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    Power switch question

    ...maybe a simple question, but I want to run a switch from my mobo and mount it on my dash somewhere that would turn the power on/off to my pc. What kind of switch do I need. I was using the hacked power button from an old tower. I thought I needed a momentary switch but that didn't work so well.

    The switch would run to the pins on my mobo if that helps.

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    A normally open momentary switch.
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    If the cable run is long, you might get better results from a relay and switch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by binary.h4x
    A normally open momentary switch.

    It's actually called a 'normally' open momentary switch?

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    yup
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