These tilt switches are relatively cheap to buy, but in the true spirit of this building community , we'll make our own.
Step 1: What do we need.
- A metal ball: Look in old ball bearings, or buy a new one.
- A 90degr male header
- A piece of veroboard
- A tube: Mine is an acrylic tube with an inner diameter of 7mm and that is perfect for the 6mm ball
- Glue, solder and soldering iron