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Discontinued for reference only

CT83   Economical flush mount keypads

Low cost, flush mount CT 83 keypads are available in 4-key, 12-key, 16-key, and 20-key layouts. Simple, reliable, and rated for more than 1-million operations, the CT 83 key pads are designed for industrial applications and feature a choice of key legend styles and colors.

  1. Rugged, economical 4-, 12-, 16, and 20-key keypads
  2. Common point or matrix wiring
  3. Easy flush mounting
  4. Various key legends available as accessories
  5. More than 1-million operations
  6. Customized CT 83 keypads are available with: common point electrical wiring, marked or colored key caps, black legends hot stamped directly on keys.

CT 83 Keypad
DescriptionPart Number
4-key, common point circuitKIT83 04000 06
12- key, matrix circuit
KIT83 12050 06
16-key, matrix circuit
KIT83 16050 06
20-key, matrix circuit
KIT83 20050 06
Keypads are delivered with unmarked white keys and the
corresponding quantity of transparent key caps.

10 V/30 mA nominal
24V max
500 mV/10 mA min
0.7 W nominal power
Contact circuit resistance<120 Ohms, initial
Insulation resistance>1,000 M Ohms, 100 VDC
Operating force1.8 N +35%
Travel2 mm +0.1 mm
Operating life>1-million operations
Vibration resistance2000 /10 Hz, 10 cycles, 10 G
E.D.S. protection5000 V
Operating temperature-25 to +70°C
Storage temperature-40 to +85°C

12-key keypad

16-key keypad

Key Legends
Use with CT 83 keypads

Adhesive legends for keys, mount
underneath clear plastic key caps.
Alphabet, A-Z20-40501 11
Numbers/symbols20 40601 11


20 40406 00