Intro: Simple Small Switch Box for Electronic Projects DIY-Mini DV Cassette Hack
Hello friends, I'm Ostin - I have designed a simple small switch box for my project(car reversing cam module) . I have made it using mini DV cassette. Might be useful in your projects too. Mini DV cassette hack.
Step 1: Tools N Equipments Needed
1) Mini DV cassette cover(plastic type not glass)
4) Switch (2 A ) small (which fits in to dv cassette)
5) File tool
6) Matte vinyl sticker
Step 2: Measure the Switch
Measure the dimensions of the switch.
Draw the measured dimension in the dv cassette in preferred position using ruler.
I have used three switches.
Step 3: Use Driller
Make holes in the center of the drawn switch dimension.
Select drillpit dia according to the width of the switch
I have made three holes for three switches,in the center of each switch dimension,drawn before.
Step 4: Use File Tool
Use file tool to scratch away the plastics,to get the shape of the switch.
Step 5: Wrap With Viny Sticker
Wrap the box with Vinyl sticker before fixing the switches in to the box.
It gives a pro look now.
Step 6: SimpleSmallSwitch Box Is Ready
Finally made a small switch box . Drill on the sides to wire it up.Never forget to solder the wires in the switch.
Im using this switch for powering on/off reverse cams and lcd monitor.
switch 1 for rear camera ,switch 2 for front cam(side) ,switch 3 for lcd.
I'll upload -how to fix reverse cam in car , soon after completing it.