Series: CHS

Capacitive switch

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3 Variants


  • Capacitive switch
  • Perfect sensitivity
  • Multicolor illumination
  • Standard sensitivity for glass thickness of up to 2mm
  • Quick and easy installation behind non-conductive materials (glass, plastic, wood,...)

Unique Selling Proposition

  • Allows free design, invisible installation
  • Fully potted for harshest conditions
  • Small mounting depth
  • Easy and hygienic cleaning


  • Water tolerant
  • Area illumination
  • Wearless, no moving parts
  • Wiping tolerant / Easy to clean
  • 3M Adhesive transfer tape 468MP

Other versions on request

  • CHS2 / CHS3 without illumination or programmed light settings
  • Sensitivity adjustments for other materials and thicknesses
  • Switching type latching

Electrical Data

Supply Voltage

5 - 28 VDC

Current Consumption all LEDs

adjustable by the customer

Reverse Polarity Protection


Short Circuit Protection



> 100 million actuations

Mechanical Data

Actuation Type


Actuating Force


Climatical Data

Operating Temperature

-40 to 85 °C

Storage Temperature

-40 to 85 °C

Detailed information on product approvals, code requirements, usage instructions and detailed test conditions can be looked up in  Details about Approvals
SCHURTER products are designed for use in industrial environments. They have approvals from independent testing bodies according to national and international standards. Products with specific characteristics and requirements such as required in the automotive sector according to IATF 16949, medical technology according to ISO 13485 or in the aerospace industry can be offered exclusively with customer-specific, individual agreements by SCHURTER.


The product complies with following Guide Lines

Identification Details Initiator Description
Approval marks CE Selbsteklaration SCHURTER AG The CE marking declares that the product complies with the applicable requirements laid down in the harmonisation of Community legislation on its affixing in accordance with EU Regulation 765/2008.
Approval marks Zulassung_Symbol_UKCA SCHURTER AG The UKCA marking declares that the product complies with the applicable requirements laid down in the British Amendment of Regulation (EC) 765/2008.
Environment_Safety RoHS_Logo_color_CMYK_tif SCHURTER AG Directive RoHS 2011/65/EU, Amendment (EU) 2015/863
Environment_Safety REACH SCHURTER AG On 1 June 2007, Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals 1 (abbreviated as "REACH") entered into force.


Dimension [mm]


A:␉Stranded␍B:␉Suitable for connector JST GHR-07V-S


A:␉Stranded␍B:␉Suitable for connector JST GHR-07V-S␍C:␉Illumination area


A:␉Stranded␍C:␉Illumination area␍D:␉Label

Cable CHS1
Cable CHS2


Connection scheme CHS1
(Without illumination)
Technical Data

Connection scheme CHS2 and CHS3
(With illumination)

Area illumination

Operating Data Forward Voltage Nominal LED current
LED red 2.1 V 20 mA
LED green 3.0 V 20 mA
LED blue 3.1 V 20 mA
PWM frequency LED: max. 100Hz    
Power consumption without lighting: < 1mA (Output contact open)  
Power consumption without lighting: < 6mA (Output contact closed)  

Short Table of Variants CHS Open complete table CHS

Designation Rated current Illumination Order Number

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CHS1 30mA non-illuminated 3-132-513 ...
CHS2 100 mA Area illumination 3-132-515 ...
CHS3 2A Area illumination 3-132-516 ...

Packaging unit 10 

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