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Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-16-2C5

Micro Switch V16


● Wide variation of best-selling microswitches with switching currents of 10 to 21 A.
● Can be used for interrupting current when doors are opened or closed.
● Available in two types of cases: thermoplastic resin and thermosetting resin.
● Indium contact models available for DC load


  • Small appliances
  • Computers and peripherals
  • Medical instrumentation


  • Contact Rating:
21A 250V AC

16A 125V AC

15A 30V DC

10A 30V DC

  • Electrical Life:
≧ 50000 Cycles
  • Insulation Resistance:
≧ 100 MΩ
  • Degree of Protection:
IP 40
  • Operating Temperature:
T 105/55
  • Contact Resistance:
≦ 50mΩ

Understanding the Role of a Micro Switch in Dishwashers

A dishwasher, an essential modern kitchen appliance, is intricately designed with numerous components that work together to ensure efficient and effective dish cleaning. One of the most critical yet often overlooked parts is the micro switch. This small but mighty component plays a fundamental role in how your dishwasher operates. Therefore, understanding what it does can significantly improve your understanding of how your dishwasher works.

A micro switch in a dishwasher is primarily responsible for sensing and responding to specific changes or actions within the appliance. When you close the dishwasher door, for example, a micro switch detects this action and sends a signal to start the washing cycle. Likewise, when the door opens, it signals to pause or stop the cycle, preventing water from spraying out unexpectedly. Hence, its role in safety regulation cannot be understated.

Although named ‘micro,’ suggesting something small or insignificant – this couldn’t be further from the truth when discussing its significance within a dishwasher’s operation mechanism. The micro switch effectively acts as a gatekeeper – determining when and how other vital functions should act based on various conditions detected within the system. By doing so, it safeguards both your appliance and yourself while ensuring seamless dishwashing operations.

Key Features:

  • Sensitive Response: Micro switches are designed to react quickly and accurately to minor changes inside your dishwasher. This sensitivity enables precise control of different functions.
  • Safety Regulation: They play an essential role in regulating safety measures by halting operations when inappropriate conditions (like an opened door) are detected.
  • Durability: Despite being small and constantly responsive, micro switches are built for durability.
  • Versatility: While we’ve discussed its use in dishwashers specifically here; it’s important to note that their function isn’t limited just to these appliances. They’re used widely across various electronic devices.
  • Energy Efficient: By controlling power flow effectively based on need-based triggers (like door open/close), these switches contribute towards energy efficiency of your appliance.

Let’s delve deeper into each feature:

Sensitive Response

Micro switches have been engineered with sensitivity at their core design principle – any minor deviations from normal conditions trigger them immediately allowing for quick corrective measures.

Safety Regulation

Safety remains paramount in any electrical device—dishwashers included—and having components like micro switches that stop operations under potentially hazardous situations is crucial.


Micro switches are impressively durable considering their size and frequency of usage—they have been tested for long-term performance ensuring they last just as long as your dishwasher will!


While our focus has been on dishwashers; let’s not forget that these powerful little components find use across many household items due to their versatile nature.

Energy Efficiency

Lastly, by controlling power flow solely when necessary (like only when doors are shut) these devices contribute significantly towards making our home appliances energy-efficient!

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Product Features

Introducing the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature (Model: V-16-2C5): The Ultimate Solution for Your Business Needs

Are you a B2B buyer looking for a reliable and high-performance micro switch? Look no further than the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature. This exceptional product is specifically designed to meet the needs of importers, distributors, manufacturers, brands, wholesalers, and retailers. With its outstanding features and functions, this micro switch is sure to exceed your expectations.

Why Choose the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature?

  1. Wide Variation of Best-Selling Microswitches: The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature offers a wide range of options with switching currents ranging from 10 to 21 A. This allows you to choose the perfect micro switch that suits your specific requirements. Whether you need a higher switching capacity or a lower current rating, WEUP has got you covered.
  2. Versatile Applications: This micro switch is not limited to a single industry or application. It can be effectively utilized in a variety of sectors such as small appliances, computers and peripherals, and medical instrumentation. Its adaptability makes it an ideal choice for businesses in various fields.
  3. Safety and Convenience: The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature plays a crucial role in safety regulation by interrupting current when doors are opened or closed. This feature ensures the protection of both your equipment and personnel. Imagine the peace of mind knowing that your appliances will automatically pause or stop when necessary, preventing potential accidents or damage.
  4. Durability and Longevity: This micro switch may be small in size, but it is built to last. With an electrical life of over 50,000 cycles, you can rely on its consistent performance throughout its lifespan. The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature undergoes rigorous testing to ensure its durability, making it a reliable choice for your business.
  5. Energy Efficiency: In today’s environmentally conscious world, energy efficiency is of utmost importance. The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature contributes to energy savings by controlling power flow based on need-based triggers, such as door open/close detection. By utilizing this micro switch, you can play your part in reducing energy consumption and promoting sustainability.
  6. High-Quality Construction: When it comes to purchasing electrical components, quality is non-negotiable. The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature is manufactured by China manufacturers who uphold the highest standards in their production processes. With their expertise and attention to detail, you can rest assured that you are receiving a top-notch product.
  7. Easy Integration: The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature is designed for seamless integration into your existing systems or equipment. Its standardized dimensions and terminals ensure compatibility and ease of installation. Whether you are a manufacturer incorporating this micro switch into your products or a distributor supplying it to other businesses, you’ll appreciate its user-friendly design.
  8. Responsive and Precise: Quick and accurate response is a key feature of the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature. Its sensitive nature enables it to react promptly to even the slightest changes within your equipment, allowing for precise control of different functions. You can rely on this micro switch to deliver consistent performance when it matters most.
  9. Supportive Customer Service: At WEUP, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We understand that businesses require reliable support from their suppliers. That’s why we provide excellent customer service to assist you with any inquiries or technical support you may need. Our dedicated team is ready to address your concerns and ensure a smooth experience.
  10. Competitive Pricing: As a business owner, you know that cost-effectiveness is vital for your bottom line. The WEUP Micro Switch Miniature offers excellent value for its exceptional quality and performance. By purchasing directly from the manufacturer, you can enjoy competitive pricing without compromising on reliability or functionality.

In conclusion, the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature (Model: V-16-2C5) is the ideal choice for B2B buyers seeking a top-quality micro switch. With its wide variation, versatility, safety features, durability, energy efficiency, and responsive performance, this product stands out from the competition. Manufactured by China manufacturers with a commitment to excellence, the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature guarantees reliability and long-term performance.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your business operations with the WEUP Micro Switch Miniature. Contact us today to connect with authorized suppliers, factories, and wholesalers who can provide you with this outstanding product at wholesale prices. Take advantage of this advanced micro switch and elevate your business to new heights of efficiency and success!

Why Choose WEUP?

High Quality

High Quality

Our switches are manufactured using top-grade materials and undergo rigorous quality control measures to ensure superior performance.


We understand the importance of cost-effectiveness in today’s competitive market. That’s why we offer our switches at a competitive price point without compromising on quality.

Reliable Supplier

Reliable Supplier

As one of the leading China manufacturers, WEUP has established a solid reputation for providing reliable products to customers worldwide. We work with reputable suppliers and have a strong network of distributors to ensure prompt delivery.

Excellent Customer Service

At WEUP, we value our customers’ satisfaction above all else. Our dedicated team is always ready to assist you with any inquiries or concerns you may have.

Excellent Customer Service


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Technical Data

Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6

RatingsActuatorMaximum Operating Force (OF)Contact FormTerminalsHeat resistance
21:21 A at 250 VACNone: Pin plunger Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
6: 3.92 N {400 gf}
1: SPDT Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
A : Solder terminals
None : Standard (80°C)
16:16A at 250 VAC1 : Short hinge lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
5: 1.96 N {200 gf}
2: SPST-NC Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
C2 : Quick-connect terminals (#187)
-T : Heat-resistive (150°C)
15:15 A at 250 VAC2 : Hinge lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
4: 0.98 N {100 gf}
3: SPST-NO Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
C : Quick-connect terminals (#250)
10:10 A at 250 VAC3 : Long hinge lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
Note: These values are for the pin plunger models.
4 : Simulated roller lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
5 : Short hinge roller lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6
6 : Hinge roller lever Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6

Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6

Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6

ActuatorTerminalsContact formMaximum operating force (OF)21A16A
Pin plunger Micro Switch Miniature Basic Switch V-164-3C6Solder terminals (A)SPDT3.92NV-16-1A6
Quick-connect terminals (#187) (C2)SPDT3.92NV-16-1C26
Quick-connect terminals (#250) (C)SPDT3.92NV-21-1C6V-16-1C6
Item                                              ModelV-10V-15V-16V-21V-21(IN)
Permissible operating speed0.1mm to 1 m/s max. (pin plunger models)
Permissible operating frequencyMechanical600 operations/min max. (pin plunger models)
Electrical60 operations/min
Insulation resistance100MΩ min. (at 500 VDC with insulation tester)
Contact resistance (initial value)15mΩ max.
Dielectric strength  *1Between terminals of
the same polarity
AC1,000V  50/60Hz  1min
Between current-carrying metal parts
and ground
AC1,500V  50/60Hz
AC1,500V  50/60Hz
AC2,000V  50/60Hz  1min
Between each terminal and non-current-
carrying metal parts
AC1,500V  50/60Hz
AC1,500V  50/60Hz
AC2,000V  50/60Hz  1min
resistance  *2
Malfunction10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude
Shock resistance  *2Durability1,000 m/s2  {approx. 100 G} max.
Malfunction200 m/s2
{approx. 20G} max.
300 m/s2 {approx. 30 G} max.
Durability  *3Mechanical50,000,000 operations min. (60 operations/min)
Electrical300,000 operations min.
(30 operations/min)
Heat resistive: 50,000 operations min
(30 operations/min)
100,000 operations min.
(30 operations/min)
Heat resistive: 20,000 operations min
(30 operations/min)
100,000 operations min.
(30 operations/min)
Degree of protectionIEC IP40
Degree of protection against electric shockClass I
Proof tracking index (PTI)175
Ambient operating temperature-25 to 105C
(Heat resistive: -25 to 150C)
-25 to 105C-25 to 80C
-25 to 105C (V-21 series: -25 to 80C) (Heat resistive: -25 to 150C) at ambient humidity of 60% max.
(with no icing or condensation)
Ambient operating humidity85% max. (for 5 to 35C)
WeightApprox. 6.2g (pin plunger models)

Rocker Switch Applications

Power Supply Switches for Consumer Electronics, PC Peripherals, and Office/Commercial Equipment

Rocker switches are used in a lot of common pieces of technology such as monitors, printers and measuring devices. Check out some of the applications of rocker switches below.

Air purifiers, dehumidifiers, etc.

Monitors, copiers, printers, etc.

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Power SuppliesMeasuring DevicesPower Outlet Strips
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Yes. Usually, 1-2 samples are free of charge, please support us by providing us with any express account such as DHL, FedEx, TNT, or UPS.

How is the shipping?

Our nearest port is Ningbo and Shanghai port, but if you collect the goods to ship together, we could send them to the other farther port. Usually, our customers will choose TNT, DHL, FedEx, and UPS to ship them.

How long is the delivery leading time?

Usually the samples 1-5 days to prepare. For orders, it depends on the quantity. Usually 5-15 days.

How is the packing?

For standard packing, dozens per box, 500pcs or 1000pcs per carton. We also provide you with custom box or carton packing with your logo and design.

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All the products will be 100% checked before the shipment.

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