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What is the difference between momentary, latched and timer switches?

When you press a momentary switch, the device stays on as long as you maintain pressure on the switch.

A latch switch turns on the device when the switch is pressed once and turns off the device when the switch is pressed again.

Our Two Function Jumbo Switch #7910 allows you to choose between momentary and latch operation.

Pressing a timer switch turns on a device for a preset amount of time (0 to 120 seconds). Enabling Devices has a Switch Modifier (#605) that will change any momentary switch into a latch or timer switch. 

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