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Offline Jak24Topic starter

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on off switch for battery
« on: April 26, 2010, 06:24:21 AM »
Hi !

I am currently looking for an on off switch for my battery's i bought this from radioshack:
Could some tell me how to connect it(what's the circuit?) or suggest something better?
i just need something that would let the power flow trough or be stopped(turning the motors off)
Tell me if it depends on what battery I'm using!


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Re: on off switch for battery
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010, 06:37:14 AM »
You would wire the middle terminal to your battery and either of the side poles to where the battery goes to.

Offline Soeren

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Re: on off switch for battery
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2010, 04:22:12 PM »

That switch is a center off. A plain 2 position switch like this would be better.
(The one you link to is out of stock btw).

A rather fast and fairly heavy robot with quite large wheels needs what? A lot of power?
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