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Electronics Switch

Discussion in 'Modding' started by MajestiX, 1 Sep 2002.

  1. MajestiX

    MajestiX What's a Dremel?

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    i need sum help on these switches i found them and wanna use them for power/reset buttons on my projects but they have 6 pins and i dunno which ones to connect the wires to :sigh:

    one sides blank the other sides got writting MS-197 3A.125V.AC JAPAN and 2 O optop of an N

    need help asap !!!!
     
  2. CrazyJester

    CrazyJester What's a Dremel?

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    The 6 pin "2 O optop of an N" makes it sound like it's a DPDT - Double Pole Doulbe Throw switch. flipping it up connects the two sets of bottom contacts, and flipping in down connects the two sets of top contacts - they share the middle (if it holds in the middle it will leave all of them floating.) If it sticks in the middle you can use it as a power and reset switch, but if it doesn't you'd need to use two of them. To activate power or reset you'd throw it one way and then throw it back to the center since P/R is a momentary switch. One possible diagram, the plus and minus just means two sides, they can be connected either way.:
    Code:
    PWRSW+ ------- o o
    PWRSW- ------- o o ------- RSSW-
                   o o ------- RSSW+
     
  3. CrazyJester

    CrazyJester What's a Dremel?

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    MajestiX What's a Dremel?

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    i still don't get it, it's a push button switch i tried connecting it like so

    o o <-here bellow the N
    o o <-here blank
    o o <- the other N

    it stars it up then it turns off dam weird i might loose a hard disk it this keeps up
     
  5. CrazyJester

    CrazyJester What's a Dremel?

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    you cant use one push button switch if it just cycles. If there is are two different positions than it's ok since you can choose.

    If you want it to cycle like you have it, then you push once and it's power, push again and it's reset, then you'd have to hold it the next time to shut off your computer (usually defaults to press for standby, hold for 5 for off), then press it twice to turn it on...

    Just wait ten seconds for the drive to spin down before you power it back up...
     

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