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wilheldp 08-27-2007 02:37 PM

Toggle Switches
 
Can somebody recommend a good ON-OFF maintained toggle switch? I had a switch in my parts bin, but when I wired it up, it leaks voltage even when its off...that's not good for battery life and probably not good for the circuit either. Since I'm turning my Sony diode into a labby type laser, I want a maintained switch. I would prefer something that's available at RadioShack so that I don't have to wait for a DigiKey package and pay the $5 handling fee.

TIA

Things 08-28-2007 05:02 AM

Re: Toggle Switches
 
switches shouldn't use ANY power!!!!! just get a good quality switch(eg: not the 50 cent ones) and it should be fine!!! some leakage is ok though!


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