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Posted November 16, 2013 by Chris

"Presenting ‘6buttons’; a simple six button keypad based on the QProx QT160 charge transfer proximity sensor chip (the brains of the operation). Special mylar capacitors are required for it to work properly. I tried cheap-o ceramics with terrible results."

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