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by flattop
Mon Jul 04, 2005 8:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 556 timer triggering problem
Replies: 30
Views: 4906

Re: 556 timer triggering problem

I would like to give a hearty thanks to all for the quick responses. I had no idea I would get that many answers that quickly. Unfortunatly I haven't had time to try any of them, but as soon as I do I'll post the results here. I can answer a couple of questions, tho. Gorgon, the 470K was in fact a t...
by flattop
Sat Jul 02, 2005 10:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 556 timer triggering problem
Replies: 30
Views: 4906

556 timer triggering problem

Hello all,<p>I'm new to electronics and am trying to build an event triggered stroboscope by piecing together bits of this and that from the internet. The idea is to use an IR LED and a phototransitor to detect a tab on a spinning wheel and trigger a timer, in this case a 556 in momostable mode (I d...