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    Lightbulb Using 12 position switch as rotary encoder on BU0836X

    Hello all,

    i need help with preparing a 12 position switch for use as a rotary encoder. I removed the stoper from the inside and shortened the spring a bit.

    I already read the PDF file from Ian (737ng.co.uk) - but the switch he used is different. (2 commons with 6 pins each).

    I have 12 pins on the outer ring, numbered 1 to 12, and 3 pins on the inner ring labeled as A,B,C.

    So can anybody give me input how to manipulate this switch, that i can connect it to a bu0836x to get it working as rotary encoder (+ signal clockwise, - signal counterclockwise) ?

    Any help is highly appreciated.

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    Re: Using 12 position switch as rotary encoder on BU0836X

    I have not tried it, but there is a tutorial on the OpenCockpits site that might help too.

    Buddy

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    Re: Using 12 position switch as rotary encoder on BU0836X

    Hello All,

    does somebody has a link to this tutorial on openpockpits.com ? I just found tutorials how to make a concentric rotary switch - but there are no informations about the wiring included.

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