Push button bathroom fan switch design supports timed operation

This is an upgraded version of Anthony Smith’s designs for a lock / lock switch (see entire series below). The new design switches a 120 VAC load and includes several much-needed details about power, a timed automatic shutdown, mains connections and other minor modifications. The operation of a momentary push button switch (ON) locks a bathroom exhaust fan (or other …

ROS 101: Monitoring a push button switch with the robot operating system

We can study the fundamentals and basic concepts of the robot operating system (ROS) using only an Arduino, a Raspberry Pi, and a tactile push button. With these electronic components, we can easily demonstrate the ROS concept of posting a topic when the tactile push button is pressed. This hands-on tutorial, adapted from the ROS.org wiki, takes several minutes to …

How to find Control Panel in Windows 10 in 2 ways

Knowing how to find Control Panel in Windows 10 gives you access to most of the tools you’ll use to customize or adjust your computer. You will need to use Control Panel to change graphics settings, hardware settings, user account features, etc. from your Windows computer. You can find the Control Panel in several ways or go to your Settings …