Switches

Optocoupler - Xvive, Vactrol, VTL5C Series
High quality vactrols from Xvive. The Xvive vactrols are clones of the original Excelitas / Perkins-Elmer vactrols used in man effects pedals, synthesizers, compressors and other equipment. These vactrols feature a thick epoxy sealed casing. The VTL5C3 and VTL5C3/2 both have a steep slope, good dynamic range, a very low temperature coefficient of resistance, and a small light history memory.
Starting at $5.50
Footswitch - 3PDT, black body, Solder Lugs, Soft Click
Colors Available:
Black bodied 3PDT footswitches perfect for custom pedal builds. These footswitches feature a low actuation force for fast and responsive switching. Color options are available to dial in the look of your next build. Matching mounting hardware is included. Features
  • Latching Footswitch
  • 3PDT
  • Low Actuation Force
  • Solder Lugs
  • Matching Hardware Included
Starting at $2.45
Footswitch - 3PDT, black body, Solder Lugs, Low Profile
Low profile switches with a smaller footprint than the standard 3PDT sizes. These footswitches are perfect for cramped layouts but are also great for general use. The small solder lugs are great for wiring by hand that also work well with PCB layouts. Mounting hardware included. Features
  • Latching Footswitch
  • 3PDT
  • Low Profile
  • Small Solder Lugs
  • Hardware Included
$3.15
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, DPDT, 2 Position, Solder Lugs, Flatted
Carling mini-toggle switch, DPDT, ideal for phase switching, coil-tapping, series/parallel pickup switching in guitars. This switch features a flattened actuator.
  • 0.354" bushing length
  • ¼" mounting hole diameter
  • Double pole/Double throw (DPDT)
$4.95
Relay - Panasonic, DPDT, 5V, Single Coil, Non-Latching
High quality non-latching relays from the Panasonic TQ series. These 5 volt relays are commonly used in pedals for true bypass switching. Relay switching can allow for a variety of options on pedal builds. Different footswitch modes can be obtained using the same momentary footswitch. Stereo switching using a standard footswitch is another possible option. Features:
  • Compact low profile size
  • Standard DIL spacing for easy PCB use and breadboard compatibility
  • Non-Latching
  • Single Coil
  • 5V Coil Voltage

For a latching version, please see P-RP-TQ2-L-5V.
$3.25
Footswitch - 3PDT, GØRVA Design, Mechano, Soft Click
The Gorva Mechano is a premium 3PDT soft-touch latching footswitch. Gorva Designs have quickly established themselves as a high quality pedal parts company with their enclosures, see P-H1590BB-GORVA-X and P-H1590N1-GORVA-X, and the Mechano switches are no exception. With a life rating of 30,000 cycles, these switches outperform most stompbox switches.
Features:
  • 3PDT latching stomp switch
  • Soft touch actuation with a force of 1.0±0.3Kgf
  • Green Case
  • RoHS & Lead-free
$4.75
Relay - Panasonic, DPDT, 5V, Single Coil, Latching
High quality latching relays from the Panasonic TQ series. These 5 volt relays are commonly used in pedals for true bypass switching. Relay switching can allow for a variety of options on pedal builds. Different footswitch modes can be obtained using the same momentary footswitch. Stereo switching using a standard footswitch is another possible option.
Features:
  • Compact low profile size
  • Standard DIL spacing for easy PCB use and breadboard compatibility
  • Latching
  • Single Coil
  • 5V Coil Voltage

For a non-latching version, please see P-RP-TQ2-5V.
$3.95
Footswitch - Carling, SPST, Momentary, Solder Lugs
Carling, SPST footswitch, momentary with solder lugs. Provides a compact yet rugged solution to general purpose switch needs. Alternate action, metal construction and stiff (6-8 lb) actuation force have combined to make this switch a pillar in a variety of markets.
$7.95
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, DPDT, 2 Position, Solder Lugs, Short Bat
Carling mini-toggle switch, DPDT, 2 position, ¼" mounting hole diameter, 0.354" bushing length.
$2.75
On Backorder
Switch - Toggle, SPST, for Fender®
SPST. Made in Taiwan (M10 x.1.0 threading) .39" bushing diameter.
$1.95
Switch - Fender®, Push SLFLK Short
Package of 2
Genuine Fender replacement switch. Push SLFLK Short Stroke. 6 pin PCB mount
$3.95
Switch - Switchcraft, Pickup Selector Toggle, DPDT, Right Angle
Switchcraft Pickup Selector, replacement for Gibson L-Type. Similar to Gibson®. As found on 335 hollow body style guitars as well as thinner solid bodies such as the Gibson SG.
  • Tip not included. See W-SC-W0X (Note: Two threads will show beneath the switch cap.)
  • Nickel Finish
$21.95
Switch - Rotary Impedance Selector, for Hammond 1600A series
Includes: 3 pole, 3 position rotary switch, ¼" output jack and black chicken head knob. Hammond 1600A series transformers provide 'easy wire secondary' impedances of 4, 8, or 16 ohms. We now offer a selector switch, pre-wired and complete with ¼" output jack. Follow simple instructions provided to wire transformer secondary to switch, mount switch and ¼" jack in separate 3/8" diameter holes in chassis and you'll easily be able to select output impedance as necessary. (Not recommended for 1645A or 1650G) (See P-H1600 for a selector switch to work with Hammond 1600 series transformers.)
$11.95
Switch - Vibrato LDR, for Fender® Amps
Optocoupler. Vibrato LDR for Fender Amps. Fix the dead LDR-style tremolo on your vintage Fender amps as well as others.
  • Non-polarized optical side is indicated by silver dot and slightly longer leads
  • Resistive side is indicated only by slightly shorter leads
$8.95
Switch - Carling, Toggle, DPST, 3 Position, Play-Stdby-Off
Carling, DPST 3 position toggle switch (play-stby-off). Length: 1.32" Width: 0.75" Body Depth: 0.78" Chassis Hole Diam: 0.50"
$5.25
Switch - Carling, Mini Rocker, DPST, On-Off
Carling miniature rocker switch, DPST with .187" tabs (Marshall style). On-Off. 4A 250VAC; 8A 125VAC; 6A 250V. This switch is ideal for applications with back panel size constraints. It fits in a standard rectangular cutout and is designed to provide ease of insertion along with superior panel retention qualities. A high profile rocker and butt-action contacts provide the user with a crisp positive-type feel.
$2.10
Switch - Carling, Submini Toggle, SPDT, 2 Position, PC Pins
Carling submini toggle switch, SPDT, 2 position, .195" mounting hole diameter, 0.236" bushing length.
$3.95
Footswitch - Carling, DPDT, Side Solder Lugs
Good stomp-box effects switch (Double Pole, Double Throw), On-On. Solder Lugs. 1A 250V, 3A 125V Note: On-On switches may sometimes be referred to as On-None-On.
$7.95
Washer - Switchcraft, S1028, flat for insulating panels
Switchcraft (brown) rigid plastic washer for 3/8” bushing. Perfect for insulating metal bushings from the chassis, use with W-SC-S1029.
$0.40
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, DPDT, 3 Position
Genuine Carling DPDT 3 Position Mini Toggle, Round Bat, Solder Lugs
  • DPDT ( Double Pole/ Double Throw) switch
  • 0.354" bushing length
  • 0.409” bat length
  • ¼" chassis hole diameter
  • Solder terminals
Starting at $3.10
Switch - Toggle, DPDT, On-On, Screw Terminals
Heavy duty bat handle, DPDT. Rating: 20A 125V AC, 10A 277V AC Mounts in 1/2" hole, screw connections. On-On.
Note: On-On switches may sometimes be referred to as On-None-On.
$8.55
Nut - Marshall, for S-HM301 Toggle Switch, Chrome
Chrome slotted nut for part S-HM301 toggle switch.
  • Thread size = 15/32 - 32 thread pitch
$3.50
Toggle Switch - Carling, DPDT, 2 Position, On-On, Terminals
Carling, 2 position DPDT toggle switch with screw terminals. On-On.
Note: On-On switches may sometimes be referred to as On-None-On.
$7.65
Switch - Rotary, 1 Pole, 3 Position
Solid 6mm Shaft, 6A 125VAC, 0.39" bushing diameter. 1 pole, 3 position. Break before make (non-shorting) Adjustable stop with slotted spring pin (3 position or 2 position).
$10.50