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Sanwa OBSC 24mm Translucent Pushbutton - Smoke

$3.95 (USD)
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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

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    1. Love these buttons

      Love the buttons , translucent buttons are good if you’re building a DIY fight stick , I’ve brought these buttons before on similar projects in the past . Price is right, Focus Attack had what I needed and I received my order as expected . on Jan 4th 2024

    2. Great items

      These buttons are amazing thank you for them on Sep 24th 2023

    3. Looks great

      I used these buttons for my custom hitbox. on May 10th 2023

    4. Looks great and feels good

      I use these for the side panels on my AFS case and they feel great. on Feb 27th 2020

    5. Aesthetic af

      The button feels great and looks great for customising a stick for an industrial look.

      Nothing short of amazing and that's just standard Sanwa for you.
      on Apr 12th 2018

    6. Sanwa quality, every time, all the time

      The best of the best of the best!!!

      Quality that is never compromised!!!
      on Jan 6th 2018

    7. Nice product, fast delivery.

      Nice product, fast delivery. on Oct 28th 2017

    8. Great look!

      The buttons looks great and work fantastic. The one thing I didn't like, was the plunger is made of 2 pcs. One pc was a smoke grey top cap and a white plastic plunger that activated the micro switch. There was a little bit of rattle in the 2 pcs but they seemed structurally fine. I had changed them out for a solid green plungers anyways, but just a heads up for anyone thinking of getting just translucent buttons. on Jan 24th 2017

    9. Smoke!

      It's a translucent smoke Sanwa button. They look awesome. Get them! on Feb 8th 2016