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Start/Stop Switch Install for Numark PT01

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Adds start/stop switch to the Numark PT01

Parts needed:
SPST (Push 0n – Push off) Switch

-any push on – push off or latching switch with a greater than ~300mA rating will work for this
-the switch listed above was used for this install
-if you remove the PT01 faceplate, this switch fits in the existing spring hole without drilling (remove the spring, which is attached internally with one screw)

-Remove the Existing Switch
1. Unsolder and remove the existing start/stop switch (see pic_1_remove_switch)


-Mount the New Switch
2. Mount the new switch in a preferred location (see pic_2_mounted switch). For this guide, the switch is mounted in the existing spring hole with the faceplate removed (see faceplate removal guide for instructions on removing the faceplate).

pic_2_mounted switch

-Solder Wires
3. Solder 2 wires to the existing switch PCB (see pic_3_add_wires)


4. Solder these wires to the new switch (see pic_4_connect_switch)


10 thoughts on “Start/Stop Switch Install for Numark PT01

  1. if I were to install a LED latching switch, would that be possible? how would i go about it?

  2. In pic 3 is the middle pin (without cable) the ground?
    I’m trying to use a taster instead of a switch

    1. No, that pin is unused. I’m not sure what a taster is, but you’d have to use a gnd from the main PCB.

  3. Well Hell I think I messed this simple task up pretty big lol…

    On the PC12P025D I basically over heated the soldering point and it came off along with most of the lead that embedded on the circuit board… Is there any way I can salvage this my dude?

    1. Am I just able to bypass the circuit board the original start/stop switch was mounted to and just directly connect them to the red and red/white wired and get the same effect?

    2. For sure. Just solder your wires to the soldered pins that the traces lead to, instead.

      1. Just saw your reply but i really appreciate it!

  4. Hi,

    Can I do this as well with PT01-S?
    No, need for an additional relay?

    Please help,


    1. Yes. You only need relays for momentary switches.

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