ALPS SKST TACT Switch™ is a quiet middle-stroke type switch. Both quiet operation and excellent operating feel are achieved due to the innovative use of metal contacts. The switch features a high operating force of 4N and a long operational life of 500,000 cycles. The SKST TACT Switch is designed for use in automotive applications such as steering wheels and audio systems. The series is suitable for other uses such as industrial equipment and metrology instruments.