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    Electronics ! Whats the best way to reverse a motor?

    Ok, so i have a motor & would like to press a button/togle switch & it goes one way, then press it again or toggle & it goeas the other way.

    But it must onluy run for about 5 seconds (whilst holging button) or idealy in sumsort of timer/relay.

    I understand i could use a DPDT switch that is sprung loaded.

    Any ideas?

    Thnaks in advance.
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    Center off DPDT switch.

    Must be center off !
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    Switch the polarity to it.

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    Thanks guys.

    Iv found a toggle switch DPDT which returns to centre (sprung).

    Are these available as a rocker switch?
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    Yep you can. wwwrs.com

    If you wanted to get mechanical you could gear it to reverse.

    Switching the polarity is the easiest way using a DPDT switch.

    You could use a capacitor to hold enough charge to last for 5 seconds or you going to be in the 555/556 timer area with a variable resistor.
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    I have actually just ordered a flat toggle from RS, they dont offer a rocker version as i need it to return to enter each time (on)-off-(on).

    Cheers
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    I'm sure they do . I got to be honest though sometimes RS is uber expensive for specific items and it takes bloody ages to find what you need. I wanted a switch back illuminated when I put my lights on and I wanted it latched. £30 ex shipping and vat. Needless to say I wasn't in that much of a hurry for it

    Have you tried maplins?
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    Bloody hell mate, for a switch?

    Ive paid £5.

    Its for the hydralic pump in my glove box to slide the playstation in/out.
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    Sweet get some piccy's up.

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    This is an old pic of when it was manual slide in & out on runners.



    I want to fit the hydrolics by PVS & will post piccys.
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