EAO Series 09 Universal Switches

EAO Series 09 Universal Switches offer an unlimited combination of switching functions for various vehicle applications. These switches feature a modular, ergonomic design and an appealing, durable surface coating with fantastic haptics and tactile feedback. The series 09 switches are available in single and dual-contact variations and offer universal configuration options. Typical applications include a menu/reset button, transmission control, SOS and hazard light switch, and various driving functions.

The series 09 universal switches offer illuminated symbols per ISO 7000. The basic versions feature switches with white symbol illumination and the choice of no, one, or three red LED status indicators. A warning light switch with a red symbol illumination is also available as a standard configuration.


  • Developed and manufactured in accordance with automotive quality standard IATF 16949
  • Ergonomic, modular design with IP5K4 protection rating
  • Standard ISO 7000 symbols or customer-specific symbols available
  • Multi-status indication for many applications
  • Snap-in mounting and two tactile styles (firm or soft)
  • Mountable in standard DIN radio slot (DIN ISO 7736)


  • Product options (optionally available as a diagnosis-capable version with Namur contact):
    • Universal switch standard: 
      • 12V or 24V
    • Universal switch dual-contact:
      • NO/NO or NO/NC-NO
      • 12V or 24V
  •  Electrical characteristics:
    • 8VDC to 18VDC (12V product option)
    • 18VDC to 32VDC (24V product option)
    • 50mA maximum current
    • 1mA minimum current
    • Maximum power:
      • 1VA (without Namur)
      • 0.25VA (with Namur)
    • 32VDC maximum switching voltage
  • Ambient conditions:
    • – 40°C to 85°C operating temperature range
    • – 40°C to 85°C storage temperature
  • Protection degree:
    • Up to IP5K4 front side (built into a panel)
    • IP20 rear side
  • Illumination:
    • LED symbol illumination:
      • Color white:
        • Approximately 20cd/m2 (conditions:28VDC or 14VDC, 23°C±2K)
      • Color red (for hazard warning light):
        • Approximately 90cd/m2 (conditions:28VDC or 14VDC, 23°C±2K)
    • LED status indicator:
      • Color red:
        • Approximately 200cd/m(28VDC or 14VDC and 23°C±2K)
  • Mechanical characteristics:
    • Actuation force:
      • 4.5N (soft (long travel) haptics) 
      • 6.5N (firm (short travel) haptics)
    • 250N overload
    • Up to 250,000 cycles of operation mechanical lifetime 


  • Transmission selection (PRND)
  • Hazard warning
  • Climate system
  • Lighting interior and exterior
  • Fan speed
  • Accessory function controls
  • Menu/reset button
  • Lock/unlock
  • Headlight on/off
  • Heated seats/air-conditioning/fan
  • SOS and hazard light switch
  • Various driving functions
EAO Series 09 Universal Switches


Published: 2023-04-25 | Updated: 2023-05-30