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Buttons and Switches

Power wheelchair accessibility

No two wheelchair users are the same. That's why SWITCH-IT offers a wide variety of switches and buttons to help navigate the day-to-day operation of a power wheelchair. SWITCH-IT offers a number of different individual switches which can be used as inputs for drive control systems, multiple seating functions, or any other need.

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SWITCH-IT Buttons and Switches
Buddy Button

Buddy Button

The Buddy Button is a durable and reliable single switch that requires only the slightest touch of its 2.5" (6.4 cm) surface for activation. Features a 5 ft (152 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Red
  • Blue
Piko Button

Piko Button

Extremely durable and sensitive ability switch. This miniature ½" x 1⅛" (13mm x 29mm) switch requires just 4.5 ounces (125 grams) of force to activate and is made of lightweight but durable materials to stand up to the constant use and abuse an ability switch must endure. Features a 5 ft (152 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Orange
Micro Light Switch

Micro Light Switch

Activated by pressing down on the top of the 1.7" x ½" (45mm x 13mm) switch with a feather-light touch – just 0.4 ounces (11.3 grams) of pressure required!

Single input mechanical button switch. Activation occurs at one end of the target area with any downward movement. Provides tactile and auditory feedback. Threaded inserts on bottom for mounting and positioning. Features a 5 ft (152 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
Spec Switch

Spec Switch

With a 1⅜" (3.5 cm) activation surface, the Spec Switch is small enough to be worn, but is most often used as a mounted switch. The Spec Switch includes a space-saving flush base and takes only 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of force to activate. Features a 6 ft (183 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Yellow
Mini Button

Mini Button

The Mini Button, as its name implies, is a small and easily accessible button which features a soft-touch ½" (13mm) diameter membrane to easily access functions of any power wheelchair. Available in 1-, 2-, or 4-button styles, these versatile switches can be used for a variety of different functions. Features a 6 ft (183 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) mono plug for each button.

Colors available:

  • 1 Button: Blue, Green, Red
  • 2 & 4 Button: Standard with Red and Green buttons
Egg Switch

Egg Switch

The Egg Switch is a durable and reliable single switch that requires only the slightest touch for activation – from anywhere on the 1.6875" x 2¾" (42.5 mm x 70mm) surface! The Egg Switch is sealed, helping to prevent food or other spillage from penetrating the switch.

Integral threaded inserts in the base for secure mounting and positioning. Features a 4.5 ft (140 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Yellow
Wobble Switch

Wobble Switch

The Wobble Switch is activated by moving its flexible arm. The flexible arm moves 360° for activation with almost any swiping motion or gross motor movement by the user. The Wobble Switch can also be activated by pushing the flexible arm down and into the base of the switch. After the flexible arm is activated, it automatically returns to its original position and is ready to be activated again. Features a 6 ft (183 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) mono plug.

Colors available:

  • Black
Twister Switch

Twister Switch

The Twister Switch is an elegant but sturdy small, round switch with a light sensitivity activation force of 1 ounce (30 grams) and a ⅝" (17mm) diameter activation surface. The Twister Switch provides tactile and auditory feedback. Features a 4'8" (150 cm) cable with a ⅛" (3.5 mm) right angle mono plug.

Available colors:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Red
Ctrl+5

Ctrl+5

The Ctrl+5 box allows you to easily access power seating controls right at your fingertips. Designed with five buttons or toggles, this box can be programmed to control up to 10 separate power seating functions! The Ctrl+5 is equipped with the R-NET bus connector, making setup a snap. Features a 4'8" (150 cm) cable with R-NET male bus connector.

Comes standard with a powered USB port, making it easy to charge cell phones or other electronic devices.

Available colors:

  • Black
Dimensions
Dimensions:
  • Buddy Button: 2.5" (6.4 cm) diameter
  • Piko Button: 13mm x 29mm
  • Egg Switch: 1 11/16" x 2¾" x ¾" (4.25 x 6.99 x 19.05 cm)
Product Information
Performance/Weights
Activation Type:
  • Buddy Button: Pressure
  • Micro Light Switch: Light Touch Pressure
  • Spec Switch: Pressure
  • Mini Button: Pressure
Activating Force:
  • Buddy Button: 5 oz (142 g)
  • Piko Button: 125 grams
  • Micro Light Switch: 0.4 ounces (10 grams)
  • Spec Switch: 3.5 ounces (100 grams)
  • Twister Switch: 30 grams
Feedback:
  • Buddy Button: Auditory click, Tactile
  • Micro Light Switch: Auditory click, Tactile
  • Spec Switch: Auditory click, Tactile
  • Mini Button: Auditory click, Tactile
  • Egg Switch: Auditory
  • Wobble Switch: Auditory click, Tactile
  • Twister Switch: Auditory click, Tactile
Connector:
  • Buddy Button: Wired, 5 ft (152 cm), Mono plug
  • Piko Button: Wired, 5 ft (152 cm), Mono plug
  • Micro Light Switch: Wired, 5 ft (152 cm), Mono plug
  • Spec Switch: Wired, 6 ft (183 cm), Mono plug
  • Mini Button: Wired, 6 ft (183 cm), Mono plug
  • Egg Switch: Wired, 4'6" (150 cm), Mono plug
  • Wobble Switch: Wired, 6 ft (183 cm), Mono plug
  • Twister Switch: Wired, 4'8" (150 cm), Mono plug
  • Ctrl+5: Wired, 4'8" (150 cm), R-NET male bus connector
Mounting Options:
  • Buddy Button: Universal Mounting Plate
  • Micro Light Switch: Micro Light Plate
  • Spec Switch: Universal Mounting Plate
  • Mini Button: Universal Mounting Plate

As a part of our ongoing product improvement initiative, Sunrise Medical reserves the right to change specifications and design without notice. Further, not all features and options offered are compatible with all configurations of the wheelchair. Please consult the user instruction manual for more information.