George: 1. Consider using a solid-state relay. 2. There has been much buzz over things like [a] Arduino and [b] littleBits. 3. I also like www.Mouser.com.
--Bill On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 11:24 AM, George Gallen <ggal...@wyanokegroup.com>wrote: > OK. > > I'm trying to use a Raspberry pi to push a button, but only want to use > one GPIO port. > Basically, I'm trying to get the pi to turn a device on or off - and can't > easily get to > Where the button on the device's board is at to have the pi trigger with a > relay, > So I plan to mount the device, and have something just push the button > directly. > > Do they make a device that when energized, will push a rod out then back? > Right now, my only option (maybe not only), would be to create a Scotch > Yoke > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch_yoke > > But for space contraints, and ease, I'd rather put in something that would > do > That as it's primary function. > > George > > _______________________________________________ > U2-Users mailing list > U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org > http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users > _______________________________________________ U2-Users mailing list U2-Users@listserver.u2ug.org http://listserver.u2ug.org/mailman/listinfo/u2-users