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== Where to Purchase ==
 
== Where to Purchase ==
 
* Pre-assembled
 
* Pre-assembled
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** Optical
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*** Digikey# 425-1954-5-ND
 
* Bare Parts
 
* Bare Parts
** DigiKey
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** Mechanical Switch
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***
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** Hall Effect / Magnet
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*** 
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** Optical
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*** 
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
* [http://reprap.org/wiki/Gen7_Endstop_1.3.1 RepRap Generation 7 Opto Endstop] (includes parts list and sources)
 
* [http://reprap.org/wiki/Gen7_Endstop_1.3.1 RepRap Generation 7 Opto Endstop] (includes parts list and sources)

Revision as of 18:26, 10 May 2012

Limit switches can either be optical or mechanical switches, and are used to prevent the motors from hitting the end of each axis, potentially causing equipment damage.

Examples

Where to Purchase

  • Pre-assembled
    • Optical
      • Digikey# 425-1954-5-ND
  • Bare Parts
    • Mechanical Switch
    • Hall Effect / Magnet
    • Optical

See Also