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Machinimax
06-24-2011, 10:11 PM
Ok, after reading the Petit Crouton manual I want to double check that I understand the wiring for the switches:

One end of the on/off switch goes to the ignition port. One end of the aux. switch goes to one of the aux. ports. The two remaining ends of both switches are then connected together which then lead off to the second aux. port.

Did I get it? Lol. Thanks a lot guys!

bk_renesis
06-24-2011, 11:11 PM
Activation switch pad to main switch, aux pad to aux switch, ground to both switches. Yeah, you got it!

Machinimax
06-25-2011, 06:26 AM
Activation switch pad to main switch, aux pad to aux switch, ground to both switches. Yeah, you got it!

Ohhhh the third port is GND and that's the one they both go to. Gotcha. Thanks!

xl97
06-25-2011, 07:54 AM
corret.. each switch has its 'main' pad.. and they BOTH share the same GND (ground) pad..

BlessedWrath
02-01-2012, 09:43 AM
Apologies for the necropost, but this thread directly addresses the issue I'm now having.

The manual shows a picture which looks very different from that. According to what I see, it looks like they want you to link the second contact of the ignition switch to the second contact of the Aux switch, then the second contact of the Aux switch to the common ground. Can we get photographic confirmation of which setup is correct?

xl97
02-01-2012, 09:49 AM
post visuals of what your talking about.

Rhyen Skytracker
02-01-2012, 09:51 AM
It is easier to connect the grounds together on one of the switches than to solder 2 wires to the very small gnd pad on the board. That is why he shows it that way.

Elim Vos
04-27-2012, 02:08 AM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7062/7118078309_506a95b92d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/45830583@N08/7118078309/)
IMG_2641 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/45830583@N08/7118078309/) by Elim Vos (http://www.flickr.com/people/45830583@N08/), on Flickr

Elim Vos
05-21-2012, 07:43 AM
have a quick question,
Can you use two momentary buttons (style 20 or 21) as primary and Aux?

I'm hoping it will be as easy as using the same wiring.....(see last post)

seams like it would work.....

Silver Serpent
05-21-2012, 08:30 AM
Yes. The aux switch MUST be momentary, but the primary can be either latching or momentary. You will have to change a setting in the config file for the primary switch type.

Machinimax
05-21-2012, 02:30 PM
Yes. The aux switch MUST be momentary, but the primary can be either latching or momentary. You will have to change a setting in the config file for the primary switch type.

Yup I'm good now. This post is ancient lol. When I made this thread I was just beginning to plan my saber project. Now a year later, here I am finally building it! :) I was even able to get a CF.

Yeah no one needs to respond to this post anymore.

Elim Vos
05-22-2012, 08:20 AM
Yes, I know that. My question was about the smaller switches,
Can they be used instead of the normal AV or guarded switches?

I'm planning out my next build and I want it to be "super slick", meaning
No obviious buttons.

xl97
05-22-2012, 08:28 AM
Yes, I know that. My question was about the smaller switches,
Can they be used instead of the normal AV or guarded switches?

I'm planning out my next build and I want it to be "super slick", meaning
No obviious buttons.

Didnt you get the answer?

yes you can whatever switches you want... as long as they match the switch TYPE momentary or lathing for MAIN.. and momentary for AUX..

big/small, skinny/fat..your choice. as long as the switch TYPES match.

people use tiny/small momentary switches all the time.

Machinimax
05-22-2012, 03:04 PM
Yes, I know that. My question was about the smaller switches,
Can they be used instead of the normal AV or guarded switches?

I'm planning out my next build and I want it to be "super slick", meaning
No obviious buttons.

Oh crud! :eek: I'm sorry dude! I only saw Silver Serpent's post and completed missed yours! Look like the guys gave you your answer though. Again, sorry about that!!

Elim Vos
05-23-2012, 10:26 AM
its all good machini,
after re reading my post i kinda answered my own question.
I've seen some other work out there using "custom" switches
and i like the overall smooth look.
I'm planning to have recharge and rice port in the pommel and the speaker
t'wards the front, maybe.........

Guardian Xentai Kaarz
05-30-2012, 08:19 PM
i need a diagram for the Prewired Petit Cruton with BuckPUck, momentary main and aux switches,white p4, 7.4v battery pack withspeaker, recharge port and RICE port

Jabbas_reluctant_slave
05-30-2012, 08:31 PM
You don't need a diagram... You need to read more, post less and relax a little... same question in 3 posts in 20 min, your only 3 posts at that. I mean, WOW! Just use the search, read the manual and as stated before relax. You will be fine.