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555 Timer Astable (Tone Generator) Kit

3.15
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Teaching Notes
Key Stage 3/4
The 555 Timer Astable (Tone Generator) Kit produces a square wave output. The frequency of which is adjustable via the variable resistor.

Availability: In Stock.

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2117£3.15
(£3.78 incl VAT)
£2.15
(£2.58 incl VAT)
£1.85
(£2.22 incl VAT)
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This kit is perfect for GCSE students needing to use a 555 timer in its astable mode, where it produces a square wave output. The frequency of which is adjustable via the variable resistor. The board has a choice of two outputs. The logic output can be used to drive another IC or a speaker can be connected so the tone is heard (e.g. a door bell).

The push button switch connects to the reset line such that the IC is only active when the button is pressed.

Features:

  • The 555 Timer Astable (Tone Generator) Kit produces a square wave output.
  • The frequency of the aquare wave is adjustable via the variable resistor.

Contents:

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 40mm.
  • PCB Width: 40mm.

Requires:

Resources:

Note:

  • This kit requires soldering.
  • Requires x 3 x AA Batteries. and depending upon desired use a speaker, both available separately.

Free samples:

Teachers can order a sample of this kit (one per school) here. You will need to select the kit from a list of all the sample kits; the stock code for this kit is 2117.
Note: this service is only offered to schools for evaluation purposes only.

Buy British:

 This kit is designed and manufactured in the UK by Kitronik.


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