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Single pole surface mounted 12v switches?

I'm planning on installing some LED strips in my galley and they do not have built-in switches. I'd like to find a single pole surface mounted switch to mount on a bulkhead nearby but I've been having a hard time sourcing such a thing that's compact, reasonably priced, and attractive. Any ideas?
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Try Switches - Blue Sea Systems for a variety of switch types that are SPST
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You can also try this website and you can order from them. Allied Electronics ‚Äď Electronic Parts and Components Distributor
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Two possibilities come to mind: a simple SPST toggle switch and a "marine" push-pull switch. Both would require a smallish hole in a panel for mounting, with the wires concealed behind the panel. Easy to find at West Marine or any convenient marine store.

Don't forget to fuse the circuit.

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Re: Single pole surface mounted 12v switches?

Did you ever find a good switch for this application? I am looking for the same thing to switch LED string lights in 4 different places in my boat.
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