Typical applications for these products are:
Laser based treatments, Electrosurgery, Operating tables and chairs, Non-evasive surgery (such as arthroscopy and laparoscopy), Image capturing (X-Ray, MRI, CT), Cosmetic and plastic surgeries.
Standards and approvals
The MD series footswitch is an accessory for use with electrical equipment and is designed and approved to General Medical Electrical Equipment Standards:
CAN/CSA C22.2 No 60601-1-14ANSI/AAMI
IP rating: IPX7, IPX8 upon request
Working temperature range : -20° C to +70° C
Contact configuration: SPST N/O, SPST N/C, SPDT momentary
Electrical rating: Safety Exra Low Voltage (SELV)20mA, 50mA, 0.1A or 3A 24V AC/DC
Base Options (up to 5 bases)
1-Pedal: 150X174X44 mm ; 350 grams
2-Pedal: 322X188X48 mm ; 720 grams
3-Pedal: 490X207X48 mm ; 1150 grams
4-Pedal: 648X240X48 mm ; 1450 grams
5-Pedal: 793X275X48 mm ; 1950 grams
Concept of product
Example shown: Single pedal and double pedal base can be linked to make 3 or 4 pedal bases
Dividers (plastic or metal)
0.1A 24 V AC/DC
3A 24 V AC/DC max.
Switching action (can be combined)
Single Pole Normally Open
Single Pole Change Over
Double Pole Normally Open
Double Pole Normally Open Two Stage
Bases with switches (Puck – Haptic – Tactile)
Add up to two switches per pedal + base.
Each footswitch can have different switching actions and each switch different electrical ratings.
The 6241 Puckswitch
Available in the colors black, grey, blue and yellow.
They are also available with Operating Force > 10N on request.
Degree of protection: IP67 or IP68
Electrical rating: max. 50 mA 24 V DC
Contact configuration: SPST N/O
Operating Force: up to 10N standard or >10N (nom. 15N) on request
Operating and storage temperature: + 10°C to + 50°C
Body material: Thermoplastic
Weight: 0.06 kg
The 6244 Haptic switch
High mechanical stability
Easy to clean
Haptic feedback in the form of an audible “click” when pressed
Degree of protection: IP67
Micro switch Electrical Rating: 0.1A 125/250V AC, 0.1A 30V DC or 3A 24V AC
Contact Configuration: SPDT/ DPDT Momentary
Electrical Rating: 0.1A 24 V DC , 3A 24 V AC/DC max
Operating temperature : +10°C to 50°C
Storage temperature : -20°C to +50°C
Body material: Acetal Copolymer
Bellows material: PVC Bellows
Average mechanical life: 1 x 10ˆ6 (dependent on application)
The 6245 Tactile button
Attractive raised dome style button
Case: Anodized aluminum alloy
Terminals: Brass with silver plate, gold plate for logic level
Operating Temp: 55° C to +85° C
Operating Force: 2.0 lbs. to 4.0 lbs., +0,5/-1.0 lbs.
Total travel: 0.075 +/- 0.015 inches
USB 2.0 feature
Emulates keyboard or mouse function (using same PCB).
Plug and play technology, no additional drivers required.
Works with Windows, Linux / Mac operating systems.
Emulation of up to 3 simultaneous keystrokes per pedal.
Electrical rating: 20mA 5V DC.
Secure PAN (Personal Area Network) with up to 2 transmitters.
Ultra low power with 1µA sleep current.
Range: Nominally 10m (up to 15m line of sight, latency may increase with range).
- Setting 1: Typically <200 ms at 10m
- Setting 2: Typically <100 ms at 10m