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>What I need is a Rotary Switch that in each

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What he needs is a rotary decoder to interpret each CW/CCW rotation. Otherwise unless he has some funky wiring setup, the encoder that it's connected to may not know which way the rotary is turned.

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I think you are after a Knitter rotary pulse switch, going by what you have described, contacts are temporarily closed with each detent, seperate contacts for CW & CCW with a common pin.Am I on the right track Dirk or are you trying to do something more complex.If this sounds like what you are after then check here:http://www.knitter-switch.com/db/PDF_en/721.zipCheers Glenn.You can check out my Simpit Project here:http://www.simhardware.co.nz/forums/viewtopic.php?t=33

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Hi Glenn,Yes, you are on the right track.Knitter rotary pulse switch is just what I am looking for.Thanks very much for the link. I printed the PDF and begin the search in the electronics stores (very scarce here!).I will let know about the project progress.Best regards.Dirk Trotteyn (SANT)

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Hi Guys,Now, with a little more time, will explain what I was looking for:Is a special switch that makes a sequence of closures on one set of contacts when turned clockwise, but not counter-clockwise. It makes a sequence of closures on another set of contacts when turned counter-clockwise. This is a schematic draw of the switch I have in mind.http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/78645.jpgThere is a lot of work to home-build so a kind of switch, and if you can find it in a store ready for buy, there is not a lot to think.The

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