One momentary switch to reverse motor

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  1. amoore67

    amoore67 Thread Starter New Member

    Mar 26, 2012
    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.

    Thanks in advance
  2. BSomer

    BSomer Member

    Dec 28, 2011
    Omaha, NE, USA (GMT-6)
    This can be done easily with DPDT relays and a couple of micro switches / reed switch.
  3. Bill_Marsden

    Bill_Marsden Moderator Staff Member

    Mar 24, 2008
    Dallas, TX (GMT-5 w/ DST)
    The All About Circuits forum Administrative Team has elected not to host discussions of automotive electrical system modifications/enhancements due to safety concerns, the potential of legal ramifications and the possible circumvention of vehicle regulations at the state and federal level.

    This thread is against the AAC forum rules, Chapter 6, as seen here:

    Automotive modifications of any kind are strictly forbidden. Therefore, this thread will be closed.

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