150 Switches

I got lots of wonderful little gifties for my recent birthday, but one of the most out-there was a bag of 150 Assorted Rocker Slide and Toggle switches from Jameco. It’s literally a 2 pound scoop of switches in a plastic bag, sealed and mailed. Thanks Mom and Dad!

I spent a good 10 minutes sorting it out – here’s all that squinched into 45 seconds:

So, what do you get in a two pound sack of switches? Well, after another hour or so of cataloging, here’s the results:

(It’s exactly 150 switches! Well I’ll be…)

Quantity Genus Action Poles Description
11 Rocker ON-OFF-ON 1 Large Black
15 Rocker ON-OFF 1 Large Black
3 Rocker ON-OFF 2 Large Tan Power
9 Rocker ON-OFF 1 Medium Black
3 Rocker ON-OFF 1 Round Black
2 Rocker ON-OFF 2 Round Black
11 Rocker (ON)-OFF-(ON) 1 Medium Red
4 Rocker ON-OFF 2 Large Black Illuminated
4 Rocker ON-ON 3 Medium Red
11 Rocker ON-ON 1 Panel-mount Red
2 Rocker ON-ON 1 Right-angle mount
2 Rocker ON-ON 2 Right Angle mount red
1 Rocker ON-OFF-ON 1 Medium Blue
1 Rocker ON-OFF 1 Small Black
2 Rocker ON-OFF-ON 1 Large Red/Green Illuminated
8 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 1 Right angle plunger
11 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 2 Spring-loaded plunger
5 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 2 Small red/white plunger
2 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 2 Small black plunger
2 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 2 Small blue plunger
2 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 2 Tiny pushbutton
2 Pushbutton ON-(ON) 1 Panel mount square illuminated
2 Pushbutton OFF-(ON) 1 Grey rectangle illuminated
3 Slide ON-ON 2 115-230V Selector Switch
5 Slide ON-ON 2 250V-rated slide switch
2 Slide ON-ON-ON 2 Small silver 3 position
4 Slide ON-ON 1 Tiny slide switch
1 Slide ON-ON 2 Square blue slide switch
4 Dipswitch OFF-ON 2-Lever Red Dipswitch
1 Dipswitch OFF-ON 4-Lever Dipswitch
1 Dipswitch OFF-ON 5 Lever Dipswitch
1 Microswitch OFF-(ON) 1 Microswitch w/ 4″ tails
2 Microswitch ON-(ON) 1 Black microswitch with trigger
4 Pushbutton OFF-(ON) 1 Blue breakboard pushbutton
4 Pushbutton OFF-(ON) 1 Illuminated breadboard pushbutton
2 Pushbutton OFF-(ON) 1 Misc tiny pushbutton
1 Keyboard Switch OFF-(ON) 1 Large grey keyboard switch
(5) Cap Round black button cap
150 TOTAL
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