Switches & Physical Input
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Wii Classic Pro Controller
CON-WII
Price: $12.95 In Stock
Item #: CON-WII -

    The Wii Classic Pro Controller was designed to be used with the Nintendo Wii gaming system but it also works great for robotics projects! It has a whole lot of buttons and a simple communication protocol. It fits great in the hand and is very well designed. The only challenge you'll usually face is connecting the controller to your Arduino or other microcontroller project. Fortunately, we've eliminated that problem with our RobotGeek Wii Adapter. You can purchase the controller and adapter...

    RobotGeek Joystick arduino joystick, arduino analog joystick, arduino joystick sensor, arduino joystick potentiometer
    RG-JOYSTICK
    Price: $6.95 In Stock
    Item #: RG-JOYSTICK -

      If you are looking for a good Arduino Joystick the RobotGeek Joystick is the best choice. We had these joysticks special made two joystick options; the standard mushroom top used in gaming controllers and a tall stick for much greater range of motion. The joystick has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection and plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield so you can be up and running immediatly. This arduino joystick is self centering and will return to the home position when let go. The...

      RobotGeek Pushbutton arduino pushbutton, arduino button, arduino button board, arduino digital button
      RG-PUSHBUTTON
      Price: $2.95 In Stock
      Item #: RG-PUSHBUTTON -

        The RobotGeek Pushbutton is a self-contained Arduino Button board that makes it easy to add a pushbutton to your Arduino Project. This RobotGeek Pushbutton has a built in pull-down resistor, so the signal can be read as a digital input from your Arduino or other microcontroller. This Arduino Button Board has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection so it plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield to get you up and running immediatly. As with all RobotGeek sensors, the hole mounting...

        RobotGeek Rotation Knob arduino rotation knob, arduino rotation sensor, arduino knob sensor, arduino knob control, arduino rotation control
        RG-ROTKNOB
        Price: $6.95 In Stock
        Item #: RG-ROTKNOB -

          Do you need Rotation Knobs for your Arduino project? The RobotGeek Knob is good choice! It has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection so it plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield to get you up and running immediatly. As with all RobotGeek sensors, the hole mounting pattern is on a 1x1 CM grid so they easily mount to the RobotGeek Workbenches or any other RobotGeek kit. Don't forget to pick up RobotGeek Sensor Cables if you need some! ...

          RobotGeek Slider arduino slide potentiometer, arduino slider, analog slider control, arduino slider sensor, arduino slide control
          RG-SLIDER
          Price: $6.95 In Stock
          Item #: RG-SLIDER -

            The RobotGeek Slider is a great arduino slide potentiometer for projects requiring a linear analog input. The slider has the standard RobotGeek three pin connection and plugs right into the RobotGeek Sensor Shield so you can be up and running immediatly. This arduino slide control is a linear potentiometer, which means you can read it just as you would any other potentiometer/analog sensor. The large handle cap and the smooth action on this slider make it great for all kinds of control panels...

            RobotGeek Tilt Sensor arduino tilt sensor, tilt sensor, arduino digital tilt senor, arduino tilt senor board
            RG-TILTSEN
            Price: $5.95 In Stock
            Item #: RG-TILTSEN -

              The RobotGeek Tilt Sensor is a fast and flexible way to add an Arduino tilt senor Project. By reading this sensor as a digital input, you can determine if an object the sensor is mounted on tilted or not. This sensor is unique because of the orientation of its ports. Instead of having the tilt switch soldered into the board, there are two 2-pin female ports. This allows you to orient your tilt vertically or horizontally to suit your project best. If you need your tilt switch to be further away...

              Switch - Floor Mat - Single Strip
              AC-700-30-926C
              Price: $4.45 In Stock
              Item #: AC-700-30-926C -

                The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

                Grove - Button Grove - Button
                SS-COM22242P
                Price: $2.95 In Stock
                Item #: SS-COM22242P -

                  As simple as input gets, the very first computers had buttons and so will your ingenious project. The button is configured with pull-down resistor ready for use with our microcontrollers as digital input.

                  Grove Slider Potentiometer
                  SS-COM05231P
                  Price: $6.50 In Stock
                  Item #: SS-COM05231P -

                    Rotary potentiometers are a great way to control all sorts of devices through your Arduino - but sometimes they're a bit boring. Bring some pizazz back to your controller with the Grove - Slide Potentiometer! This Grove compatible sensor will plug directly into your Grove Sensor Shield and you'll be ready to go! You can read the data from the slider, just as you would any other potentiometer. It even has an onboard LED that you can control from your Arduino! Technical Specifications 30mm slide...

                    Grove - Thumb Joystick
                    SS-COM90133P
                    Price: $6.99 In Stock
                    Item #: SS-COM90133P -

                      How many PlayStation 2 Controllers have to die for your next project? Now with the Grove - Thumb Joystick the answer is NONE! Like most joysticks, this one uses 2 potentiometers to measure the current angles of the joystick. However this joystick has a pushbutton hidden within! Just push directly down on the top of the joystick, and you'll feel the satisfying 'click' of a pushbutton. Use your extra input to fire the lasers, initiate uprising, or start any other robot related task. NOTE: The...

                      Switch - Floor Mat - 14 Inches x 30 Inches
                      KIT-AC-700-30-926B
                      Price: $14.95 In Stock
                      Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926B -

                        The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

                        Grove - Magnetic Switch Sensor Grove Magnetic Switch, Grove Magnet, Magnetism Switch, Magnet switch, arduino magnet switch, magnetism sensor, arduino magnetic sensor
                        SS-COM11335P
                        Price: $4.95 In Stock
                        Item #: SS-COM11335P -

                          Description This is a Grove interface compatible Magnetic switch module. It is based on encapsulated dry reed switch CT10. CT10 is single-pole, single throw (SPST) type, having normally open ruthenium contacts. The sensor is a double-ended type and may be actuated with an electromagnet, a permanent magnet or a combination of both. The magnetic switch is a wonder tool for designers who would like to turn a circuit on and off based on proximity. Features Grove compatible interface 2.0cm x 2.0cm...

                          Grove - Rotary Angle Sensor Grove Rotary Angle Sensor, Rotary Angle Sensor, arduino potentiometer, turn knob
                          SS-COM22735P
                          Price: $4.95 In Stock
                          Item #: SS-COM22735P -

                            Description The potentiometer Grove produces analog output between 0 and Vcc (5V DC with Seeeduino) on its D1 connector. The D2 connector is not used. The angular range is 300 degrees with a linear change in value. The resistance value is 10k ohms, perfect for Arduino use. This may also be known as a rotary angle sensor. Document How to use ...

                            Grove - Touch Sensor Grove Touch Sensor, Arduino touch sensor, touch sensor, grove touch sensor
                            SS-SEN11303P
                            Price: $4.95 In Stock
                            Item #: SS-SEN11303P -

                              Description This is a simple touch sensor module. You can use it to replace a traditional push button. Using the TTP223-B touch detector IC It measures the capacitance of a metallic pad. It can detect the change in capacitance when a finger is near it. This is the same technology used in the iPhone touch screen. So you can place the metallic pad under a non-metallic surface such as a plastic or glass sheet and it will still work as a button. This may be useful for projects that need to be...

                              Switch - Floor Mat - 5 feet x 30 Inches
                              KIT-AC-700-30-926A
                              Price: $59.95 In Stock
                              Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926A -

                                The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

                                Switch - Floor Mat - 25 Feet x 30 Inches
                                KIT-AC-700-30-926
                                Price: $269.99 In Stock
                                Item #: KIT-AC-700-30-926 -

                                  The Floor Mat Switch works by spacing two strips of metal apart with thin squares of foam in-between them every .75 inches. The pairs of metal strips are spaced out 2.5 inches from each other for the length of the mat. When someone steps on the mat their weight presses the two metal strips together creating a closed contact. All the strips are connected down both sides of the mat creating one large switch. The individual strips can be cut apart to create individual switches and the mat itself...

                                  Foot Switch Foot, Switch, pedal, physical, input, computing, arduino, freeduino, seeeduino
                                  SS-SWT129C6B
                                  Price: $5.50 In Stock
                                  Item #: SS-SWT129C6B -

                                    Building an electronic music project? Need to step on the gas? Perhaps this is the final component for your sub-orbital space fighter? Whatever your application is, this Foot Switch is perfect for all applications in need of a Foot Switch!

                                    Huge Red Panic-Fire Button Huge, Red, Panic, Fire, Button, arduino, freeduino, seeeduino
                                    SS-SWT120B7B
                                    Price: $8.90 In Stock
                                    Item #: SS-SWT120B7B -

                                      DO NOT PRESS THIS BUTTON! Unless, of course, you're the type to live dangerously. The perfect gigantic red panic button for all your panic button projects! Launch missiles, activate self-destruct sequences, arm torpedos, or even 'Push the Button in the Hatch'! It lights up! It's huge! It's awesome! Approximate dimensions: Red button diameter: 79.2 mm Black frame dimensions : 100.6 mm2 (base has flats not shown in photos) Installed height: 45.4 mm ...

                                      Robot Controller Joystick - Medium  -3D  Medium Robot Controller Joystick, Joystick, Robot Joystick, 3 Dimension Joystick, 3 Degree Joystick, Robot  Controller, medium joystick, wired joystick
                                      OE-OM301
                                      Price: $34.95 Back Order
                                      Item #: OE-OM301 -

                                        Are you ready to build one of the slickest robot controllers to ever control upon this earth? You can be with the Medium Robot Controller Joystick -3D. Like most joysticks, this one uses 2 potentiometers to measure the current angles of the joystick. However, this joystick has a hidden surprise - a third potentiometer within the control stick. Just twist the control stick, and you've got an extra control! Use your extra control to turn your robots arms, it's head and even other people's heads!...

                                        Robot Controller Joystick - Medium -2D  wired joystick, Medium Robot Controller Joystick, 2 Degree Joystick, Robot  Controller, Joystick, Robot Joystick, 2 Dimension Joystick medium joystick
                                        OE-OM204
                                        Price: $24.95 In Stock
                                        Item #: OE-OM204 -

                                          Are you ready to graduate up from thumb joysticks for your next robot controller? Then pick up the Medium Robot Controller Joystick -2D and get controlling! Like most joysticks, this one uses 2 potentiometers to measure the current angles of the joystick. Each potentiometer comes pre-wired and has a 3-pin female connector, perfect for connecting to header pins on your next project. Each potentiometer comes pre-wired and has a 3-pin female connector, perfect for connecting to header pins on...

                                          Phidgets Rotation Sensor Phidget Rotation Sensor, Phidget Rotational Sensor, Phidgets Rotation Sensor, Phidgets Rotational Sensor, Rotation sensor, HCI knob
                                          PH-1109
                                          Price: $6.89 In Stock
                                          Item #: PH-1109 -

                                            Rotation sensor, 24 Inch cable included. This sensor rotates 300 Degrees.  The output voltage increases as the potentiometer is turned counterclockwise. Board Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.0 cmMounting Holes: 2.5 x 2.3 cm This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O devices, and controllers are available. To view the entire Phidgets product line, follow this link....

                                            Phidgets Multi-turn Rotation Sensor Phidgets Multi-turn Rotation Sensor, Phidget Multi-turn Rotation Sensor
                                            PH-1116
                                            Price: $28.25 In Stock
                                            Item #: PH-1116 -

                                              Multi-turn Rotation Sensor Multi-Turn Rotation sensor with 3600 degrees of rotation (10 full rotations). At fully clockwise the output is 5V and at fully counter clockwise the output is 0. Sensor Type: Resistive 3-Pin Board Dimensions: 3.1 x 3.7 cm Mounting Holes: 2.3 x 3.0 cm Maximum resistance of potentiometer: 200 kOhm. This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of...

                                              Magnetic Door Switch Magnetic Door Switch, Magnetic Switch, Digital switch, Arduino switch, Seeeduino switch, Freeduino switch
                                              SS-SEN114A2B
                                              Price: $4.95 In Stock
                                              Item #: SS-SEN114A2B -

                                                Easily attach to doors with screw holes. Referred article: Window Magnet Contact - (use with Arduino)

                                                Phidgets Mini Joy Stick Phidgets Mini Joy Stick, Phidget Mini Joy Stick, Phidgets Analog Joystick, Phidget Analog Joystick, mini Analog Joystick
                                                PH-1113
                                                Price: $14.65 In Stock
                                                Item #: PH-1113 -

                                                  Mini Joy Stick Sensor Two axis joystick with 10k potentiometers and a momentary switch. Comes with (2) 24-inch sensor cables. This miniature joystick has two axes and a push button.  Pressing down on the Joystick pin will make a mometary contact which can be connected to a digital input through the terminal blocks. NOTE: This joystick auto-centers itself. When you let go of it the joystick will snap back to it's center position. Board Dimensions: 5.1 x 3.0 cm Mounting Holes: 3.0 x 2.3...

                                                  Phidgets Slider 60 Phidgets Slider 60, Phidget Slider 60, Phidgets Analog Slider, Phidget Slider Pot, Phidget Slider Potentiometer
                                                  PH-1112
                                                  Price: $10.75 In Stock
                                                  Item #: PH-1112 -

                                                    60mm Slider, with 24-inch cable. This device is a variable resistor similar to a potentiometer. When the slider is at one side it will read zero and 1000 when the slider is at the other end. Board Dimensions: 3.0 x 9.1 cmMounting Holes: 2.3 x 6.8 cm This product is part of the Phidgets family! Phidgets are an easy to use set of USB-based building blocks for low cost sensing and control from your PC. A wide array of sensors, I/O devices, and controllers are available. To view the entire...

                                                    Water Level Float Switch
                                                    SS-SEN134B3B
                                                    Price: $5.50 In Stock
                                                    Item #: SS-SEN134B3B -

                                                      A basic float switch. Works like your toilet float valve. When the water rises past a certain level the float rises and throws a switch. Neat! SpecificationCable length: 40cmMaximum load: 50wMax Switching voltage: 100V DCMinimum Voltage: 250v DCMaximum Switching Current: 0.5AMax load current: 1.0AMax contact resistance: 0.4 ΩTemp Rating: -10 - +80Net weight: 16g

                                                      1/2 Inch Piping Flow Switch
                                                      SS-SEN104A2B
                                                      Price: $12.99 In Stock
                                                      Item #: SS-SEN104A2B -

                                                        This sensor works as a switch, conducts while flow pass though. Specifications Max switch current: 0.5 A Max load current : 1.0 A Max resistance: 100 ohm Max load power: 10 w Max switch voltage: 100 vdc Min damage voltage: 220 vdc Min sensible flow: ≥0.1L/MIN Working flow range: 1-30L/MIN Min sensible pressure: ≥0.1 mpa Min water pressure: 0. 1 mpa Max water pressure: 1.2 mpa Working temperature: 1-80°C Storage temperature: -20-10°C Life: >108 times Response time : 0.2 sec Release time : 0.2...

                                                        Electronic Brick - Touch Sensor Electronic Brick, Touch, Sensor, arduino, seeeduino, freeduino
                                                        SS-ELB142D2P
                                                        Price: $6.50 In Stock
                                                        Item #: SS-ELB142D2P -

                                                          This is a simple touch sensor brick, it used TTP223 touch detector IC, you can use this brick to replace the traditional physical push button and add some cool elements to your project.  This sensor outputs a digital 5v signal and is plug-n-play compatible with the Electronic Brick system. Yes! We can build electronics projects just as easy as piling bricks. The Arduino/Freeduino movement has made programming and physical computing easier than ever. The Electronic Brick system simplifies the...

                                                          18" x 24" 25LB Floor Mat Switch floor mat switch, pressure floor mat switch, sealed pressure floor mat switch, sealed floor mat switch, sealed floor mat
                                                          US-903
                                                          Price: $99.95 Back Order
                                                          Item #: US-903 -

                                                            Floor Mat switches are great for all sorts of projects, but sometimes you need something a little more heavy-duty than our Standard Floor Mat Switches, sometimes you need a ruggedized 18" x 24" 25LB Floor Mat Switch These Floor Mats are ruggedized and waterproofed making them ideal for high traffic areas, both indoors and outdoors. The Switch Floor Mat is a perfect solution for monitoring security points, inventory, and more. The mat is most often used in security applications but it can also...

                                                            18" x 24" 60LB Floor Mat Switch sealed pressure floor mat, floor mat, floor mat switch, pressure floor mat switch, 60lb floor mat switch, pressure switch
                                                            US-903PR
                                                            Price: $105.95 In Stock
                                                            Item #: US-903PR -

                                                              Floor Mat switches are great for all sorts of projects, but sometimes you need something a little more heavy-duty than our Standard Floor Mat Switches, sometimes you need a ruggedized 18" x 24" 60LB Floor Mat Switch This version of the Floor Mat is pet resistant and designed to trigger at 60lbs. These Floor Mats are ruggedized and waterproofed making them ideal for high traffic areas, both indoors and outdoors. The Switch Floor Mat is a perfect solution for monitoring security points,...

                                                              9" x 15" 25LB Floor Mat Switch sealed pressure mat, pressure mat, pressure mat sensor, 25lb pressure mat
                                                              US-901
                                                              Price: $39.95 Back Order
                                                              Item #: US-901 -

                                                                Floor Mat switches are great for all sorts of projects, but sometimes you need something a little more heavy-duty than our Standard Floor Mat Switches, sometimes you need a ruggedized 9" x 15" 25LB Floor Mat Switch These Floor Mats are ruggedized and waterproofed making them ideal for high traffic areas, both indoors and outdoors. The Switch Floor Mat is a perfect solution for monitoring security points, inventory, and more. The mat is most often used in security applications but it can also...

                                                                9" x 15" 60LB Floor Mat Switch floor mat switch, pressure floor mat switch, sealed pressure floor mat switch, sealed pressure mat,
                                                                US-901PR
                                                                Price: $49.95 In Stock
                                                                Item #: US-901PR -

                                                                  Floor Mat switches are great for all sorts of projects, but sometimes you need something a little more heavy-duty than our Standard Floor Mat Switches, sometimes you need a ruggedized 9" x 15" 60LB Floor Mat Switch. This version of the Floor Mat is pet resistant and designed to trigger at 60lbs. These Floor Mats are ruggedized and waterproofed making them ideal for high traffic areas, both indoors and outdoors. The Switch Floor Mat is a perfect solution for monitoring security points,...

                                                                  9mm Push Button with Jumper Wires 9mm push buttom with jumpers, 9mm push buttom, red push button, push button with jumpers, button with jumper cables,
                                                                  CBL-JBUTTON
                                                                  Price: $2.95 In Stock
                                                                  Item #: CBL-JBUTTON -

                                                                    The 9mm Push Button with Jumper Wires is great for any enclosure projects that need a panel mount push button. The button is an SPST button with two 30cm female jumper wires- plug them straight into your project, or snip them off!