I'm trying to search for how this can be done, but I am getting nowhere. I have a DSATX and I want to use its turn-on capabilities, but I also want a secondary push button up front for powering up when the car's off, testing, or hard booting on lockups. I am thinking running two sets of wire in parallel will not work correctly. I haven't tried this yet, but something about it tells me it won't work.
So, I'm trying to figure out what I'd need. I was thinking just two pairs of diodes to keep the current flowing in only one direction and never back into the other switch. I'm not sure though if this is what I'd need, or what size diodes I'd need and which way to wire them (most likely positive pin allows current up to the switch and negative pin has current allowed down to the motherboard?... same true for dsatx?)
Any help? Thanks.
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Eh... I'll give it a try then. I don't know if it was something I read or did in the past that led me to believe that it wouldn't work, but I suppose it's worth a shot. I'll give it a go once I make the wires. Thanks.