Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - 555 - popular Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:40:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ikkalebob I decided to do the Gold Crest Award at my college, which is a great certification from the British Science Association that gives students an opportunity to expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths by completing a project by themselves or with an experienced mentor of th...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:21:03 PDT
555 Timer Basics
555 Timer Basics - More DIY How To Projects]]> brmarcum The 555 timer IC is without doubt one of the most important and widely used single ICs in history. The design has remained unchanged for over 40 years, which makes it one of the longest running IC designs. It's been used in everything from toys to spacecraft.The 555 was originally designed in 1971 b...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:09:33 PDT
555 Pocket Keyboard
555 Pocket Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samartist Hello every body, this is a 555 timer-musical-keyboard project, with exact sounds of the key, i saw a project here... in this project, the keys don't give exact notes, so i designed a few things, added a few potentiometers to the circuit which ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:43:24 PDT
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback
The Best and Easiest Way to Drive your Flyback - More DIY How To Projects]]> corbonzo In this instructable I'll be showing you a super simply way to drive your flybacks! because i know for a fact that I'm tired of transistor type drivers and even the ZVS's are a pain. So get ready for this because I'm sure it'll make you excited as it did for me! heres my video tutorial for some mo...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:32:23 PST
WIRELESS 555 timer mouse modification
WIRELESS 555 timer mouse modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> TSJWang First of all, my blog/the original. Second of all, I would like to mention how easy Instructables is to use. It's just so much easier to give instructions when you can label your pictures and answer comments. Lets get to business... A couple years ago I followed this instructable: Add a rapid-fir...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 14:14:20 PDT
Chicken Theremin
Chicken Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> tinyweasel We made this chicken as part of the Instructables August Build night with Jameco. Our makerspace is called Make Shop, we're in Dublin and we're part of the Science Gallery. Since Jameco were nice enough to give us some 555 timers, we thought it would be cool to use them to make some crazy noises. We...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:46:44 PDT
Thankful donation jar taipeihackerspace This instructable is part of the August Build Night with Jameco at the Taipei Hackerspace. During that event we were making circuits around the 555 timer IC, one basic and fun element of the electronics hacker repertoire, that have a lot of uses and very valuable to know its operation in general. W...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:07:50 PDT
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case.
PWM dimmer using NE555 and MOSFET with DIY aluminium case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jestin_Cubetech  a low cost PWM dimmer  using  NE555 and MOSFET  with DIY aluminium case. aluminum case from Aluminum Square Tube. aluminum case  has dual role. first one is            protection cover. and second is    heat sink for MOSFET. Drilling holes POT fixing on aluminum case. MOSFET fixing. ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 04:31:25 PDT
Simple Electronic Piano with 555 timer in CD Case
Simple Electronic Piano with 555 timer in CD Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> faziefazie In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple electronic piano with common components. It uses capacitors and resistors, so you could easily modify the circuit. When the project is finished you will have a working simple circuit that can produce a variety of tones. Of course, there are...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 06:16:13 PDT
555 Crriter Repellent
555 Crriter Repellent - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bot1398 Many of the citizen scientists all around the world might have faced this problem that thier sunflower or any other plant is eaten up by critters before it even fully grows , so I have come up with a very simple solution to this problem , expose the critters to high frequency noise which they woulde...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:17:29 PST
555 Timer Hacks: Cable Testers, Magnetic Stirrers, and Lego Grabbers Oh My!
555 Timer Hacks: Cable Testers, Magnetic Stirrers, and Lego Grabbers Oh My! - More DIY How To Projects]]> KRA5H Want to learn about the 555 Timer IC? In this Instructable I'll show you how to add a 555 to your collection of Snap Circuits blocks and build circuits you can use to experiment with the following: Build an optical Theremin Build practical joke lie detector. Does adding salt to water decrease it'...

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:53:21 PDT
555 Timer
555 Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> amandaghassaei This tutorial provides sample circuits to set up a 555 timer in monostable, astable, and bistable modes as well as an in depth discussion of how the 555 timer works and how to choose components to use with it.  The 555 timer is a chip that can be used to create pulses of various durations, to output...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:36:50 PDT
Electronic Paperweight
Electronic Paperweight - More DIY How To Projects]]> TinkerJim Imagine a paperweight that not only holds piles of paper in place, but perpetually blinks !  Basic Components A solar cell, supercapacitor, and a new ultra low power 555 chip make it possible ! The CSS555 Micropower Timer IC The heart of this novelty is the CSS555 timer integrated circuit. I...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:59:41 PDT
Two hand control andre72 This circuit switches on a relay by pressing two buttons at the same time (with a tolerance of 0.5 seconds). Similar circuits are used for two hand control systems of dangerous machines, such as presses. Due to these control systems the operator keeps both hands away from the dangerous parts of the ...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 14:42:55 PDT
Easy AM Transmitter!
Easy AM Transmitter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jensenr30 You are going to build an AM radio transmitter AND you will be shown how it works. When you finish your radio, it will look something like mine in the picture above. I have attached the PDF file in the last step to this Inst'able for those without a pro membership. Parts and Prep (Small Stuff) ...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 13:53:14 PST
How To Build An Optical Theremin
How To Build An Optical Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> sacred What is a theremin? It is an instrument that can be played without being touched. Traditional theremins use antennas and oscillators to sense a person's hand and generate a tone. Ours will use light instead of this, it is not an actual theremin, it just uses similar principles. As a side note, this ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 18:31:02 PST
A Stylophone
A Stylophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> drj113 I was browsing through the Instructables technology area the other day looking at musical circuits, and I noticed that there was a project that was missing...  The good old fashioned Stylophone.  There are a couple of wonderful examples that were there in the spirit of the original (with even bett...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:38:47 PDT