NEW PRODUCT – Foot switch. Your friends probably tell you that you are “good with your hands,” but now you can also be good with your feet! This foot switch is made of rubbery plastic, is plenty strong to put up with any amount of stomping, and contains a snap switch. You can use the switch as either a “normally open” or “normally closed” type. Attached to the switch is a 2 meter long cable so you can wire it directly to your project.
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I could have used this a couple week’s back! Using the USB programmability of the Arduino UNO, I made a “foot mouse” (just buttons, though) to allow me to more easily do 3d-modeling with Sketchup using my trackpad. I ended up using an old Sony dictation machine foot switch instead, but I love the look of this one.