Ok will do. Any in particular you recommend?I wouldn't do it. Aside from the issue of severely overloading the contacts with 4X their rated current, there's the issue of contact resistance and voltage drop: running on only 5 volts, your application is likely going to be VERY sensitive to any voltage drop across the contacts-- and that voltage drop is likely to be very substantial due to the high current.
Buy a proper switch meant for low-voltage, high-current service.
And don't get it from Ebay.
ebay sells cheap junk. They make extra profit by making the decimal point so small that you don't see that it is actually 0.1A and is not 1A.
You need to consult the datasheet.Wondering if ok to use a rocker switch that specifies AC 250V 1A for a 5V 4A power supply plug?
It was for the 5v line. Have selected a 6A inline rocker switch now. Thanks all.What is not mentioned is if the switch is in the mains power to that 5 volt supply, or if you are wanting to switch the 5 volts line. There is a very big difference. It should be OK switching the mains power, not the 5 volts line.
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