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Compact Solderless Waterproof Detector Switch SPVQ8 Series

Short fork terminal for a 25% thinner design


  • Use of double-sided sliding contact ensures stable contact even in shock and vibration environments
  • Allows environmentally friendly solderless connections
  • IP67-equivalent dust and water resistance


  • Mechanical opening and closing detection for automobile
  • ・Hood latch ・Side door ・Slide door

Typical Specifications

Items Specifications
Operating temperature range -40℃ to +85℃
Operating force 1±0.5N
Operating life 300,000 cycles
Travel 2.2mm
Rating (max./min.) 0.1A 12V DC / 50μA 5V DC


Compact Solderless Waterproof Detector Switch SPVQ8 Series

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  2. Products must not be used for military and/or antisocial purposes such as terrorism, and shall not be supplied to any party intending to use the products for such purposes.
  3. Unless provided for otherwise, the products have been designed and manufactured for application in equipment and devices which are sold to end users in the market, including audio-visual (AV) equipment, electrical home appliances, office machines, information and communication equipment, and amusement equipment. The products are not intended for use in, and must not be used for, any application for nuclear equipment, driving equipment for aerospace or any other unauthorized use. With the exception of the abovementioned prohibited applications, please contact an Alps sales representative and/or evaluate the total system regarding applicability for applications involving high levels of safety and liability such as medical equipment, burglar alarm equipment, disaster prevention equipment and undersea equipment. Please also incorporate fail-safe design, protection and redundant circuitry, malfunction protection, and/or fire protection into the complete system to ensure safety and reliability of the total system.
  4. Before using products which were not specifically designed for use in automotiveapplications, please contact an Alps sales representative.
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  5. This catalog is valid till the end of December 2019.
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