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Signal Switch for Solenoid Control?


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I've got a switch which I would like to use to control a solenoid. As simple as it sounds the switch requires very small amount of current (i.e. signal switch) and won't work by wiring it up in between the power and the solenoid. My thoughts then turned to wiring it up to the Link Thunder that I've got and activating a relay that would in turn power the solenoid.

Can anyone confirm if it is generally possible to do? What if the switch is Normally Closed? Any thoughts are welcome.

PS: The reason for the switch is simple. It has the right size and look to operate as a reverse gear lockout switch on my manual gearbox. I could use another switch but this one is too good not to.


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