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I am attempting to do a dance pad project and need some guidance.
Where would I go to find answers to the following questions:
How much force is needed to activate an average electrical circuit switch?
What is the maximum force that can activate an electrical circuit without breaking it?
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Electrical switches are made in many, many different sizes, shapes, and requiring a wide range of activating forces. You can browse http://www.mouser.com/Electromechanical/Switches/_/N-5g2h/
to see some of the different types.
If you provide a description of how you wish to use the switch, maybe I could provide more help.
Good luck, WW
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