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MIL-DTL-8834



Switches, Toggle, Positive Break, General Specification for (w/Amendment 2) FSC: 5930

This specification covers the military service requirements for snap-action, non-teasable, positive-break and make, one-hole mounting toggle switches. These switches are intended for use in alternating current (ac) and direct current (dc) applications for dry circuit, low level, and power switching. The sealing characteristics covered by this specification include toggle sealed devices and environmentally sealed devices



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Document Downloads

  • MIL-DTL-8834
  • Switches, Toggle, Positive Break, General Specification for (w/Amendment 2) Revision: K, Dated: 21 June 2017 File Name: dtl8834.pdf, File Size: 551 kb


  • MIL-DTL-8834K w/Amendment 1 (Initial Draft) 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, General Specification
    Dated: 25 April 2017
    File name: iddtl8834.pdf, File Size: 599 kb

  • MIL-S-8834 Group Validation Notice 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, General Specification (Group Validation Notice)
    Dated: 03 March 2000
    File name: mil8834not.pdf, File Size: 5 kb

  • MIL-DTL-8834/1A 
  • Switches, Toggle, Positive Break, Four Pole, Miniature, Sealed, Solder Lug, with or Without Lever Lock, .469 or .250 Inch Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 18 April 2002
    File name: dtl8834ss1.pdf, File Size: 116 kb

  • MIL-DTL-8834/1A Notice 2 
  • Switches, Toggle, Positive Break, Four Pole, Miniature, Sealed, Solder Lug, with or Without Lever Lock, .469 or .250 Inch Mounting Bushing (Inactivation Notice)
    Dated: 24 November 2014
    File name: dtl8834ss1not2.pdf, File Size: 14 kb

  • MS14001J 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Solder Lug, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 05 October 2011
    File name: ms14001.pdf, File Size: 61 kb

  • MS14002J w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Solder Lug, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms14002.pdf, File Size: 159 kb

  • MS14003J w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Solder Lug, Four Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 19 May 2016
    File name: ms14003.pdf, File Size: 177 kb

  • MS21026G w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Miniature Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 13 November 2014
    File name: ms21026.pdf, File Size: 231 kb

  • MS21027R w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 19 May 2016
    File name: ms21027.pdf, File Size: 266 kb

  • MS21346F 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock and Toggle, Miniature Toggle Sealed, Integrated Wire Terminals, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 December 2005
    File name: ms21346.pdf, File Size: 92 kb

  • MS21347K 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, and --Lever Lock--, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Integrated Wire Terminals, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 December 2005
    File name: ms21347.pdf, File Size: 89 kb

  • MS21351G w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Special Circuit, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21351.pdf, File Size: 161 kb

  • MS21353L 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Special Circuit, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 17 September 2019
    File name: ms21353.pdf, File Size: 215 kb

  • MS21354M w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Printed Circuit Board Terminals, Single Pole, .250 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21354.pdf, File Size: 236 kb

  • MS21355K w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Printed Circuit Board Terminals, Double Pole, .250 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21355.pdf, File Size: 244 kb

  • MS21356J w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Printed Circuit Board Terminals, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21356.pdf, File Size: 168 kb

  • MS21357J w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Printed Circuit Board Terminals, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21357.pdf, File Size: 181 kb

  • MS21433F 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Single Pole, Printed Circuit Board Terminals, Right Angle Mount
    Dated: 05 October 2011
    File name: ms21433.pdf, File Size: 85 kb

  • MS21436C w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break Lever Lock Miniature Toggle Switch Solder Lug, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 13 November 2014
    File name: ms21436.pdf, File Size: 265 kb

  • MS21437H w/Amendment 2 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms21437.pdf, File Size: 268 kb

  • MS24612L w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 13 November 2014
    File name: ms24612.pdf, File Size: 285 kb

  • MS24613L 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 13 November 2014
    File name: ms24613.pdf, File Size: 298 kb

  • MS24614L w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Lever Lock, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Four Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 13 November 2014
    File name: ms24614.pdf, File Size: 333 kb

  • MS24655S w/Amendment 2 
  • 2016
    Dated: 25 May 2017
    File name: ms24655.pdf, File Size: 294 kb

  • MS24656R w/Amendment 2 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Single Pole, Solder Lug or Integrated Wire Terminals; .250 Mounting Bushings
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms24656.pdf, File Size: 302 kb

  • MS25306K w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 19 May 2016
    File name: ms25306.pdf, File Size: 151 kb

  • MS25307L w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 20 April 2016
    File name: ms25307.pdf, File Size: 169 kb

  • MS25308L w/Amendment 1 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Environmentally Sealed, Screw Terminal, Four Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing, 25 Amperes
    Dated: 19 May 2016
    File name: ms25308.pdf, File Size: 199 kb

  • MS90310J w/Amendment 2 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature, Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Single Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms90310.pdf, File Size: 154 kb

  • MS90311M w/Amendment 2 
  • Switch, Toggle, Positive Break, Miniature Toggle Sealed, Solder Lug, Double Pole, .469 Mounting Bushing
    Dated: 21 March 2017
    File name: ms90311.pdf, File Size: 159 kb


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