Hello guys, I am new to the arduino community. I am working on a project that uses 2 12V linear actuators and 4 limit switches, but I am not sure what I would need and how to connect a 12V AC supply to the actuators and arduino together.
For the process of the project, I want to press a button and the 1st actuator to retract first, when it hits a limit switch, it will stop at the switch and activate the 2nd actuator to extract. When the 2nd actuator hits another limit switch, it will stop and complete the first process. For the second process, I press another button to retract the 2nd actuator, when it hits a switch, it stops and activate the 1st actuator to extract.
I would like 2 limit switches for each actuator to control the position, but only 1 actuator moving at a time. What I have right now are 2 actuators, power supply, limit switch, and I am not sure if I needed a 4-channel relay. Can someone please tell me what would I need for this project?