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Printed switches for ALSA

A project log for Clunke Button

Assistive input device for interacting with adapted toys and tools.

ChristopherChristopher 02/05/2019 at 18:002 Comments

Cyndy and I have been working toward a single-finger tactile switch for her clients to use, and a while back I printed and shipper her a design by Davross: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3211154

I got some feedback today, and will be working on a revised button that has different cord options and a lighter activation force!

Discussions

tom Meyers wrote 02/09/2019 at 16:31 point

Consider wireless; use wireless mouse as inspiration and maybe hack one for parts. I used wired switches before for MR, Stroke, MS patients (lollipop style and big pad) but the cable was a pain. Your design looks well thought out maybe use a set screw on spring for adjustable pressure. 

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Christopher wrote 02/10/2019 at 04:55 point

Thank you for the suggestions tomm! I've discussed wireless with Cyndy from ALSA before, I'll revisit it and see what we can do.

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