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Prefered toggle switch position

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Hello,

I want to make a quick poll of some sort. Is there, in industry, any preferred toggle switch active state position ? That is - do most of you put toggle switches such way that active (ON) state is with lever in UP or DOWN position ( assuming single throw switch) ? Or maybe there is some standard about this.

I've seen both. Van Diemen Formula cars come with the switch down is the on position, not sure if that's a british thing. I believe switch up for on is probably the most popular (most of the labeled switch plates are oriented like that).

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I prefer up for on, as it is usually easier to slap a switch down in an emergency to turn something off, compared to flicking it up. For toggle switched, this is how missile switch covers are meant to work too.