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Using a latching relay driver for true bypass 12th June 2010

A nice alternative to Millenium Bypass and expensive sometimes unreliable 3PDT footswitches. This works with normally open momentary contact switches, of which there is a massive range of styles, and best of all there's no audible click when switching.

The schematic by RG Keen at Geofex:

My working prototype (doesn't exactly match the updated layout above!)

Click here to download the PCB trace.


Images - Doing something with this, not sure yet.