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Simple wireless remote switch Answered

Hi all, Long time fan off the site.

Just wanting to verify this a concept before buying and building.

current situation, looking for a wireless switch solution for a X-ray generator:

Machine has a 2 stage switch 1st depress is prep 2nd depress fire. switch is wired with standard telephone cable

red and black common.
yellow prep 
green fire

I think the product linked(sorry if not allowed) will do the trick?


It has configuration for momentary connection so function would have to be hold a button then when ready hold b button

Any issues with this?

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Downunder35m (author)2017-03-14

I don't think it will work.
Correct me but AFIK you need the prep key to hold and then while still holding it press the fire key.
I doubt a standard remote will do that.
And for things like this a wired connection really has its benefits.

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TerryJ31 (author)Downunder35m2017-03-16

So in principle it will work, as long as the remote allows the double press?

What benefits does a wired connection over a wireless connection have?

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Downunder35m (author)TerryJ312017-03-16

No batteries, no interference, less source or errors and problems....
You will have a hard time finding finding a clinic where the xray machine is operated by a wireless remote ;)

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