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post #11 of 15
Maybe find a relay that can be activated by the 3v from the easy button. Have the easy button activate the relay, and have the pwr switch leads from the mobo run into the switched side of the relay.
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post #12 of 15
The easiest would be to use a double-pole momentary switch; 1 pole would serve the MB and the other would be wired to the input of your easy light.
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post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by radodrill View Post
The easiest would be to use a double-pole momentary switch; 1 pole would serve the MB and the other would be wired to the input of your easy light.
Then you wouldn't be pressing the Easy Button.



A 3v relay would do the job.
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post #14 of 15
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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
Then you wouldn't be pressing the Easy Button.



A 3v relay would do the job.
If you dismembered the easy button and swapped the regular switch out for a momentary double pole yes it could. I would prefer a 3V relay myself though, as finding a switch that would serve the purpose could be difficult.
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post #15 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
Then you wouldn't be pressing the Easy Button.

Not necessarily, if the double-pole momentary switch replaces the switch within the easy button, then activating it would serve both it's system and the MB in parallel
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