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What does switch do?

Hi you all,
thank you for the opportunity to ask questions.
I have a schematic of a switch but I don't know the symbol. It is a push button with 6 contacts.
As I cannot upload a drawing, I'll try to recreate it.

0 0
0 || 0
0 || 0

The 6 '0' are the contact points.
The left and right | of the upper || and lower || are connected continuously. So one long | left and one long | right over the height of the lower two rows of contacts.

Thanks!
Bart

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Hi,
thank you all for your help.

This is a link to the part of the scheme containing the switch: https://ibb.co/f8mhR6N
Which wires will be connected when putting the switch in the 'on' position?

Thank you!
Bart

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imrus101
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1 -O  O- 4
2 -O||O- 5
3 -O||O- 6

It is a DPDT switch. There are two independent switches, that are mechanically connected. If we suppose that the OFF state is shown in the schematic you linked, then pins 2 and 3 connected on the left side and pins 5 and 6 on the right side. If we throw the switch to ON state then pin 1 connected to pin 2 and pin 4 to pin 5.

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Hi imrus101,
thank you so much.

So the full story. My multimeter on/off push button broke down. So I ordered a new one, soldered it, but the multimeter doesn't work. I tried several obvious checks but no luck. Maybe I used the wrong switch? Before desoldering I'd like your opinion.

This is the whole schematic (top left is the  switch): https://elektrotanya.com/my-64_digital_multimeter_sch.pdf/download.html
This is the schematic of the switch I bought: https://robu.in/product/7x7mm-6-pin-dpdt-self-lock-lock-push-switch-10pcs or a direct link: https://aws.robu.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/7x7mm-6-Pin-DPDT-Self-Loc... (They were advertised specifically for multimeters).

Many thanks, for everybody's help.
PS: I tried to click a thumbs up, but nothing happens.

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Hi Bart,
Could You send a pic from the PCB, booth side, around the switch holes, without the switch.
Regards,

Jacint

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Hi!

Take a photo and upload it to an image sharer. Copy the link. Maybe we can help.

Kalex

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It seems the right '0' has shifted to the middle in my 'drawing'. Left and right there should be a row of 3 aligned contact points ('0's).
Bart

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Try to use and measure with an DVM diode and voice test measurement.
Then share the results.
 

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Hi Pelek,
it is a schematic.
And even if it was a physical board, I would not understand what you mean. I'm new at all this.
Thanks.

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