Is there a way to make the buttonV2 better?

We don’t have limit switches and I want to have our claw grab goals automatically, we have a variety of sensors including the buttonV2 but it takes a lot of pressure to actually push it, can someone help figure out a solution.

If you have line trackers, you can use them as contactless switches because the SENSOR_NAME.reflecivity() value will go up as a game element goes near the line tracker.

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Tie a rubber band around it so that the rubber band pushes it not enough to trigger it constantly but enough that the goal can trigger it.

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You can also use lever, so that light push at the end is going to make significant force at the short distance. And also preload it with rubber band as @242EProgrammer said.

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A normal lever would reverse the direction of the force. Instead of input end-hinge-output end, you could do input end-output end-hinge, like this:

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Thanks for the idea mate I’ll have to try this when I get back to my robot.

My team uses distance sensors instead of a button. That could work.