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Old 02-04-2014, 11:39   #1
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cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

What are folks using for switches for cabinet lighting, so that when you open the cabinet or locker door, the light comes on automatically? Mounting options?
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Old 02-04-2014, 11:56   #2
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micro switch, available at any Radio Shack etc.
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Ultrasonic proximity sensors

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Re: cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

I use.a normally on button sw. That fit a 3/4".hole. when the door is closed the button is depressed, light off
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Your kidding, I think? Got a link?
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Re: cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

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Re: cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

I want a link to the ultrasonic proximity switch
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Well I got two of you going

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Re: cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

What about the oft overlooked magnetic reed switch? A small magnet
Mounted on the door, the reed on the cabinet. Probably not a good idea anywhere near the compass.
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Here's a video I did that uses a $3 radio shack switch. http://youtu.be/2ebv61sPV-k
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Re: cabinet lighting- momentary off, push button switches

You just need car door switches!!!!!
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Just a little work involved stripping it off a battery operated led light and rewiring it on to a battery operated led light...........

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