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My DIY Button Box

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Psydfx, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. Psydfx

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    When Derek announced his new 64 input board , myself and Phillp Berry concocted an evil plan to build the mother of all button boxes ...

    30 illuminated push button switches & 10 rotary encoders !

    With Derek donating us a board each ( BIG thanks to you Derek ), we set about what and how we were going to build it . Once completely built i will post a list that will allow other DIYers to perhaps build their own monster box !!

    So here we go .......


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    Button boxes .... With dimmer switch installed


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    Meanwhile , Phil away on work has turned his motel room into a mobile electronics lab .... the end result is finished button box ......


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  2. Kjell Eilertsen

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    Very nice!
     
  3. Psydfx

    Psydfx

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    Thankyou !

    Here are a few more pics ...

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  4. JeanYves Samson

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    Verry nice and precise job, like your pedals.. I love it...
     
  5. Jeff Huber

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    WOW! I was doing some research on button boxes and came across this thread. That box is incredible looking! I'm surprised we didn't get more replies on this. I'm looking at a big button box like this myself , instead of having two smaller ones. Awesome job on this one , and looks badass!
     
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