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Switching on an SSR on positive voltage and turn it off on negative voltage

I am currently trying to "hack" my way through a door lock, whose PCB cannot be changed. The task is to replace the motor for turning the cylinder with a Solid State Relay. However, the only ...
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Is it possible to create an A.B' logic using classical switches?

I'm new to electronics and I've been trying to make a device that reminds my father to charge his scooter when he comes into the garage. Here is the circuit diagram: Switch S2 is a footpedal / ...
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Giving write enable signal externally by DIP switch to FPGA memory

I have designed a simple internal SRAM memory where I initiate the write enable and read enable via DIP switches. Verilog input wire has been declared in the simple memory read write which connects to ...
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Relay open and close switch button automatically

I have a very simple circuit which consists of a battery, a load (lamp), and a button (on-off). I want to a very simple and cheap (without Arduino or microcontroller) way to open and close the circuit ...
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Improvements to a soft latching switch with battery protection

I'm building a modular DIY "smart battery pack" (I call it Kyoti - explanation another time,)starting with the on/off switch and basic under and over voltage protection built in. I know ...
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What momentary switch should I use?

I want a switch that has 2 distinct non-momentary states (say UP and Down) and a momentary state. In both states (...
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USB 1 to 2 switch wiring

I have 1 USB hub with mouse and keyboard connected and I'd like to build a switch to be able to switch this hub between 2 PCs. I have a 3-position toggle switch with only 2 contact pairs, so I can ...
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Toggle Circuit with Pause

I am working to replicate a timer circuit for an oxygen concentrator. It has 2 relays, each needs to go on for 4 seconds, off for 6, with a 1 second pause between each, picture isn't to scale, but ...
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Where to buy fancy/cool looking toggle switches [closed]

I wanted to know if anyone knows where to buy old, vintage style toggle switches like in the example photos. I have searched for toggle switches, and I have never found anything that looks remotely ...
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CD4069 toggle switch

How to connect the trigger out instead of the switch? Like a toggle switch. The first trigger out activates the relay and remains ON infinity, the second trigger out deactivates the relay and remains ...
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High-Side P-Channel MOSFET for Lower Rated Toggle Switches

My goal is to add two toggle switches to high power DC lines so that I can break the circuit and stop power from being delivered to my load. This load will be using 28V, ~27A. I have an two channel ...
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I got a shock from a metal switch powering mains

I've been working on an Arduino project which controls the temp of a crock pot and I wanted to incorporate this cool looking illuminated metal toggle switch. https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/...
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Is there an electromechanical equivalent of an SPDT switch? [closed]

I want to control 2 outputs with a single input. SPDT switches are mechanical from what I understand, is there an equivalent of electromechanical switches like SSR for SPDT for example?
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Switching large batteries between 12 V and 48 V connections

I have four 200 Ah batteries that I am using to drive two separate really high current loads. The first load is 12 V at around 400 A and the second is 48 V at around 120 A. I was wondering if I could ...
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Switch on USB extension

I plan on adding a rocker switch to only the positive wire in a usb extension cord with a 3d printed shell for the connection. Will the circuit be safe with the switch connecting the positive wire be ...
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Simulate the toggle pin with MOSFET switch

I intend to use two devices (SD card, LCD) on a single ESP32 SPI line. To enable communication need to pull up chip select pin on each device, my question is, can simulate the toggle pin with MOSFET ...
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Bypassing a tactile push button to switch on an appliance

I've a Bluetooth + Aux speaker which needs to be turned On manually after giving power. I wanted it to start functioning as soon as I switch the power On. I opened it, there was a tactile push button ...
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Determining initial state of the circuit that uses 74HC00

I've built the following circuit that makes a push-button work like a toggle switch: It works exactly as expected. Pressing the button once turns the LED on. Pressing the button once again turns it ...
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Circuit to make toggle switch off temporarily pull low before going back high again

I have a toggle switch that outputs 5V when it is on. I would like to make the off functionality momentarily pull to 0V and then go back to 5V. So basically the off switch isn't really off, it just ...
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Automated toggle circuit

I'm trying to build a automated toggle circuit which toggles in a certain frequency determined by an RC time constant. I made a circuit which i planned to toggle between 5V and transistor saturation ...
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600V DC Switch method question

I am making a linear PSU capable of O/P 600v @ 300mA. This is for vacuum tube experiments. I need to connect/disconnect the load from the PSU using a switch. I will not turn OFF the PSU itself. I ...
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ON/OFF rocker switches - convention about which side should be top/bottom?

Is there a technical convention (maybe unofficial) as to which side to mount upwards ? I imagine there could be such a guideline, because the marking could rub off or users might have impaired vision. ...
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Switch load using toggle switch or switch button

The fact is after designing my own dc-dc converter (0.8v-20.5v 5A max) I decided to add a switch load button in order to connect/disconnect the load only after setting my desired voltage. I could use ...
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Latching Push Button High Side Power Switch

I'm a beginner trying to design a long-push to turn off and short push to turn on push button switch. I've managed to find this design but when put into use in a 3.3V system, it does not seem to work. ...
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How to toggle relay with single push-button

I believe there is a simple circuit, that uses a single non latching push button (1 or more pole possible?) to toggle 12V relay. 1 press - ON state, another press - OFF state and so on. I can't find ...
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NL17SZ74 D-Flip Flop circuit doesn't work!

I've been having trouble with what should be a really simple Momentary-to-Latch D flip flop switch circuit. Basically: I want the momentary switch PUSH to set the CP (Clock Pulse) Pin Low and on ...
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Quick simple car lighting circuit question

I have wired up the below circuit in my car and would just like to ask if there are any issues with this circuit. The lighting in this circuit is tapped into three wires from the car's ceiling light. ...
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Toggling between astable and monostable input to dual 555 timer pulse generator

Hi there, I am looking to build a simple analog circuit to generate adjustable pulses for a medical device. The current circuit utilises 2x LMC555 timers - one in an astable configuration to generate ...
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How Do These Kind of Power Switches/Systems Work?

Just about all power switches in DIY electronic projects, such as Arduino, simply cut off the power source immediately when you turn it off. However, there are devices like 3D printers that when you ...
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SPDT switch connected to 3 circuits

This is making me think more than it should, I'm obviously missing something obvious. I have a hydraulic power pack and the control unit has stopped working, I need a quick and simple circuit to ...
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Remote Operation of Toggle Switch

I'm working in a laboratory environment, where we need to change the state of a few toggle-switches from time to time. As we want more and more remote control in our lab, these toggle-switches need to ...
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How can i make this circuit to switch between two terminals? [closed]

I want to make a circuit so that with a push of a button(hardware one of any kind) i can switch this to this Using micro-controllers is also an option just as a passthrough
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On off switch with 2xLED

I'm trying to connect an old/possibly broken switch to a light from a 12V battery (very good first question isn't it?). The switch is meant to light Green when ON mode and Red in OFF mode. The schema (...
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Help on creating a USB Hub Switch that enables multiple computers to share USB device?

In the past year of working from home I grew tired of a ritual that I have to do every morning and every afternoon, the usb peripheral change. I have tried different solutions multiple keyboards/mices/...
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230V Light switch to control intensity and drive two bulbs

I'm looking a way to improve a lighting solution. The idea : to use a basic electrical switch already present in my room wall (with Line switched by the toggle switch + Neutral not switched) to ...
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Relay coil set and reset with momentary switch

I am having trouble with the activation of a set-and-reset coil of a relay which is dual coil-latching. The datasheet mentions that to set or reset the coil I need to apply the rated voltage for max. ...
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USB on/off switch

I have this LED light strip which has AA Battery converter with a USB female output port. I will attach picture below. I would like to know how can I connect a SPST on/off switch to the light strip so ...
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Controlling AC relay with a single push button?

Is it possible to set an AC relay (220vac coil) ON / OFF by using a single push button (non latching) and some extra components but without the need of an additional DC supply? It doesn't have to ...
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Wiring 5 wires into one terminal end [closed]

I am putting a bank of 5 LED toggles on my boat. I don't want to have 5 more terminal ends connected to my battery post. Not sure how I should proceed on this. Run all 5 wires back and then into one ...
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Inquiry regarding digital toggle switches

Does there exist a toggle switch (both IRL and in LTSpice) that can take two, mutually exclusive, digital input signals which can toggle it between on and off states? By mutually exclusive, I mean ...
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Do I need a 48V switch for a voltage divider circuit?

I need to use a rocker switch to turn on a MOSFET. I wanted to use a MOSFET to control when the current flows because I don't want to use a large switch to handle a large amount of current. This is a ...
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Power supply slow rise time and ringing

I have this Power Supply EA-PSI 9200-15T. My input voltage to a board is 28.8V. No load current is drawn from the power supply. With reference to the above diagram, if I connect the board to the ...
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What does this switch do?

Also, what is that circuit element symbol (an arrow leaving a rectangle) called, in the diagram next to the switch?
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How to wire this 12v switch

I need to wire this switch, but I have no idea how. I thought I was buying a normal 3P rocker switch :) The power source is 12v battery and the load is LED flashlight.
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convert momentary switch to toggle switch using 555

this circuit diagram is used to convert a momentary switch to toggle function , how can i extend the diagram to get three output stats to switch between two LEDs and an off state if it possible
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Mimic Push Button

I like to turn on or off an equipment (Humidifier) by just supplying or cutting power to using an external relay. This equipment has a push button (tac switch) to turn on or off, therefore when I ...
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Implementing Push button as ON/OFF Toggle

Here is the flow: 1) Push button once to start the motor. 2) Push button again to stop the motor. 3) Push button again to Start the motor. . . .and so on I am trying to implement this with flip-...
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Is there a toggle switch that returns to default state on power off?

In my car there is a switch to control traction control that's Normally Closed that I want to swap to Normally Open, however there is a problem. When the car is turned off and back on, the state ...
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Using SPST Switch as Button using Capacitor, which type?

Before I start, know that I'm still very much a beginner at electrical engineering. I'm building a switch box to be used for PC simulators using mainly (non-momentary) SPST switches and a USB encoder. ...
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Old Sears Paint Sprayer In-line Switch Question

I have an old Sears paint sprayer compressor my late father gave me. It's model number 106.151210. According to the data plate, its 115V, 7 amps. It was sitting in the garage and one of my children ...