What are electrical rotary switches?

Electrical rotary switches, also known as rotary selectors or rotary switches, are a type of electromechanical switch used to control electrical circuits by manually rotating a knob or lever to select from a range of discrete positions. These switches are commonly used in various applications where different electrical connections or functions need to be switched on or off, adjusted, or selected.

Common uses of rotary switches include:

  • Selector Switches: Voltage or Resistance Selection:
  • Motor Control
  • Channel Selection
  • Industrial Control
  • Amplifiers and Audio Equipment