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Butons, switches, knobs and levers

Started by warmcanofcoke, Jul 13, 2019, 03:44 am

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tony farrell

The two on the left are 'paddle-headed' illuminating toggle switches whilst those on the right are domed 'beehive' car dashboard lamps (available from Dialco (amongst others)).  :)

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warmcanofcoke

Thank you Tony  ;D

I'll go have a look around the net and try to find a link to post here.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

elkad

Quote from: warmcanofcoke on Aug 22, 2019, 04:16 pm

trying to find the name of these switches

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I always heard them called "Duckbill Toggle Switches". But this one. I don't know. It might be a custom made switch. You would have to ask the person who took the pic, what they are, or ask for a serial number on the side.


warmcanofcoke

They are darn cool looking and are justified in this thread.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Sep 11, 2019, 05:08 am #20 Last Edit: Oct 23, 2019, 03:41 pm by warmcanofcoke
I was watching Marvel's 2018 Ant-Man And The Wasp. And saw a "cool lever thing" that I think is ideal for Tardis controls.

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I suspect this is an Digital Analogue control surface for editing video.

But then, this could be a throttle control for a flight simulator.

If someone recognises it, give me a shout.

Other cool images from the film:
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why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Oct 06, 2019, 04:53 am #21 Last Edit: Oct 06, 2019, 04:59 am by warmcanofcoke
I bet this will be a future garage sale purchase

Thrustmaster Warthog HOTAS Joystick and Throttle Review

https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/thrustmaster-hotas-joystick-throttle
QuoteHowever, if your budget doesn't stretch to dropping this much on a peripheral, the T16000m or X52 Pro are good options for around £100. The reduced cost means a drop in build-quality and far fewer buttons but still enough to keep you busy. If you just want try something less complex, the T-Flight is incredible value at £50.


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why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Oct 06, 2019, 06:13 am #22 Last Edit: Nov 14, 2019, 07:28 pm by warmcanofcoke
Checking out Prometheus from the ALIEN franchise. Saw cool things.
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I bet this could inspire the design of a future Console.  ;D
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Oct 07, 2019, 04:00 am #23 Last Edit: Oct 07, 2019, 04:01 am by warmcanofcoke
Waterproof Illuminated Rocker switch 16A 250VAC 22x30mm ( PACK OF 5 )

Quotehttps://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Waterproof-Illuminated-Rocker-switch-16A-250VAC-22x30mm-PACK-OF-5/183515988842?hash=item2aba67c36a&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&enc=AQAEAAADMKvsXIZtBqdkfsZsMtzFbFsbX3WcW5fmB%2Fx7ZbaZTyex%2BPoTa%2BpOjqhKSg3Fc059LFjoBw3yCoMPuTN%2FfH2%2F1GYMgFaEzEWjOIY16DD%2FHRAVTpKi77DRP3qvzFlZW54GYFitFe3BM6bUF0ctKY1n%2F%2B%2Bf8WL1sCnw%2FkofFGir5MiuRH066%2FLJCaB92cTK87wclnjA0%2FUh4bW5VVKKhI9cuPcKOnx0I0GnH1NbArX%2BjyAGDgXOid%2FTlTw9SB2UADXjE3natlkf8dHgeDtVsOh9Zn4c3kA%2BodkreQeh1cxd3%2B92VD5CQ4pyhfStCawcfzTqLJIIBXPK4vPEokJl1NuX2FvQVhaDDToQdoSTcp8HznqlP4d90S6xMyRCyPfPbQhds7mPIurZnJgaVJXoCTXJgN7m1zxSQR%2Fe91bC0vjqFGVVhGrKJRGoW1Jn75rl1Srsn%2F8ZLPiPu8s%2BNsGMSGk4VKoazZ8chygAd7Yn60ygaWy5CymbbJXRPjdqlM4meXiv3%2FzBh%2BWB%2FGewyk0ZGc8p7vsOsO%2BCwdmQwyVXN001vLhcvHcMobzpbrdOo45WSw2yNhfDBca44xOCiw8yoDXbbtvdpzxRpFGUi6S%2BfcDlGIcDAcnnqrAAIXrAFe%2FV6oYhV40cgtQoFL6tA9W2W4iGUCNvWBFzusdc04GfU4hJa4HycqSfkoB6cfrJLJc75VMIIE7zNEk%2B5hdEQryoZMVltRSa%2BVzez3R1rvlUOIaydpuTnu2dSItwNH%2FinQRRVgvap3PVcEAbFKRiMr95xasS5ozgatRZkSv7ylpFualRgZLMrUH9LbQalqQ7A3ZzOd3IEEGS5OG3M%2B6as7tSNw7AsK56M4WgAz%2BMMUUQ7NgEKMgcsSHEJFJNtVR46Wj91eDnpcK9rqvCa1O7ILka5SyZhJk%2BPdMAogRj3nHggGpkY0cBRsErChGShU5%2FalJtI%2FC%2Fjb8I%2F3fkKLGsuXekXaBpflTl0WJfrbcCYms2E8SiGL5BkAYAa1IrMPJ1OGNZKa8o1mPEtCIGBjRkVEawi3hfhtWoE6AVXE0FrtERtiEJviYMZbH%2FCNBBqZoZe8BWWaCNvQ%3D%3D&checksum=183515988842d6f88bbb0f184e2a9251d7c70b9698f3


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1× RLEIL RL2-102 Waterproof IP65 Car Rocker Switch 4Pin 125/250VAC Yellow UE

Quotehttps://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-RLEIL-RL2-102-Waterproof-IP65-Car-Rocker-Switch-4Pin-125-250VAC-Yellow-UE/333348428060?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D60257%26meid%3D52d788d8edcc47bda38a93a0acc993ee%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D10%26rkt%3D12%26mehot%3Dco%26sd%3D333301186647%26itm%3D333348428060%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851



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why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

http://tardisbuilders.com/index.php?action=dlattach;k=461;topic=6018.0;attach=103953;image
Quote from: warmcanofcoke on Jan 29, 2016, 05:23 pm
Quote from: greggnowling on Jan 29, 2016, 04:53 pm
Ooooh....where did you get the rectangle buttons?  I need some of those for K9.


Looks stellar mate!

Gregg

Quote from: warmcanofcoke on Mar 16, 2015, 01:20 pm
Quote from: kiwidoc on Mar 16, 2015, 12:01 am
is there a good deal somewhere that you can share?


I collect tardis bits. My attic has several shoe boxes, with parts for just about every classic tardis.  (They are not complete collections  ;) ....yet.) I also have some of that black pipping used in the base of the Eccleston/Tennant Console (went dumpster diving for this thing.). These were collected over a long period of time. I've just reached a certain critical mass of tardis switches for this console recently. As for cost - they weren't that expensive - I just went to ebay and typed in "Rectangle Push Button", then maybe a "colour" into the search criteria, and if you're willing to search for a bit you'll start finding the switches from China where you can get them in lots of 5, 10, 15, 20 etc for reasonable prices.... Personally I had to wait several months for orange to manifest at a reasonable price. Set yourself a budget every week. My strategy is to not buy treats and put that money towards tardis parts. You start to make the justification pretty easily . This item is worth 'so many' candy bars, or 'x amount' of sodas from the vending machine. I sell a lot of my Doctor who items from my adolescence on ebay - it's sort of like a trade.

Quote from: warmcanofcoke on Mar 16, 2015, 01:42 pm
25× Rectangle Red Momentary Push Button Switch + DC24V Llight NO-COM-NC 16mm $31.50 - Buy It Now - Free shipping - about the cost of a fancy meal somewhere. Or 2 less fancy meals some where.... or three submarine sandwiches ..... or a DVD, or a game on Steam....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/25-Rectangle-Red-Momentary-Push-Button-Switch-DC24V-Llight-NO-COM-NC-16mm-/191124331991?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c7fe5ddd7

you can probably find them at an even lower price if you want to take the time.

about $1.26 per switch.



or

5 Pcs Rectangular Orange Cap Indicator Light Accident Signal Lamp DC 24V - $5.56 - Buy It Now - Free shipping -
http://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Pcs-Rectangular-Orange-Cap-Indicator-Light-Accident-Signal-Lamp-DC-24V-/321063847774?tfrom=311016342633&tpos=top&ttype=price&talgo=undefined

$ 1.11 each


If the above links are no longer working the link descriptions will help you do a search on ebay. Rectangular Indicator Light push Button switch ... etc.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

Rassilons Rod

Oct 19, 2019, 03:29 pm #25 Last Edit: Oct 19, 2019, 03:30 pm by rassilonsrod
I was up at the Uxbridge "Battle of Britain Bunker" today and saw these lovely items...

Sadly not for sale... :D

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In the cities in the streets there's a tension you can feel,
The breaking strain is fast approaching, guns and riots.
Politicians gamble and lie to save their skins,
And the press get fed the scapegoats,
Public Enema Number One.

warmcanofcoke

Quote from: rassilonsrod on Oct 19, 2019, 03:29 pm
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That would be my station, always cursing when I was assigned to the left or right stations. I want the station with the switches and knobs. I'd have less fun on the panel with the plastic cover with the chain, or the one with mostly quarter inch jacks. - though quarter inch jacks are cool in their own right. -So that would be my second favorite station.  ;D [provided more photos don't materialize with cooler stations, then I would have to curse my luck for choosing my post without all the available info. and spending all my time trying to get a transfer.] :P
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

In the past I used to harvest Toggle switches from old equipment universities tend to dispose of from time to time. But I discovered there are so many mismatching Toggles made presumably by several different factories that may have been separated by decades of time. 

ebay Toggles 01.jpg
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UK
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/20PCS-TOGGLE-SWITCH-SPDT-CENTER-OFF-TOGGLE-10-AMP-250V-15-AMP-125V-3-PIN-EC-1523/312051100486?hash=item48a7b1eb46%3Ag%3AIuAAAOSwsZJaZjwz%3Asc%3AUSPSPriorityFlatRateEnvelope!14609!US!-1&LH_BIN=1


US
https://www.ebay.com/itm/20PCS-TOGGLE-SWITCH-SPDT-CENTER-OFF-TOGGLE-10-AMP-250V-15-AMP-125V-3-PIN-EC-1523/312051100486?hash=item48a7b1eb46%3Ag%3AIuAAAOSwsZJaZjwz%3Asc%3AUSPSPriorityFlatRateEnvelope%2114609%21US%21-1&LH_BIN=1

Sometimes uniformity is pleasing.
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

Nov 15, 2019, 02:21 pm #28 Last Edit: Nov 15, 2019, 02:47 pm by warmcanofcoke
PHENOLIC MINIATURE LEVER SWITCH SPDT NON SHORTING 1 PCS. NOS
"new, old stock"   


UK
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PHENOLIC-MINIATURE-LEVER-SWITCH-SPDT-NON-SHORTING-1-PCS-NOS/333159144521?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160811114145%26meid%3Db761b54747c84e5dac36df27ac1f53c8%26pid%3D100667%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D8%26sd%3D333159144521%26itm%3D333159144521%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2334524&_trksid=p2334524.c100667.m2042

US
https://www.ebay.com/itm/PHENOLIC-MINIATURE-LEVER-SWITCH-SPDT-NON-SHORTING-1-PCS-NOS/333159144521?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160811114145%26meid%3Db761b54747c84e5dac36df27ac1f53c8%26pid%3D100667%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D8%26sd%3D333159144521%26itm%3D333159144521%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2334524&_trksid=p2334524.c100667.m2042

PHENOLIC MINIATURE LEVER SWITCH SPDT NON SHORTING 1 PCS. NOS.jpgPHENOLIC MINIATURE LEVER SWITCH SPDT NON SHORTING 1 PCS. NOS 01.jpg

Found an interesting 8th Doctor type console switch
Also:


Switchcraft® #6006 Lever Switch -- DPDT -- ON/MOM-ON (101-350)

UK
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Switchcraft-6006-Lever-Switch-DPDT-ON-MOM-ON-101-350/163180546738?hash=item25fe518ab2:g:MC8AAOSwkeBbYj6m:sc:USPSFirstClass!14609!US!-1

Canada
https://www.ebay.co.ca/itm/Switchcraft-6006-Lever-Switch-DPDT-ON-MOM-ON-101-350/163180546738?hash=item25fe518ab2:g:MC8AAOSwkeBbYj6m:sc:USPSFirstClass!14609!US!-1
Switchcraft no.6006 Lever Switch DPDT ON-MOM-ON (101-350).jpg
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.

warmcanofcoke

I was looking at this switch:

PHENOLIC MINIATURE LEVER SWITCH SPDT edit.jpg

Have I got the basic jist of this?
why doesn't the Guide mention them? - Oh, it's not very accurate.
Oh? - I'm researching the new edition.