Categories: Electromechanical

  • Panasonic datasheets at your fingertips
    February 21, 2018
    View, Bookmark and Share with the NEW Panasonic INDustrial App!Panasonic component and device specifications made easy, accessible, and shareable right from your mobile device!This App is available for both iOS and Android devices via the Apple and Google Play App stores. It allows users to search by part number or with as little as a 5-digit Series name. Here is everything there is to know to navigate the App successfully.
  • January 17, 2018
    A Light Touch Switch, or a Tactile Switch, is used to switch operational signal input in various electronic devices which provides tactile feedback. There is a vast variety of switches available with different characteristics and it can be overwhelming for an engineer to select the best Switch for a particular application.
  • mass robotics
    November 18, 2016
    Panasonic has partnered with MassRobotics, an independent organization serving as a hub and accelerator program for Robotic start-up companies, located in Boston, MA. MassRobotics brings together innovative start-up companies and leading technology organizations, like Panasonic, to help nurture the next evolution of Robotics and also promote new talent, economic growth and innovation. For a full list of Partner companies, please visit
  • Tactile Switches: Understanding Actuation Force Characteristics - Panasonic Industrial Devices
    June 17, 2015
    One of the first things to understand about tactile switches is the value and limitations of actuation force specifications.
  • Benefits of IP 67 Approved Electronic Switches
    April 01, 2015
    A nice switch feel won’t matter much if the switch doesn’t work reliably for the life of the device. The best tactile switches will typically offer a life expectancy measured from 100,000 to more than a million press-and-release cycles. Like force and travel specifications, the predicted lifecycle for every electronic switch is readily available on its datasheet.
  • Improving Tactile Switch Actuation and Lifecycle Whitepaper
    February 11, 2015
    Advanced manufacturing methods have created new switch designs that set themselves apart from the pack.
  • November 13, 2012
    EVQ-V9 Series Waterproof Encoder In this video, we demonstrate the Panasonic EVQ-V9 Series waterproof encoder. This 18mm rotary encoder has a 4 bit gray code output and is perfect for usage in applications that are subject to excess humidity or water. For more videos, check out Panasonic's YouTube Channel.