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Old 01-05-2014, 09:28 AM
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OK so ummmmm............. correct me if I am wrong but............. unless you use some sort of controller to watch for a code........ what stops some one from just turning on all the switches and starting and driving away???? A switch to a relay feeding another switch would just be like running a wire from one switch to another switch and so on and so forth. Soooo that being said all you would have to do is turn on all the switches no matter what code is that you set up.

If you were to use an adruino, or PIC, or Basic Stamp micro-controller you could write a program to have it watch for the code to come on in the right order, left to right or right to left or whatever. Once it sees the code in the right order it will energize the relay to activate the start button. Otherwise if the wrong switch is flipped it will just lock out the start button and force you to start over until the right code is entered.

Lot of work but could be a lot of fun if you are good with electronics. Might be neat to put in an old phone number pad and dial a number to start your rig.
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:06 AM
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OK so ummmmm............. correct me if I am wrong but............. unless you use some sort of controller to watch for a code........ what stops some one from just turning on all the switches and starting and driving away????
With a SPDT switch you cant just turn it "on" because it has two and one will be "wrong".So each switch will have two posibilities x's how ever many switches.
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:29 AM
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duhhhh!!!!!! didn't think of that!!! LOL
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If you used a SPST switch and just flipped over the "off" ones so that even they are "on", then it would not be possible to do the turn all on trick. However, you can still just put a jumper from the input wire to the output wire and bypass the whole thing. Not exactly more secure than a key.
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