Tilt Ball Switch


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A tilt ball switch is used as a basic way to detect orientation. These are small canisters with a metal bearing inside. When the canister is tipped upright, the bearing will fall to the base and short across two contacts, acting like a basic switch.



  • 4mm (0.16″) diameter & 12mm (0.45″) long
  • Sensitivity range: > +-15 degrees



Tilt Sensor: http://learn.adafruit.com/tilt-sensor/


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Prototyping Skill: Beginner
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  Product Attributes

Weight: 2 g

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This product has a 30 Day Warranty from the date of delivery. The item must not be modified, abused, incorrectly hooked up, or used for purposes outside the original scope of design.

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