Here's a clever Idea, a Coded Switch which only contacts in the
direction of rotation. So an easy way to get round using encoders.
Here's the Data
Get These From Sure Electronics on ebay HERE.
They work a treat with the BU0836X board set at 1:4.
Dual Rotary Encoder
ELMA E37 Dual Rotary Encoder
Get Them HERE
And This is How You Connect
for Under £1 ($1.50)
Simulate An Encoder With A Rotary Switch
Simulate a Potentiometer With A Rotary Switch
Push To Make Switches
12v MES Bulbs
Got mine off e-bay, cheap and real nice quality.
555 Timer Chip
Example of Timer Circuit
PIC Programmeable CHIP.
See what you can do with them at
PICAXE or MICROCHIP
PICAXE AXE50 Tutorial Board. Cheap way to learn about
Here we will be looking at common components and
trying out a few ideas to cover solutions to problems we find in
trying to get FS to do something.
Also lighting control, cabling, wiring and examples
of switch circuits.
Any ideas welcome.
Long Paddle Switches-Get Them from MOUSER
here's the Data Sheet
Driving Two Inputs From One Rotary Encoder
Carbon Film Resistors
Diodes I use 1N4001 for controlling power and 1N4148 on
LED's are cheap on e-bay. Click HERE
You can get them pre-wired or even Wide Angle for a better
distribution of the light.
7 Segment Display
IDC Plugs & Sockets
How To Make A Matrix For The BU0836 Card
PICAXE 40X2 PIC