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4 Simple Clap Switch Circuits using Transistors, Opamp, and IC 555

Want to build a simple clap switch circuit that will toggle any load in response to your claps? The article is presented exactly for this purpose. Here we discuss 4 unique and simple designs which can be selected as per user preference. Overview The article talks about what the title suggests – a clap switch. … Read more4 Simple Clap Switch Circuits using Transistors, Opamp, and IC 555

Use this Capacitor Tester to Find Leaky Capacitors Quickly

capacitor tester circuit

This simple capacitor tester is capable of testing electrolytic capacitors in the range of 1uf to 450uf. It can test large start and run capacitors as well as 1uf miniature capacitors rated at 10v. Once you understand the timing cycle, you can test down to 0.5uf and up to 650uf. By Henry Bowman How to … Read moreUse this Capacitor Tester to Find Leaky Capacitors Quickly

Cell Phone Ring to Flashing Lamp Indicator for People with Hearing Loss

The post explains a simple sound to flashing lamp circuit which can be used for facilitating people with hearing loss, so that they are able to visualize a distant cell phone rings through flashing of a lamp, and immediately understand regarding an incoming call in their cell phone. The following explanation and the circuit design … Read moreCell Phone Ring to Flashing Lamp Indicator for People with Hearing Loss

Simple Transistor Diode Tester Circuit

simple IC 555 based transistor tester circuit

In this post we learn how to make a simple yet efficient transistor/diode tester circuit, that will not only test the quality of a BJT, but will also help to identify whether it is is an NPN or a PNP. The circuit was designed and contributed by Mr. Henry Bowman. Circuit Operation Referring to the … Read moreSimple Transistor Diode Tester Circuit

How to Control Servo Motor Using Joystick

In this post we will learn how to control servo motors using a joystick and Arduino. We will see overview about joystick, its pins, its construction and working. We will be extracting useful data from the joy stick which will be base for controlling the servo motors. Introduction The motto of this article is not … Read moreHow to Control Servo Motor Using Joystick

Driving Unipolar Stepper Motor using IC 555 Timer

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In this project we are going to run a unipolar stepper motor using 555 timer. Apart from 555 timer we also need IC CD 4017 which is a decade counter IC. By Ankit Negi Any unipolar motor can be connected to this circuit for performing specific task, though you need to do some small changes … Read moreDriving Unipolar Stepper Motor using IC 555 Timer

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