Mercury Tilt Switch Breakout
This module is a very simple mercury switch, also sometimes called a tilt switch. It has an on-board LED that lights up when the mercury switch makes contact.
- - - Ground connection
- S - Signal output from mercury switch
- Middle pin - 5 VDC power supply
The tilt switch vial contains a droplet of Mercury. Mercury is a highly poisonous heavy metal. If the vial breaks and the mercury becomes exposed VENTILATE THE AREA and DO NOT TOUCH with bare hands. Contact the relevant authorities and dispose of this metal safely.