistive meter)

Dielectric strength

Between contacts Initial, 2,000 Vrms for 1 min (detection current: 10 mA)
Between coil and contact Initial, 4,000 Vrms for 1 min (detection current: 10 mA)
Ambient temperature 0 to +60°C (no freezing and condensing)
Vibration resistance 10 to 55 Hz at single amplitude of 0.75 mm, 2 hours each in X, Y and Z directions, Contact opening Max. 1 ms

Shock resistance

Functional Min. 294 m/s2 Contact opening Max. 1 ms
Destructive Min. 980 m/s2
Terminal strength .250 Quick-connect terminal: Min. 98 N/min (Pull & push direction)
Actuator strength Min. 39.2 N for 1 min (operating direction)
Contact release time Max. 100 ms (at rated voltage)
Operating force (Initial)

* Reference value

4.9 N or less

Setting force after reset has been released: Max. 6.86 N

Flame retardancy UL94V-0
Tracking resistance Min. 175

Unit weight

1-pole single throw: Approx. 17 g 1-pole double throw: Approx. 19 g 2-pole single throw: Approx. 20 g
Contact material AgSnO2 alloy