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So, you have built an electric cigar box guitar and started to get playing, only to realize that you don't know how. In fact, you can't even keep tim...
- TLC555/TLC555CP LinCMOS Timer (8-Pin DIP) (Model: TLC555/TLC555CP | Catalog #: 276-1718) - (x2) 10µF 35V 20% Radial-lead Electrolytic Capacitor (Mod...
Build the circuit according to the schematic, with the exception of the LEDs, the speaker, 9V battery connector, and the potentiometer. Those will be ...
Wire a black wire to the center pin on the side of the potentiometer and a red wire to the right pin. Wire a red wire to the center pin on the bottom...
Flip the case on it's side and measure 3/4" in from each side. Center both of these holes along the other axis. Drill them both with a 3/4" drill bit....
Install your LEDs into the case and fasten them in place.
Flip your case up on its small side and make a perfectly centered mark. Drill a 3/8" hole using the mark as a guide.
Install the potentiometer into the 3/8" hole in the side of the case.
On the side of the case with the LEDs, make a mark that is dead centered. Make two 1/4" spaced marks to each side of this center mark to make a plus. ...
Drill through all of these marks with a 1/8" drill bit.
Wire the LEDs and the speaker to the board as shown in the schematic. Wire the side connections of the potentiometer to the board as the potentiomete...
Hot glue the speaker to the inside of the case in front of the star pattern. The speaker should be able to cover all of the holes when you look at it ...
Plug in the 9V battery to power up the circuit. It might now turn on. If it doesn't turn on, press down on the potentiometer knob to engage the power....
Fasten the case closed with screws.
Attach the knob to the potentiometer shaft to finish it off.
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Posted:Jul 7, 2011
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