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post #11 of 22
You can use ANY momentary switch so your options are wide open, You could even go to Auto Zone, or the like and get a chrome starter button switch.
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post #12 of 22
Wahoo! I looked at the website and it says it's a " SPST " style switch, so... game on, w00t w00t!
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What about a doorbell? lol like this!
    
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post #14 of 22
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Originally Posted by cokker
What about a doorbell? lol like this!
LMAO!! I'd never go to that house.
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post #15 of 22
You're right,it doesnt have to be momentary,but it is preffered. If its not momentary you would have to flick it twice,if it is momentary,you flick it once.
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post #16 of 22
If you want some cool switches, take a look at the Bulgin Vandal series. Those are cool. Momentary push-button style, built in LED for power or HDD indication. Plus, they're certified for use in hostile environments (in case you get in a lockdown situation where you need to arm some uber-cool weapons system while gunmen are having a firefight in the room).
post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn
If I had the choice, I'd get one of those cool military-grade SPST switches...You know, with the guard on it...
Hi Burn,

Like this one??

http://www.directron.com/ec399.html

Take care, :-)
post #18 of 22
Exactly. There are 3 prongs, 2 that connect/ turn on the switch, the other a ground. I *believe* the two outside ones are hot/return, the middle a ground, but that's inferring, I'm guessing here. Wire the hot/return wires up, leave the ground unwired, or if you're feeling safe, ground it to the case.
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post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by laboitenoire
If you want some cool switches, take a look at the Bulgin Vandal series. Those are cool. Momentary push-button style, built in LED for power or HDD indication. Plus, they're certified for use in hostile environments (in case you get in a lockdown situation where you need to arm some uber-cool weapons system while gunmen are having a firefight in the room).
Here's the link: http://shop.store.yahoo.com/directron/ele70.html looks cool!

Hey how about a keyed switch like on a car--I've gotten them at the auto parts store before--they have several positions--one is momentary and is springy--it'd be like starting your car--you could connect the other positions to your lights, or if water cooled to the pump so that it fires up the loop before starting the PC...plus it would limit access to keyholders.
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post #20 of 22
Now THAT would kick major butt...Although it would be hard to do, nearly impossible.
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