[sdiy] Rotary Switch -> illuminated PB w/ multicolor LED?
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Fri Feb 11 00:11:24 CET 2022
On 2/10/22 11:02, grant musictechnologiesgroup.com wrote:
> Speaking of supply chain fun, a really nice *small* SP4T rotary Grayhill
> switch has gone from a pricey $10 to $16. So that's well beyond nuts for
> most of us I'm sure. Alternatives? This is for digital control, so I
> can work with 2 bits or 1 of 4 some other way. I'm thinking a
> pushbutton with internal multicolor LED and a PIC or ATTINY (assuming
> you can buy those?!).
> I really like that the switch is both selector and indicator, so that
> needs to be replicated.
What about replacing it with another 4T rotary switch? There's a bunch
available.. the "open frame" ones are pretty common and so are plastic
enclosed ones branded Alpha and CK. I used to use some from digikey that
had a very long shaft (3-4") but was very easy to cut down.
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