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Wiring Question

  1. Mar 9, 2014 #1
    Hey Guys, I have no background or experience in electrical engineering. I have not been able to find any information regarding the wiring application I am trying to achieve. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Is it possible to do the following;

    I want to run a 6 inch LED strip that is activated by touch or pressure. I would need some type of sensor that would detect weight has been applied and then in turn would activate the LED strip. The light would need to be constant as long as there was something making contact with the sensor. I need it to be powered by a 1" x 6" solar panel or cell. Is this possible?
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  3. Mar 9, 2014 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Welcome to PF;
    Short answer: yes. - don't know about the solar cell but LEDs don't need much.
    I'd have the solar cell charge a battery, since you probably want the LED strip to work in the dark.
    The "sensor" is just a switch.
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