DIP Switch

DIP switch definition

DIP switch is an electrical component that is used to disconnect or connect wires in electrical circuit.

DIP switch stands for Dual Inline Package.

The DIP switch is mostly used in circuit boards for permanent configuration and settings of the circuit like jumpers or solder bridge.

DIP switch settings

The DIP switch has usually 4 or 8 mini switches that together set a binary word of 4 or 8 bits.

DIP switch symbol

The circuit diagram symbol of DIP switch is:

 


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