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Keyboard Upgrade: Explore the Yijia Metal Push Button Switch GQ22A application

Yijia Metal Push Button Switch Basic introduction of GQ25B

In the field of industrial production, the degree of automation is getting higher and higher, and industrial robots, as an important production tool, have been widely used in various industries.

In order to meet the demanding control requirements of industrial robots, Yijia has introduced the GQ22A series of push-button switches designed specifically for industrial environments.

With its rugged design, high level of protection, various specifications and modes of operation, and easy installation, the switches are a reliable partner in the field of industrial robot control.

In modern keyboard design, metal button switch has gradually become a new trend. Its unique appearance and rugged features make it a favorite among high-end gaming keyboards and industrial control keyboards.

Yijia Metal Push Button Switch Overview of the GQ22A

The Yijia Metal Push Button Switch GQ22A series includes a variety of models and shapes to meet different application needs. The main options are as follows:

  • Flat head instantaneous button (YJ-GQ22AF-⊙/☆)
  • Flat head hold button (YJ-GQ22AF-⊙Z/☆)
  • High head momentary button (YJ-GQ22AH-⊙/☆)
  • High head hold button (YJ-GQ22AH-⊙Z/☆)
  • Flat head and high head button with ring light (e.g. YJ-GQ22AF-⊙E/☆△○)

These switches have excellent electrical and mechanical properties:

  • Rated voltage range: 3V to 220V
  • Rated current: up to 15A
  • Mechanical life: over 1,000,000 operations
  • Electrical life: more than 100,000 operations

In terms of materials, these push-button switches are coated in stainless steel, aluminum alloy and brass, ensuring their durability in a variety of environments. Its IP65 protection rating guarantees reliability in harsh environments and seismic performance of more than 10g.

Metal button switch on the keyboard application

Unique advantages of metal pushbutton switches

Compared with the traditional plastic button, the metal button switch has the following obvious advantages:

  • Ruggedness: Metal materials provide higher durability and are suitable for high frequency applications, such as gaming keyboards and industrial control keyboards.
  • Beautiful design: The unique appearance design of metal buttons makes the keyboard look more high-end and professional, suitable for users who pursue personalization and beauty.
  • Reliability: Its high protection rating (IP65) and seismic performance ensure stability and reliability in a variety of environments.
Practical application
  • Gaming keyboard: high-frequency operation keys, such as arrow keys and function keys. The quick response and robustness of the metal buttons make them ideal for intense gaming operations.
  • Industrial control keyboards: Keys that require high durability and reliability. Metal buttons can withstand the test of harsh environments to ensure the accuracy and safety of operation.
  • Custom keyboard projects: Provide personalized options for users seeking unique design and feel. Metal buttons can be used to replace traditional keycaps, creating a unique keyboard experience.

Metal pushbutton switches not only enhance the appearance of the keyboard, but also greatly enhance the durability and reliability of the keyboard, making it excellent in high-intensity and demanding applications.

Installation and compatibility

Installation dimensions and methods

The Yijia Metal Push Button Switch GQ22A series has a standard mounting size of Φ22mm and is suitable for most custom and industrial keyboard designs. According to different models, the head shape of the button can be a flat head or a high head, and users can choose the appropriate type according to their needs.

Pin terminals are used for connection. The specific connection modes are as follows:

  • No light button: 2 wires
  • Button with light: 4 wires or 6 wires (depending on whether additional contacts are available)
Circuit board compatibility and modification requirements

In order to ensure the compatibility of the metal button switch with the keyboard circuit board, the following points need to be considered:

  • Electrical parameter matching: The voltage and current parameters of the button switch should match the circuit board of the keyboard to avoid damage caused by electrical incompatibility.
  • Welding tips: The pin terminals of the metal buttons need to be soldered firmly to the circuit board to ensure good electrical connection and long-term stability. When welding, pay attention to control the temperature and time to avoid damage to the button switch.
Modification procedure
  • Remove the keyboard: Carefully disassemble the keyboard cover and remove the key parts that need to be replaced.
  • Prepare the push-button switch: Determine the installation position of the push-button switch according to the specifications, and punch holes on the keyboard (if necessary).
  • Welding connection: According to the pin terminal of the button switch and the connection point of the keyboard circuit board, welding to ensure firm.
  • Install and fix: Fix the button switch on the keyboard housing to ensure that it is stable and does not move.
  • Test function: Assemble the keyboard and perform functional tests to ensure that each button switch works properly.

Metal Push Button switches, especially the Yijia Metal Push Button Switch GQ22A series, bring a new upgrade experience to keyboard design and use. Its rugged features, unique design, high reliability and excellent handling feel make it ideal for high-end gaming keyboards, industrial control keyboards and custom keyboard projects.