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Arcade Button - 30mm Translucent Pink

SKU: ADA472

$4.95 AUD, inc GST
$4.50 AUD, exc GST

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Arcade Button - 30mm Translucent Pink
4.95 AUD

SKU: ADA472

$4.95 AUD, inc GST
$4.50 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 17 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 27th of Nov with Express Post within Australia.
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A button is a button, and a switch is a switch, but these translucent arcade buttons are in a class of their own. They're the same size as common arcade controls (often referred to as 30mm diameter) but have some nice things going for them that justify the extra dollar.

First, they look fantastic, all 6 colors have a crystal translucent glossy look. Although they do not have LEDs built in, Adafruit are confident that sticking a diffused LED into the body would make it light up very nicely. They are also shorter than cheap arcade controls, and snap into place, so you only need 1.5" of depth (1.25" if you bend the contacts over). The button action is smooth, without a strong click, yet you can definitely feel when the button is pressed. A tiny micro-switch is pre-installed, with gold plated contacts.

Technical Details

Weight: 12 grams

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Documentation and Resources:
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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
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  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

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