[EMS Discuss] Help me ID this style is switch

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Mar 15 09:59:47 PDT 2013


Could be a pull up or pull down.
Only way to test (I think) is to put it on a MultiMeter and use the
continuity tester and see if it is an open or closed switch.
IMHO that is.

--James

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> I agree.  I've seen other switches like this and they are all usually
> momentary switches, normally open.  I second Bob's idea to peel off the
> metal piece and see what's underneath.  Usually you will just see some
> interwoven traces.  When you press the button down it connects them
> together to complete the circuit.
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> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 7:51 AM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>> It looks like an SPST momentary switch.  I would peel the large metal
>> piece off and verify that there is no trickery underneath, but that's
>> what it looks like.
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>> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 1:44 AM, Austin McKimmey <EMAIL HIDDEN>
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>> > I was hoping someone could help identify this switch. I would imagine
>> it is a momentary switch normally open? It is a reset/program button for a
>> power use monitor I got on eBay. It showed up like this. I figure I should
>> just be able to replace it with a pretty standard switch, right? I don't
>> need it on a little circuit board.
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>> > Thanks for any help.
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