MENTOR has several standard electronic components and custom solutions that have no recognised generic name so are not easily searchable unless you know they exist! Here we put the spotlight on some of them.

Mentor's special opto competencies

Right from the beginning, MENTOR were at the leading-edge of light guide development. Now with hundreds of millions of products on the market, Multitron are able to introduce a myriad of MENTOR's opto solutions including miniature light guides, “rim-lighting”, M-Tubes and LED optics such as those developed for the Busch-Jaeger iceLight.
Read more...

2-D Custom Light Guides, No Tooling, 300 pcs MOQ!

MENTOR's ground-breaking innovation of no-tooling cost, 300 pcs MOQ, custom light guide / light pipe solutions opens-up a whole new world to electronic design engineers who strive for something special and different but do not have the tooling budgets or volumes to justify high-investment custom components.
Read more...

Area Light Guides

MENTOR’s advanced light guide design capabilities can deliver a cost-effective solution for a one-off, a prototype or for many thousands of pieces, from Fire Escape signs and museum signage to a myriad of retail uses.
Read more...

M-Tubes

If ever there was a unique MENTOR product that everyone wants but few are aware of, the M-Tube has to be it! This unique tubular lighting concept can be exploited by imaginative electronics and lighting engineers from many diverse sectors. Rather than attempt ...
read more

Light guide based 7-segment displays

MENTOR's innovative new light guide based 7-segment displays allow total flexibility of design, any colour variation and infinite height adjustment between 4.5 mm and maximum 23.5 mm; plus they offer easy and cost-effective attachment.
Read more...

Illuminated Switch Caps

An innovative and cost-effective solution to illuminated switching, these clever standard MENTOR products are available in a number of variations and custom sizes and shapes are easily achievable. Given that you are unlikely to search for “illuminated switch caps”, allow Multitron to brief you on how you can exploit the concept!
Read more...

Miniature light guides

MENTOR's unique new range of miniature light guides allow twice the number of display elements within the same physical width, offering design engineers a whole range of new possibilities, particularly when space is restricted.
Read more...

Handles and Knobs

Despite its dominance in Light Guide / LED optics technology, MENTOR remains one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial handles and control knobs, in plastic and aluminium with hundreds of size, material and colour variations plus custom solutions, including handles with LEDs and illuminated knobs, as illustrated by the control knob fitted to Gibson’s flagship guitar.
Read more...
MENTOR Switches

THT & SMD SWITCHES

MENTOR offers many different switches with both THT and SMD mounting from toggle and slide switches to push-button switches, rotary switches and miniature key switches. Combine these with MENTOR’s Illuminated Switch Cap System for a truly innovative, flexible and cost-effective illuminated switch solution.
Read more...