Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch LV

Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch LV
Pololu item #: 751 261 in stock

Price break Unit price (US$)
1 5.95
10 5.25
50 4.75
100 4.38


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The Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch is a patented design initially created for our Orangutan Robot Controllers as an alternative to bulky mechanical switches. The switch is intended to be the main power switch for a DC device requiring up to several amps of current. Please see the detailed description for product details and limitations. This item is the 2.5-7.0 V low-voltage version.

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Documentation and other information

Understanding Destructive LC Voltage Spikes (Printable PDF: destructive_LC_voltage_spikes.pdf)

Introduction to potentially destructive voltage spikes caused by power lead inductance and low ESR capacitors.


File downloads

FDS4465 datasheet (141k pdf)
This is the datasheet for the low-voltage P-channel MOSFET used in the low-voltage version of the Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch.
FDS6679AZ datasheet (421k pdf)
This is the datasheet for the P-channel MOSFET used in the standard-voltage version of the Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch.