Solenoid - 5v (small) (ROB-11015)

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Solenoids are a great way to induce linear motion for pushing, pulling or controlling switches and levers.This smaller solenoid is designed to work directly with 5V which makes it a great match for embedded projects. It has a throw of about 4.5mm and 2 M2 mounting holes on the body.

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I need to press a button on a DSLR remotely, it needs to be always pressed and then momentarily off, would this work?

Hi Ben,

It depends on the force that it takes to depress the button on your camera. The force curve is viewable in the datasheet:

Thanks Stephen, ill have a look and see if it would work for the button I need to push.