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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 ...
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DPDT switch to control DPDT relay

this is a bit of a long shot but here goes. I need to buy a speed controller for an electric ride on car and I've had no success in finding one with a reverse polarity switch and one that also ...
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Connecting toggle switch to Arduino Uno

I am struggling to make a cockpit for my home-made flight simulation. How can I connect this toggle switch to an Arduino Uno: Tries: I connected one end to "Ground" another to "VCC" and middle one ...
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Toggle 555 timer IC both with switch and arduino

I want to use 555 timer IC (NE55P) as a latching toggle switch. I successfully did it using a switch as described in this toggle 555 schematics except, I am using 5V power with led as output ...
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Push button for different actions in every press?

I'm trying to learn some electronics and I have something in mind that I don't know if it is possible to achieve. I've worked before with micro-controllers (Arduino, etc) and I know I would be able ...
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Can I connect grounds of two different 9V batteries?

I want to make a backup battery connector for my project so I can power it externally if the internal battery dies. For this, I'm planning to use a SPDT switch with the pole connected to the circuit'...
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Rocker switch to power supply with unused terminal

Fairly new to the whole field, so please go easy if this is a stupid question. I was digging into the details of my 3d printer's PSU the other night to find out how it connected to mains, and I was ...
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Solenoid switched by TIP120 transistor stopped working after two weeks

I have no kind of knowledge about these things. I just copied some instructions from different projects and now my project died. I have this 12V 0.8A solenoid that switched for about two weeks. Now ...
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Electrically toggle-able switch?

I'm wondering if a switch exists that fits this functionality I imagine: The user would depress the switch, it would latch and stay depressed. Once the product completes its function, the control ...
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Smooth switching between 12 V batteries, with a toggle switch

I have a number of instruments (12 volts, drawing a few hundred milliamperes) that occasionally need to be switched between one of two 12 volt lead acid batteries. The toggle switch is break-before-...
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Switch battery usage off when jack 3.5mm is not inserted

I have an ongoing project where I'm using a condenser microphone to record various stuff, it's powered by a CR2032 battery and the output of the microphone is directed to a TRRS jack connector (3.5mm),...
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Using two momentary switches to toggle LED

So, this circuit should (in theory, at least) turn the diode on when ON button is pressed, and turn it off when OFF button is pressed. It doesn't though. The diode is powered on at the moment where I ...
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I need help to solve my melting switch problem [closed]

I have used a 20A 12VDC switch which by-passes my air-conditioning climate switch in the car which is not functioning, and yes... The 20A melted. My car battery is 12V. I have a glass fuse installed ...
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Interrupt debouncer for switch sensor

I want to read the state of a switch sensor (magnetic contact). I'm thinking to connect the switch between an interrupt pin of my micro and ground, listening for CHANGE status. In this way I have ...
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Is there such a switch?

I am looking for a single 12V DC switch which has an on-off-on actuator that will do the following: two 12 volt+ input pins completely separate from each other, each with its own two loads. In other ...
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Convert a toggle switch into a momentary response

I'm working on a project and I need to use a toggle switch to control a device that expects a momentary signal. What I want is send a momentary pulse when turning it on and off. Ie: swith off to on: ...
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3 switches, one lamp with existing wiring [duplicate]

I have an existing wiring with two switches for 1 lamp. How to add third independent switch without changing to much wiring inside walls (usual wiring [with the triple switch in the middle of ...
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Adding a DPDT switch into schematic

I'm learning to use Kicad and got stuck trying to add a DPDT switch to my schematic. When I try to add it, I couldn't find one in the components library when I search for it. How can I add it to my ...
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LED frequency indicator for multiturn knob

I’m designing a simple SW receiver for the 20m band and need a rudimentary frequency indicator activated by the multiturn rotary knob. The knob is part of a recuperated Pritt gluestick mechanism ...
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It is rated to 20A @ 28VDC, but I was wondering with a reduced current (16A), it can withstand a higher voltage [duplicate]

Goal: I am looking to buy a switch that handles 16A @ 85VDC. This switch needs to be a SP3T switch so I am not sure a relay can do this. The switch will move between a PU/PD/and load and is a LS ...
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On/Off toggle with delay using bi-color led

I need to design a circuit so that when a button is pressed, the red LED lights and starts an activate delay circuit so that when capacitor C2 (100uF) is charged it turns the red LED OFF and green ...
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Swapping Components and Reversing Polarity

I am having 2 DC motor, 2 Positive terminals & their negative Terminals. I want to build a circuit with 2 toggle switch so that when I toggle Both... It swaps the Motor and Change their polarity. ...
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How do you toggle a DC current on/off with a input?

I'm new to circuitry and am planning on making a 12V DC circuit soon. I'm currently making plans & getting supplies, and was just wondering if there's some sort of component that would not allow ...
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What is the correct term and schematic symbol for a bar “connecting” multiple toggles together?

This has driven me mad, I've searched for this on google and am now going to the world to find out what the part is called. I've tried things like "Gang bar", "shared cover", did a google image search ...
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Can anyone identify this manufacturer? “E3”?

This has everyone I ask stumped. The board is a Siemens 115U CPU (6ES5943-7UA11) from the Simatic S5 rack, circa 1990's. It has some LEDs and two SPDT, O-ring sealed toggle switches on the front, one ...
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Replacing push button by transistor in 555 circuit

TL;DR: I need to replace the button S1 by a circuit/component that could close the circuit which the button is closing by applying a 5V signal (with 0.5s duration) in the new circuit/component. Well, ...
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Reference design for the latching switch with momentary pushbutton

I've noticed in a few production-grade schematics that the toggling power ON/OFF switch with a (normally open) pushbutton is frequently realized with two ICs, namely: single Schmitt-trigger inverter ...
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Determine if servo pulse length is in a given range

Quick refresher on servo control: High pulses are 20ms apart and last between 1ms and 2ms. I know this could be done with a microprocessor very easily, but I want to do it without one because the ...
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How to turn an SPST momentary push button into a momentary DPDT?

How to turn an SPST momentary push button into a DPDT? I would like to close 2 circuits at the same time. (From comments: I want to ground the reset circuit while getting a pin to HIGH on an Arduino ...
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Momentary switch for power?

The only switches I have every worked with are basic switches with on/off state, but I want to be able to add a power button to my project that is just like the power button on a cell phone. (hold for ...