# Selective timer alarm.

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Selective timer alarm.

Description. A timer circuit using IC 4060 is given here. The IC 4060 is a 14 stage binary counter with a built-in oscillator.R2, R7, C1 are the components that determine the frequency of the oscillator and the outputs will become high one after other and only one at a time…. Read more »

# Scoring game circuit

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Scoring game circuit

Description. A simple scoring game circuit that can be used for all occasions when a dice is needed.The circuit is based on a NE555 timer,a 74LS192 counter,a74LS247 decoder and a & segment LED display.The timer IC1 will produce the clock for the counter IC(IC2) whose frequency is determined by R1… Read more »

# Scmitt Trigger circuit using NE 555

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Scmitt Trigger circuit using NE 555

Description. Apart from the timing functions ,the two comparators of the 555 timer can be used independently for other applications.One example is a Schmitt Trigger shown here. The two comparator inputs (pin 2 & 6) are tied together and biased at 1/2 Vcc through a voltage divider R1 and R2.Since… Read more »

# Positive voltage to negative voltage converter

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Positive voltage to negative voltage converter

Description. This circuit diagram shows how to obtain a negative voltage from a positive voltage supply. Another advantage of this circuit is that, the negative voltage together with the original positive supply can be used to simulate a dual supply. The circuit is based on timer IC NE555. The NE555… Read more »

# Police siren using NE555

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Police siren using NE555

Description. A lot of electronic circuits using NE555 timer IC are already published here and this is just another one.Here is the circuit diagram of a police siren based on NE55 timer IC. The circuit uses two NE555 timers ICs and each of them are wired as astable multivibrators.The circuit… Read more »

# Op-Amp Comparator

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Op-Amp Comparator

Most digital systems require some kind of a timing waveform, for instance, a source of trigger pulses is required for all clocked sequential systems. In digital systems, a rectangular waveform is most desirable (unlike analog systems where sinusoidal signals are often used). The generators of rectangular waveforms are referred to… Read more »

# Missing pulse detector circuit using NE555

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Missing pulse detector circuit using NE555

Description. An NE555 timer IC connected as shown here can detect a missing pulse or abnormally long period between two consecutive pulses in a train of pulses. Such circuits can be used to detect the intermittent firing of the spark plug of an automobile or to monitor the heart beat… Read more »

# Light to Frequency converter circuit

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on Light to Frequency converter circuit

A simple Light to Frequency Converter Introduction. Here is the circuit diagram of a effective light to frequency converter circuit that can be used for variety of applications such as light intensity measurement,fun etc. The circuit is based on TLC555, the CMOS version of famous timer IC NE 555. A… Read more »

# LED ramping circuit.

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on LED ramping circuit.

Description. In this circuit the intensity of LED will vary in a ramping fashion. The circuit consists of three ICs: Two 555 timer ICs and one LM393 op-amp. IC1 and IC2 are wired as oscillators to produce 10 KHz and 1 Hz frequencies respectively.These two frequencies are given to the… Read more »

# InfraRed (IR) Sensor/Detector

Schematic Diagrams      Comments Off on InfraRed (IR) Sensor/Detector

InfraRed (IR) Sensor/Detector Circuit Description. The circuit shows that the output of IC1 555 IC,which is designed for a duty cycle of 0.8mSec,with a frequency of 120Hz and 300 mA peak current, is used to drive the infra red LED,D1.From the connection it is clear that the diodes D1 and… Read more »