Your Ultimate Guide to Membrane Switch Connectors

As an engineer or designer, we know that finding the perfect connector for your membrane switches can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. With countless options available, narrowing down the choices to find the ideal fit for your project can be a daunting task. But fear not, because we’re here to introduce you to a game-changing tool that will change the way you select membrane switch connectors: the Molex Parts Finder.

Introducing Molex FFC/FPC Connectors 

Molex Easy-On FFC Connectors and FPC Connectors offer a wide range of actuators, pitch sizes (ranging from 0.20 to 2.00mm), and circuit sizes (from 2 to 120) to cater to the needs of electronics manufacturers. Molex has developed an innovative online tool specifically designed to simplify the process of finding the right connector for your membrane switches. This intuitive tool takes your specific parameters into account and swiftly narrows down your options, saving you valuable time and effort.


Step-by-Step Guide to Using the Molex Parts Finder

  1. Visit the Molex Website: Molex Parts Finder.
  2. Choose the Category: The filters for your search can be applied in the menu, on the left hand side. First choose FFC/FPC Connectors. Then click Apply.
  3. Choose Pitch: Next select the pitch that aligns with your project requirements. The pitch refers to the distance between the centers of adjacent pins or conductors on a connector. Then click Apply.
  4. Orientation Selection: Depending on your project’s needs, you may need to specify the orientation of the connector. The Molex Parts Finder allows you to choose the orientation that best suits your application. Then click Apply.
  5. Select Contact Position: Finally, you have the option to specify the contact position of the connector. This ensures that the connector aligns perfectly with your membrane switches. Then click Apply.
  6. Applied Filters: Once you’ve entered and applied your criteria, the page will show the results based on your selections.


Watch the Video Tutorial

Still feeling unsure about how to use the Molex Parts Finder? Not to worry! We’ve put together a short video tutorial that walks you through each step of the process. Become a pro at finding membrane switch connectors in no time.



Why Choose Molex Parts Finder?

Having already collaborated with JN White to engineer your membrane switch, you now face the pivotal task of seamlessly integrating this innovative technology into the product. This step is crucial to ensure optimal performance and functionality of the product. Fortunately, with the advent of the Molex Parts Finder, this daunting task is no longer a source of apprehension. This intuitive tool simplifies the connector selection process, offering us a streamlined solution to seamlessly integrate our user interface into the product. We can now approach this phase with confidence, knowing that the selection process will be efficient, precise, and ultimately, conducive to the success of your interface.

Bid farewell to the endless hours of scouring through catalogs and spec sheets; the Molex Parts Finder is here to streamline your search.

Posted on April 17, 2024. Categorized as .

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