Posts Tagged ‘hacks’

Wheaton Crimpenstein touch switch – improved

An improved version of the touch capacitor switch for the Wheaton Crimpenstein Go from pushing a very hard rubbery button requiring a lot of force….. to a touch sensor.┬áThis way you can crimp vials with one hand and no pressure! More details in Lab Hacks

Wheaton Crimper Hack

The rubber push button on the Wheaton Crimpenstein can be tough to push after crimping several hundred vials, so I rewired the switch to an arduino. With the help of the CapSense Library a baby transistor and some copper tape + aluminium foil, we have a simple touch driven switch! Arduino Setup: It should probably […]