Device Details


This is a cost-effective 3D printable accessibility switch that only requires the user to lift their finger or hand as high as 8 mm to use it. The switch measures 65 mm L x 65 mm W x 13 mm H and is built using a standard 3.5 mm cable. Using the specified model of tactile switch, the activation force to use the switch is low and is comparable to the force required to activate the light touch switch.


The switch is well-suited for use by a finger or hand. This switch would be beneficial for someone who may have a limited range of motionĀ  and would benefit from using a switch that has a large activation area with a minimum switch height. This switch can be plugged into any standard AT interface that uses a 3.5mm cables, including the the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC).

Build Instructions


  • 3D Printing
  • Soldering


  • Soldering Iron and Solder
  • Wire Strippers / Wire Cutters
  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue


  • 1x 3.5 mm Mono Cable
  • 1x 12mm Tactile Switch


  • 1x 3D Printed Top
  • 1x 3D Printed Base

All components can be printed with no support at 20% infill with a 0.2mm layer height. 3D print files are linked above.


Designed by Kerilyn Kennedy – Makers Making Change

Documentation created by Neil Squire / Makers Making Change