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Mastering Arduino by Jon Hoffman

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Switches

There are several types of switches that can be used depending on the need. The preceding photograph shows, from left to right, a push button, micro and toggle switch.

The push button switches are switches that are activated by pressing a button. These switches are usually used to start or stop some action. Some examples usages for a push button switch would be to start a robot in motion, start a led blinking or capture the current measurement from a sensor.

The microswitch is a switch that is activated by a light force being applied to a lever or button on the switch. These switches are widely used in many household and industrial ...

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