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Electronic Multiplex Switch Module

Electronic Multiplex Switch Module

Eaton Corp.'s new high-performance electronic multiplex switch module provides increased flexibility and sealing ratings for buses, recreational, emergency, street sweepers, mobile hydraulics and other specialty vehicles by providing users with a comprehensive and simple dash-panel switch solution. Eaton's multiplexing technology allows users to reduce harness wires with a digital semiconductor to reduce the overall weight of a vehicle.

Eaton's electronic multiplex switch system uses a master module and up to seven expansion modules; LIN SubBus is used by the master module to connect with the expansion modules. Its modules allow the flexibility to reprogram in the field and operate on 12 or 24V battery power-line, so that only a direct-current power-line is needed for installation. The system requires one cut out, instead of three, to maximize panel space.

Eaton's electronic multiplex switch system has LED backlit graphics. With standard top, center and bottom LED lighting, the new electronic multiplex switch module can incorporate customizable graphics or laser etching. The system's software offers unlimited circuit and lighting flexibility with J1939 CANbus controllable dimming, mode, scaling and flashing options.

The electronic multiplex switch module protects against dust and moisture for various applications inside the cab. The actuator styles include above and below panel rockers, and are available with IP53 and IP42 rated enclosures respectively. Additionally, it has an operating temperature range, from -40 to 85C.

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