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Button recommendation needed
« on: January 03, 2018, 08:12:57 pm »
I picked up some Happ concave buttons, and loved them.  They came with Cherry switches, and the force to activate them was perfect....I'm a bit of a button slapper, so I wanted a light touch.

I wanted to move to LED, so I picked up some of thses: https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-LED-lit-Arcade-Push-Button-Mame-Multicade-Choice-of-5-Colors/221064005914?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

Those, however, require quite a bit of force to activate, compared to the Happ.  I even replaced the Blee switches with some Cherry, and it's still too much...must be the plunger spring and not the actual switch creating the pressure.  Plus I learned I really don't like convex buttons:)  Does anyone have a recommendation for something lit, green, concave, and with a light touch?  It's a bit of a pain to keep trying buttons, so hoping someone will have a recommendation.

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Re: Button recommendation needed
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2018, 03:00:54 am »
The electric ice buttons from groovygamegear might fit the bill and the are a couple of options in terms of the actual switches in them. I use the cherry leaf springs and they are pretty light weight in terms of force needed to press the buttons.

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Re: Button recommendation needed
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2018, 08:52:33 am »
Thanks, but they sadly seem to be sold out of the concave:(  Anything else you can think of that would be a nice fit?

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Re: Button recommendation needed
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2018, 09:52:32 am »
I am putting ultimarc gold leaf buttons in my current build.  They have a light touch:

http://www.ultimarc.com/goldleaf.html

I bought them from this site http://arcadeemulator.net/

They were a bit cheaper than direct from ultimarc and shipped out quick. 

Edit: I just realized you were looking for led buttons.  Sorry
« Last Edit: January 06, 2018, 10:18:05 am by smass »

  
 

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