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Default Are there any hosts with SPST switches

I have a guides-man 1.3W 445nm. The hosts has a crappy push button toggle switch that sticks and will not go down all the way when the batteries are in.

I can never be sure what state the switch is in when I put in the batteries in so I have to have glasses on. (Always a good precaution anyway).

Does anyone know of any hosts that come with sliding SPST switches. I'd really like to use one if I do another build. Also an SP2T or SP3T switch would be good for a laser with low and high power mode.


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Default Re: Are there any hosts with SPST switches

A spst could be done on the end of a host where your push button is now but a sp2t or a sp3t switch would have to be near the driver or in front of the battery as it will have wires that need to go directly to the driver if you plan on making it more than one power level.



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I have a guides-man 1.3W 445nm. The hosts has a crappy push button toggle switch that sticks and will not go down all the way when the batteries are in.

I can never be sure what state the switch is in when I put in the batteries in so I have to have glasses on. (Always a good precaution anyway).

Does anyone know of any hosts that come with sliding SPST switches. I'd really like to use one if I do another build. Also an SP2T or SP3T switch would be good for a laser with low and high power mode.
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A spst could be done on the end of a host where your push button is now but a sp2t or a sp3t switch would have to be near the driver or in front of the battery as it will have wires that need to go directly to the driver if you plan on making it more than one power level.
That will be fine. I will probably just rehost my guidesman, I think the switch on that host is just a poor design, or maybe it was just built wrong.
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