05559311 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 10 patents.

An electrical switch assembly has a resilient dual detent dome carrying concentric electrically conducting pellets which sequentially contact conductive ends of traces on a printed circuit board in response to partial and full depression of the dome. The dome is designed to provide a first tactile feel when the first pellet contacts the circuit board and then a snap action tactile feel when the second pellet engages the circuit board.

Title
Dual detent dome switch assembly
Application Number
8/364377
Publication Number
5559311
Application Date
December 27, 1994
Publication Date
September 24, 1996
Inventor
Christopher J Gorbatoff
Vienna
OH, US
Agent
Cary W Brooks
William A Schuetz
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
H01H 1/14
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