With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
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.
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Beginner's Electronics Kitby 009agent
How to Make a Metronomeby bananafred
Mini metronomeby TobaTobias
How to Make an Electronic Metronomeby comodore
Phaser Guitar Pedalby randofo
Remote Control Cat Harnessby Aleator777
Arduino powered Haunted Pumpkinby thoughtfix
Electronic Metronomeby cmonaco3
SuperScope: Circuit Simulation through Arduino-Processing Interfaceby supercapacitor
Insanely easy independent control of frequency and duty cycle with a 555 timer (placeho…by NathanTaub
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »