Rapid Current Switch?

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Old 04-20-15, 04:20 PM
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Rapid Current Switch?

Hello all. I need help with something. What can i use if i want an Electrical current be rapidly turned on and off electronicly and automatically? For example, (This isnt what i need it for) it could be used to turn a reguler light into a strobe light.
 
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Old 04-20-15, 04:42 PM
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Generally things like strobe lights already have their relay system on board and make/break the contact as needed. If you could be more specific we may be able to help more.
 
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From a circuit point of view the current can be turned off and on almost instantly, but from a practical point of view it leans more towards what is already on the market. do you know what you will be controlling this on/off switching with.

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Old 04-20-15, 05:47 PM
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It's important to know what exactly is being switched. That load determines the type of switching needed.

You wouldn't want to strobe a regular light bulb as the filament wasn't designed to handle that and would fail rather quickly.
 
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Not to be rude, but i dont think you read Thoroughly. I said "(This isnt what i need it for)" Direclty before mentioning the light bulb.
 
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Fair enough. We have asked three times exactly what you DO want to do with the switch. We can't give good advice without knowing what the advice will be used for. Can you fill us in a little??
 
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Video game controller and also PC mouse modification Hold down a button, Rapid fire
 
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Old 04-20-15, 09:30 PM
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So you gave up on your last plan: http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...ty-switch.html Seems like you are trying to cheat at video games. I don't understand why winning that way would be satisfying.
 
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Old 04-20-15, 10:00 PM
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No, the Flywheel Piston worked great. Im not neccesarily trying to Cheat, i just want to see if it can be done, and things like that. In reality, i would probably use it hardly ever, i just think it would be cool to learn HOW (and different ways of doing so)
 
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