Introduction: Logic Probe Kit

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The following instructions will allow you to build a practical test tool for troubleshooting and analyzing digital and microcontroller circuits. The complete Assembly and Instruction Manual can be downloaded from the the following web link:Don's Projects

Step 1: Bill of Materials

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Here's the components needed to build the Logic Probe shown in the Bill of Materials (BOM) picture.

Step 2: Logic Probe Circuit Schematic Diagram

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Here's the circuit schematic diagram for the Logic Probe.

Step 3: Adding Resistors

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Add the 1K and 330/470 ohm resistors onto the pcb and solder.

Step 4: Add the (2) Capacitors

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Place the (2) 150nf (0.15uF) capacitors onto the pcb and solder.

Step 5: Add Battery Clip, Battery, 7 Segment LED Display, and Hex Inverter IC

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Add a 5V Voltage Regulator IC, (2) 14 Pin DIP sockets, the Hex Inverter IC and the 7 Segment LED display components onto the pcb and solder them.

Step 6: Add the 9V Battery

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Snap a 9V Battery to the battery clip. The Letter L should be displayed on the 7 Segment LED Display. Next soldered a red wire on the pcb where "Probe" is located. Last, soldered a black wire next to the black wire attached to the 9V Battery Clip. Now, the Logic Probe is ready to trouble or analyze digital or microcontroller circuits.

Comments

hunaintariq (author)2012-07-18

i want to make this project on pcb kindly help me out please. ASAP

material_hirdles (author)2011-10-12

Nice Job!!! Will it able to show pulse as well ???

It would be highly appreciated if u kindly post a demo video!!

Regards

frollard (author)2008-06-27

Great Job! Hackaday tagged! Neat little build, I didn't see, where does one get a hold of the pcb?

Mrdon219 (author)frollard2008-06-30

I'll be posting cost info on the kit at my blog within a couple of days.

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