Microswitches

From Rhythm Cons Wiki

Microswitches are the electrical switch that indicates you have pressed the button!

It is always recommended to use one of the two following brands for reliability and consistency. Cheap Chinese microswitches are electrically noisy and often significantly too heavy (between 200-400g) for normal play.

Omron

Omron is a Japanese manufacturer and is the de facto standard for arcade cabinets.

NOTE: Akishop has been known to take upwards of several months to ship orders. Please be mindful of this when placing orders.

D2MV-01-1C2 (25g)

Where to buy:

Vendor Link Price (as of Nov. 2020)
IST MALL https://istmall.co.kr/us/goods/goods_view.php?goodsNo=1009992803 $3.50 USD
IST MALL (Ebay) https://www.ebay.com/itm/OMRON-D2MV-01-1C2-Micro-Switch-1pcs/382917062270 $3.50 USD
Sanwa Denshi (Rakuten Ichiba) https://item.rakuten.co.jp/sanwadenshi/ilumb_222/ 275 JPY
Tops Game https://www.tops-game.jp/products/detail.php?product_id=2940 275 JPY
Akishop.jp https://akishop.jp/collections/pushbutton-parts/products/microswitch-d2mv-01-1c2 320 JPY
Digikey https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/omron-electronics-inc-emc-div/D2MV-01-1C2/5236583 $7.92 (US Shop)
Mouser https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Omron-Electronics/D2MV-01-1C2?qs=i1w9Bv2NFd3%252BulZmi2hfrQ%3D%3D $7.84 (US Shop)
Blue Spring Express https://bluespringexpress.net/products/25g-omron-micro-switch-d2mv-01-1c2 $6.00 AUD

D2MV-01-1C3 (50g)

Where to buy:

Vendor Link Price (as of Nov. 2020)
IST MALL https://istmall.co.kr/us/goods/goods_view.php?goodsNo=1009992804 $3.50 USD
IST MALL (Ebay) https://www.ebay.com/itm/OMRON-D2MV-01-1C3-Micro-Switch-1pcs/382917094121 $3.50 USD
Sanwa Denshi (Rakuten Ichiba) https://item.rakuten.co.jp/sanwadenshi/ilumb_223/ 275 JPY
Tops Game https://www.tops-game.jp/products/detail.php?product_id=2941 275 JPY
Akishop.jp https://akishop.jp/collections/pushbutton-parts/products/microswitch-d2mv-01-1c3 320 JPY
Digikey https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/omron-electronics-inc-emc-div/D2MV-01-1C3/5236584 $7.55 (US Shop)
Mouser https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Omron-Electronics/D2MV-01-1C3?qs=%2Fha2pyFaduhO2oGWGJJwEi1PO2bH3HTUBwhKOFR1P3o%3D $7.48 (US Shop)
Blue Spring Express https://bluespringexpress.net/products/50g-omron-micro-switch-d2mv-01-1c3 $6.00 AUD

V-10-1A4 (100g)

Where to buy:

Vendor Link Price (as of Nov. 2020)
IST MALL https://istmall.co.kr/us/goods/goods_view.php?goodsNo=1009992411 $2.50 USD
IST MALL (Ebay) https://www.ebay.com/itm/382917097637 $2.50 USD
Sanwa Denshi (Rakuten Ichiba) https://item.rakuten.co.jp/sanwadenshi/ilumb_215/ 187 JPY
Tops Game https://www.tops-game.jp/products/detail.php?product_id=2937 187 JPY
Akishop.jp https://akishop.jp/collections/pushbutton-parts/products/microswitch-sanwa-ms-o-3 220 JPY
Digikey https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/omron-electronics-inc-emc-div/V-10-1A4/1828942 $3.89 (US Shop)
Mouser https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Omron-Electronics/V-10-1A4?qs=jlWqeHNmHbTuw%252Bapuv1yjg%3D%3D $3.50 (US Shop)
Blue Spring Express https://bluespringexpress.net/products/100g-switch $4.00 AUD

Gersung

Gersung is a Korean manufacturer and the default switch for Samducksa brand buttons.

GSM-V0303A06 (65g)

Where to buy:

Vendor Link Price (as of Nov. 2020)
IST MALL https://istmall.co.kr/us/goods/goods_view.php?goodsNo=1009992526 $1.00 USD