Category: Contact Switches

Trapeze Pull Switch.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Trapeze switch which can be suspended above a child to encourage working on grasping or pulling skills; pulling the switch activates a toy, tape player or light. Pull switch requires 3 feet of sturdy chain, 15 inches of 3/4 inch dowel, 2 metal rings to go through holes drilled in dowel, 6 inches of conductor wire, a subminiature size plug, 3 "quick links" size 2, sewing elastic and masking tape. Explains how to build the trapeze, including soldering the wire to two of the quick links and partially wrapping them with tape so that the unwrapped parts touch only when the trapeze is pulled, completing the curcuit and turning on the switch. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severely Handicapped Children With Suggested Activities REF: Millville, Pennsylvania: Linda J Burkhart: p 21-24 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R2509 PAGES ( including cover): 5 1982.


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