Company Profile


Grayhill is a designer and manufacturer of products such as  switches, optical encoders, joysticks, keypads, custom front panels, and panel computers for applications in the agriculture, construction, defense aerospace, medical, automotive and electronics industries.

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Company Info

P: 708-354-1040
F: 708-354-2820
561 Hillgrove Ave.
La Grange, IL 60525-5997

Grayhill Entries

  • ►  Switches • Rotary Switches 

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    An electromechanical switch that is commonly used on devices which have two or more different modes of operations.

    Grayhill manufactures single-deck and multi-deck rotary switches that feature ratings of 200mA, 0.25 amp, 1 amp or 10 amps. The various rotary switches also feature 1 to 6 poles and 1 to 12 decks. The company's rotary switches are used in radio frequency selection, navigation and communication equipment, precision test and measuring equipment, sound mixing and editing consoles, voice and data communications, military radios and receivers, automotive climate control, entertainment systems, and musical instrument controls.

  • ►  Switches • DIP Switches 

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    DIP switches are manual electric switches packaged in a group of standard dual in-line package (DIP). These switches are used on printed circuit boards.

    Grayhill Inc. designs and manufactures DIP switches available in surface mount, through hole, rotary, standard and half pitch, and multiple actuator designs. Typical switch applications include telecommunications, computer motherboards, remote control frequency setting, and option setting. Featuring life ratings of 2,000 cycles, the switches come in a number of actuation types: side actuation toggle, top actuation slide, top actuated recessed slide, raised or recessed slide, raised slide, and rotary. Some of the switches are available in low profile and small sizes to accommodate DIP applications with limited space.

  • ►  Switches • Rotary Switches • Multi-Deck Rotary Switches 

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    Grayhill, Inc. is a manufacturer of multi deck rotary switches featuring 1-6 or 1-12 poles. Additional features include PC mount or solder lug termination, angles of throw ranging from 15° to 90°, maximum amp ratings or .25 or 1 and shaft sizes from .125" to .25".

  • ►  Motion Control • Feedback Devices • Encoders • Optical Encoders 

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    Grayhill offers optical encoders in over a half dozen models for a wide range of applications, including: electric motors, flow meters, material handling, machine tool controls, steer by wire, pulse/signal generators, oscilloscopes, agricultural/construction equipment, etc. These encoders feature life cycle ratings up to 300,000,000 and resolutions ranging from 8 to 32 PPR. They come in body sizes ranging from 0.500" to 1.770" and behind panel lengths ranging from 0.220" to 0.702".

  • ►  Switches • DIP Switches • Surface Mount DIP Switches 

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    Grayhill offers surface mount DIP switches for option setting, remote control frequency setting, computer motherboard, and telecommunication applications. These switches feature DPST or SPST circuitry, side or top actuation types, and life ratings ranging from 1,000 to 2,000 cycles. They come in the following models: 76HP piano DIP, 78H standard DIP package, 90HB low profile, and 97 half-pitch 0.050" center.

  • ►  Switches • DIP Switches • Thru Hole DIP Switches 

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    Grayhill offers through-hole DIP switches in the following configurations: coded output (with shaft), surface mount, machine insertable, linear circuit selector, right angle, sealed base, etc. These switches are available with: life ratings up to 2,000 cycles; piano, rocker, recessed, raised, recessed, side, rotary, or top actuation types; and hexadecimal, BCD, octal, SPST, bussed/isolated, or 4PST circuit types.