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Astute Electronics is an authorised, franchised seller and technical partner for C&K Components, a leader in interface and switch technology as well as smart card and high reliability connector products.
C&K Components offers more than 55,000 unique part numbers that are built, priced and delivered as standard catalogue items. In addition, C&K offers customers the opportunity to purchase “variants” of standard product, (for example cropped pins) based on their application needs, or if required fully customised switch solutions. With design and manufacture in several global locations, C&K Components offers cost effective products at the leading edge of switching technology.
C&K’s current switch product portfolio includes: low profile tactile switches, navigation switches, detect switches, pushbutton switches, rotary, switchlock and key switches, slide switches, toggle switches, DIP, illuminated switches, and sealed switches.
Astute Electronics support the full range of C&K products to their Hi-Rel, Military, and Aerospace customers.
In addition to their range of standard products, Astute can provide technical support to develop customer-specific solutions in conjunction with the manufacturer.

Astute and C&K

We are very pleased to appoint Astute Electronics as a specialist re-seller of our products for the Hi-Rel, Military and Aerospace markets in the United Kingdom. Astute’s technical support and capabilities as a logistic provider in these markets means they are ideally placed represent C&K, and to introduce our innovative products to these key markets. Astute can supply all of C&K standard and customised products, and are fully trained by us to ensure they offer the technical support needed to design these products in. We look forward to a long and rewarding partnership together.

Craig Thomson, Sales Manager for Northern & central EMEA


Key products

  • Pushbuttons – Extensive range of styles, from ultra-miniature to power for PCB, SMD and panel mount applications. Illuminated and sealed models available.
  • 7000 + 9000 Series Toggles switches
  • 7000 + 9000 Series Rocker switches
  • 3 Series Thumbwheels
  • DIP switches – SMD half pitch; Low profile, Standard profile; Side-actuated; SIP (Single-in-line package); DIP coded rotary
  • Detect switches in various sizes and shapes with different actuator types. Sealed, PCB and SMT mounting available.

Astute – your technical partner for C&K.

C&K distributor

Supporting your innovation

From minor modifications to cabling and full solutions, Astute can engineer components to suit your needs, supported by the manufacturer.


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