suggest a on/off/reset button for lattepanda alpha

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LobBob
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:19 am

hi all, i have encased the beast in a cool 3d printed/lasercut custom case which makes it awkward to push the power button on the board. i am hoping to operate with a on/off/reset button and found a few references to the SW plug next to the LEDs. would anyone please be so kind to point me to a type of plug that would make a decent choice for a button i could integrate into a my case to switch the beast on. eternal gratitude offered... Robert

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sisumike
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:18 pm

Not sure exactly what you're going for, but something like the following might look slick. You could also use the "S0" pin to illuminate the LED.
https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/ ... ND/5964417
It may be a bit large though, can you post a pic of your case?

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sisumike
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Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Just reread your post, are you looking for the plug for the SW header?
I've used these parts:
https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/ ... -ND/608607
https://www.digikey.com/products/en?key ... 55-3083-nd

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LobBob
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Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:58 am

wow, @sisumike. you are the best. i have been looking for both - the button as well as the wires/plugs. thanks much for the pointers. this helped me a great deal. i like the vandal resistant Off-Mom pushbutton and i bet it would look really nice with a cnc milled alu case. the one i am trying to finish up right now is a 3d printed, black ABS, kinda whimsical looking, fairly minimal und understated case with lasercut acrylic lid. i will share here and on tinkercad and thingiverse when done.

For a flat minimal look I am very intrigued by this button.

https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/ ... =279703939

and i just ordered a couple from digikey to see whether I can give these a go.

thanks again for your help
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LobBob
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Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:34 pm

i am thinking something like ...
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