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Water level alarm circuit

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Description. Here is a simple water level alarm circuit using 555 timer that will produce an audible alarm when the water level reaches  a preset level.The circuit can be powered of a  3V battery and is very handy to use. The circuit is based on an astable multivibrator wired around… Read more »

Transistor intercom circuit.

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Description. Here is a simple but effective intercom circuit that is based fully on transistors.The circuit is based on a three stage RC coupled amplifier. When the pushbutton S2 is pressed, the amplifier circuit wired around T1 & T2 becomes an astable multivibrator and starts producing the ringing signals. These… Read more »

Transformerless power supply circuit

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Transformerless power supply Description. Here is a low cost and simple circuit that can be used to power up small electronics devices. The power is directly tapped from the mains via resistor R1.D1 rectifies the voltage and C1 and C2 are used to filter the output.The zener diode D2 keeps… Read more »

Telephone off-hook indicator

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Description. The circuit depicted here can be used as an indicator when the telephone receiver is off-hook. The circuit can be in corporated with old telephones that does not have such an indicator. The circuit uses a complementary darling to pair using Q1 (2N3904)and Q2 (2n3906) to sense whether the… Read more »

Sensitive Intruder Alarm Circuit

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Intruder Alarm Circuit Description Here is the circuit diagram of an ultra sensitive intruder alarm. The shadow of an intruder passing few meters nearby the circuit is enough to trigger the alarm. Here IC2 uA 741 is wired as a sensitive comparator ,whose set point is set by R6 &R7…. Read more »

Street light circuit.

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Description. The circuit diagram present here is that of a street light that automatically switches ON when the night falls and turns OFF when the sun rises. In fact you can this circuit for implementing any type of automatic night light. The circuit uses a Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) to… Read more »

Simple Water Level Indicator Diagram

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Water Level Indicator Description This is the circuit diagram of a simple corrosion free water level indicator for home and industries. In fact the the level of any conductive non corrosive liquids can be measured using this circuit. The circuit is based on 5 transistor switches. Each transistor is switched… Read more »

Simple Proximity Detector

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How to make a simple Proximity detector or sensor Description This is a simple proximity detector using IC CS209. The CS209A is a bipolar monolithic integrated circuit for use in metal detection/proximity sensing applications.The CS209A contains an oscillator set up by an external parallel resonant tank and a feedback resistor… Read more »