[sdiy] Rotary Switch -> illuminated PB w/ multicolor LED?

Vladimir Pantelic vladoman at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 17:15:27 CET 2022

On 10.02.22 17:02, grant musictechnologiesgroup.com wrote:
> Speaking of supply chain fun, a really nice *small* SP4T rotary Grayhill

how small? link?

> 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?!). 

rotary encoders with RG or RGB LEDs exists, you can cycle through 4
states maybe? (OFF + 3 colors for the RG version)

push switches with LEDs also exist, but the bicolor versions have
antiparallel LEDs, so no color mixing...

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