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adam193

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Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
« on: April 04, 2017, 03:55:20 PM »
Making an engineers thumb on vero.

There are two wires for the switch. My switch has three posts. Which do I solder to?

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Re: Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2017, 03:59:59 PM »
A link to your vero build would be nice.

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Re: Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
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Re: Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2017, 08:05:50 AM »
Just wire One on the outside and the middle one.

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Re: Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2017, 10:31:27 AM »
Assuming either outside is 1 and the middle is 2,  right?


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Re: Engineers thumb. Switch wiring?
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2017, 05:22:15 PM »
Yes that is right.  Look at the link and it will clear it up. 

http://www.learningaboutelectronics.com/Articles/What-is-a-single-pole-double-throw-switch-SPDT