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Master Geek

# 261638 8-Dec-2019 08:28
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Any clues where I could find one of these (or similar) in NZ? 


Plenty on alibaba, but I don't want to wait a week or more for delivery.


Needed for some workplace Christmas lights, and yep, I know I've probably left it too late.






USB Cable with Switch


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Ultimate Geek

  # 2370346 8-Dec-2019 08:39
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A quick google found me this.


I dont know if they stock in NZ but if I recall I got my HD Homerun from them overnight.



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  # 2370471 8-Dec-2019 13:07
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Ive tried using a similar looking switch (but micro USB) on a raspberry pi before, but it had considerable voltage drop and make it have the rainbow icon all the time. Probably wont notice much if its just a short light string tho.



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Uber Geek

  # 2370523 8-Dec-2019 14:10
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Head to your local Jaycar and buy a switch and a little case?

5 minutes of soldering and mounting the switch, job done.

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