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Old 03-26-2012, 04:54 PM
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Default One momentary switch to reverse motor

I am wanting to control the power windows in my truck with one spst momentary switch. I know I could easily use two but I want to be unique. If anyone could give me any ideas or things to look into I am not scared of researching ideas. I have looked into a few ICs and most seem to just pulse and that will not work for this application. I was thinking of using a counter IC but I don't know how to implement the momentary part.

I want to hold the one momentary switch down to roll the window down and then next time I hold the same momentary switch down it will roll the window up.

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Old 03-26-2012, 05:53 PM
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This can be done easily with DPDT relays and a couple of micro switches / reed switch.
Old 03-26-2012, 08:44 PM
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