The tail can either exit directly underneath the keypad or exit at either edge with the most ideal position being at least 5-10mm from the edge of the switch to allow for a good adhesive seal. Also if possible, don’t make the tail exit facing upwards, simply to reduce the instance of moisture ingress especially for switches for external use. The
You are not restricted to a straight tail either, our designers can incorporate multi-directional traces to avoid external components and then finish with the connector at right angles to your pin header.
Please contact a member of our Technical Sales Team for further information.