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Does anyone know what the symbol or footprint is supposed to look like for this toggle switch?

I'm trying to make a circuit diagram on Eagle and I can't find the symbol or footprint for this particular toggle switch called 5646MAB (first pic). I would custom make it myself on Eagle but I have ...
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SPDT with high amps

I have 3 DC power supplies that can each supply 320 W. Input to these power supplies comes from AC wall power and is gated by an on / off switch. I have 2 different loads: DC 35 V, 22 A DC 35 V, 17 A ...
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Switching the circuit ON and OFF using 50mA rated push button latching switch

I need some help. I want to power the circuit ON and OFF using a 50mA latching push button. The idea I came up with was to use the En pin of the boost converter. I am using it to turn the boost ON and ...
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Home made USB 2.0 device switcher (for mouse/keyboard only)

I did buy some off the shelf ones, but they seem to fail after a few months and or screwing up the USB ports. I opened the switch box up and noticed that the two power lines were always connected to ...
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Switch ELECTRICALLY SAFE between 3 resistive loads (16 A each) on a 16 A line

How to switch 3 resistive consumers (heaters), each having a current consumption of nearly 16 A alternate & ELECTRICALLY SAFELY (German standards)? So that only one of them heats at a time and the ...
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How to switch between two signals with a digital signal?

I have two different potentiometers. Each sets different voltage reference signal for a current source. How can I make an Arduino or any digital signal to switch between these two potentiometers? (No ...
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Undervolting magnetically held switches

I have acquired a Honeywell ET series switch (best datasheet I could find) whose holding coil is rated to run on 28 VDC. I know it is often deployed in aeronautical environments where voltage can drop ...
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5V Relay, triggered with power on/off [closed]

I am new to this forum and came across it trying to find a solution for what I thought would be an easy problem to solve. I work in custom AV installations and I was hoping to find an off-the-shelf ...
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Latch circuit to cycle power in an ATX PSU

I'm designing a system powered by an ATX PSU. I'd like it to be able to be switched on and off by a momentary switch but also to be able to be turned off by another input. The latch circuit is powered ...
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Is there a latching switch that will activate by motion?

I am working on a mini flashlight project. I would like to avoid holes in the enclosure to ensure waterproof-ness so using a standard slide switch is not an option for me. I want to use a version of ...
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SPDT switch mechanical drawing confusion from China vendor

I'm looking into this simple slider switch schema (MSK12C02), but I'm confused with the mechanical drawing here Assuming legs labeled 1,2,3 from bottom-right ...
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How to implement a solid-state non-volatile switch?

I found this heavily downvoted question about how to implement a non-volatile switch (i.e. a switch that remembers its last state even when power is removed). While the OP asked the question in a ...
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Is there any such thing as a tristable, quadristable, etc. multivibrator?

The title says it all. Is there a discrete circuit that can produce 4 different outputs based on a single tactile switch click? I'd like to do this with either a discrete design or a 74373 since ...
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Using a toggle switch as a momentary switch

On my boat I have a 12 V to 220 V voltage converter which is tucked away behind a cabinet. This converter uses a remote control to turn it on or off. Now this remote control is connected with an RJ10 ...
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D-type flip-flop never toggles

I have a circuit with a Nexperia 74LVC1G80 D-type flip-flop. The inverted Q is connected to the D input as I want to use it as a toggle switch for the OUT_SIGNAL. Problem is that I never get the ...
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Replacing pushbutton with sensor in 555 timer latch circuit

I want to make a circuit where there will be a photodiode which when receives infra red light from the IR LED for the first time, produces a high output and when it receives the light for the second ...
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Which switch supports 2 different input voltages and can switch between the 2 when outputting to a single device

I have a small heater that runs on a maximum 12v. I am using a PC PSU to power it. I want to know if there is a switch that will allow me to input 12v and 5v from the PSU and in one position of the ...
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Transistor Latching Momentary Switch Help

Attached is a circuit for two "latching" transistor circuits using a momentary switch to toggle a relay. Switch 1/ Relay 1 works perfectly; toggles on/off as it should. Switch 2/ Relay 2 ...
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Can't make toggle with TC4013BP

Beginner to circuit building here. I tried to build the following toggle switch using one side of a TC4013BP [EDIT: I'm using a 9 V power supply, why did I write 12V? Sorry!]: (I know, white wires ...
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Is there a way to make a 12 VDC, 5 A touch toggle button without a relay to control the load (5 A max)?

I need to find out if it is possible to make such toggle button to be used to turn on/off a load not bigger than 5 A at 12 VDC (car battery). Can a Z44N MOSFET handle this? Something similar to the ...
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Push-button on/off controller for ESP32

I am trying to design a circuit to turn on/off the ESP32. When I press the button, the ESP32 will start and will not turn off until I press the button again. Will this circuit work for this problem?
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How can I make a circuit that works like a pushbutton without a pushbutton?

I am trying to make a circuit that would do the job of pushing a pushbutton just once but without a pushbutton in order to make it automatic. A sensor activates it, and a latching relay circuit gets ...
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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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