A small part of my project I thought I would share with you...
Had to come up with a way to make a bank of switches for the TurboGrafx project that would allow 8 wires on the cart slot to alternate between two sets of wiring. This will allow playing US games and also Japanese games too.
Came up with this idea:
Cut hole in a piece of perspex big enough for eight switches (single throw, single throw). Use some general purpose glue to loosely stick the sides of the switches together. Hot glue the holes in place to keep the switches secure. I put the switches in the middle of two foam pads to elevate them.
Need a slide to operate all the switches at the same time - cut up a square sided disposable plastic pen.
And dremelled out the inside channel to take the tops of the switches.
Then filled the pen piece with hot glue through the channel, put it over the switch tops and let it set.
Doesn't need a great deal of pressure to move the switch across, which is ideal.
Unfinished at the moment, I want to secure a piece of plastic over the bottom of the slide and integrate it through the case, so when you slide the switches one way it says "American" and the other way it says "Japanese" - in waterslide decals. Nice!!