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Sanwa OBSC 24mm Translucent Pushbutton - Clear

$3.95 (USD)
0.30 Ounces
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  • Product Description

    Sanwa latest and highly anticipated addtion to their hugely popular arcade button lineup comes in the form of 24mm translucent buttons! Available in 6 colors, these still feature the feather-sensitive, competition-ready SW-68 microswitch and are a great completement to your existing setup.  As with the OBSC-30, with care you can add artwork to these buttons as well.

    Adding Artwork to Sanwa OBSC Pushbutton

    If you are not certain about how paper artwork is inserted into the Sanwa OBSC, this quick tutorial may assist. new-window-icon.png

    24 vs 30mm

    When processing orders, a frequent mistake we found among new players is choosing the wrong size for action buttons, such as punch and kick.

    Within the fighting game genre, Japanese arcade buttons commonly consist of two diameter sizes: 24 millimeter and 30 milllimeter (mm). In most configurations, 30mm represents your action button.  These are front facing, appearing most prominent on your Fightstick control panel.  Option button, such as "Start", "Select", or more recently "Option", "Touch", or "Share" are usually 24mm.

    UPDATE: Owners of Neo Geo AES Joysticks will need 24mm pushbuttons instead of 30mm (Thanks SRK's DEZALB)

    Below is a visual representation of a common Fightstick control panel.  Throughout this article, we will mark 24mm in green, and 30mm in Orange.

    Common joystick configuration

    Checking the Proper Size

    button-30mm.pngAnother way that players can misinterpret the pushbutton size is by measuring the pushbutton plunger.  Have a look at the diagram at right.

    The plunger - the part that you press down to represent an input - is 25mm or a bit smaller in most 30mm pushbuttons.  Often this leads to the conclusion that one needs a 24mm button and not 30mm.

    Similarly measuring the button rim can lead to confusion, as it is intentionally larger than the button hole it is placed in.  You don't want to use these measurements.  Instead, review the button housing diameter, or the hole the button will be placed in.  You can do this with a caliper - a digital caliper is often quite helpful for this and other arcade-related projects.

    Control Panel Configuration

    Most Fightsticks from MadCatz, Hori, Qanba, and similar will use these two sizes.  How the buttons are used will depend on the model joystick that you own. Over time, we'll provide example configurations for specific popular Fightstick models and arcade cabinets using the color key for 24mm (green) and 30mm (orange).  We'll also expand the key for future models if another size is introduced, and we offer for sale.


    24vs30mm Hitbox Example
    HRAP and Qanba Model Configuration
    MadCatz Model Configuration
    Qanba Q1 and Mayflash/Venom Model Configuration

  • Product Reviews


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    1. Extremely brittle tabs

      I think after taking them out and putting them back in once almost all the tabs broke off of every single button. I might have 2-3 buttons with both tabs left but they are very very prone to snapping off.

      I have a couple buttons with no tabs left and most still have just one. I don't know if this is gonna be a huge deal as far as them falling out or anything like that but it's still very disappointing that the quality was so low. I did see one user say they were more durable than the ones included with his original stick, maybe I just got a bad batch of them but several people in the hitbox discord confirmed that the obsc buttons are indeed very brittle compared to the others.
      on Jul 12th 2022

    2. Great buttons

      great buttons. feel satisfying to press. they are a little light to the touch so be careful brushing over top of the buttons. on Jun 10th 2019

    3. Working as intended

      No squeaky noises on presses. Everything working as intended. Only thing that bugged me was that it was hard to get through the holes but I guess that's what happens with new buttons. on Jan 7th 2019

    4. Nice product, fast delivery.

      Nice product, fast delivery. on Oct 28th 2017

    5. Great

      A really good product, I'm glad they have this color, I was able to build a clear fightstick on Aug 13th 2017

    6. Good

      Its good it works very well if you are trying to just find a push button for your START/SELECT buttons and would like to add custom art. Also the go to if you are building a hitbox style "stick" and want to add art into the buttons. on Mar 27th 2017

    7. Plays Great, Feels Great!

      I got a set of six buttons for my Hori RAP 4 KAI and they work out very well. Right out of the box, you can literally feel the difference between these Sanwa buttons and the stock buttons that come with the joystick. Installation is a breeze and doesn't take longer than a couple of minutes to install, depending on how many you're installing. Overall it feels great and work well. on Sep 29th 2016

    8. Its nice but scratches are very noticable

      The button does what its supposed to do and its very responsive and durable, but the scratches kinda make it look rather cheap, instead of premium. Otherwise a great product just beware of the scratches, because people change their buttons for look and feel, that's why I took off two stars. on Aug 8th 2016

    9. Custom art buttons ftw.

      big fan, I got my buttons while I was putting some custom artwork into my qanba took me a few tries but got the artwork lined up perfectly. it looks amazing not to mention replacing all the buttons that came with my stick broke when I removed them, these were much more durable as I removed them multiple times when I was lining things up on Aug 12th 2015