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Switches

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*This Page was Updated on 3/18/2021.*

What are electrical switches?

The term switches refer to any of a number of electrical components that connect or disconnect an electrical circuit, divert the current from one conductor to another, or interrupt the electrical current in a circuit. Many switches are simply binary devices with an on position and an off position. As simple as this process sounds, there are a vast range of electrical switches out there, each serving a specified task or having been built for specific applications. Pacer Group understands that electrical switches are an integral part of many systems. That is why we go out of our way to offer some many various styles of switches.

"As simple as this process sounds, there are a vast range of electrical switches out there, each serving a specified task or having been built for specific applications."

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When trying to determine which type of switch to use, the first thing to consider is the purpose of the switch you're looking for. Are you looking to change between battery banks? You will likely want to consider battery switches. Are you replacing switches on your dash panel? Then Carling Contura rocker switches is where you should start. Maybe you just want a cover guard for your toggle switch. Then look no further than switch accessories. We’ll cover the basics of each type of electrical switch and help to point you in the right direction.